The mission of the Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance (UPEDA) is to enhance, link and promote the unique aspects of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as the superior location in which to invest and conduct business.
The Upper Peninsula Economic Development Alliance (UPEDA) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 economic development organization, incorporated in 1999. The membership consists of private companies, utilities and local and regional economic development agencies throughout the Upper Peninsula. Our marketing campaign and information systems are funded through a matching-fund grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. UPEDA provides a forum for our members to connect to accomplish economic development activities in our region. Our members work together to share information, provide ongoing education, and support businesses and entrepreneurial growth across the region. We meet quarterly to participate in high-impact professional development and networking. If you need assistance with your existing or new business or other project click here.
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