The City of Oak works with many local, regional, and state partners to foster business development.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) - www.michiganbusiness.org
- The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with more than 100 economic development partners, markets Michigan as the place to do business, assists businesses in their growth strategies and fosters the growth of vibrant communities across the state.
Oakland County Business Center - www.advantageoakland.com
- Whether you’re starting your business, experiencing growing pains, or ready to take your business to the next level we are ready for you.
Michigan Small Business Development Center - www.sbdcmichigan.org
- The Michigan Small Business Development Center network provides a full range of services and tools for small businesses emerging and growing in Michigan.
Automation Alley - www.automationalley.com/Home.aspx
- Automation Alley is Michigan’s leading technology business association, connecting companies and organizations with talent, resources and funding to accelerate innovation and fuel Southeast Michigan’s economy.
Oakland University Incubator - www.oakland.edu/macombouinc
- The Macomb-Oakland University INCubator supports economic development in Southeast Michigan by accelerating high-tech businesses, cultivating academic innovation and encouraging research and development.
Lawrence Technological University - www.ltu.edu
- LTU offers a wide variety of programming that may help you learn about business so that you can get an idae off the ground or take your operation to the next level.
Oakland Community College - www.oaklandcc.edu
- Community college offering a wide variety of programming.
Oak Park Michigan Works - www.oakparkcareercenter.org
- Oak Park Michigan Works provides, at no charge, one stop workforce development services for Job Seekers and Businesses.
Michigan Manufacturing Technology - www.the-center.org
- MMTC helps small and medium-sized manufacturers and food processors compete and grow. Through personalized services, MMTC helps develop more effective business leaders, promote company-wide operational excellence and foster creative strategies for growth and greater profitability.
Procurement Technical Assistance Center - www.ptacsofmichigan.org/offices/ptac-of-schoolcraft-college
- Michigan’s statewide network of PTACs match the capabilities of Michigan companies with state and federal government contract opportunities. Services include registering to become a government contractor, identifying bid opportunities, simplifying the bidding process, expediting payments through electronic invoicing, and assisting with post-award evaluations of submitted contracts and/or awards.