Northwest Business Magazine
The Golden Corridor and Harper College: Making a Revolution in Manufacturing

Fully embracing digital fabrication, the “maker movement,” and communities that build entrepreneurs, Harper College is jumping in head-first as it builds a new hub that promises to fuel area manufacturing.

Small-Business Marketing: Reach Across Generations

Senior citizens purchase plenty of products, services and facilities, so it’s important to communicate with them effectively. Susan Dobbe-Leahy, of Dobbe Marketing, discusses the best ways to engage with the senior population.

Distinguish Yourself to Find Success

The Bramble Patch boasts the largest collection of Polish pottery in Wisconsin. Meet the mother and daughter team behind this unique business and find out how a sweet condiment got this venture started.

Rockford Area Economic Development Council: Netting Results with a Fresh Mindset

Rockford has many advantages to play up, and firms are taking notice. Learn why this city is feeling a renewed sense of economic prosperity.

Transform Rockford: Cultivating True Connection through Civility

Looking far beyond mere respectfulness, one Transform Rockford group is setting out to improve relationships by encouraging personal responsibility and a deeper-level bonding between neighbors and strangers.