Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) celebrated its 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth, which was attended by more than 400 business and community leaders, along with special guest Lt. Governor Brian Calley. SFI recognized 35 economic development projects from 2014 that led to nearly $233 million invested in Saginaw County. - February 22, 2015
Please be advised that Saginaw Future will be holding its 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon on Friday, February 20, 2015. - February 18, 2015
Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) will be celebrating its 23rd Annual Awards Luncheon that will feature James M. Modak, chief financial officer (CFO) for Suniva, Inc. He will highlight Suniva’s new presence and opportunities in Saginaw County that will also impact the Great Lakes Bay Region and the state.
Jim... - February 13, 2015
Fullerton Tool Company is opening a new manufacturing facility in Thomas Township with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. The expansion is expected to generate $8 million in new private investment and add 58 new jobs.
“Fullerton... - November 27, 2014
SelectUSA, in conjunction with the International Economic Development Council, hosted the third-annual White House Economic Development Forum on Tuesday, August 5 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. JoAnn Crary, IEDC Vice Chair and President and CEO of Saginaw Future Inc., moderated the Manufacturing Panel. - August 31, 2014
Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law the 2015 State of Michigan budget that includes $1.7 million in funding for the Saginaw Art Museum and FirstMerit Bank Event Park. This allocation supports two priority projects that impact the quality of life in Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region.
"Over... - July 03, 2014
Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) celebrated its 22nd Annual Awards Luncheon, which was attended by more than 400 business and community leaders at TheDow Event Center.
SFI recognized 30 economic development projects from 2013 that led to more than $186 million invested in Saginaw County. Along with the Economic... - February 23, 2014
Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) will be celebrating its 22nd Annual Awards Luncheon that will feature Dr. George Eugene Ross, president of Central Michigan University. He will highlight CMU’s growing presence and leadership in Saginaw County, the Great Lakes Bay Region and across the state.
Dr. George... - February 13, 2014
Saginaw Future Inc. received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2012 project in the category of BRE- Single Event for communities with populations of 25,000 – 200,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
The honor was presented at an awards ceremony... - October 17, 2013
Midland Tomorrow Chief Executive Officer Scott Walker and Saginaw Future Inc. President JoAnn Crary joined approximately 50 economic development professionals from across the country at a White House forum on economic development today. This is the second year the International Economic Development Council... - August 30, 2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved $1.2 million in emergency dredging to re-open the Saginaw River to shipping. This year's heavy spring rains sent sediment down the river and restricted shipping to and from businesses in Saginaw County and the Region. Prior to the excessive rain, the Saginaw... - June 20, 2013
Site Selection Magazine announced its annual state rankings for new and expanded facilities today with the Award of its Governors Cup. In the under 200,000 population category, Saginaw County, Michigan (Saginaw, Michigan Metropolitan Area) was seventh in the United States with 9 projects. Projects are qualified based on number of jobs, square footage and investment. - April 05, 2013
Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) celebrated its 21st Annual Awards Luncheon, which was attended by more than 400 business and community leaders at the Horizons Conference Center.
SFI recognized 35 economic development projects from 2012 that led to nearly $241 million invested in Saginaw County. Along with... - February 17, 2013
Saginaw Future Inc. (SFI) will be celebrating its Annual Awards Luncheon that will feature Laurent Bresson, president and COO for Nexteer Automotive. He will give a presentation on Nexteer’s turnaround and its commitment to community. - February 08, 2013
Saginaw Future Inc. received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for “Nexteer's Journey” in the category of Business Retention & Expansion (BRE) - Single Events for communities with populations of 200,000 - 500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
The... - October 17, 2012
10 Projects will Create or Retain nearly 250 Jobs. In the 2nd quarter of 2012, Saginaw Future (SFI) directly assisted 10 companies that invested nearly $60 million, creating and retaining nearly 250 jobs. - September 02, 2012
In an effort to help our communities prepare for their energy futures the Great Lakes Bay Region is hosting an energy discussion to provide municipal leaders, business owners, and service providers with contacts and resources to aid them in understanding current energy use and future growth, how to prepare... - June 28, 2012
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Our region is hosting a Pure Michigan State Trade & Export Promotion seminar to connect your business with resources and expertise that can help you develop a strategic export... - January 11, 2012
Saginaw Future has released its latest Saginaw County Manufacturers Directory that tracks and details information on Countywide manufacturers. It can be found at www.SaginawFuture.com saved as a PDF booklet or a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. - December 31, 2011
Recently Lindsey Zion, economic development assistant for Saginaw Future, received certification as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) from the National Development Council (NDC). - December 04, 2011
Saginaw Future, the Great Lakes Bay Region and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Great Lakes Solar Technology Park. Local leaders and economic developers worked with the State of Michigan to develop the 231-acre Solar Technology Park with parcels... - November 13, 2011
Thomas Township, the EDC of Saginaw County and Saginaw Future Inc. would like to invite you to the Groundbreaking of the new Great Lakes Solar Technology Park. 11/11/11 at 11:00 am. - November 03, 2011
Do you have a family member or friend who is a new or soon-to-be college graduate interested in employment in the Great Lakes Bay Region? - July 15, 2011
In the 1st quarter of 2011, Saginaw Future (SF) assisted eight companies that invested nearly $11 million, creating and retaining 927 jobs. Also, seven regional companies won 23 government contracts valued at more than $75 million. - June 19, 2011
Saginaw County & the Great Lakes Bay Region - Energizing The New Economy
- Saginaw Future 19th Annual Awards Luncheon - February 20, 2011
Saginaw Future (SF) will be celebrating its 19th Annual Awards Luncheon that will feature Michael A. Finney, president and CEO for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. He will give a presentation on new economic development policies for the State of Michigan.
Michael A. Finney is the President... - February 16, 2011
The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) recently presented Steve Jonas, Executive Vice President of Saginaw Future, with its Medalist of the Year Award. As MEDA’s highest award, the Medalist Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to the profession of economic... - October 10, 2010
In the 2nd quarter of 2010, Saginaw Future (SF) assisted eight companies that invested nearly $26 million, creating 52 jobs and retaining 62 jobs.
· ADM Edible Bean Specialties plans to construct a new Blumfield Township processing facility, which consists of a new four-story, 7,500... - September 09, 2010
In the 1st quarter of 2010, Saginaw Future (SF) assisted eight companies that invested nearly $7.8 million, creating 58 jobs and retaining 58 jobs. - June 18, 2010