MBN was on hand at the 2018 Detroit Policy Conference at the Motor City Casino in Detroit, MI, Thursday March 1st. This year the conference focused on creating a culture of civility in Detroit.
Shared below in a SoundCloud PodCast playlist are excerpts from sessions: "The Amazon Bid: Collaborating To Market Detroit" and "A Conversation with Carl Levin".
The first batch of segments share portions of the session: Examples of Civility held at Motor City Casino's Sound Board. "The Amazon Bid: Collaborating to Market Detroit".
Detroit’s proposal for Amazon’s HQ2 represented an unprecedented level of local and regional collaboration between the public and private sector and state and local government. A high point for the region’s leaders, who set aside their differences and rallied around one common goal of attracting Amazon to Southeast Michigan, this panel will focus on the positive takeaways from this effort. Panelists will explore the steps taken to develop a unified message to promote Detroit’s key assets, share lessons learned through the bid process, and discuss how these lessons can be applied to positively benefit the region in the future.
Panel: Basil Cherian, Senior Policy Advisor, City of Detroit Jared Fleisher, Vice President, Government Affairs, Quicken Loans Family of Companies Khalil Rahal, Assistant County Executive, Wayne County Justin Robinson, Vice President, Business Attraction, Detroit Regional Chamber Moderator: John Gallagher, Business Columnist, Detroit Free Press
The second portion of the PodCast playlist below are from "A Conversation with Carl Levin" held during the Noon Hour from Motor City Casino's Sound Board featuring Carl Levin, Former U.S. Senator; Senior Counsel, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP; Honorary Chair, 2018 Detroit Policy Conference being interviewed by Devin Scillian, Anchor, WDIV-TV 4, NBC.
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