2011 Mackinac Policy Conference

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Detroit Public TV Will Offer Mackinac Conference Live; Agenda Now Online

The Detroit Regional Chamber and Detroit Public Television Thursday announced a continued collaboration for the chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference, scheduled for May 29-31 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island (WWJ Photo. File)

Grand Prix Forcing Date Change In Chamber Mackinac

The Detroit Regional Chamber has changed the dates of the 2012 Mackinac Policy Conference to avoid a conflict with the resurgent Detroit Grand Prix.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

Rick Snyder Mackinac Conference 2011

‘Michigan Matters’ Mackinac Conference 2011

Exclusive interviews gathered at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual Mackinac Policy Conference with Gov. Rick Snyder, auto execs Bob King, Bill Ford Jr., and Mark Reuss plus the Detroit Public School’s Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts.

CBS 62–06/10/2011

Detroit Public Television president Rich Homberg, Meritor CEO Chip McClure, Gov. Rick Snyder and Detroit Regional Chamber CEO Sandy Baruah talk over the homework

Chamber Closes Mackinac Event With To-Dos

Fifteen hundred Michiganders are headed home from Mackinac Island with homework.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

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‘Fab Five’ At Mackinac: We’re In This Together

Along with the usual jokes and gibes, there was recognition of the reality of the economic and social interdependence of southeast Michigan during the rechristened and expanded Fab Five panel discussion at the Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

(WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil, File)

SOS Initializes Business Roundtable To Improve Services

Have a suggestion for ways to improve the Secretary of State’s office? A new business roundtable announced this morning at the Mackinac Policy Conference may want to hear from you.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

Gov. Rick Snyder gets to the point Friday morning

Snyder: Michigan’s Biggest Challenge Is Culture

According to Snyder, the most important thing that needs changing in Michigan is not a law or a regulation. It’s a culture.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

Henry Ford Hospital. Photo by Mikerussell at Wikimedia Commons

Henry Ford Health To Launch ‘Innovation Institute’

Henry Ford Health System plans to turn an 87-year-old education building into a world-class medical innovation center using the talents of its own staff, as well as students and professors from Wayne State University and the College for Creative Studies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011


CEO: ‘When It Comes To College, Do What Rich People Do’

The CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone gave his perspecitve on raising succesful kids at the Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

Harvard expert Michael Porter checks out Michigan's economic clusters

Harvard Prof: Rising Tide Lifts Only The Boats You’ve Got

Turns out a rising tide does not lift all boats. It only lifts the boats you have, not the ones you wish you had.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2011