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Rob Fowler of SBAM | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 8, 2018 2:00 PM

Rob Fowler Executive Director and President of the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) speaks with Chris Holman big issues of the conference and about two upcoming ballot proposals that are not in the best interest of Michigan's business community.

 

 

 

 

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Jeff Mason with MEDC | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 8, 2018 1:00 PM

Jeff Mason, head of MEDC speaks with Chris Holman at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference.  They discuss the Michigan Mobility Challenge and the $8,000,000 dollar grant that comes with that challenge.

 
 

 

 

 

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Maureen Miller Brosnan with MVCA | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 8, 2018 12:00 PM

Maureen Miller Brosnan, Executive Director of MVCA speaks with Jeffrey Mosher at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference about how MVCA attracts investors to help small businesses in Michigan.

 
 

 

 

 

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Planet M Launches Grant Program to Support Mobility Startups

Michigan Business Beat
June 7, 2018 9:00 PM

 

PlanetM Launches grant program to support mobility startups Derq, MDOT, Mcity announced as first partners
of two-part program
 

Detroit, Mich. — Mobility startups now have access to more than $1 million in grant funding, thanks to a new statewide PlanetM program announced today. The two-part program, one of the first of its kind, includes a PlanetM Pilot Grant and a PlanetM Testing Grant, was unveiled during the 2018 ITS America Annual Meeting held in Detroit, MI.

June 21st update: Jeffrey Mosher interviewed Amanda Roraff, PlanetM Operations Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, out of Detroit. They discuss this announcement and the Detroit Mobility Innovation Initiative and the $8 Million Michigan Mobility Challenge.

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Dr David Sampson | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 7, 2018 5:00 PM

Dr. David Sampson, President and CEO, Property Casualty Insurers Association of American (PCI) speaks with Jeffrey Mosher at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference about Insurance changes that will be needed going forward.

PCI represents 1,000 companies that write 35 percent of the nation's home, automotive, and business insurance market. Since joining PCI, Sampson has established the organization as a recognized thought leader and highly respected advocacy voice for the property casualty industry.

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Paul Riser Jr of Techtown Detroit | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 7, 2018 4:00 PM

 

Paul Riser Jr., M.B.A. Managing Director, Technology-Based Entrepreneurship of TechTown Detroit, speaks to Jeffrey Mosher at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference.

Paul and Jeffrey discuss some of the highlights of recent and upcoming events at TechTown Detroit.

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Senator Gary Peters | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 7, 2018 3:00 PM


Michigan U.S. Senator Gary Peters speaks to Chris Holman at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference about the future of automotive technology for our country.
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Birgit Klohs of The Right Place | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 7, 2018 2:00 PM


Birgit Klohs of The Right Place speaks to Chris Holman at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference about how The Right Place of the Grand Rapids area is continuing to see expansion in many western Michigan counties.
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Carl Bednarski of Michigan Farm Bureau | 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 7, 2018 1:00 PM


Carl Bednarski, President of the Michigan Farm Bureau speaks to Chris Holman at the 2018 Mackinac Policy Conference about the roll of faTo listen to the full interview with Heather and Chris click on the SoundCloud Podcast below!rmers in producing Ethanol.

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CAMW! Supporting Lansing 5:01 Field Night Thursday June 7th

Michigan Business Beat
June 6, 2018 7:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomed back Capital Area Michigan Works!'s Most Valueable Partner of the Month, as Christopher Sell, Executive Director of Lansing 5:01 dropped by the studio to discuss the kick-off to the 2018 summer season. He shares about the organization's mission and a great upcoming event for mid-Michigan.

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