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Talent Gaps in Michigan Filled Through Latino Community

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 2:00 PM

From the Detroit Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Economic Breakfast, Mary Lou Mason, director of Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan, provides some insight on this event. She also talks about how the Latino American community is impacting the talent voids in our workforce.

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Investing in Ag-Tech

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 1:56 PM

Chris Laird, Director Business Customer Experience at Consumers Energy, and Kurt Brauer, chairman of the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator discuss how to bring innovation to the farm industry. Most farmers seem to have a great idea, these two are trying to help bring it to the marketplace. Consumers Energy recently made an important investment in the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator, sensing its importance in the market place.

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Shawn Pam and Michael Jimenez

The New Perspective
April 27, 2015 1:51 PM

April 19th through the 25th is National Crime Victims Rights Week. Shawn Pam, sister of Michael "Smack" Jimenez, was murdered by his brother. Rina sat down with Shawn Pam to hear this tragedic story and it's impact on the family.

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05-12-2015: Michigan Creative Educators Summit- "Everyone's an Educator"

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2015 1:37 PM

The Michigan Creativity Group
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:45pm

The Michigan Creativity Group (MCG) is working to merge the worlds of business and education. By "connecting the dots" the MCG creates unique learning opportunities, provides a support network to help students and business reach new heights, and promotes innovation and positivity in order to better serve Michigan. The MCG is looking to collaborate with others wishing to transform education, create new collaborations with businesses and schools, and use positivity to change society.The theme of this year's summit is: Everyone's an Educator: Merging the Worlds of Business and Education.

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Hispanic Business Impacting Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2015 1:00 PM

From the Detroit Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Economic Breakfast, Camilo Suero, executive director of Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, speaks to Chris Holman about the state of Hispanic businesses across Michigan. What is the economic impact of these businesses? What does the future look like? Listen below to find out.

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06-17-2015: 6th Annual Public-Private Partnership Conference

Michigan Business Network
April 26, 2015 2:28 PM

Urband Land Institute of Michigan
June 17, 2015 from 11:30 am – 5:00 pm

The Urban Land Institute of Michigan (ULI) will return to Lansing  to host it’s 6th Annual Public-Private Partnership conference. Expert speakers include Steve Arwood-CEO of the MEDC and President & Chairman of the MI Strategic Fund, Pat Gillespie-President, The Gillespie Group, Sam Cummings-Managing Director of CWD Real Estate, Dr. David Canter-Sr. Associate & VP, University of Michigan, Executive Director, North Campus Research Complex, Ned Staebler-President & CEO, Tech Town Detroit, Frank Peterson-Muskegon City Manager and Jeff Smith-Director, Michigan State University, University Corporate Research Park.

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Celebrating Small Businesses in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
April 24, 2015 7:30 PM

The President of MiQuest, Diane Durance, joins Chris for a quick update on their organization, and how they are preparing for Michigan Celebrates Small Business, which is happening on May 7, 2015.

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Evolve Lifestyle Group, Connecting Students to Opportunities

Michigan Business Beat
April 24, 2015 7:00 PM

Joining us today is Justine Sheu, CEO/Co-Founder, Evolve Lifestyle Group, based in Detroit, Michigan. This company has a great story and vision. She is part of three Detroit millennials, drawn together by a shared vision and experiences as educators, to re-imagine how learning is done.

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Michigan's Proposal 1 - Yes or No?

Michigan Business Beat
April 24, 2015 6:30 PM

Dr. Charles Ballard, Department of Economics, Michigan State University, dives deep into Proposal 1 in Michigan. Charles gives some reasons why Michiganders should be voting “Yes”. He believes it may be the only way to fix our desperate roads while also helping our economy.

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Job Hunting and Position Filling - Finding the Best Fit

Michigan Business Beat
April 24, 2015 6:02 PM

Looking for an employee? Are you an employee looking for a job or career? Well, Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works!, stopped by to talk about some of the problems that come up while looking to find your best fit.

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