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Michigan Wines Showcase Coming Up!

Party @ MI Place
April 17, 2017 5:00 PM

Janelle and Sue discussed the many great wine trails in Michigan and the special events they host.  Janelle shared information about the upcoming Michigan Wines Showcase May 1, 2017 in Detroit.  She also noted that May is wine month.

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Annual Freeland Walleye Festival Taking Place Next Weekend

Party @ MI Place
April 17, 2017 4:00 PM

Jim shared the activities of the Annual Freeland Walleye Festival and the importance of the sponsorships and community participation. Jim and Sue also spoke of the HUGE Garage Sale that takes place on the festival weekend, the fishing contests and the famous fish fry for all to enjoy!

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The Hunt for Morels Continues at the Boyne National Morel Festival

Party @ MI Place
April 17, 2017 3:00 PM

Sue Bila speaks with Scott invited everyone to the Boyne National Morel Festival.  Scott shared the history of the festival and the many events for people to enjoy over the entire weekend.  Scott & Sue spoke of the culinary experiences awaiting guests at the festival.

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Smell the Tulips in Holland at the Holland Tulip Time Festival

Party @ MI Place
April 10, 2017 4:00 PM

Sue Bila was able to track down Susan Zalnis Marketing/Public Relations Director, with Holland, Michigan's Tulip Time Festival. Susan & Sue spoke of the many special events happening within the 2017 88th Holland Tulip Time Festival. 

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Upcoming Events Planned for Flint in 2017

Party @ MI Place
April 10, 2017 3:00 PM

Greg Fielder from the Flint Greater Arts Council joins Sue Bila in the studio. Greg and Sue shared the excitement of the many upcoming 2017 events planned for the Flint Area,  They also spoke of the economic impact the events have for the region. 

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City of Lansing Announces New Project to Redevelop Blighted Properties in Downtown Area Neighborhood

Pure Lansing
April 7, 2017 4:00 PM

New Mixed-Use Project to Create Jobs, Diversify Housing Options, and Add New Retail Opportunities

LANSING, MI – Mayor Virg Bernero and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a new mixed-use redevelopment project on West Ionia Street this morning. The Belen Buildings project will be completed by Vesta Building, and involves a complete rehabilitation of the existing and functionally obsolete buildings (513 and 519 W. Ionia) formerly the location of Belen Floral.

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Michigan Bankers Association and BEST Conference

Michigan Business Beat
April 7, 2017 11:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher spoke with T Rann Paynter, President and CEO.MBA (Michigan Bankers Association), of Lansing, MI. They briefly discuss the state of the banking industry especially in Michigan. Then they focus on the upcoming Bankers Education Summit and Trade Show (BEST).

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Michigan Manufacturers Association and a must-attend event for every manufacturer.

Michigan Business Beat
April 6, 2017 3:40 PM

Chris Holman spoke with Elyse Kopietz, Director of Communications, Marketing & Events, Michigan Manufacturers Association, of Lansing, MI. They discuss manufacturers challenges with securing talent, and then they focus on Information Security which is a top priority for manufacturers.

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Why to attend the Michigan Works! EO Summit

Michigan Business Beat
April 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher spoke with Edythe Hatter Williams, CEO, Capital Area Michigan Works! CAMW! Lansing, MI, about an upcoming EO Summit and EO Laws.

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Stronger Employment Growth in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
March 30, 2017 2:30 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Kurt Rankin, Vice President and Economist for The PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh, PA area, to talk about a periodic update, interest rates, and the economy track for 2017. Kurt mentions that employment growth looks to be growing stronger, though there still remains a challenge of finding the right talent for available jobs.

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