Automation Alley

Automation Alley Logo 2675 Bellingham
Troy, MI 48083

Contact: Andrea Duncan
Phone: 248-457-3203

Automation Alley’s Social Mission

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, drives growth in Southeast Michigan’s economy.

Automation Alley is a non-profit organization that drives growth and economic development through a collaborative culture that focuses on workforce and business development initiatives. Automation Alley attracts the creators and consumers of diverse technologies from a variety of industries around the world.

The Automation Alley region encompasses the City of Detroit and counties of Genesee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne.

Automation Alley’s Description

Since its founding in 1999, Automation Alley has expanded to include more than 1,000 businesses, educational institutions and government entities from the City of Detroit and the surrounding eight county region. Automation Alley promotes regional prosperity through entrepreneurial and exporting assistance, workforce development and technology acceleration.

X-OLOGY Magazine is an Automation Alley publication and is published in partnership with RDE Enterprises Inc.  X-OLOGY articles can be viewed at

Are you looking to promote your business to the technology industry in Southeast Michigan?

X-OLOGY magazine provides a unique hybrid of technology information and high-end lifestyle content for an educated, visionary audience. The quarterly publication takes an in-depth look at the people, companies, technologies and ideas that are transforming Southeast Michigan. The engaging format balances thought-provoking articles and striking photography that resonates with its tech-savvy readers.

The magazine is distributed to all Automation Alley contacts free of charge, as well as to local colleges and universities, in economic development offices and bookstores. X-OLOGY is distributed to nearly 4,000 Automation Alley contacts, at various events across the state, in the Michigan Economic Development Corporation office, the Detroit Science Center, Metro Airport and Bishop International Airport. 

X-OLOGY reaches early adopters, trendsetters and brand drivers – consumers who stay current in tech sectors.

  • 10,000 distributed into the homes of a narrowly defined list (parameters include household income, age, occupation)
  • 5,000 distributed to businesses and technical decision makers throughout Automation Alley’s eight county reach, including Automation Alley members
  • 2,500 distributed as a recruitment tool to the tech sector of Southeast Michigan
  • 2,500 distributed via street sales


For general advertising information, contact R. David Eick at 248-231-8067 or

News You Can Use

Automation Alley Newsletter, November 2011