TELLING OUR
COMMUNITY’S STORY

LIFE HAPPENS
IN MICHIGAN

The I-69 Thumb Region is rich in assets and opportunity. Comprising seven counties in eastern Michigan, our area’s arts and culture, business and technology, neighborhoods and communities are what makes our area so worthwhile. Our stories truly capture the uniqueness of our area. See for yourself!

THIS MICHIGAN REGION ‘PERFECT FIT’ FOR EXPANDING AGRI-BUSINESS

Not every business that asks Steve Erickson for help comes with quite the same list of needs. That was especially true with Dyna Products.

TAVERN
SPOTLIGHT

Meet the chef who returned to the Thumb Region to start a restaurant and learn why it’s getting so much exposure.

7 EYE-POPPING FACTS ABOUT MICHIGAN’S FIRST NEW POWER PLANT SINCE 1980S

One megawatt is a lot of electricity, enough to power about 700 hair dryers. When the new DTE Blue Water Energy Center comes online in 2022, it will generate 1,150 times that much.

HUGE GROWTH FOR SMALL TOWN BUSINESS

See the success of a small town boat business and learn how they grew to where they are today.

WINE/ART
SPOTLIGHT

Experience culture with businesses sharing their passion with the Thumb Region.

WANT A JOB THAT LETS YOU BUILD A LIFE? LOOK TO THIS PART OF MICHIGAN

Since coming out of Kettering University with an engineering degree, the Flint native had been involved in embedded systems design for automobiles.

MICHIGAN IS
AN AMAZING
PLACE TO LIVE.

But Explore Our Region for Business, Too.

The I-69 Thumb Region is rich in assets and opportunity. Comprising seven counties in eastern Michigan, our area offers agriculture, manufacturing and transportation among is greatest resources. If it’s grown or made locally, we provide rail, road, air or ship access domestically and internationally.