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GBClub | Still Time to Register: September 23: Demystifying China

globalEDGE Business Beat
September 17, 2021 12:00 PM

Location: Virtual 
September 23, 2021

Are you interested in doing business with China? IBC’s Global Business Club together with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and U.S. China Business Council are organizing a two-part event series focused on how Michigan companies can tackle the Chinese market.

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Major Statewide Poll: Majority of Michiganders Want all Cannabis to be Tested, Tracked and Licensed

Michigan Business Beat
September 17, 2021 11:00 AM

Survey finds Michiganders of all political stripes want to rein in unregulated, unlicensed cannabis

LANSING, Mich. — Two national firms from both sides of the political aisle today released a major statewide poll pertaining to voter attitudes on cannabis licensing, safety, and regulations.

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MMDC Quarterly Breakfast Meeting Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2021 10:00 AM

For those of you who have not already registered, I would like to extend an invitation to our next MMDC Quarterly Breakfast Meeting which is scheduled for Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 8:00 am at the Doherty Hotel. Breakfast is included and there is no charge for this event. Our Special Guest Speaker is Kelly Hall, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of CMS Energy.

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PHOTOS: Governor Whitmer Joined Ford to Announce 450 Jobs and $250 Million Investment

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2021 9:00 AM

in Michigan to Support F-150 Lightning Production

DEARBORN, Mich. - Governor Gretchen Whitmer yesterday joined Ford leadership, Director of UAW Region 1A Laura Dickerson, and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and Congressman Dan Kildee at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, to announce that Ford’s electric vehicle facility is complete, and the first F-150 Lightning pre-production trucks are leaving the factory for real-world testing.

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The Mackinac Policy Conference Returns to Chart Michigan’s Future

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2021 8:00 AM

After a year’s hiatus, the premier annual gathering of policymakers and thought leaders considers

how Michigan can rebound from the pandemic as a healthier and more prosperous place for all people

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MTA Proudly Announces the New Name of the Flint Downtown Transportation Center

Michigan Business Network
September 17, 2021 7:00 AM

– MTA Northrup-Abrams Transportation Center!

On Sept 12, 2021, MTA hosted an unveiling at 615 Harrison St for the family and friends of two former board members. John Northrup and Richard Abrams served a combined total of 62 years on the Mass Transportation Authority Board of Directors, and they were true pioneers in supporting the development of public transportation throughout our community. In recognition of their outstanding contributions, the MTA staff and Board of Directors enthusiastically supported naming the downtown transportation center after them. The MTA Northrup-Abrams Transportation Center will serve to remind others of the impact citizens can have when they volunteer their time to support local organizations.

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PNC Chief Economist Gus Faucher: Retail Sales Up Strongly in August

Michigan Business Network
September 16, 2021 6:00 PM

 Despite Big Drop in Auto Sales

  • Retail sales rose a strong 0.7% in August, against expectations for a large decline.
  • Details were even better. Autos were a large drag, but sales increased strongly in most other segments.
  • July sales were revised substantially lower.
  • The outlook for consumer spending remains very positive, although the Delta variant remains a downside risk.
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Stabenow, Peters, Kildee Announce Extension of Health Care Coverage for Flint Children, Pregnant Women

Michigan Business Network
September 16, 2021 5:00 PM

Lawmakers Lead Successful Effort to Extend Medicaid Health Coverage for Residents Impacted by the Flint Water Crisis 

WASHINGTON—Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chairwoman of the Health Subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Gary Peters (D-MI), and Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) today announced that the Biden Administration will extend Medicaid eligibility for thousands of pregnant women and children in Flint.

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Delta Crossings moves closer to infrastructure improvement funding, celebrates grand opening

Pure Lansing
September 16, 2021 4:00 PM

DELTA TOWNSHIP — Delta Crossings, an innovative mixed-use development, is one step closer to funding much-needed corridor improvements as it celebrates the grand opening of phase one today.

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Automation Alley | Integr8 is Almost Here‼

Michigan Business Beat
September 16, 2021 3:00 PM

The World is Changing

And Integr8 is all about adapting to it. Our conference is designed to highlight the latest technologies, while industry experts break down the long-term effects on the market and beyond. We've got some other fantastic events coming up as well.

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