The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance is a public/private non-profit organization serving Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet Counties in Michigan. Established in 1984, the NLEA mission is to serve as a resource to local communities and businesses to retain and create jobs.
The Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) is the culmination of nearly two decades of experience in serving business leaders just like you — people who have dedicated their lives to pursuing their passions. Formed by small-business owners, the Alliance has firsthand experience in navigating the challenges and obstacles that business owners encounter today. It is from this collective experience that SBGA was formed.
We provide our members with essential products, services and educational resources that allow you to successfully address your most essential business needs — from internet marketing, search engine optimization and electronic payments to payroll and accounting services, we aim to bring you the very best in total back office management solutions. Simply put, we’ve done the legwork to identify reliable, trustworthy partners that we feel confident can help you grow your business, at costs typically reserved for large corporations. We have the expertise, resources and partnerships that allow business owners to make the best growth decisions possible. By taking advantage of all-encompassing solutions from our partners, we can help you grow your customer base, increase profitability, reduce costs and mitigate risk — freeing you up to focus on overall business growth and innovation. We invite you to become a member – secure access to incredible services – and gain a business partner that’s focused on the needs of your business.