Small Business Association of Michigan


SBAM Launches Online Campaign To Repeal Business Tax

The Small Business Association of Michigan said last week that it had kicked off an online campaign to educate small business owners on Gov. Rick Snyder’s efforts to repeal the Michigan Business Tax and rally support for the proposal.


New Web Site To Boost Downtown, Hometown Shopping

A coalition of statewide groups is issuing a “ShopMIDowntown Holiday Challenge” to all Michigan residents. The “ShopMIDowntown Holiday Challenge” asks individuals and organizations to do at least 75 percent of their shopping this holiday season […]


SBAM Looks For Small Business Award Winners

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program, a prestigious annual competition that recognizes successful small businesses and their supporters.  The winners will be honored at the 7th annual […]


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 […]