Regional Partners

Regional Partners

Our partnerships with other organizations in our region allow Kinexus to expand the ways we meet the needs of employers, job seekers, and our community.

Cornerstone Alliance

Visit for more information on Cornerstone Alliance, an economic development organization serving northern Berrien County.

Lake Michigan College

Lake Michigan College is a 2-year community college offering bachelor and associate degrees, certificates, and a wide range of continuing education and workforce training.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation offers business assistance services and capital programs for business attraction and acceleration.

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is an organization dedicated to supporting Michigan manufacturers to work smarter, to compete and to prosper.

Michigan Small Business Development Center

The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) enhances Michigan’s economic wellbeing by providing counseling, training and research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies.

Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum

Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum educates, engages and empowers our community to more equally value environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic growth.

Michigan Works! Association

The Michigan Works! Association is a workforce development association serving employers and job seekers throughout Michiga

Southwestern Michigan Economic Growth Alliance

Southwestern Michigan Economic Growth Alliance (SMEGA) is an economic development organization serving southern Berrien County.

Southwestern Michigan College

Southwestern Michigan College provides affordable local access to high quality postsecondary career preparation and college education – including the total college life experience.

Southwest Michigan Planning Commission

The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission (SWMPC) serves the regional planning needs of Berrien, Cass, and Van Buren Counties and is one of fourteen regional planning and development organizations in the State of Michigan.

Tri-County Manufacturers Coalition

Tri-County Manufacturers Coalition is a network of manufacturing CEOs dedicated to leadership and product excellence.

United Way of Southwest Michigan

United Way of Southwest Michigan is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and people’s lives.

Van Buren County Economic Development 

Start, grow or locate your business in Van Buren County, at the gateway to beautiful Southwest Michigan.