LINK U.P.’s Kick-Off Event

If you’re a working professional in any industry looking to expand your network, please join us for LINK U.P.’s Kick-Off Event – All are welcome!

April 13, 2023 | 4:30 p.m. CT | Pine Mountain Resort – The Sitzmark Bar

Join LINK U.P. for their Kick-Off Event on Thursday, April 13, at 4:30 p.m. CT at Pine Mountain Resort – The Sitzmark Bar! LINK U.P. is a personal development organization to introduce and engage working individuals with others across the county and the Upper Peninsula. We aim to enhance the community by developing a thriving network of working talent and leadership.

Event Schedule:

4:30 p.m. CT – Networking

5:30 p.m. CT – Presentation

6:30 p.m. CT – Conclusion

Cybersecurity Best Practices and Insurance Requirements Training Session 

Create a plan & educate yourself on cybersecurity best practices and insurance requirements 

February 8, 2023 | 8:00 a.m. CT | Bay College West – Fornetti Hall

Small Business Roundtable

November 3, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. CT | Bay College West Room #236

The Alliance Small Business Retention & Growth Task Force is pleased to host a Small Business Roundtable event on Thursday, November 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Bay West in Room #236. Many will remember these events held prior to the pandemic, and the hope is to re-engage the small business community to learn more about their challenges and opportunities and ways that The Alliance can support their efforts for growth and success.

The program will include a conversation led by Nicole Potvin, regional consultant for the Michigan Small Business Development Center, and will be centered on small business trends and insights. The agenda also includes time for dialogue on any topics of interest to the business community. Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP in advance to and note any special dietary requests. Questions? Please contact Lois Ellis at

The Alliance Fall Update

September 15, 2022 | 8:00 a.m. CT | Bay College West Room #236

Please join us on Thursday, September 15 at 8:00 a.m. at Bay West in Room #236 for an Alliance Update. This update is for Alliance Investors and anyone interested in learning more about the work of the Alliance. Attendees will hear an update on the progress of the Alliance Task Force groups and other important initiatives.

The session will kick off with networking, coffee, and pastries at 7:30 a.m. The program will start at 8:00 a.m. and conclude by 9:00 a.m.

To attend, please send RSVP’s by email to Thank you and hope to see you there!


7:30 a.m. CT: coffee, pastries, networking

8:00 a.m. CT: update begins

9:00 a.m. CT: conclusion