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MEDA Annual Meeting - Member Engagement, Branding, Advocacy

Michigan Business Beat
September 5, 2015 11:30 AM

The Shanty Creek Resort of Bellaire, Michigan, hosted the recent MEDA Annual Meeting. In this segment following the luncheon, it gives the listener a taste of the membership meeting from the Michigan Economic Developers Association's event.

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A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development - Part 5, Regionalism

Michigan Business Beat
September 5, 2015 10:30 AM

During MEDA's, (Michigan Economic Developers Association) Annual Meeting, a panel discussion took place about "A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development." Creativity and Regionalism are championed by the 18 to 35 year old generation (Millennials). Panelists give their perceptions about this issue, speaking about how regionalism allows funding sources to be leverage further for the benefit of a greater geographic area.

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A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development-Part 4, The Recession

Michigan Business Beat
September 5, 2015 9:30 AM

During MEDA's, (Michigan Economic Developers Association) Annual Meeting, a panel discussion took place about "A Millennials Perspective on Economic Development." The panelists reflect back on the Great Recession, and how it lit a fire in the people within the millennial group to get out there and do something about the economy. The panelists also touch on the importance to millennials on the importance of regionalism.

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A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development, Part 3 - Jobs

Michigan Business Beat
September 5, 2015 8:30 AM

Continuing "A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development" panel discussion, Joe Quick, Director, Business Solutions, Michigan Works! Association, speaks on the change in the economy, and how millenniums view job opportunities.

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A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development, Part 2

Michigan Business Beat
September 5, 2015 7:30 AM

During the MEDA (Michigan Economic Developers Association) Annual Meeting in Bellaire, MI, one of the panel discussions was "A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development." Clarinda Barnett-Harrison, Director of Business Engagement Center, University of Michigan-Dearborn, speaks on the trends she sees with Millennials' desire to find ways to contribute to their community and environment.

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Under the Bridge Campaign Within $6,000 of Goal After SkyVue Pledge

Michigan Business Network
September 4, 2015 8:30 PM

LANSING, MI - With only 7 days left in the Under the Bridge campaign, RISE Real Estate, the development company supporting the SkyVue on Michigan project, has made a $10,000 pledge to the placemaking campaign.

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MEDA Annual Meeting - A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development

Michigan Business Beat
September 4, 2015 7:30 PM

During the MEDA (Michigan Economic Developers Association) Annual Meeting in Bellaire, MI, one of the panel discussions was "A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development."

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Four Flag Area Apple Festival Taking Place October 1 - 4, in Niles, MI

Party @ MI Place
September 4, 2015 6:30 PM

Sue Bila talks with Pat Teeter, about the Niles, Michigan's Four Flag Area Apple Festival, taking place October 1 - 4, 2015. They discuss all of the great events happening at this festival and also take a look at the history behind the event pageant.

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Unique Festivals and Events Around the State of Michigan

Party @ MI Place
September 4, 2015 5:00 PM

John “Gonzo” Gonzalez is the statewide entertainment, travel, beer and food writer for MLive.com, leading a statewide multi-media approach for MLive Media Group, to help his readers experience all things Michigan. John and Sue Bila will discuss unique festivals around the State of Michigan, and the festivals' economic impact on their communities.

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Fallasburg Fall Festival for the Arts Happening this Month!

Party @ MI Place
September 4, 2015 1:30 PM

Sue Bila is joined by Lorain Smalligan, from the Fallasburg Fall Festival for the Arts. The festival takes place September 19 and 20, 2015, in Lowell, Michigan. Sue and Lorain discuss the different art aspects of the event, different activities for children and adults, the history of event and the economic impact the event has on the community.

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