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Excellent Fall Experience at Grand Hotel!

Michigan Business Beat
October 8, 2018 1:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Annie Farrell, Director of Sales of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI. They cover the great opportunities the island offers in the fall season including the great hospitality provided at the Grand Hotel. Season is coming to a close soon so be sure to set a date now!

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Dollars & Sense with Patrick Heller

Dollars and Sense
October 8, 2018 7:00 AM

Patrick J. Heller recently hit the road to catch up with some great interviews for his latest collection of 'Dollars and Sense'. Shared below are basic descriptions of his conversations, along with to PodCast where you can hear those interviews.
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LEAP Business Attraction Lands Tesla Supplier in City of Lansing

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 12:00 PM

News Release Provided by LEAP 
One of the Fastest Growing Manufacturers in Turkey Launching US Operations

LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) was joined by the City of Lansing in announcing the new distribution operations of Norm Fasteners, a U.S. subsidiary of Norm Group. Norm Fasteners will be chiefly responsible for carrying out a contract to supply fasteners for Tesla’s new Model 3, as well as a contract with John Deere, while also looking to expand business across North America.

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Entrepreneurs bring energy, imagination to ‘era of possibilities’ for Detroit

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 11:00 AM

MEDC hosts ‘Start MI Up’ to attract capital investment, build enthusiasm for ongoing transformation of Michigan economy

For three days (Oct. 1-3), entrepreneurs and innovators are assembling at “Start MI Up: Michigan Ventures Forward,” a gathering that focuses on emerging opportunities of start-up business in Detroit. While the emphasis is on attracting startups, there’s no looking past the long-term challenge of creating sustainable business enterprises. 

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Reminder: AIAM Upper Peninsula Aerospace Expo Kicks Off October 15

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 10:00 AM

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan would like to remind you about a very unique opportunity to participate in an upcoming aerospace expo. If you are interested in meeting new customers, suppliers and talent, this will be an event you and your staff will not want to miss.

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SBA Boosts Michigan’s Small Business Export Opportunities with $1,066,666 STEP AWARD

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 9:00 AM

Press Release Provided by SBA

Nationally, $18 Million Set to Promote Small Business Global Trade 

DETROIT – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that $18 million in funding has been awarded to 47 State international trade agencies through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), to support export growth among U.S. small businesses. In Michigan, the $1,066,666 award will support export development for eligible small business concerns (ESBCs) through financial assistance awards for trade missions, international sales trips and trade shows along with export legal trainings. MSF plans on supporting 226 ESBCs, with anticipated export sales totaling $113.3 million.

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$150,000 PRIME Grant to Help EmergingMicro-Entrepreneurs Gain Access to Capital

Michigan Business Network
October 6, 2018 8:00 AM

News Release Provided by SBA

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SBA’s Michigan District Director Constance Payne Logan recognized by Great Lakes Women’s Business Council

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 6:00 PM

DETROIT – The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council recognized the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Director Constance Logan at its Diversity Honors event in Dearborn, Michigan on Monday, September 24, 2018. The Great Lakes Women’s Business Council  presented Logan with the Government Advocate of the Year Award in recognition of her work with the council in advancing opportunities for women-owned businesses.

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Benefits Michigan, Raising Small Business Optimism and Outlook

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 5:00 PM

By SBA Great Lakes Regional Administrator Rob Scott

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Sparrow Goes Pink, Holds Healthy Cooking Class to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2018 4:00 PM

Sparrow goes pink, holds healthy cooking class to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

LANSING, MI – Sparrow and its Community Hospitals are going pink, cooking healthy dishes to help fight cancer, and holding a heartwarming survivors celebration, all to mark October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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