Michigan's URC Alumni Becoming Entrepreneurs At Twice The National RateMichigan's University Research Corridor schools -- Michigan, Michigan State and Wayne State universities -- are cranking out entrepreneurs at twice the national rate of college graduates.
More Immigration Means Better U.S. Growth, Former Kellogg CEO Tells Mackinac ConferenceThe United States has to encourage immigration because it's the only way to avoid the economic stagnation caused by declining population.
Mackinac Auto Panel: U.S. Globally Competitive, But At A CostThe 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.
2013 Mackinac Policy Conference AgendaThe conference runs through Wednesday through Friday, May 29-31.
Policy Conference On Mackinac Island: Gov't Geared Toward 21st CenturyAmong those community and business leaders gathering on Mackinac Island will be Tom Watkins, former state school superintendent now US-China business and education consultant.
Detroit Regional Chamber's Policy Conference Kicks Off On WednesdayMore than one thousand people will head north for the annual event, which runs from Wednesday through Friday.
Jeb Bush To Headline Mackinac Policy ConferenceFormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush will talk about education, economic growth, and reinventing government.
Chamber's Detroit Policy Conference Looks At City's Economic ResurgenceWhile 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.
Detroit Chamber's Connection Point Now Part Of MEDC's Pure Michigan Business ConnectThe 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.
Event Notices From January 28The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
Michigan Matters: The Economy And Elder CareFor Michigan residents, the state of the local economy and the needs of an aging population are cause for concern.
Event Notices From December 6The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
Michigan Matters: Grand Valley State UniversityThis 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.
Talent Partners Get $2.19 Million Federal Grant To Grow Manufacturing BasePartners 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.
90 Area Companies Seek Sales To Big Military ContractorThe Detroit Regional Chamber gathered 90 businesses at Macomb Community College Friday to boost Michigan's sales to the Virginia defense contractor ManTech Inernational Corp.