About Us

Route Bay City is a weekly publication and email newsletter featuring stories about bold startups, emerging places, catalytic talent, transformative projects, and ideas across the region. The publication joins Issue Media Group’s growing network of partner cities in its statewide Second Wave publication, which is focused on growth and innovation across Michigan.

Coalition Sponsors and Partners: Bay Area Chamber of Commerce, Bay Area Community Foundation, Bay City, Bay County, Dow, Bay Future Inc., Independent Bank, The Kantzler Foundation, McLaren Bay Region, Russell H. and Maxine Smith Charitable Foundation, United Way of Bay County, and Wildfire Credit Union. 

About Issue Media Group

Issue Media Group (IMG) publishes a wide range of online magazines and websites in multiple markets across North America. Publications feature a variety of content consisting of timely news and resources related to lifestyle, cities, and economies. In each market, the Detroit-based media company promotes local assets and growth while working with community stakeholders in a coordinated effort to attract new talent, inspire business investment, and spur creative thought.