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Oceana County

Oceana County is an agricultural community located on the shores of Lake Michigan, approximately an hour north of Grand Rapids. With miles of shoreline and scenic landscape, the county is home to more than 20,000 Michiganders, and attracts thousands of tourists seeking recreation and relaxation each year.

Oceana County Economic Alliance (OCEA)

The Oceana County Economic Alliance is an organization created to assist business development needs in Oceana County, and is a partner of The Right Place. Services offered to current and prospective new businesses include: financing, site selection, research information, education, networking opportunities with economic development agencies, workforce development, and trade.


The Oceana County Economic Alliance fosters economic prosperity as the central hub for the promotion, support, and growth of Oceana County.


To create a diverse economic environment by strengthening talent, leveraging resources, and supporting the retention, expansion, attraction, and creation of Oceana County businesses.

If you'd like to learn more about the support and resources offered in this region, please contact Jodi Nichols. She can be reached at nicholsj@rightplace.org.