LANSING, MI –
MBN was on the road to check out the Lansing Chamber Economic Luncheon held at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, MI.
The excerpts shared below take you through the after-lunch program which featured keynoter on the day Danton Cole, Hockey Coach, Michigan State University.
The Middle Michigan Development Corporation Quarterly Breakfast Meeting took place Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Mountain Town Station, Mt. Pleasant, MI. MMDC's special guest was Tino Breithaupt Senior Vice President, National and Global Business Development Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
Tino spoke on the service lines which MEDC features at this time, and the economic development efforts they strive for in Michigan and across the USA and world.
New Artistic Fence Panels Reflective Community Character and Improve Aesthetic Appeal of Busy Parking Lot
LANSING, MI –This morning in East Lansing, local officials and community partners officially unveiled a new public art installation funded by a Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and PNC Foundation Public Art for Communities Grant.
The Middle Michigan Development Corporation Quarterly Breakfast Meeting took place Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Mountain Town Station, Mt. Pleasant, MI.
MMDC's special guest was Tino Breithaupt Senior Vice President, National and Global Business Development Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Below are the SoundCloud PodCasts of that morning session.
Chris Holman welcomes Birgit Klohs, President & CEO,The Right Place, Grand Rapids, MI on this segment of Michigan Business Beat. Birgit talks about how retention is vital for every region and how the #1 problem for most businesses is talent shortage.
LEAP Staff Recognized for Dedication to Advancing The Economic Development Profession
The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) held its Annual Conference last week. The theme of this year’s meeting was “CONNECT: People. Ideas. Solutions.” which let economic developers know the connections that are needed to succeed with emerging industries, themes, and tools.
At the conference MEDA hosted a New Member and Awards Reception where four statewide awards were presented to outstanding economic developers, including the Mike Conboy Professional Development and President’s Awards. The Conboy Award is given to one MEDA member who has made substantial, long-term contributions/commitment to MEDA, specifically focusing on the advancement of the economic development profession through support of education and training, and by expanding the knowledge base of economic developers. The President’s Award is given to members that have provided a substantial contribution to the organization and its statewide economic development efforts.
Veteran-owned MOVE Systems International investing $13 million; adding 27 jobs to expand eco-friendly food cart and electricity pedestal production
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH (Aug. 16, 2017)- The Right Place, Inc., the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and Start Garden’s venture fund spin-off Wakestream Ventures celebrated its first collaborative effort to bring jobs to the region with the announcement that New York-based mobile food manufacturer Move Systems International (dba MOVE Systems) will invest more than $13 million and add 27 jobs at its Walker production facility.
Grand Ledge Twins Continue to Succeed in Highly Competitive Fashion Industry
LANSING, MI – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and The Runway are excited to support two hometown designers as they compete on the Emmy Award winning, fashion reality show, Project Runway produced by Lifetime Network.
Grand Ledge twins Claire and Shawn Buitendorp were first introduced to The Runway as students in the Lansing Community College (LCC) Fashion Technology Program. The Buitendorps graduated from LCC in 2011, and are no strangers to success on a national stage. The twins have dressed singer Katy Perry more than 25 times, and recently competed and won the VH1 hit reality show Twinning.