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Our Mission is to bring people together to positively transform Macomb County, by strengthening its communities, economy and natural resources.

Our Goals

Serve the premier business and community leadership organization for Macomb County.


...a community investment fund for Macomb County assets that enhance community, economic, and natural resource development.


...a unified voice to enhance the promotion of Macomb’s assets.

Macomb County

With more than 860,000 residents, Macomb County is the third most populous county in Michigan. The county has a strong connection to the outdoors being home to more than 130 parks covering 12,000 acres. The four major public parks -- Freedom Hill County Park, Macomb Orchard Trail, Lake St. Clair Metropark and Stoney Creek Metropark each celebrate unique natural assets of our local communities.

Heralded for its natural resources, Macomb County is home to proud residents known for their strong work ethic, a business-friendly environment, excellent schools from Pre-K through Community College, a talented workforce and affordable housing. The strong industrial base (engineering, research and development, and advanced manufacturing), community variety and growing cultural diversity have been and continue to attract residents and businesses.

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You may be wondering just how you can help Macomb create an enriching environment to live, learn, recreate, innovate, and conduct business. If we work together we can truly become the unified voice of Macomb County. Whether you reside in Macomb, or own a business in the county, we can partner to keep investment and growth strong.

Latest News

Trustee Event: Testa Barra

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The next exclusive event for the Advancing Macomb Trustees will be held on September 27, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Testa Barra – one of the Eastside’s hottest restaurants. We will be celebrating manufacturers in Macomb County in advance of Manufacturing Day 2018. This event is generously sponsored by DTE Energy. If you are interested joining the Advancing Macomb Trustee group, please contact Melissa Roy at for more information.

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Robots in Macomb

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The Cyberstangs of Merritt Academy in New Haven is one of more than a dozen high school FIRST Robotics teams in Macomb County. This team is in its fourth year, but FIRST has been in existence since 1989. Teams are tasked with designing, building, and programming a robot to compete against other teams.

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Manufacturing Monday

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As part of Advancing Macomb’s mission to help Macomb County grow as good place to live, work, and play, we began our #ManufacturingMonday Twitter campaign to promote the strong manufacturing community in the county.  Since December 2017, Advancing Macomb has been taking to Twitter on Mondays to highlight local manufacturers.  Macomb County has a wealth of manufacturers in a variety of industries - automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, agricultural, etc. The goal is to make these companies more visible to our community and to others in the industry.

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Mount Clemens Community Summit

Join Advancing Macomb and Oakland University Macomb for a Mount Clemens Community Summit on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Emerald Theatre to give your input on future improvements to Mount Clemens.

We are seeking Mount Clemens residents, community organizations, business owners, and their employees to attend the summit to talk about what they see as important to the improvement of Mount Clemens. This input will be used to shape future projects for the community.

The Summit will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Emerald Theatre, 31 N. Walnut Street. Fill out the form to register for the Summit today!