Rod Alberts

Thom Connors, who runs Cobo Center, talks with "Michigan Matters" Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain about its growing convention business. (credit: Sydney Alexandra Bowden/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Detroit’s Landscape Undergoing Changes

Things are a changing in Detroit as Thom Connors, who runs Cobo Center, talked about during a far flung conversation on “Michigan Matters” about the convention center and its growing impact on the Motor City.

07/16/2015

Ron Kagan who talks about things at the Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo -- shown with "Michigan Matters" host Carol Cain. (credit: Sydney Bowden/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Looks At Red Hot Happenings! Dinosauria, Woodward Dream Cruise, Detroit Jazz Festival

With the July 4th holiday upon us, the spotlight falls on things to do on “Michigan Matters” where community leaders appear to talk about things like a new wolf exhibit and the Dinosauria display with dozens of real life replica creatures at the Detroit Zoo.

07/01/2015

NAIAS chairman Scott Lariche and Rod Alberts on their way to officially open the NAIAS. Paul Pytlowany was there to capture it all. (credit: Ken Bryant/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Exclusive: Ford, Barra, Snyder, Gilbert, Fields Headline Fast-paced Auto Show

A virtual who’s who among Metro Detroit’s power brokers join host Carol Cain and the rest of the “Michigan Matters” crew as they crisscross Cobo Center this week at the North American International Auto Show.

01/16/2015

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Auto Show Preparations Reveal Massive Scale, Economic Impact

With Detroit on the rebound the Motor City’s future is looking brighter than it has in years and nowhere is the light brighter than at Cobo Center where the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is gearing up.

12/17/2014

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Watch Michigan Matters: Plymouth Whalers

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Mark Craig, General Manager of the Plymouth Whalers, and Peter Krupsky, the media relations manager for the Plymouth Whalers.

06/12/2014

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Michigan Matters: Special Events for 2013

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain discusses the business behind executing large scale events like the recent July 4th fireworks, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the North American International Auto Show.

CBS 62–07/19/2013

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Michigan Matters: Mackinac Policy Conference

This week on a special edition repeat of Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain and Chief Videographer Paul Pytlowany travel to Mackinac Island for the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 33rd annual Mackinac Policy Conference.

CBS 62–07/12/2013

Former Gov. Jeb Bush with Carol Cain at the Detroit Regional Chamber's Policy Conference.

The Sights And Sounds Of The Mackinac Policy Conference

There was much attention paid to serious issues like education, politics and the economy –but there were some lighter moments, too.

CBS 62–06/06/2013

Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand.  (Photo by NFL Photos)

Detroit Lions Regroup For 2013: Schwartz-Mayhew Likely Return

“We certainly need to improve dramatically from this year and our entire team–front office, coaches and players–is focused on that,” Lewand said. His interview will air at 11:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62.

CBS 62–01/03/2013

The famed Grand Hotel porch.  (credit: Matt Roush)

Michigan Matters: Highlights From The Mackinac Policy Conference

This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain travels to Mackinac Island to cover the annual Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.

CBS 62–06/08/2012

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