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Voice of the River Annual Celebration

Michigan Business Network
January 13, 2020 3:00 PM

20/20 Vision for the Watershed

January 30, 2020 6:00 – 9:00 PM Factory One
303 W. Water St, Flint, MI 48503

Flint, MI. – The Flint River Watershed Coalition (FRWC) is gearing up for its 2020 Voice of the River Annual Celebration, celebrating a “20/20 Vision” for the Flint River and its watershed.

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AAA | More than 3.6 Million Michigan Travelers will Break Holiday Records

Michigan Business Network
December 19, 2019 11:00 AM

A record 115.6 million Americans will be traveling this year

More than 3.6 million Michiganders are expected to travel for the holidays this year. More Americans than ever on record – 115.6 million – will travel this holiday season, from Sunday, Dec. 21 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. That is the most in nearly 20 years since AAA began tracking in 2000, and represents an increase of 3.9% over last year. More than 104 million of those holiday travelers will drive to their destinations and, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, expects delays to be the worst on Thursday, Dec. 26, with afternoon delays reaching nearly double congestion-free drive times in major U.S. cities.
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AAA | Offers Free Great Pretenders Party Guide

Michigan Business Network
December 17, 2019 12:00 PM

DEARBORN, Mich.,— As part of its ongoing commitment to traffic safety advocacy and  drunk/drugged  driving prevention,  AAA is making a print and online version of itsThe Great Pretenders Party Guideavailable at no cost to the public.  Just in time for holiday party planning, the guide includes safe celebration tips along with great alcohol-free drink and appetizer recipes.

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Foster Swift | P3 Showcase: What's on the Horizon / Paul Ajegba MDoT

Michigan Business Network
December 16, 2019 9:00 AM

Infrastructure in Michigan needs to be rebuilt and oftentimes governments are cash-strapped for roads, bridges, water and wastewater, and other public works.  How P3s (Public-Private Partnerships) are being utilized to meet the challenges faced by municipalities. This was the focus of an event presented by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) at their P3 Showcase in Lansing December 3, 2019.

Shared below are excerpts from the afternoon presentation:
What’s on the Horizon: A Discussion with Paul Ajegba, Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation about Infrastructure Opportunities in Michigan.

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Foster Swift | P3 Showcase: Social Infrastructure P3s and Local Challenges

Michigan Business Network
December 16, 2019 8:00 AM

Infrastructure in Michigan needs to be rebuilt and oftentimes governments are cash-strapped for roads, bridges, water and wastewater, and other public works.  How P3s (Public-Private Partnerships) are being utilized to meet the challenges faced by municipalities. This was the focus of an event presented by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) at their P3 Showcase in Lansing December 3, 2019.

Shared below are excerpts from a morning session with Teresa Bingman, The Bingman Group LLC. Social Infrastructure P3s And Local Challenges, focusing on the Flint Water Crisis.

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Foster Swift | Conference Provides Insight to Michigan’s Infrastructure Challenges

Michigan Business Network
November 27, 2019 8:00 AM


LANSING, Mich. –
 Infrastructure in Michigan needs to be rebuilt and oftentimes governments are cash-strapped for roads, bridges, water and wastewater, and other public works.  How P3s (Public-Private Partnerships) are being utilized to meet the challenges faced by municipalities will be presented by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) at their P3 Showcase in Lansing on December 3, 2019.

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Tips On Attending a Holiday Business Party

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2019 9:00 AM

STRICTLY BUSINESS: 
Tips on Attending a Holiday Party
by Doug brown

 

 

Whether you look forward to or dread meeting new people, I would like to share some tips on how to make a good first impression, and what pitfalls to avoid. 

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Paul Doyle with Details on 'West Michigan Nice is Not an Inclusion Strategy' event

Michigan Business Beat
November 2, 2019 9:00 AM

The West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA,) in conjunction with Inclusive Performance Strategies (IPS), will host the thought-provoking event, Own Your Privilege: West Michigan Nice is Not an Inclusion Strategy

Last week, the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA), along with Inclusive Performance Strategies (IPS), announced the upcoming event on Tuesday, November 12th, West Michigan Nice is Not an Inclusion Strategy. The event will run from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Grand Valley State University’s Loosemore Auditorium, 401 Fulton Street West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. The program will work with attendees to unpack their privilege while finding their role in promoting equity in the community. Tickets are $35 for professionals and $15 for students. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for networking and registration. In recent days Jeffrey Mosher caught up with Paul Doyle to find out more!

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The Latest from Michigan Women Forward & Michigan Women's Hall of Fame

Michigan Business Beat
November 1, 2019 9:30 PM

For this segment of Michigan Business Beat, Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Meg Derrer, Principal, dogreatergood.com, Grand Rapids. but for this interview representing Michigan Women Forward, Detroit/Lansing/Grand Rapids & Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame. She is joined by Joyce L. Suber, Executive Director for the Women Entrepreneurial Institute Initiative and MWF Entrepreneur institute, Detroit.

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Michigan Venture Capital Association Announces Nominees for the 2019 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

Michigan Business Network
October 8, 2019 12:00 PM

Event Celebrates the Successes of Michigan’s Entrepreneurial and Investment Community. 
Updated November 11th with an interview! See below.

Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the trade association for the venture capital and angel community in Michigan, today announced the nominees for the 2019 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner.

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