Under the Bridge crowd funding campaign reaches half-way point from company contributions
Amy Clickner, CEO of Lake Superior Community Partnership, wraps up Chris Holman's interviews from Shanty Creek Resort and MEDA's Annual Meeting, on economic development. She speaks with Chris about the regional growth in the upper peninsula in several sectors, including healthcare, fishing, hunting, mining, and entrepreneurship.
Jeff Williams, Co-Owner of Public Policy Associates, was a moderator for several panel discussions this year at the Michigan Economic Developers Association's (MEDA) Annual Meeting. Chris was able to track him down for a discussion.
Michigan Business Network partner, Consumers Energy, was a corporate sponsor at MEDA's annual meeting this year, and Dennis Marvin, its Community Engagement Manager, spoke with Chris about how the traditional focus of Consumers Energy has been on industrial, manufacturing and commercial companies, but there is definitely a focus on residential clients as well.
From the MEDA Annual Meeting in Bellaire, Michigan, Chris spoke with Jenifer Owens, CEO of Lake Shore Advantage, in Zeeland, Michigan. Lake Shore Advantage is an economic development agency in Ottawa county. One of the main focuses of the agency is to attract new and retain existing businesses.
From the MEDA (Michigan Economic Developers Association) Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 20, Chris caught up with fellow Michigan Business Network broadcaster, Bob Trezise, President/CEO of LEAP (Lansing Economic Area Partnership), and Committee Chair of MEDA.
September 22, 2015: From 6:00 PM until 8:40 PM
From early times, we’ve learned from stories. Data is here one moment, gone the next. Stories connect organizations to their clients and members. Stories make your brand come alive, show how your product or services has helped others succeed, and provide an insight into how you respect your customers and clients.
September 10, 2015
The Executive Welcome is a business leader's reception for executives new to the Greater Lansing Region. It presents invited participants with an opportunity to introduce themselves and their company to business decision makers throughout the region. Speakers are provided 5 minutes for remarks including information on your professional career, key highlights of economic investments your business is making in the region, community involvement and other information that would like to share about you or your business.
Innovate Michigan! Summit 2015
September 10, 2015
Learn, Share, and Create New Approaches to Economic Development in Michigan
Join economic developers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, scholars, students, local and state government, and other community leaders for a full-day event featuring presentations from REI's 2015 innovative economic development projects - current and potential tools, models, policies, programs, student projects, and Michigan inventions.