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Serving Western Michigan Business Since 1988

MiBiz is owned and published in Western Michigan serving 18 counties, providing a regional perspective on business and industry. Each issue delivers a unique format covering key industry sectors that unveil critical trends and key economic developments reflecting the vital interests of today's West Michigan business community. Columnists are well-known industry gurus who share their business acumen exclusively with MiBiz. Industry-specific quarterly publications add a broader focus on technology, the biosciences, education, small business, real estate, and West Michigan business women. MiBiz readership consists of corporate and middle management, professionals, and government administrators.


In March 2009 Verified Audit Circulation (VAC), a leading provider of circulation auditing for newspapers, magazines, print and electronic media announced that it has honored MiBiz, one of its highest performing publications, with its inaugural Circle of Excellence Award.

In 2005 MiBiz was awarded “Communicator of the Year” by the U.S. Small Business Administration ”For Outstanding Dedication to Small Business Issues."

In June 2002 the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) awarded MiBiz® Editor and Publisher William R. Lowry with two SBA awards: Michigan Small Business Journalist of the Year and Midwest Regional Small Business Journalist of the Year.

Recipient of the 1999 Small Business Advocate Award by the Michigan Small Business Development Center.

Named "Michigan Small Business Media Advocate of the Year" by the U.S. Small Business Administration in 1993.