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05-28-2015: Business Transitions Seminar

Michigan Business Network
April 28, 2015 3:00 PM

Rua Associates & Rehmann
Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Discover ways to maximize the value of your organization, preserve your wealth, and minimize tax considerations.Find out how to position your readiness within the top 13% to 25% of business owners by taking control of the timing and method of your transition.

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The Business of Fashion Design

Business Next
April 28, 2015 2:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Deanna Swisher, a shareholder at Foster Swift Collins and Smith PC. Deanna leads their fashion and design team called Fosterfashion. Deanna joined Foster Swift in 1988. Her practice focus is in the areas of commercial and employment litigation and her service as general counsel to fashion designers. Deanna also handles alternative dispute resolution, primarily through service as an arbitrator, and she represents clients in a variety of real estate, mortgage, collection and creditor rights matters. She is a member of the firm’s Banking, Finance and Real Estate Practice Group and Agricultural Law Group.

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Michigan's Recovery: Are Roads Key?

This Week in Small Business
April 28, 2015 2:30 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with small business advocate Chris Holman about the Consumers Energy Pay It Forward Summit, online lending, a new report that says bad roads jeopardize Michigan’s economic recovery, Michigan as a “Freshwater Innovation Center”, the difficulty finding talent and skilled workers, and perspectives on a small business that offers a starting minimum salary of $70,000 a year.

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How to Activate Your Marketing Plan!

Business Next
April 28, 2015 2:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with from marketing expert Perry Ballard, owner of Manage Perceived Value. Perry is a past chairman of the Small Business Association of Michigan’s Strategic Communications Advisory Committee and has over 50 years of advertising and marketing experience.

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Pink Haired Police Officer Speaks on LGBTQ Community

Show Biz Weekly
April 28, 2015 12:30 PM

We invite PC’s Watson, Bottineau and Willmer of the Toronto Police to discuss the Day of Pink, LGBTQ community, Bullying, and how Canada is dealing with anti-bulling in schools. Social media, the history of the DOP, and Luke’s pink hair.

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Lucky Jay Web Series Preview

Show Biz Weekly
April 28, 2015 11:30 AM

Michael shares the story of Lucky Jay Web Series  That has a Sneak Preview being held at the Midtown Brewing Company. www.luckyjayseries.com. Then, he shares great news about “Buffalo” as its lead actor, William C. McCallum has been nominated for Best Actor from the Eclipse Awards.

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Legislative Update on No-Fault

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 8:01 PM

Legislative Update from John Reurink, and Kyle Melinn, co-owners of Michigan Information & Research Service (MIRS). With no-fault insurance reform advancing in the Michigan Senate and in a House committee, MIRS takes a look at what's driving the issue and how likely resolution is. Will lawmakers move to disband the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association?

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LAFCU Branch Office Open in St. Johns

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2015 6:47 PM

ST. JOHNS, Mich. – LAFCU has opened the doors to its new St. Johns branch office, located at 2317 S. U.S. Highway Business 127, also known as Old U.S. Highway 27, south of Townsend Road. The office is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.  A grand opening event is planned for May.

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Joanne Lose and Jim Bowerman

The New Perspective
April 27, 2015 4:00 PM

April 19th through the 25th is National Crime Victims Rights Week. Joanne Lose, the mother of Jim Bowerman, stay down to speak to Rina about her son. He is from East Lansing, MI and was murdered in North Miami.

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Events In Michigan 2015

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 4:00 PM

You’ve heard her show on Michigan Business Network. Sue Bila, executive director of the Michigan Festivals and Events Association stopped by to talks to Chris Holman about the recent events around Michigan. Sue will look ahead to the second half of 2015.

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