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Summit Brings Together State, Biz Leaders For New Michigan Economy

Nearly 450 business and policy leaders from across Michigan met Monday to discuss key assets for growing a New Michigan economy, and assessed the state’s progress toward economic prosperity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2013

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Business Leaders To Discuss Progress Toward New Economy

Top executives from across the state will convene in Lansing March 11 to update their economic development strategies and plan next steps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2013

CEO Group Forecasts Faster Growth For Michigan Than U.S. As A Whole

Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide successor CEO organization to Detroit Renaissance, issued another report Tuesday forecasting that Michigan’s economy will grow faster than the United States economy as a whole over the next six to 18 months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2013


BLM Finds Economic Improvement, But Michigan Still Not Top 10

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2012

Detroit River, freighter 4-14-10

New Study Affirms Michigan As Key Player In Logistics

According to a study commissioned by Business Leaders for Michigan, Michigan can grow its position as a logistics gateway by accelerating efforts to support and maintain its logistics base, increasing investments in infrastructure that support global product movement and identifying niche industry sectors to build upon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2012

$1 Million Cash Up For Grabs In Accelerate Michigan Business Contest

Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition at

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2012


BLM Fiscal Scorecard Rates Government Fiscal Health

Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide successor CEO organization to Detroit Renaissance, Thursday released the annual Michigan Fiscal Scorecard, “Assessing the Management of Michigan Governments.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

The optimism of Michigan and national business leaders in recent quarters. Chart: Business Leaders for Michigan

BLM Survey Finds Michigan Employers More Optimistic Than US Overall

A survey of Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, shows that the state’s largest employers are more optimistic about Michigan’s short and long-term economic outlook than for the nation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2012

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Business Leaders For Michigan Calls For Boosting Investment In Higher Ed

Monday in Lansing, state and national higher education, economic and business leaders met to talk about how to strengthen and grow Michigan’s economy by leveraging its higher education system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

Renaissance Venture Capital Raises 2nd Fund, Passes $100 Million Mark

The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, the venture capital fund-of-funds formed by Business Leaders for Michigan, Monday announced formation of a second fund with initial capital of $60 million, growing the RCVF to over $100 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2012