LEAP News

Targeted Event Will Support and Connect Qualified Michigan Suppliers and Eligible Buyers LANSING, Mich. – On April 18, 2017 the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) and Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), along with the Pure Michigan Business Connect program (PMBC), will host the first ever Metro...

Business Expansion Will Create Jobs and Improve the South Lansing Corridor LANSING, Mich.  – Mayor Virg Bernero and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a major new business expansion project in south Lansing this morning. The project entails a third expansion of the longtime Lansing-based company...

Redefining Mixed-Use Project to Enhance Albert Avenue and Provide Downtown Grocery Option EAST LANSING, Mich. – Mayor Mark Meadows and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a major new mixed-use development proposed for the heart of East Lansing this morning. The development team consisting of...

Young Entrepreneurs Compete For More Than $10,000 in Prize Money LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) invites young entrepreneurs and innovators to participate in the 4th Annual Lansing Youth Startup Expo, scheduled to take place on March 29, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m....

Sculpture by Emerging Artist Frank Balluff Funded by LEAP and PNC Foundation Public Art Grant LANSING, Mich. – The City of Charlotte unveiled a new sculpture funded by a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation Public Art for Communities Grant this afternoon. The sculpture is...

Investment Opportunity Provides Resources, Support, and Funding for Entrepreneurs LANSING, Mich. – Lansing PROTO, Michigan’s first and only physical product business accelerator program, is seeking applicants for the 2017 program. Lansing PROTO, is a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) initiative and subsidiary that supports physical product-based companies...

Applications Available for the Tri-County Area’s First Poet Laureate LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Poetry Club, the RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University and Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) are seeking a Poet Laureate to engage the tri-county community in the literary arts. Applications for...

LEAP Welcomes New Director of Marketing, Communications, and Talent LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is pleased to announce the addition of Victoria Meadows, Director of Marketing, Communications and Talent, to its staff.  Victoria began her career with LEAP on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Victoria joins...