Items Tagged with 'Michigan Celebrates Small Business'


West Michigan produces 20 of state's 50 Companies to Watch

March 22, 2018
West Michigan has doubled its representation on this year’s list of the 50 Companies to Watch in Michigan. Read More

SBA names exec Michigan Small Business Person of the Year

April 28, 2017
The president of a West Michigan trucking and warehousing company has been named the Michigan Small Business Person of the Year by the SBA. Read More

West Michigan produces 10 of state's 50 Companies to Watch

March 21, 2017
A group of partners have announced the winners of the Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards. Read More

Agencies call for nominations for small business awards

November 7, 2016
Nominations are open for an awards program recognizing the state’s small businesses. Read More

West Michigan firms populate ‘50 Companies to Watch’ list

December 28, 2015
Eight of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch are from Grand Rapids and three more are from West Michigan. Read More

MI Celebrates Small Business hands out awards Thursday

Pat LaBlanc of Holland is Small Business Person of the Year.

May 1, 2015
Nearly 60 small companies from across the state will be honored at the 11th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event Thursday at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. Read More

A week everyone has reason to celebrate

April 25, 2014
Grand Rapids Business Journal salutes regional small businesses on the eve of Michigan celebrations spotlighting accomplishments of private business owners who gird local economies. Read More

Auto repair is a family affair for one of state’s top businesses

Veenstra’s Garage has been a family-owned business since at least 1925.

April 25, 2014
Veenstra’s Garage will be among almost 60 companies from throughout the state honored May 6 at the 10th Annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Read More