Each year, Michigan Works! Southeast recognizes and celebrates outstanding economic and workforce development programs, volunteers, alumni and our employees. Celebrating success is the key to continuously providing outstanding service to our communities. Without the dedication and commitment of our customers, employers and regional partners, we could not accomplish our mission: To develop today's workforce and tomorrow's economy by engaging employers, job seekers and partners.

[smartslider3 slider=”4″]

Help Us Celebrate Success!

Do you know someone who works tirelessly towards the success of others? Does this person value workforce development and economic prosperity in Southeast Michigan?

Are you aware of an innovative program or service that an organization offers that helps our communities prosper?

We want to hear from you! Please complete a nomination packet for a chance to recognize and celebrate the programs, services and individuals who help make our region a success!

Award Categories

Hall of Fame | Class of 2019 honors individuals for outstanding success and achievement in workforce development programs. Nominees for this award have the determination and persistence that is necessary to overcome obstacles to reach their goals in Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston and/or Washtenaw Counties

Ace of Innovation recognizes innovative programs and services which have yielded superior results and which significantly improve the workforce development system in in Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston and/or Washtenaw Counties.

Leadership Award celebrates an individual whose extensive work history and leadership in the Workforce/Economic Development system has demonstrated excellence and commitment in the design, deliver, and/or administration of workforce and/or economic development programs in Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston and/or Washtenaw Counties.

Platinum Service Award distinguishes an individual, corporation, or agency that has demonstrated outstanding commitment and service to the county's workforce and economic development system through voluntary contributions of time, talent or resources in Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston and/or Washtenaw Counties.
Bill S & Jim V. Lenawee NOW2

Award Recipient Selection

Members from our Michigan Works! Southeast Executive Committee will review nominations and identify award winners before the end of September, 2019.
2017 Award Winners1

Submit Completed Nomination Packet

Click here to complete one nomination packet per award nomination

Notice to Award Winners

Award winners and sources of nominations for those who were not selected will be contacted by a Michigan Works! Southeast team member by the end of September.

Attend Celebration

Award winners and their guests will receive a formal invitation to attend this exclusive event in October, where we will celebrate their success with local business leaders and legislators!

2019 Award Winners Are Announced

Download the event program guide to learn about inspiring stories, innovation and examples of excellent leadership, happening on a daily basis in our region!

We Would Like To Thank Our Sponsors: