NEXT EVENT FEB.21!
Coming up on February 21st, 2019 MBN will be hosting the 2019 International Business Luncheon featuring Senior Business Economist of the Federeal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Paul Traub. Paul will be focusing on Michigan and the Great Lakes economy plus perspective of issues from around world.
About Paul Traub
Paul Traub currently holds the position of senior business economist at the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago where his responsibilities include both research and current analysis. He is a contributing author to the Michigan Economy and Midwest Economy blogs, a member of the team that created the Detroit Economic Activity Index and a frequent speaker on the Michigan economy. Prior to joining the economic research department of the Chicago Fed, Traub was the president of Scenario Economics LLC and senior economist for Americas Commercial Transportation Research Company, LLC (ACT Research).
MICHIGAN ECONOMIC FORECAST SERIES | 2018
About the Michigan Economic Forecast Series Since 2012, The Michigan Economic Forecast Series is an annual occurrence for the Michigan Business Network. Each stop is strategically located across the state of Michigan to include all the industries that collectively make up our states business climate.
One highlight of the series are the most current results of the Michigan Future Business Index Survey. Since 2006, the Michigan Business Network, the Accident Fund Insurance Company of America and Paul King of ROI Insight have been surveying business leaders. Thanks to the participation of these business leaders we are able to amplify their voices and provide data for business advocacy organizations and policymakers to help Michigan businesses prosper.
This year's panel includes:
Chris Holman - Michigan Business Network
Dr. Tomas Hult - International Business Center at MSU
Van W. Martin - Martin Commercial Properties
Mike Seling - Accident Fund Insurance of America
Jack Schripsema - Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau
Tim Damen - Lansing Regional Chamber
Bob Trezise - Lansing Economic Area Partnership
Dr. Charles Ballard - Michigan State University
Thanks to our sponsors and everyone that attended our Economic Forecast Series breakfast.
2018 SPORTS BUSINESS LUNCHEON | TERRY COLLINS
Recently retired manager of the New York Mets spoke at the 2018 Sports Business Luncheon on October 30th at the University Club of MSU. As a MLB manager he won 481 games with the New York Mets (third most in team history) and managed more games than any other manager in team history. Terry is Midland, MI native and Eastern Michigan University graduate. He played all four seasons of baseball at EMU and was inducted into EMU's Hall of Fame in 1995.
Thanks to our sponsors and everyone who came out to our Sports Business Luncheon!
2018 MOBILITY LUNCHEON | Huei Peng
The Michigan Business Network held its Mobility Luncheon on September 4th, 2018 where Director of Mcity, Huei Peng Ph.D gave a keynote speech on the current status of the mobility industry.
Thanks to everyone that attended the Mobility Luncheon September 4th with speaker Huei Peng Ph.D Executive Director of M |City.
2018 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LUNCHEON | Claes Fornell
On June 14th, 2018 Claes Fornell chairman of CFI Group spoke on customer satisfaction at MBN's International Business Luncheon. Thank you to our sponsors and all that attended the luncheon.
In its 14th year Michigan Celebrates Small Business' Gala is held each year during National Small Business Week. Celebrating the vibrant small business community of Michigan, it brings together awardees recognized by MEDC, SBAM, SBA, SBDC, Edward Lowe Foundation and Michigan Business Network. This year's gala occurred Thursday evening May 3, 2018, at the Lansing Center, Lansing, Michigan.
More information and photos of the 2018 Gala click HERE!
SPORTS BUSINESS LUNCHEON | Andre Hutson
Thank you to everyone who joined us April 10th for the Michigan Business Network Event Series featuring Andre Hutson! Andre was part of the 2000 Michigan State Men's Basketball NCAA Championship Team and now Founder/Partner of Conquest Fitness. Andre spoke about pursuing business after playing basketball for many years. Check back on our site for photos and coverage of this event!
MBN welcomed best selling author and motivational speaker Brian P. Moran to the 2018 Strategic Business Breakfast.
MBN's CEO, Chris Holman moderates a panel of guests, who discuss the economic outlook for 2017 in the Mid-Michigan area as well as the investment and development currently occurring in Lansing Metro area. Panel includes Al Gileczek - President of Accident Fund Insurance, Jack Schripsema - President of the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tim Daman - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Bob Trezise - Lansing Economic Area Partnership, and Dr. Charles Ballard - MSU Department of Economics.
Tom Izzo Speaks at the Fall 2017 Business Sports Luncheon held at Eagle Golf Club in Bath, MI. Tom has been the very successful MSU's Mens Head Basketball Coach for the last 22 years. In his speech he compares the coach/player dynamic to the boss/employee dynamic.
Highlights from the 2017 Lansing Rotary Golf Outing held at the Country Club of Lansing.
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT MADE IT POSSIBLE!
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LOOMIS, EWERT, PARSLEY, DAVIS & GOTTING, P.C.
MERRILL LYNCH - CRAIG STILES
MICHIGAN BUSINESS NETWORK
SHAHEEN / CRIPPEN
SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM
Dr. Doug Barry, Vice President, Conover + Gould Strategy Group, Washington, DC, spoke at the Michigan Business Network's 2017 International Business Luncheon. He talks about the latest international trends and how they are impacting our global economy.
*All Photos taken by Trumpie Photography