Take a look at who will be helping you along the way
MGA has accumulated an array of service providers geared for your company’s growth and success. We work with the best to bring you the best.
The Edward Lowe Foundation is a world class provider of services to second stage companies – those firms that are past the start up stage and focused on growth. The Lowe Foundation is known for their leadership education, peer learning and strategic information programs. They are experts in economic gardening, PeerSpectives CEO round table, and other training initiatives. As an MGA member, you will have access to training, retreats, and the latest information that is propelling second stage firms.
The Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) is the only statewide and state-based association that focuses solely on the needs of small businesses. Their mission is the success of Michigan’s small businesses. As an MGA member, you will be part of SBAM’s group buying power for health insurance and other employee related benefits. You will be part of a 27,000-member organization when purchasing health care coverage and other products.
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) since 1991 has helped Michigan’s small and mid-sized businesses compete and grow. Through five regional centers in the state, MMTC has personalized consulting services that enable manufacturers to operate smarter, compete, and prosper. Your membership in MGA gets you the latest on issues like operations, skills, advanced technology, cyber security, and research.
Midwest Strategy Group is consistently ranked among the top lobbying firms in Michigan. With its strong legislative ties and unique understanding of Michigan, they help clients navigate through the State’s multi-faceted structure of government. Collectively, Midwest Strategy Group has over 90 years of experience and has built effective relationships on both sides of the aisle. Your MGA membership puts you in the front seat of policy and politics in Lansing.
American Society of Employers (ASE) provides programs and services that enable organizations to address their most challenging Human Resources issues. ASE focuses on providing people management information and services – helping you grow your bottom line by growing the effectiveness of your people. Working with MGA means you get assistance with your most important asset: your people.
Upskill Enterprise's TalentSensus is an online workforce optimization tool providing small- and mid-size businesses in Michigan with the opportunity to understand how to recover, better plan, develop, and manage employees, motivating them, enhancing job quality, and improving productivity while saving money. Employees are an asset which appreciates in value, helping business leverage available private and public resources to offer continuous retraining and upskilling to build an agile workforce that successfully responds in this changed world.
Change Agents Consulting provides customized human resources consulting, training, and education designed to improve your competitiveness. If you are looking for better employee engagement, changes to culture, and making your company a “best place to work,” Change Agents works to create better environments, updates processes, and helps reduce costly turnover. MGA works with this group to help improve member culture and employee relations.