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MEDC's Pure Michigan Business Connect and the 2018 Aerospace Summit

Michigan Business Beat
February 19, 2018 5:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Ryan Michael Director, Pure Michigan Business Connect State of Michigan | Michigan Economic Development Corporation. They discuss the seven years of Pure Michigan Business Connect. This Wednesday is a great event focused on a innovative sector of Michigan business; Aerospace!

The Paris Airshow was an inspiration to Gov. Rick Snyder attended the acclaimed international gathering of aviation and aerospace companies and suppliers, and pointed to an opportunity for Michigan to expand the scope and impact of its summit. Eight months later, the Pure Michigan Business Connect Aerospace Summit is set for Wednesday Feb. 21 at Little Caesars Arena (LCA) in Detroit will feature the largest aerospace business gathering ever hosted by the state.

More than 20 global purchasers will be on hand to connect with 430 or more Michigan suppliers to the international aerospace industry. More than networking, the summit provides Michigan companies with one-on-one pitches to large and medium aerospace industry purchasers from around the world along with U.S.-based companies from California and Washington.

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"Experience for Hire" - Not Your Typical Job Fair

Michigan Business Beat
February 13, 2018 4:00 PM

Edythe Hatter-Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! talks with Jeffrey Mosher about AARP Michigan’s goal to match the qualifications of registered job seekers age 50 and above.

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AARP's Nancy LeaMond Talks Future of Autonomous Vehicles and Older Adults

Michigan Business Beat
January 26, 2018 9:00 AM

Nancy LeaMond, Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer, AARP, checks in from Washington, DC.. Bringing the business community up to speed on what AARP does and what it represents now in 2018. She then picks up on conversations she and Chris Holman had when they recently met in Detroit, MI.

LeaMond had been into Michigan to speak at NAIAS (Detroit auto show).  Her focus in this discussion is on the future of autonomous vehicles and the impact on older adults. They wrap up the coversation briefly reviewing some of her career leading up to her time with AARP. To hear this conversation click on the SoundCloud PodCast embedded below.

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