Helping small businesses in Kalamazoo.

Apply or request an increase for federal relief COVID19 EIDL funds

Apply for COVID-19 EIDL or request an increase by the December 31, 2021 deadline. About this event Small businesses impacted by low sales or increased business debts due to the COVID-19 pandemic have until December 31 to get their applications in for the COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program through the U.S. Small Business […]

Business First – What Does Southwest Michigan First Do?

What does economic development really mean, and what do we do here at Southwest Michigan First? As a regional economic development organization, we have the opportunity to work with many businesses across our seven-county region of Southwest Michigan. Since our team is able to work with so many businesses, it can sometimes be confusing what […]

Supplier Match Making Event

Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) is partnering with the Detroit Regional Chamber to host a virtual buyer-supplier matchmaking event on Wednesday, December 15th as a part of the DRC Racial Justice and Economic Equity (RJEE) initiative aimed at helping small, medium and large Michigan diversity-owned businesses succeed. The event will provide suppliers an opportunity to learn […]