Proven Results

“APEX provided solid and timely information and helped persuade us to do business in Duluth. We continue to work closely together on new business opportunities.”

Don Monaco, Owner Monaco Air


“APEX understood the data center industry and what Involta needed to move forward with our project. They assisted us with identifying and meeting local customers, finding the ideal site, and arranging an incentives package to help us get established in the region. We probably would not be in Duluth if it weren’t for the help of APEX and their local development partners. Now that we are here, Involta has become an APEX member.”

Bruce Lehrman Founder, CEO Involta

Learn more about why Involta chose the APEX Region.


“APEX is a proven partner in development of our aerospace industry at the Duluth international Airport.  APEX has worked diligently to promote aviation business opportunities at our airport and partner in the development of new airline service from allegiant air and united airlines. This new service is a critical element in retaining and growing business throughout the region.”

Tom Werner, Executive Director,Duluth Airport Authority

Learn more about how APEX engaged the aviation section to attract AAR to the Duluth market.


“APEX has served as a vital resource nexus for Tryon Media, connecting the Company with the creative, financial, legal and additional resources needed to grow.”

Markus Müller, CEO, Tryon Media

Learn more about how APEX works with local organizations to provide resources needed to succeed. 


"APEX has been a valuable asset in assisting BCEDC in coordinating more formal processes and marketing materials that ultimately elevate our County’s presence at the local, regional and national level.”

Scottie Sandstrom, Executive Director, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation

Learn more about how APEX works with local communities to enhance their capacity.


“APEX has been a strong and influential business partner for maurices and the regional business community.”

George Goldfarb, President & CEO of maurices

Learn more about how APEX worked with maurices on their local expansion.


 


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