The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) uses its matchmaking expertise to help connect Michigan businesses with export opportunities. MI-STEP, for example, works to increase the number of small business exporters and increases the value of exporters for those who currently trade overseas. See how these Michigan companies grew their respective businesses with the help of the MEDC's export assistance programs.
Pure Michigan business connect is a multi-billion dollar public/private initiative developed by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation that connects Michigan businesses by introducing them into the purchasing pipelines of the state's larger companies. Through this Business-to-Business (B2B) network, Michigan companies are encouraged to increase their procurement spending within the state.