Southwest Michigan First was created for one singular purpose: To assist companies in growing jobs. We believe a job makes a positive impact for generations to come. Our community’s future depends on our local companies’ ability to grow, be competitive and change with the times.

Our experience in working with companies of all sizes – from Fortune 500 companies to eight-person tool-and-die shops to bioscience R&D labs to large business service centers – has proven invaluable time and time again. Our commitment is to growing companies, just like yours, because we believe you are the future. 

We focus our activities on services and collaborations that promote Business Growth: