Why We Do What We Do

Reflecting on the past year, I think back to a technician with autism who had unsuccessfully applied for 800 jobs despite his college degree and impeccable credentials. It reminded me of how our team worked with the Autism Alliance of Michigan to help him apply and land a good job with a global automotive firm retooling its plant. Working with partners we helped the company hire for more than 675 jobs in one of our cities after accessing often overlooked talent pools.

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Fast-growing security firm looking to hire, offer career pathways in the Detroit Region

One of Chicago’s fastest growing companies and the nation’s largest Black-owned security firm – AGB Investigative Services – has opened its first Michigan operations in the Detroit Region. It has started recruiting and hiring in the area as it looks to expand its footprint to meet growing demand for security services while offering career pathways to underrepresented communities.

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Progress Through Resilience: Why Companies Choose the Detroit Region

The Detroit Region is a place that truly embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship. As the CEO of the Detroit Regional Partnership, I see firsthand how multinational companies approach site selection—and why the Detroit Region consistently ranks as a top destination for global businesses. Of course, every company’s needs are unique, but in my experience, these are the six core reasons that CEOs prefer the Detroit Region over other major metros.

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Find the Talent You Need in the Detroit Region

For companies looking to locate in the Detroit Region, evaluating the workforce is quite an undertaking. Talent isn’t bound by municipal borders, and who has time to call 300 or more communities? No one does, so the Detroit Regional Partnership (DRP) does it for you. DRP is the only organization that streamlines workforce evaluation and provides an overall assessment of the Detroit Region’s talent from a regional perspective.

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The Detroit Region is a Growing Research, Engineering & Design Hub

From concept to consumer, the complete talent vertical is in the 11-county Detroit Region, with innovative design thinking, top engineers, and revolutionary research technologies. Also, Detroit is the only U.S. city to receive the designation of UNESCO city of design. This has made research, engineering and design (RED) a thriving industry cluster in the Region. Featured image from stock.

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Discover “Logistics” in the Detroit Region

The Detroit Region has always been a leader and innovator of moving people, products, and goods around the world, allowing it to become the logistics powerhouse it is today. The Region offers expansive transportation resources, allowing companies unparalleled access to customers, suppliers, talent, and both U.S. and Canadian markets. Featured image from stock.

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Exploring Smart Manufacturing in the Detroit Region

The Detroit Regional Partnership’s (DRP) seven-industry cluster program received the C2ER Research Award for Project Impact in its first year. In keeping with current industry trends, data for each cluster is being updated and re-launched on the DRP website. The Detroit Region is a world leader in innovating how goods and products are made, leading the integration of new technology into advanced manufacturing.

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Deep Dive: Digital Tech Industry Cluster

Deep dive into DRP's Digital Tech industry cluster   CLUSTER INTRO: The Detroit Regional Partnership’s (DRP) seven-industry cluster program received the C2ER Research Award for Project Impact in its first year. In keeping with current industry trends, data...

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Detroit Regional Partnership Hosts Site Selectors Guild

Detroit Regional Partnership Hosts Site Selectors Guild   Earlier this month, the Detroit Regional Partnership partnered with the Site Selectors Guild and Michigan Economic Development Corporation to host national site selectors from various industry sectors for...

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Exploring the Mobility & Automotive Industry Cluster

Exploring the Mobility & Automotive Industry Cluster   CLUSTER INTRO: The Detroit Regional Partnership’s (DRP) seven-industry cluster program received the C2ER Research Award for Project Impact in its first year. In keeping with current industry trends, data...

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Consul General of Canada OP-ED: International Trade Week

Op-Ed By: Joe Comartin (Consul General of Canada to the states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky) As Canada’s Consul General to the state of Michigan, and lifelong resident of Windsor, Ontario it is beyond obvious that our two nations are inextricably linked. In...

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