Membership Benefits

Providing strategic networking opportunities

Mi-Light provides strategic networking opportunities by connecting like-minded companies and individuals in the photonics industry, fostering a synergistic atmosphere with returns greater than the sum of its members.

Share key marketing ideas, forge trusted partnerships faster, influence and shape education and workforce development initiatives and benefit from superb government representation.

Whether you are a multi-national organization or energetic start-up with great ideas, becoming members of Mi-Light gives you the networking edge needed to excel in your niche.

  • Develop closer relationships with other professionals and organizations in the industry
  • Annual and regional meetings
  • Spotlight on member companies and products through our newsletter
  • Develop closer relationships with external support organizations such as SPARK, MEDC, etc.
  • Accelerate product development through your contact with other member entrepreneurs
  • Enable global growth through networking and additional visibility

Our Mission Statement

Mi-Light serves as the focal point for the photonics industry in Michigan, bringing together professionals from companies, academia and organizations, dedicated to mutually supporting, promoting and growing Michigan's photonics industry.  Mi-Light’s mission is to promote and grow our internationally-recognized talent pool and leverage our strong industrial and academic capabilities in order to expand the photonics industry, attract funding and stimulate innovation in Michigan. Learn more.