Use the Detroit Regional Partnership small business tools to help your business grow with data-driven solutions

Small businesses are at the heart of our economy—and the Detroit Regional Partnership is proud to do our part to help you succeed. We launched this virtual data tool to make it easier for small businesses and new entrepreneurs in the Detroit Region to access market research and business intelligence data. With up-to-date data at your fingertips, you can learn more about the local market and optimize your business performance.

You can use this free data tool to analyze local demographics, compare your business to competitors, identify the best locations to advertise, and find nearby customers and suppliers. Simply enter your location and industry in the tool below and start making informed decisions to better your business.

If you need additional support, please contact your county’s economic development or small business development center for assistance. These organizations are here to help with personalized business advising and other services to support local entrepreneurship. For your convenience, the contact information for each leading organization in the Detroit Region is compiled below.

Aerial View Of Downtown Ann Arbor Michigan

Liberty Street in Ann Arbor is lined with many beloved local businesses that embody the region’s entrepreneurial spirit. Our region’s small businesses prosper thanks to the resources and support services readily available to them through their local economic development organizations.

For additional support beyond this virtual data tool, below are contacts for the leading small business support organizations for each of the 11 counties across Southeast Michigan. These organizations are there to support your small businesses with more personalized support and services. Reach out to the designated organization in the county in which your current or future small business is located.


City of Detroit - Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

Contact Name: Mark Denson

Genesee County - Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce

Contact Name: Tracy Joseph

Lapeer County - Lapeer Development Corporation (LDC)

Contact Name: Quentin Bishop

Lenawee County - Lenawee Now

Contact Name: Tim Robinson

Macomb County - Macomb County Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Contact Name: Wendy Richardson

Monroe County - Monroe County Business Development Corporation

Contact Name: LuAnn Hogberg

Oakland County - One Stop Shop Business Center

Contact Name: Greg Doyle

Shiawassee County - Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership

Contact Name: Justin Horvath

St. Clair County - Economic Development Alliance of St Clair County

Contact Name: Bruce Seymore II

Washtenaw & Livingston Counties - Greater Washtenaw Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Contact Name: Charlie Penner

Wayne County - Michigan Small Business Development Center – Detroit Office

Contact Name: Brian King