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Become a member of Local First and join the movement towards a stronger, more resilient and inclusive West Michigan. Make a measurable difference in your community now—and in the future!
Build your professional network through member events and educational programming.
Align yourself with an established and reputable organization.
Use Local First’s recognizable branding to get attention.
Share your news and events with us and we’ll post through our social media platforms (a combined audience of 20k+).
Join the Members of Local First Facebook Group and post news, events, and questions.
Increase traffic to your website with a listing in Local First’s frequently visited online directory.
Reach an audience that is looking to shift their dollars locally.
Get listed and take out advertising space in the Guide to Local Living, distributed to thousands of people and businesses in the West Michigan area.
Take advantage of marketing and advertising discounts offered only to Local First members.
Increase your visibility in the Guide to Local Living, Local First website, email newsletter, and social media platforms.