Items Tagged with 'Birgit Klohs'


Right Place: 30 years of networking

For the organization’s CEO, the first is still the best.

October 2, 2015
The Right Place Inc. broke the ice when it attracted its first international investment to the area in 1990; now it’s celebrating 30 years of building a network of business relationships in West Michigan. Read More

Street Talk: Birthday wishes

Beer cheer!

October 2, 2015
The Right Place is celebrating its 30th birthday this month. Read More

Right Place: MEDC funding cut would ‘disarm’ Michigan

Business Leaders for Michigan also opposes the road funding proposal.

June 12, 2015
Economic developers and Business Leaders for Michigan are sounding the alarm in response to legislation that passed the Michigan House that will divert almost half of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. budget next year to restore Michigan’s dilapidated roads. Read More

Street Talk: Road to nowhere


June 12, 2015
Never let it be said that Michigan residents are ambivalent about the condition of the state’s roads. Read More

Birgit Klohs develops region

November 4, 2014
Simply stated, few other women in West Michigan have done more to impact the long-term economic growth of the region than Birgit Klohs. Read More

West Michigan's link to international border crossing is welcome

August 1, 2014
The Right Place Inc. President and CEO Birgit Klohs last week was one of three individuals from Michigan appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to the six-member international authority that is overseeing construction of Michigan’s first bridge and international crossing into Canada in 85 years. Read More

State appoints exec to international bridge board

July 30, 2014
A local economic development leader has been appointed to the board that will oversee the $2 billion New International Trade Crossing between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Read More

Right Place to up its focus to five industries

Technology and design will join manufacturing, food and life sciences.

January 24, 2014
Now that its five-year plan is up, what will The Right Place do next? Read More

Business community backs State of the State

January 17, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder’s State of the State address last night seemed to further cement his popularity with the business community. Read More

Telecom giant bringing 500 jobs to West Michigan

July 31, 2013
One of the nation’s leading telecommunications companies is coming to West Michigan and promising 500 jobs. Read More