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.

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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.

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Does your company need our services? Message us today.

 
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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).

 

Our board:

Ed Kowalski         Courtney Gillison

Robert Russell     Blake Brooks

Mary Carroll         Art Jeannot

Sherry Taylor        Ken Holmes     

Roger Griner

 

Minutes: 

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

October 2018

August 2018

 

FAQ

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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.

 

(231) 882-0558

Governmental Center 448 Court Place. Beulah, MI 49617

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