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The famous porch at The Grand Hotel in Mackinac. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan’s URC Alumni Becoming Entrepreneurs At Twice The National Rate

Michigan’s University Research Corridor schools — Michigan, Michigan State and Wayne State universities — are cranking out entrepreneurs at twice the national rate of college graduates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/30/2013

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More Immigration Means Better U.S. Growth, Former Kellogg CEO Tells Mackinac Conference

The United States has to encourage immigration because it’s the only way to avoid the economic stagnation caused by declining population.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

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Mackinac Auto Panel: U.S. Globally Competitive, But At A Cost

The American auto industry is on a “slow and steady growth path up,” even though it now accounts for a mere 12 percent of global auto production, a panel said Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

Attendees arrive for the 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference at The Grand Hotel. (Credit: Rob Davidek/WWJ Newsradio 950)

2013 Mackinac Policy Conference Agenda

The conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2013

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Policy Conference On Mackinac Island: Gov’t Geared Toward 21st Century

Among those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

A tour boat speeds past the Grand Hotel (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit Regional Chamber’s Policy Conference Kicks Off On Wednesday

More than one thousand people will head north for the annual event, which runs from Wednesday through Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island (WWJ Photo. File)

Jeb Bush To Headline Mackinac Policy Conference

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will talk about education, economic growth, and reinventing government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

The IT industry panel at Thursday's Detroit Policy Conference. Photo Courtesy Detroit Regional Chamber

Chamber’s Detroit Policy Conference Looks At City’s Economic Resurgence

While Detroit’s city government teeters on the brink, Detroiters — particularly young new Detroiters — are busy building successful businesses and whole new neighborhoods of residences where empty, blighted buildings stood before. Their stories provided inspiration for more than 600 of Detroit’s government, busienss and community leaders Thursday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 2013 Detroit Policy Conference, held at the Motor City Casino Hotel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2013

Ther One Woodward Ave. building in Detroit. (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Detroit Chamber’s Connection Point Now Part Of MEDC’s Pure Michigan Business Connect

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Connection Point program, which has worked to connect Detroit-area businesses with new clients ranging from huge defense contractors to NASA, has become part of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Pure Michigan Business Connect program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2013

Event Notices From January 28

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

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