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AMIC Announces EVOQ Therapeutics as Grand Prize Recipient

Michigan Business Network
November 16, 2019 12:00 PM

Attendees Celebrate 10 Years of Critical Funding and Support for Michigan Startups 

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC), a program of Invest Detroit’s ID Ventures, Wednesday November 13th announced EVOQ Therapeutics was selected as the grand prize recipient at the tenth annual pitch competition. The pitch competition celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the pitching competition, which provides critical funding and support for Michigan startups.

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Kurt Rankin | PNC MI Fall Economic Outlook Survey

Michigan Business Beat
November 16, 2019 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Kurt Rankin, Economist and Vice President with PNC Financial Services, Pittsburgh, PA.
They discuss, the results of PNC’s MI Fall Economic Outlook Survey of Small- & Mid-Size Business Owners. Here are some of the key findings:

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Erick Stewart | STEWART Industries Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

Michigan Business Beat
November 15, 2019 7:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Erick Stewart, President, Stewart Industries, Battle Creek, Michigan. Finding out about his and the company's path to a new project that has launched this fall.

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Mike Laing | Mawby Vineyards Celebrates the Holiday Season with MAGNUMS and MAC & CHEESE

Michigan Business Beat
November 15, 2019 6:00 PM

Mike Laing joins Jeffrey Mosher at the MBN studio to discus Mawby Vineyards Celebrating the Holiday Season in Pure Michigan’s Leelanau County with MAGNUMS and MAC & CHEESE.

These events will be the 3 Saturdays following Thanksgiving up in the Traverse City / Suttons Bay vicinity. Listen to the interview for the details.

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AAA 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Forecast

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2019 11:00 AM

AAA: More Than 1.7 Million Michiganders Taking to the Roads and Skies this Thanksgiving

The most since 2005; INRIX predicts record delays on Wednesday

DEARBORN, Mich., (November 14, 2019) — More than 1.7 million Michiganders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday this year. Nationwide, more than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since AAA began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005. Overall, an additional 1.6 million more people will travel compared with last year, a 2.9% increase. The vast majority of holiday travelers will drive to their destinations and, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, expects Wednesday afternoon to be the worst travel period nationally, with trips taking as much at four times longer than normal in major metros.

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Tips On Attending a Holiday Business Party

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2019 10:00 AM

STRICTLY BUSINESS: 
Tips on Attending a Holiday Party
by Doug brown

 

 

Whether you look forward to or dread meeting new people, I would like to share some tips on how to make a good first impression, and what pitfalls to avoid. 

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NEWS RELEASE: Lansing Community College hosts Becoming VisibleCommunity partners unite to increase racial and ethnic diversity in healthcare

Michigan Business Network
November 14, 2019 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Community College will host the 2019 Becoming Visible event, designed to increase racial and ethnic diversity in healthcare, especially among women of color in the Lansing metropolitan area.=

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Business Leaders for Michigan 2019 Michigan CEO Summit

Michigan Business Network
November 14, 2019 12:00 PM

BLM And Michigan CEOs were back to Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, November 5th.

After sharing the welcome on that Tuesday, Doug Rothwell, President & CEO, Business Leaders for Michigan shared a presentation Michigan’s Future Is Now.

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NEWS RELEASE: Conference Provides Insight to Michigan’s Infrastructure Challenges

Michigan Business Network
November 14, 2019 9:00 AM

 

UPDATE: Jeffrey Mosher catches up with David M. Lick, Shareholder with Foster Swift Collins Smith PC Attorneys Michigan (check out the recently attached PodCast).

Lansing - Infrastructure in Michigan needs to be rebuilt and oftentimes governments are cash-strapped for roads, bridges, water and wastewater, and other public works.  How P3s (Public-Private Partnerships) are being utilized to meet the challenges faced by municipalities will be presented by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) at their P3 Showcase in Lansing on December 3, 2019.

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Jay Kennedy: Better Brand Protection for Businesses

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 12, 2019 5:00 PM

Hosted by Jade Sims, this segment of the globalEDGE Business Beat is an interview with Jay Kennedy. Jay is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Department of Criminal Justice and the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) at MSU. He focuses much of his research on brand protection issues faced by small and medium-sized enterprises, and has developed a tool for businesses to help them make better brand protection decisions and create brand protection strategies globally. You can contact the A-CAPP Center and follow their work on their website: a-capp.msu.edu/

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