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Renewing the Midwestern Brand


Renewing the Midwestern Brand

Midwesterners have long considered the Midwest the best place to get an education, raise a family and grow a business, but collectively need to do more to share the strengths of the region with others. In 2012 the MGA initiated "America's Smartland" to positively market the region and highlight its opportunities and economic successes. The MGA also hosted the "America's Smarltand - Let the Midwest Surprise You!" video contest. Winning submissions can be viewed by clicking here or by visiting our YouTube page.

The MGA published a series of brochures to help promote a positive Midwestern narrative. The current brochures include:

To help share the good news about the region, please visit our social media pages. In addition to encouraging Midwesterners to add their own stories and events, the MGA shares regional successes, Midwestern News, governors' happenings and MGA activities. Check us out and be a part of the discussion!

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For past MGA efforts, please visit out Initiatives Archive page by clicking here.