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About the Smart Coast

West Michigan is quickly emerging as one of the best places in the country to start a career, a life or a family. And along the lakeshore, the Michigan Smart Coast boasts company innovation, professional fulfillment and continual sources of weekend entertainment.

We're a region globally recognized for leadership in manufacturing, food production, engineering, design, agriculture, tourism, health care and sustainability. More importantly, when you look at cost of living and sense of community, the West Michigan coastline stands out as your smart choice.

Upcoming Events

GVSU Job Fair

Devos Place
This high-profile event typically attracts over 1,500 students and alumni from all colleges and majors, and over 230 regional and national employers with thousands of jobs, internships, clinical and co-op opportunities.

February 23 @ 1:00 pm

EBW Electronics Job Fair

EBW Electronics
EBW Electronics is looking for qualified candidates to join their amazingly talented staff and family-like culture. A core value of EBWE is to Encourage Growth in All Team Members. These are not just words on the wall; EBW truly believes in living this core value. There are several DIRECT HIRE openings on all 3 shifts! • Assembly • Machine Operators • Material Handler (no hi-lo) • Engineering • Quality

February 28 @ 10:00 am

S3: Successes, Stories & Struggles

Hops at 84 East
With so many talented entrepreneurs here on the Lakeshore the Holland SmartZone wanted to help facilitate a low key montly meetup for all of you to get together and share your stories, struggles and successes! Food will be provided and drinks will be available for purchase.

March 9 @ 5:00 pm