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2018 NLEA Annual Luncheon | Joe Short

Michigan Business Beat
May 23, 2018 2:00 PM

MBN was on hand to attend the 2018 Northern Lakes Economic Alliance at Boyne Mountain Resort. A series of speakers gave presentations including keynote speaker Joe Short presented the story of Short's Brewing Company.

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MEDC | MSF Supports Transformational Detroit Projects; New Construction Adds To City’s Momentum, Growth and Prospects

Michigan Business Network
May 23, 2018 10:00 AM

MSF supports transformational Detroit projects; new construction adds to city’s momentum, growth and prospects
 

LANSING, Mich. – With today’s approval of support for new construction on Detroit’s historic downtown Hudson’ site and renovations of the city’s treasured icons, the Michigan Strategic Fund board has authorized vital funds for Bedrock Management Services’ long-anticipated transformation of some of the highest-profile  brownfield properties in the state.

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Great Things Happening in 2018 for Neogen

Michigan Business Beat
May 14, 2018 12:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with CEO of Neogen Corporation, Jim Herbert and finds out what Neogen has and will be doing in 2018. Developing and retaining talent is still important and with that in mind they discuss the recent naming of Dr. Robert Donofrio as Vice President of Food Safety Research and Development.

 

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“A Conversation with John Engler” Kicks off Breakfast Club

Michigan Business Beat
May 10, 2018 8:00 AM

Chris Holman welcomes Detroit News Anchor and host of Michigan Matters Carol Cain on this segment of Michigan Business Beat. They talk about the new forum called the Breakfast Club where the first fire chat will be with former Governor & MSU President John Engler on May 10th at the Townsend Hotel.

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Great Opportunity For Commercial Lending

Michigan Business Beat
May 3, 2018 3:00 PM

Chris Holman and Joseph M. Campbell, Business Development Officer, LAFCU, discuss Member Business Lending numbers for 2017. Commercial Alliance of Troy Michigan (wholly owned by LAFCU and five other CU’s) collaboratively closed nearly $182 million in new business loans which was a 17.5 % increase over 2016. We also grew our servicing portfolio by $92 million in 2017 bringing our total servicing portfolio to a little more than $582 million.

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MEDC | CEOs Move Michigan up Nine Spots in Chief Executive Magazine Survey of Best and Worst States for Business

Michigan Business Network
May 3, 2018 11:00 AM

Michigan gets second-largest gain among other states
 

LANSING, Mich. – CEOs moved Michigan up nine places from last year in Chief Executive magazine’s 14th annual Best & Worst States for Business survey, released this week, landing at No. 27 on the list.

Last year alone, Michigan created more than 47,600 new private-sector jobs, improved its competitiveness with business tax incentives like the Good Jobs for Michigan and Michigan Thrive, and reduced its unemployment rate for the eighth consecutive year to the state’s lowest point since 2010.  

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business 2018 Let the Celebration Begin!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 2, 2018 11:00 PM

#MCSB2018 Nobody celebrates entrepreneurship quite like Michigan. It's officially awards week, and we're ready to party. May 3 | 5:00 PM | The Lansing Center | Lansing, MI.  See you on the Red Carpet! Michigan is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate our small businesses. If you're attending, make sure to stop by the MEDC red carpet livestream from
5:00 - 5:30 PM.

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MVCA Brings Investments into Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 2, 2018 3:00 PM

Maureen Miller Brosnan, Executive Director, MVCA - Michigan Venture Capital Association joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher on this segment of Michigan Business Network.

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MEDC | Business Expansion, Community Revitalization Projects Gain Michigan Strategic Fund Approval

Michigan Business Network
April 24, 2018 2:00 PM

Plastic Trim International to invest $16.1 million, create 210 well-paying jobs in Iosco County
New entertainment development in Grand Rapids, façade improvement initiative win approval

LANSING, Mich. – Projects expected to generate more than $126 million in total investment and create 650 jobs in Michigan gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.
 
“Today’s MSF actions continue to help fuel new economic activity across Michigan, strengthening our communities and creating good jobs for our residents,” and  said Jeff Mason CEO of MEDC, the state’s chief marketing and business attraction arm that administers programs and performs due diligence on behalf of the MSF.
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Tammy Carnrike Named New Civilian Aide To The Secretary Of The Army To Represent Michigan (South)

Michigan Business Beat
April 19, 2018 10:00 AM

DETROIT — (April 17, 2018) — The newest Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army was invested during a ceremony conducted this week at the Pentagon.  

 

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