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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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Michigan Matters: The Economy And Elder Care

For Michigan residents, the state of the local economy and the needs of an aging population are cause for concern.


Event Notices From December 6

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2012

Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas, Sandy Baruah of the Detroit Regional Chamber, The Parade Company’s Tony Michaels and CBS 62's Senior Producer and Michigan Matters Host Carol Cain appear on the Michigan Matters set. (credit: CBS 62)

Michigan Matters: Grand Valley State University

This week on Michigan Matters, Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas stops by to tell Host Carol Cain about the college’s expansion plans for Metro Detroit.

CBS 62–11/16/2012


Talent Partners Get $2.19 Million Federal Grant To Grow Manufacturing Base

Partners including the Workforce Intelligence Network for Southeast Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center and National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, were awarded $2.19 million over three years through the federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge for Advanced Manufacturing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2012