Pure Michigan Launches $5.5M Summer Regional Ad CampaignWith its record-setting national advertising campaign already under way, Pure Michigan today kicked off its advertising campaign in local markets throughout the Great Lakes region.
Researchers: Michigan Tourism Spending Rose In 2012Business grew for Michigan's tourism industry for a third consecutive year in 2012, with help from the weather, good publicity and the "Pure Michigan" advertising campaign aimed at luring visitors from other states.
Pure Michigan Campaign Results in $1.1 Billion in Visitor Spending in 2012The Pure Michigan campaign had its biggest impact ever in 2012, attracting 3.8 million out-of-state visitors to Michigan, where they spent a record high of $1.1 billion at Michigan businesses, according to a just-completed report by Longwoods International.
State Unveils 'Pure Michigan' Auto License Plates"We're going to put Pure Michigan on the road," said Secretary of State Ruth Johnson.
Michigan Pace Car Sweepstakes Kicks OffFour Michigan companies -- Michigan International Speedway, Ford, Pure Michigan and Quicken Loans -- Tuesday partnered to unveil the Ford Fusion Energi as the 2013 Official Pace Car at NASCAR’s fastest track. And what's really cool is that you can win that pace car.
Pure Michigan Launches Summer With Largest National Cable TV Buy EverWith spring and summer approaching, the 2013 Pure Michigan national cable television advertising campaign began airing Monday, March 18.
Consumers Energy, THAW Join Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship ChallengeAs part of the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge, a competition designed to advance ideas and solutions to address Michigan’s social challenges, Consumers Energy and The Heat and Warmth Fund are sponsoring the "Fostering Energy Affordability" category and will award a $10,000 cash prize for a social venture with market traction and a $5,000 cash prize for the best new business idea.
'Pure Michigan' Dropped From Right-To-Work AdsA Michigan Economic Development Corp. official told lawmakers Thursday that the agency is re-evaluating the use of the award-winning tourism logo.
On Valentine's Day, State Offers Contest With Pure Michigan Romantic GetawayOn Valentine's Day, fans of Pure Michigan were invited to share their ideal Pure Michigan romantic weekend for an opportunity to win a trip for two to Mackinac Island.
What's New For Pure Michigan Visitors in 2013With 2013 underway, visitors to Michigan.org, the state's official tourism Web site, can look forward to a wide range of new and improved lodging options, dining spots, and activities this year, including milestone anniversary celebrations.
MEDC Announces Pure Michigan Venture Development Fund InvestmentsThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. has announced Michigan Strategic Fund investments of $4.5 million into two venture capital funds to help grow the venture capital industry in Michigan.
Awards And Certifications From January 28Technology and economic development-related awards won by Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
At Nearly $1 Billion, DTE Energy Tops Commitments To Buy MichiganDTE Energy announced that it exceeded its 2012 target for spending with Michigan-based companies last year as part of its ongoing commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative.
Brouhaha Over 'Pure Michigan' Right-To-Work AdA full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal promoting Michigan business and tourism, along with a new right-to-work law, is under fire by a liberal advocacy group.
Give The Gift Of 'Pure Michigan'With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Pure Michigan online store offers Pure Michigan gifts for everyone on your list. Select items on the site will be on sale for up to 50 percent off through the holidays.