More than 400 business executives, nonprofit and community leaders, and policymakers met Wednesday in Detroit to take stock of Michigan’s economic transformation to date at the CEO Summit of Business Leaderes and Michigan, the statewide CEO group and successor to Detroit Renaissance.
Michigan has plenty of room for new economic initiatives and leadership, according the results of the recently completed first annual Michigan Economic Outlook 2012 whose results were unveiled at the Economic Club of Detroit.
The statewide CEO group Business Leaders for Michigan issued a report on the state’s economy Thursday contending Michigan’s business climate had improved during the year.
The Michigan 2013 Economic Outlook Survey is a flagship report that will be issued the first week of January. The report will present perceptions of Michigan as a business-friendly state by business, nonprofit and municipal leaders across all 88 counties.
While national business surveys show that a restrictive and uncertain business climate is limiting business growth and economic recovery nationally, many business owners in Michigan believe the state’s recovery is gaining momentum, according to a recent survey of small- and mid-sized businesses.
The Small Business Foundation of Michigan’s eighth annual Entrepreneurship Score Card finds that Michigan has dramatically improved in the measure called Entrepreneurial Climate, rising to 15th in the nation in 2011 compared to 45th in 2010.
The Fourth Macomb County Business Climate survey of more than 550 area business leaders shows most believe that business and employment conditions will continue to improve this year.
Business Leaders for Michigan Tuesday unveiled its new Web site, updated with fresh information and resources that support the state’s evolving economic environment.
A new “economic competitiveness benchmarking report” released Monday by a group that backed many of Gov. Rick Snyder’s early economic moves finds that the state’s climate for doing business has improved.