economic gardening

Event Notices From February 28

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutiosn

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2012


54 Michigan Businesses To Receive Support

Fifty-four small and midsize companies from around Michigan have been selected to receive business development support through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Economic Gardening Pilot Program being offered by the Michigan Economic Development Corp., MEDC CEO and president Michael A. Finney announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2011

$5 Million Training Program Announced in Support of Michigan’s Economic Gardening Efforts

Phimation Strategy Group, an Ann Arbor-based management consulting, coaching and training firm, has announced a program to provide $5 million of training to 3,000 Stage 2 leaders and service providers

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011

UM Report Backs 'Economic Gardening'

State policymakers could better coordinate with local economic developers to improve the economy by cultivating existing businesses in their communities, a new report says. The report from the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy […]


A Closer Look At 'Economic Gardening'

By Larry Eiler The term “economic gardening” is coming into play across our state as this new public policy initiative of boosting job creation by focusing on growing existing businesses in the state is discussed […]


SBAM Issues White Paper Backing 'Economic Gardening'

The Small Business Association of Michigan Thursday issued a white paper, “Propelling a New Economic Direction for Michigan. The research document, available for download at, adds detail to the reasoning behind SBAM’s efforts to […]