Highlighting economic development in Novi
February 2020
Join the community at iLoveKickboxing
Our Business Avenue features are back in 2020 and we are kicking things off (pun intended) with iLoveKickboxing located at West Oaks. The gym caters to people of all fitness levels and boasts a community atmosphere that keeps people coming back.

If you would like to see your business featured on the Business Avenue show that airs on Novi Television, YouTube and cityofnovi.org, shoot us an email at novibusiness@cityofnovi.org to set up a time that works for you. Our Studio No.VI team will do the rest!
Novi Businesses in the News
Novi's Oak Pointe Church recently received approval for a $5 million upgrade to their facility. The improvements include a coffee shop, playscape, VIP room and more. Read more about it here.
Twelve Oaks Mall continues to buck the trend that retail centers are going by the wayside. Watch this video to see how the mall keeps itself relevant & connects with the community. Read more here.
D3 Technologies has found a home in Novi. The Platinum-level Autodesk partner, dedicated entirely to manufacturing solutions, now has a training location in the area for customers.  Read more here.
Business Resources
When it comes to building a business road map, it's hard to achieve your goals without a good marketing plan. Check out some tips on where to start, what makes a good goal, and how you will measure your success here.
Take advantage of the free resources offered by the Michigan Small Business Development Center. All of their webinars are located online so you can watch them where you want when you want, right here.
Thinking about going at it on your own but don't know much about franchising? Check out this great webinar at 11am on Thursday, Feb. 27 , to find the right fit for you. Register for the webinar here.
Leadership Lunch & Learn with Richard Sheridan
Explore how you can become a better leader and achieve joy along the way at the Novi Chamber's Leadership Lunch & Learn featuring author Richard Sheridan on Tuesday, March 3 at the Novi Civic Center.

In his talk, Rich will explore his own journey to joy, how he had to lead in a different way, and by doing so saw results that exceeded expectations.

Early bird registration is just $35 and includes lunch and a hardcover copy of "Chief Joy Officer. Early bird ends February 14, with the cost increasing to $45.

To learn more and register, visit novichamber.com.
Congratulations to the
Toast of the Town winners!
The Novi Chamber of Commerce held its annual Toast of the Town Gala on February 1, recognizing a variety of businesses for their success in 2019.

Award winners recognized that night included:

Best Place to Work

Community Builder

Customer Service Excellence

Novi Newcomer
Welcome to Novi!
New businesses are popping up in Novi nearly every week! Please join us in welcoming the following new businesses to Novi:

The following businesses recently celebrated ribbon cuttings:

Are you a new business and want to be featured? Call us at 248.347.0573 or email novibusiness@cityofnovi.org.
Upcoming Events
Pop in 4 Lunch
Novi Chamber of Commerce
Thursday, February 13
Tony Sacco's Coal Oven Pizza
42970 Grand River Avenue
City Offices closed for President's Day
Monday, February 17
Novi Young Professionals
Sales Mastery with Matt De La Cruz
Tuesday, February 18
Novi Public Library
45255 Ten Mile Road
Going Global Workshop
Wednesday, February 19
Novi Public Library
45255 Ten Mile Road
Novi Friday Coffee
Novi Chamber of Commerce
Friday, February 21
CNS Healthcare
24230 Karim Boulevard, Suite 100
Hands On Pizza Making Class
Novi Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, February 25
California Pizza Kitchen
27500 Novi Road
Leadership Lunch & Learn
Novi Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday, March 3
Novi Civic Center
45175 Ten Mile Road
WalkIn StartUp
Oakland County
Thursday, March 5
9:30am-noon & 1:30-4:30pm
Novi Civic Center
45175 Ten Mile Road
Check out available jobs in Novi!
Email your job posting requests to wgraham@cityofnovi.org or call 248.347.0573.
For more information about doing business in Novi, visit cityofnovi.org.
Wenona Graham, Economic Development Coordinator - 248.347.0573