2019 SPRING MFBI SURVEY RESULTS!
Thank you to everyone that participated in the recent 2019 Spring MFBI survey! Your perceptions help provide data for business advocacy organizations and policymakers to help Michigan businesses prosper.
Some key takeaways:
• Economic satisfaction and projections starting to pull back from all-time highs
• While wages and investments spiked over the past six months, all other indicators (sales, profits, and hiring) have slowed.
• Acquiring talent and health insurance costs dominate the list of top challenges for small business.
Review a detailed summary of the Summer 2019 Michigan Future Business Index by clicking the link below.
The state of Michigan’s semi-annual surplus store, MiStore will open its doors to the public for a one-day sale on Saturday, July 13th, to unload excess property from federal, state, and local government agencies.
The Michigan Business Network had the opportunity to attend the 2019 Mackinac Policy Conference where they caught up with some of Michigan's top industry experts and leaders. These series of interviews took place at the Grand Hotel located on the beautiful Mackinac Island, May 29th and 30th.
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MBN SPEAKER SERIES
VP of Futurecasting at AARP, Cris Gardner, gives a talk to a local business crowd about the quickly changing landscape of today's workplace at the Michigan Business Network's speaker series.
"The four to five generation workplace is upon us. While many companies are bracing for a wave of boomer retirements, most older workers say they want to continue working. Just with more flexible schedules and fewer hours." - Cris Gardner
Watch Cris Gardner gives her presentation at the 2019 MBN Speaker Series!