Having a Say: Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance represents in Lansing

Traverse Connect is a proud member of the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance, which is a coalition of 16 chambers and economic development organizations from the northern Lower Peninsula and U.P. The Alliance was established based on the premise that many legislative issues impact these regions of...

Now is the Time for Bold, Locally Led Action

We need to get creative. We are living through an incredibly stressful and unpredictable moment in history. The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has swept across the globe, causing a humanitarian crisis and an unfolding economic fallout. Health professionals are fighting to save as many people as possible,...

Commissioners, It’s Time to Approve New Airport Authority

Cherry Capital Airport (TVC) is one of Northern Michigan’s true gems. A modern, convenient and high-quality transportation hub, TVC is a key regional asset and considered a tier one, critical component of the state transportation system. The airport produces roughly $1 billion of annual economic...

To Whom Much Is Given, Much is Expected

As we reflect on 2019 and look to 2020, we have an exciting opportunity to chart a course for what the next decade will look like for the Grand Traverse area. We have momentum across the region with economic success, new business and community support systems,...