WELCOME TO BENZIE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Supporting businesses in Benzie County
BENZIE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION SERVICES
Discover Our Network of Expertise
Benzie Economic Development Corporation exists to helps support local business and development within Benzie County. We provide a broad range of services and solutions to help organizations facilitate change, achieve their vision and optimize performance and productivity. This is achieved with partnerships with state, federal and local agencies to bring solutions that support new and existing Benzie businesses.
STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION
With the knowledge base of programs, our network has the capabilities and expertise to help take your business to the next level. At Benzie Economic Development Corporation, we combine our insights and connections to resources to transform your processes and strategies, and in turn, your company. We’re proud to help shape and improve how our local firms structure and manage their business.
BRANDING & POSITIONING
Looking to develop your business but not sure where to turn? Need help planning or executing your next project? Let us help guide you. Any organization can move forward with small incremental changes, but building for the future in today’s rapidly evolving environment means taking bold chances and making insightful decisions.
Does your company need our services? Message us today.
WHO WE ARE
At Benzie Economic Development Corporation, we understand that supporting area business is not always easy. Since 2000, we’ve been helping companies of all sizes respond to industry transitions in order to stay competitive. Our years of experience have taught us to always make your business success our priority.
Meetings are held at the Benzie County Board of Commissioners room at 11am on the second Friday monthly. (This is updated from the past schedule of bi-monthly).
Ed Kowalski Courtney Gillison
Robert Russell Blake Brooks
Mary Carroll Art Jeannot
Sherry Taylor Ken Holmes
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MY COMPANY IS STRUGGLING IN A CHANGING MARKETPLACE. CAN YOU HELP US STAY RELEVANT?
Our mission is to support business and development. We stay connected to what is relevant and current regionally and statewide We can assist by connecting your company with resources available to us.
HOW DO I KNOW THAT BENZIE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION CAN HELP MY FIRM?
Benzie EDC can connect you to resources for workforce development including housing solutions, grant, loan and leasing financing options, as well as incentives. We also have a Benzie County-specific loan fund that can be made available to local businesses.
HOW DO I KNOW MY BUSINESS INFORMATION WILL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL?
Discretion and confidentiality is important to all businesses. Knowing our requirements for transparency present a challenge with that, we contract with non-profit Alliance for Economic Success to work with our businesses to ensure we use discretion and maintain proprietary information.