It All Starts With Members

Mitten Crate

Detroit, Giving the Gift of Michigan

What started out in 2013 as a monthly subscription box for foodies looking to explore Michigan-made products is now a full-blown Michigan-made gift box company in Detroit that caters to both people shipping gifts cross country to large-scale corporate gift programs. 

"We owe our growth to proud Michiganders that have continued to support us and our mission to give the gift of Michigan," says Cory Wright, Chief Gifting Guru & Founder. 

Meet Jim Holcomb

Michigan Chamber of Commerce,

“Every day at the Michigan Chamber, it’s all about trying to help a member,” says Jim. “Whether it’s working on an issue, getting a contract done, providing a service or connecting a member with someone in state government, there are a lot of victories; and my passion is that, every day, we make a difference for somebody.”  

Doherty Hotel

Clare, Rooted in Tradition

In the small town of Clare, Michigan, business is booming at the 157-room Doherty Hotel, a fourth-generation, family-owned, historical landmark established in 1924. Business is so good, in fact, that plans for a major expansion are underway, but not in the way people might expect.

Joost Vapor

Wyoming, Valued Beyond Measure

At Joost Vapor, based in Wyoming, Michigan, providing the best customer service in the industry has helped this once small company grow into the largest independently-owned vape retailer in the state. Founded in 2013, Joost Vapor now has 17 physical locations in Michigan.

“Providing the best customer service in the industry is one of our core values and is what I believe sets us apart from our competition,” said Michael Ames, Chief Administrative & Compliance Officer. “Our commitment to our core values is also the reason for our tremendous growth, which includes a second company