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Michigan Business Beat, hosted by Chris Holman, discusses economic development, new or unusual entrepreneurial initiatives, and successful business practices from different regions and industries around Michigan with a wide range of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

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2018 NLEA Annual Luncheon | Joe Short

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2018 2:00 PM

MBN was on hand to attend the 2018 Northern Lakes Economic Alliance at Boyne Mountain Resort. A series of speakers gave presentations including keynote speaker Joe Short presented the story of Short's Brewing Company.

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Great Things Happening in 2018 for Neogen

Michigan Business Beat
May 14, 2018 12:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with CEO of Neogen Corporation, Jim Herbert and finds out what Neogen has and will be doing in 2018. Developing and retaining talent is still important and with that in mind they discuss the recent naming of Dr. Robert Donofrio as Vice President of Food Safety Research and Development.


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Cinnaire | Cinnaire Recognized as a 2018 Best Nonprofit to Work For by the Nonprofit Times,

Michigan Business Beat
May 14, 2018 9:00 AM

Annual Program Recognizes the Best Employers in the Nonprofit Industry

Cinnaire was recently recognized as a 2018 Best Nonprofit to Work For by the Nonprofit Times, the leading business publication for Nonprofit Management. This is the fourth time Cinnaire has been selected for this prestigious list, with an overall ranking as 27 of the top 50 National Nonprofit organizations selected.

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“A Conversation with John Engler” Kicks off Breakfast Club

Michigan Business Beat
May 10, 2018 8:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes Detroit News Anchor and host of Michigan Matters Carol Cain on this segment of Michigan Business Beat. They talk about the new forum called the Breakfast Club where the first fire chat will be with former Governor & MSU President John Engler on May 10th at the Townsend Hotel.

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Cinnaire | Advancing Communities - Building Michigan Communities Conference 2018 Part 1

Michigan Business Beat
May 9, 2018 6:00 AM


With over 1,500 attendees, the Building Michigan Communities Conference has quickly become the largest conference of its kind in the United States. The conference is attended by service providers, nonprofit and for-profit developers and financiers.

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Mark S. McDaniel President and CEO of Cinnaire, to discuss the conference and the session where he co-presented on Attracting and Retaining Talent. 

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CAMW! The Skilled Trades Training Fund

Michigan Business Beat
May 7, 2018 6:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Teri Sand, SHRM-CP, PHR, CBSP, CRP Business Services Team Leader of Capital Area Michigan Works! They cover the CAMW! story of the month which is The Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) is a partnership formed to address the need for funding and to provide additional training opportunities.

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Great Opportunity For Commercial Lending

Michigan Business Beat
May 3, 2018 3:00 PM

Chris Holman and Joseph M. Campbell, Business Development Officer, LAFCU, discuss Member Business Lending numbers for 2017. Commercial Alliance of Troy Michigan (wholly owned by LAFCU and five other CU’s) collaboratively closed nearly $182 million in new business loans which was a 17.5 % increase over 2016. We also grew our servicing portfolio by $92 million in 2017 bringing our total servicing portfolio to a little more than $582 million.

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MVCA Brings Investments into Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2018 3:00 PM

Maureen Miller Brosnan, Executive Director, MVCA - Michigan Venture Capital Association joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher on this segment of Michigan Business Network.

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Export Control Compliance Training Coming to Lansing May 17th

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2018 2:00 PM

On this segment of Michigan Business Beat, Jeffrey Mosher talks with Jean Schtokal, Shareholder, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC Attorneys, six locations across Michigan. Foster Swift will be offering training for businesses to help them better understand the legal guidelines of exporting.

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New MAC ATTACK Race Raises Money for Parkinson’s Research | However Event now POSTPONED!!!!!!

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2018 12:00 PM

Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club

MAC Attack event rescheduled

What: For everyone’s safety, due to the severe weather forecast for the morning of Saturday, May 12, the Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club has made the call to reschedule the MAC Attack ultimate athletic challenge originally planned for Saturday, May 12.

When: All paid participants will have the opportunity to race during the rescheduled event, planed for Saturday, July 28, from 1-4 p.m.  Proceeds will still be donated to Making the Turn Against Parkinson’s.

Details: Contact the concierge desk or call the MAC at 517.364.8888 with any questions or if you need a refund.     



To learn what the MAC Attack is all about please check out the information and PodCast below!

On this segment of Michigan Business Beat is Fitness Manager Russell Zalkin and Amber Stefanski, Aquatic Supervisor, Sparrow Michigan Athletic Club, East Lansing, MI.

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