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Failing His Way to Success As an Entrepreneur!

The Trep Talk
July 25, 2016 11:00 AM

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MBN celebrating 5 years! Inaugural Episode with Jim Herbert

Michigan Business Beat
July 25, 2016 10:00 AM

MBN has reached it's 5 year mark as of July 2011. “Spotlight guest of the week” for the inaugural episodes of ‘Michigan Business Beat’ back in July 2011 was Jim Herbert CEO of Neogen Corporation. He shares the companies’ recent good financial news where their net worth had topped a billion dollars. Jim goes on to cover the company’s 29-year history, along with focusing on what Neogen was all about – Animal and Food Safety. From there Chris Holman and Jim discuss more of the evolution of technology over the past three decades and how it and business expansion has shifted their operations.

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MBN Celebrates 5 Years! Inaugural Episode With Larry Nance

Michigan Business Beat
July 23, 2016 12:00 PM

Michigan Business Network (MBN) began broadcasting July 4th 2011. On this segment from the inaugural broadcast of ‘Michigan Business Beat’ Chris Holman who was serving with the NSBA (National Small Business Association) at the time spoke with long-time NSBA member and board member Lawrence (Larry) S. Nannis of Framingham, Mass. Larry was the Chair of the Board of Trustees for NSBA five years ago. A shareholder with the Needham-based CPA firm, Levine, Katz, Nannis + Solomon, PC, Nannis brought a wealth of expertise in taxation and emerging technology issues to NSBA throughout his tenure, and demonstrated time and again an unflagging commitment to the small-business community. The pair discuss some of the key issues for small business at that time.

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Suggestions for super-charging your Customer Service

Business Next
July 21, 2016 4:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews keynote speaker, international customer experience consultant and best selling author of three books, John DiJulius. John works with world class companies like the Ritz-Carlton, Lexus, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Nestle, Marriott Hotel, PwC, Cheesecake Factory, Progressive Insurance, Harley Davidson, State Farm, Chick-fil-A and many more.  He is headlining at America's #1 Customer Service Conference: the Secret Service Summit, this September 29 & 30. John is a very successful entrepreneur of two businesses: John Robert's Spa, a chain of upscale Cleveland locations, repeatedly named one of the top 20 salons in America and The DiJulius Group, a customer experience consulting firm that uses the X-Commandment methodology to providing a World-Class Customer experience.

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08-24-2016: Oakland Chamber Network Summer Mixer

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2016 3:00 PM

Join us for 2016 Summer 
Oakland County Network Mixer 

This joint mixer features members from the Asian Pacific American, Chaldean American, Greater Farmington, Michigan Hispanic, Michigan Israel Business Bridge, Novi, Southfield Area and West Bloomfield Chambers of Commerce. 
Sponsored By: Regency Manor and Beaumont Health
These key Chambers represent over 3000 business members. Limited opportunities to exhibit. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar...
Sponsored by: Beaumont Health, Comcast Business and Regency Manor.
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Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2016 2:33 PM

Good afternoon. An unstable weather pattern creating hot and humid conditions across Lower Michigan today is also expected to generate several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms with potentially damaging winds throughout Thursday and overnight into Friday. This storm activity could result in power outages and Consumers Energy has mobilized resources to work on expected service restoration. At the same time, Consumers Energy has personnel closely monitoring its electrical distribution system because of the hot and humid weather which is expected to continue through the weekend.

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MBN Celebrates 5 Years! Inaugural Episode With Mike Finney

Michigan Business Beat
July 21, 2016 2:30 PM

Mike Finney, who in July 2011 was the head of MEDC joined Chris Holman for Michigan Business Network’s (MBN) first day of broadcast. The pair discuss the optimism in the business community that was coming up as the state turned a corner from the ‘Great Recession’. They also talk to what the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and Governor Snyder administration were doing to help the economy.   Efforts in economic gardening are covered, and Mr. Finney also points to the new-at-that-time commitment by major utilities to be involved in “Pure Michigan Business Connect”.

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08-23-2016: CEO's Prospective on Israel

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2016 1:00 PM

Michigan CEO's Perspective on Israel

MIBB is pleased to hear from members of the 2015 Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit CEO Mission to Israel. 

Confirmed speakers include:
Nancy Schlichting
Chief Executive Officer, Henry Ford Health System
Rodrick Miller
President and CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

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Share A Smile With Delta Dental!

Michigan Business Beat
July 21, 2016 12:00 PM

From the Michigan Business Network Studios at 617 Seymour Ave, Jeffrey Talks with Lisa Ermak, Media and Public Relations Coordinator for Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana. The pair discsuss "Share A Smile Day" which is set to take place on Friday, July 22nd at the Cooley Law School Stadium in Downtown Lansing. They discuss the history of this fantastic event along with what Delta Dental does for this event which doubles as an empoloyee corporate family appreciation night! One special thing that Lisa discusses about this event is the $225,000 check to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services before the game! Addionally Children will be getting a dental friendly gift bag and Delta Dental steps up so that 1,000 Mid-Michigan children have the opportunity to see a baseball game! 

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08-15-2016: MHCC 25th Annual Golf Outing

Michigan Business Network
July 21, 2016 11:00 AM


25th Annual Golf Outing

Join us for the MHCC's 25th Annual Golf Outing as we bring together more than 400 senior-level executives, business owners and purchasing representatives from across the State of Michigan.

This traditional outing 
It is the perfect place to meet and spend time with existing and potential clients, suppliers, business partners and associates. It also provides a great team building environment for associates.

Place your company's logo on the green by securing a MHCC Golf sponsorship. There are several sponsorship packages and opportunities available for your selection. Click here to view the sponsorship brochure.


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