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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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Michigan’s Aerospace Industry Is Not Leaving On A Jet Plane

Michigan Business Beat
September 19, 2018 4:00 PM

Michigan’s aerospace industry is our state’s best kept secret. But that needs to change.

In a recent report by PwC, Michigan was ranked #2 in Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness. Although Michigan has been ranked #2 in two out of the last three years, it made a significant leap from its #8 ranking in the previous report. On top of manufacturing attractiveness, Michigan also ranked 2nd in labor productivity. According to PwC, Michigan’s high ratings are attributed to the “research and development in the aerospace industry supply chain.”

Michigan’s aerospace supply chain industry has greatly contributed to the growth and prosperity of relevant companies, both large and small. The aerospace industry faces a multitude of challenges on the supply chain front, but Michigan has been taking them head-on during its well-deserved rise to success.

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Tuesday September 18th | Sparrow, Footprints of Michigan Making An Impact on Local Lives with 24-Hour Shoe Drive

Michigan Business Beat
September 18, 2018 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher interviews Claire Corr, Government Relations, Community Services Labor Liaison for Sparrow Health System. The drive runs through midnight tonight.

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CAMW! | USA Today Discussion On Bridging Michigan's Talent Gap

Michigan Business Beat
September 14, 2018 9:00 AM

Chris Holman talks with Edythe Hatter-Williams, Williams CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! Edee shares her insight from the recent panel she participated in with USA Today discussion on bridging Michigan's Talent Gap.

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Marshall Plan for Talent innovation grant application process begins Wednesday, includes $59 million for pioneering solutions to close state’s talent gap

Michigan Business Beat
September 13, 2018 2:00 PM

Marshall Plan for Talent innovation grant
application process begins Wednesday, includes $59 million for pioneering solutions to close state’s talent gap
 

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The New University Research Corridor’s 11th Economic Impact Report

Michigan Business Beat
September 13, 2018 1:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Britany Affolter-Caine, Executive Director, URC (University Research Corridor) to the Michigan Business Beat. They cover the new University Research Corridor’s 11th economic impact report.

The report was released Wednesday 9/5/18, which highlights the three universities contributions to the state – up from $16.5 billion in 2015. Britney also covers the business impact throughout the state, and specifics on how the universities are supporting all counties across Michigan. 

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Mary Free Bed at Sparrow

Michigan Business Beat
September 8, 2018 9:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes Kris Tennant, OTR/MPT, Director of Rehabilitation for Mary Free Bed, to the MBN studios to share the history and special story around Mary Free Bed.

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Rx Optical Doing Business in Michigan for Over 70 Years

Michigan Business Beat
September 7, 2018 6:00 PM

Vice President of Marketing of Rx Optical, George Jepson is the featured guest on this segment of a Michigan Business Beat. He shares with Jeffrey Mosher some spotlights of another Michigan story.

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An Interview with SBA's Constance Logan & Stacey Poynter

Michigan Business Beat
August 31, 2018 4:00 PM

SBA's District Directors, Constance Logan & Stacey Poynter talk with Chris Holman at the Great Lakes Lenders Conference. 

Chris gets their take on small business, the economy, and hihglights from this conference.

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U.S Business Feeling Confident With Economy

Michigan Business Beat
August 30, 2018 5:00 PM

Chris Holman was on the road recently to the 2018 Great Lakes Lenders Conference; the premier banking event in the Midwest. While at Detroit's Marriott at the Renaissance Center he welcomes SBA's Bill Manger to talk about how U.S. businesses are feeling confident in the current economy. The SBA is seeing more businesses expanding and franchising.

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NexTech Lansing Hires New School Leader with Fresh Vision

Michigan Business Beat
August 30, 2018 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Jamie DeWitt, Principal, NexTech Lansing to MBN's Michigan Business Beat. 

OKEMOS, Mich. – NexTech Lansing will start the new school year under the direction of a new innovative leader. Jamie DeWitt is welcomed to the school as the new principal.

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