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UPDATE: Nominate A Business In 30 Seconds or Less!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
October 10, 2018 8:00 AM

Nominating a business is easy, we promise.

(P.S. Yes, you can definitely nominate yourself!)


The Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala is an incredible night of celebration, and it all begins by submitting a nomination.



Watch the video below for an overview of the nomination process, and see if Josh can submit a nomination in 30 seconds or less!


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Nominations Are Officially Open for the 2019 Michigan 50 Companies to Watch and More!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
September 21, 2018 1:00 PM

Is there a local small business you love?
Make their day and nominate them for the 2019 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program!

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | SBDC's Role in Preparation

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
March 13, 2018 9:00 AM

Join Michigan’s small business celebration! Tickets are now available for the 14th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala, held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Lansing. 

In the SoundCloud PodCast embedded below Michigan Celebrates Co-Founder Chris Holman speaks with Michigan SBDC's Special Projects Coordinator Joshua Marko.

As Michigan Celebrates Small Business Annual Celebration less than two months away Chris Holman speaks with SBDC's Joshua Marko. They discuss what's been going on all year in preparation? Founding organization Michigan SBDC now the event coordinator. Who is being recognized in May? (categories). They also cover the nominations process... narrowed to awardees. Founders to recognize, Partners to recognize, along with details the business community might not realize about MCSB.
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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | 2018 Event Tickets Now Available

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
February 26, 2018 12:00 PM

Coastal Automotive

Join Michigan’s small business celebration! Tickets are now available for the 14th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala, held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Lansing.

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A small rural manufacturer produces world-class products

Business Next
June 19, 2017 10:00 AM

Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Kevin Schlueter, President and CEO of Kalkaska Screw Products (KSP), a member of the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch.

From their website: “KSP was founded over 40 years ago. Since its inception, the company has evolved into a globally competitive manufacturer of highly engineered machined components. KSP primarily serves the automotive, aerospace and heavy truck industries. Most of our products are used in safety related applications that require high levels of precision and zero defects.

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Ceremony 2017

Michigan Business Beat
May 17, 2017 9:00 PM

Propelling Impact and Innovation excerpts from the 2017 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards before and after dinner. May 4th at the Lansing Center. Michigan Celebrates Small Business.

(MCSB) remains on the forefront of championing small business and fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in Michigan. The MCSB's role is to serve as a catalyst for creating an entrepreneurial culture while inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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Recruitment Management Consultants, LLC Promoting from within to Support Growth

Michigan Business Network
January 27, 2017 2:30 PM

EAST LANSING/NOVI/GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Recruitment Management Consultants (RMC), a 2016 Michigan Celebrates Small Business Top 50 Company to Watch and 2015 & 2016 Inc. 5000 awardee, has promoted two (2) internal staff members to the role of Account Executive. Mitch Hoogland & Mark Vento will be joining RMC’s Business Development effective January 1st, 2017. These appointments are part of the company’s initiative to continue expansion into existing and new markets.  

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Michigan Business Network
December 30, 2016 5:00 PM


Nearly 40 percent of all 2015 traffic deaths in Michigan were alcohol and/or drug-involved

Dearborn, Michigan (December 30, 2016) —  On the eve of New Year’s Eve, AAA Michigan is issuing a statewide Ringing in the New Year Road Reminder urging motorists to take extra precautions NOW to help make their celebrations safe. New Year’s Eve can be one of the most deadly nights of the year. According to 2015 statistics, nearly 40 percent of all the traffic deaths in Michigan were drug-involved.alcohol and/or drug-involved.  

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11-18-2016: Silver Bells in the City Ornament Available

Michigan Business Network
November 14, 2016 8:00 AM

LANSING, MI — Ring in the holidays for years to come by purchasing your 32nd Annual Silver Bells in the City commemorative ornament! This one-of-a-kind, hand-made ornament, available in silver and gold, was designed and signed by local artist and La Fille Gallery Owner, Tiffany Marie.

A Silver Bells ornament makes the perfect gift for family, friends or coworkers. Ornaments are available now for $20 each at silverbellsinthecity.org. Ornaments will also be available the night of the event, Friday, Nov. 18 in the Silver Bells Village (100 E. Allegan St.) and at La Fille Gallery (336 E. Michigan Ave.). Supplies are limited so order now! Also, check out the Silver Bells in the City ornament promotional video on YouTube.

Located in downtown Lansing, La Fille Gallery is a custom design center owned by multi-faceted artist Tiffany Marie. The four-story gallery offers a rich and distinct glimpse into an artist’s perspective on the creative possibilities of decorative and custom art. For two decades, Tiffany has experimented with various materials and mediums. Her education is never-ending. Through her travels, she continues to expand her artistic palate. For more information about La Fille Gallery and artist/owner Tiffany Marie, visit lafillegallery.com.

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A Look Back On Michigan Business

Michigan Business Beat
July 13, 2016 3:00 PM

Coming off the recent 2016 SBAM Annual Meeting & Networking Luncheon June 23rd, Chris Holman talks with Rob Fowler, President and CEO of Small Business Association of Michigan. The pair discuss the 5 year anniversary of MBN along with how SBAM works with small business. They discuss the growth of the Small Business Association of Michigan along with the resurgence of small business over the past 5 years. Rob briefly talks the economy of Michigan along with a membership update from SBAM. They also discuss the latest projects being accomplished by SBAM.

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