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Business Connections

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All counties offer a wide variety of assistance to large and small businesses, from helpful startup information and contacts to incentives for relocating. The Detroit Metro area has a large, highly skilled workforce, millions of square feet of office and industrial floor space, close proximity to major markets and easyaccess to international border crossings and deep water ports. Each county provides an impressive list of innovative partnerships, current initiatives, and long range strategic plans for economic growth. OAKLAND COUNTY Media Contact: Stephen Huber (248) 858-1848 • www.advantageoakland.com Oakland County supports a comprehensive economic development strategy that encourages business growth from within while successfully attracting companies from around the world. Our Emerging Sectors™ initiative targets high-tech and fast-growth companies for attraction and collaboration with existing firms. Oakland County’s Business Finance Corporation and Economic Development Corporation offer financing options for new and existing companies and the Business Center offers small business counseling and seminars. More than $1 million a day of new international investment has fueled the county’s economy. Foreign dollara have increased 3 years in a row, totaling $371 million. Advantage Oakland www.advantageoakland.com • (248) 858-0721 Connects to: - Business roundtable and workshops - Funding sources, grants and incentives - Main Street and Medical Main Street - International business and emerging sectors - Oakland county profile and more Prosper • www.oaklandcountyprosper.com Free bi-monthly electronic newsletter from the Department of Economic Development and Community Affairs. Prosper gives you the latest news and information about Oakland County communities, arts and cultural events, where to go to dispose of household hazardous waste, qualifying for help making a down payment on a home and information about economic development in Oakland County. One Stop Shop Business Center • (248) 858-0783 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Building 41W, Waterford, MI 48328 Whether you’re starting your business, experiencing growing pains or ready to take your business to the next level we are ready for you. Our business consultants work with small for-profit businesses and advanced technology companies. We will help you: - Develop feasibility studies - Create realistic monthly cash flow projections - Find appropriate level financing - Refine business and marketing plans - Define failsafe processes www.metrodetroitarea.com 89

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