What is Automation Alley?
Automation Alley is a technology business association and business accelerator dedicated to growing the economy of Southeast Michigan and enhancing the region’s reputation around the world. Automation Alley offers talent and business development programs and services to tech-focused businesses of all sizes — from startups to large corporations — to help them grow and prosper.
Since its founding in 1999, Automation Alley’s membership has grown to include nearly 1,000 businesses, educational institutions, government entities and nonprofit organizations from the city of Detroit and the surrounding eight-county region. Automation Alley provides a variety of exclusive benefits to its members to help them succeed, including networking opportunities, meeting space and public relations tools. Automation Alley also serves the general business community in four key areas: entrepreneurial services, talent development, international business services, product lifecycle management, and defense and manufacturing.
Automation Alley collaborates with regional partners to provide its members and clients with the best business resources available, to drive local economic growth, and to positively influence the stories being told around the globe about the people and businesses of Greater Detroit.
To grow the innovation cluster of Southeast Michigan by providing programs and services to the technology business community that encourage entrepreneurship, increase exporting, attract foreign direct investment, develop high-tech talent, support advanced manufacturing and help technology-driven businesses of all sizes succeed.
Southeast Michigan will be globally acknowledged as the leading technology and innovation region in the United States by 2020.
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Automation Alley creates opportunities to help our members succeed. With an extensive offering of programs and benefits designed for you, Automation Alley is transforming our region into one that is ripe with potential for entrepreneurs, small business owners and Fortune 500 companies.
A variety of benefits and opportunities are available once you join Michigan's largest technology business association:
Discover how Automation Alley can help grow your company! To join, contact the Resource Center at (800) 427-5100 or click firstname.lastname@example.org.
Automation Alley to host two-day product lifecycle management workshop for manufacturing executives and managers, Dec. 4-5
|TROY, Mich., Oct. 29, 2014 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, is hosting a two-day product lifecycle management (PLM) workshop for manufacturing executives, managers and anyone tasked with impleme...|
Automation Alley changes name of Product Lifecycle Management Center to Technology Center
|Change will allow for inclusion of additional technology resources, partnerships|
TROY, Mich., Oct. 28, 2014 — Automation Alley recently announced that the Product Lifecycle Management Center at Oakland University ha...
Automation Alley to host “Creating a Winning Corporate Culture,” Nov. 18
|TROY, Mich., Oct. 22, 2014 — Corporate culture is an essential ingredient in any business’ success or failure. Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, will host “Creating a Winning Corporate Culture"...|
Second installment of Automation Alley’s Code ReConnect: .NET program to cover costs of IT training, certification
|Interested applicants must attend one of two information sessions, Nov. 5 or Nov. 10 |
TROY, Mich., Oct. 21, 2014 — Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, is inviting qualified individuals ...
Automation Alley organizes successful supplier matchmaking event at Johnson Controls
CAPTION: Attendees explore the exhibition floor at Automation Alley’s “Making...
What is the Automation Alley Fund?
The Automation Alley Fund is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that supports the mission, programs and services of Automation Alley, including nurturing and sustaining a variety of entrepreneurial opportunities and workforce-driven initiatives aimed at improving the economy and quality of life in Southeast Michigan.
Donations to the fund are 100 percent tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Please be sure to consult with your professional advisors to determine if a charitable gift is appropriate for you.
The Automation Alley Fund nurtures and sustains a variety of business growth opportunities, including:
- Business assistance programs and attraction services to sustain and grow companies
- Seed fund investments for entrepreneurs and startup companies
- Talent development and STEM initiatives for students, teachers and members of the workforce
- Trade missions to international and domestic locales for companies looking to expand
- Consulting and procurement assistance with defense and manufacturing initiatives
What is the Automation Alley Society?
Through donations to the Automation Alley Fund, the Automation Alley Society directly contributes to Automation Alley’s programs and services, which drive the growth and image of Southeast Michigan’s technology economy by matching local businesses to experts, partners, talent development, government and educational opportunities at home and abroad. The Society includes:
- Individuals, foundations and corporations looking to make a difference
- Tech companies that fall within Automation Alley membership criteria that wish to make a charitable gift instead of or in addition to membership
- Organizations or companies that fall outside of Automation Alley’s membership criteria (entertainment venues, hotels, retail stores, car dealerships, cultural centers, etc.)
How to support
To donate or for more information, contact the Automation Alley Resource Center at 800-427-5100 or email@example.com.