Automation Alley

About Automation Alley >> Fast Facts

Automation Alley is a diverse and progressive organization that is constantly evolving and growing. Check out our latest facts:

  • Nearly 1,000 members across Southeast Michigan belong to Automation Alley
  • Automation Alley is celebrating its 13th year of serving Southeast Michigan's technology community
  • Automation Alley's reach includes the City of Detroit and eight counties in Southeast Michigan: Genesee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne
  • 15 trade missions to countries around the world have been conducted by Automation Alley, and more than $188 million in contracts have been garnered for the participating companies and the region
  • Automation Alley has invested $6.56 million throught its pre-seed fund to 33 start-up technology companies in Southeast Michigan
  • Five member-driven committees assist Automation Alley in executing programming and services
  • 34 employees drive Automation Alley's work, including member services, international business initiatives, defense activities and entrepreneurial services
  • Approximately 10,000 people attend events, seminars or meetings at Automation Alley headquarters annually
  • Automation Alley was the proud recipient of the President's "E" Award for exporting, the nation's highest award to honor exporters  
  • More than 300,000 visitors accessed Automation Alley's website in the past year