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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

Inside HYP


Tour the LG Chem facility and hear from HYP President, Nick Kassanos, on the company's latest expansion project.

May 15 @ 11:30 am

HYP Unwind

Holland Civic Center
Come explore a centerpiece of downtown Holland’s redevelopment during our May Unwind at the Holland Civic Center.  This month’s Unwind also is a new member event.  Come and learn more about how to get involved with HYP in the future.

May 30 @ 5:30 pm

6th Annual intern Connect

20 Monroe Live
A half-day professional development conference focused on the soft essential skills interns need the most. Opportunities to network with fellow interns and local companies

June 19 @ 12:30 pm

HYP Golf Outing

Enjoy a day at the golf course with HYP and help to support a local cause.

August 28