Ann Arbor SPARK Wins MEDA Marketing Award

Ann Arbor SPARK’s Marketing team wins the MEDA marketing Award. The team is pictured in the center, from left to right: Andria Romkema, Manager, Marketing and Communications, Donna Doleman, Senior Vice President, Operations and Communications, and Shannon Beeman, Talent and Marketing Coordinator. The Michigan Economic Development Association recently awarded Ann Arbor SPARK for its integrated marketing efforts. Ann Arbor SPARK was honored for... [Read More...]

Open Source Economic Development and Statewide Cooperation

At Ann Arbor SPARK, our immediate goal is to promote economic development in the Ann Arbor region. But our larger focus is ensuring long-term growth and viability for the entire state of Michigan — something that can best be achieved through a process we call Open Source Economic Development. We don’t view any place in the state of Michigan as competition to us. We view the rest of the state as partners. If there are things that we can do... [Read More...]