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Michigan Business Beat, hosted by Chris Holman, discusses economic development, new or unusual entrepreneurial initiatives, and successful business practices from different regions and industries around Michigan with a wide range of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

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CAMW! Edee’s Legacy and Carrie’s Vision

Michigan Business Beat
June 10, 2020 1:00 PM

Chris Holman speaks with Edythe Copeland, CEO of Capital Area Michigan Works! Lansing and Carrie Rosingana, COO and Equal Opportunity Officer of Capital Area Michigan Works!

Carrie will take over as CEO of CAMW! beginning July 1, 2020. This pair of interviews covers Edee's career, priorities, and advice for Carrie. Then Carrie shares her career path, goals and vision, and Edee also shares her proudest moment from that career.

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CAR | Cultural Awareness & Anti-Racism Resources for the Workplace

Michigan Business Beat
June 10, 2020 10:00 AM

The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) is committed to supporting equality in the workforce and real change.

While CAR’s business research explores the intersection of the automotive industry, economy, society, and public policy, our business research focuses on helping you better understand the ever-changing landscape of the automotive industry. We have assembled a list of resources that you can use to learn how to support your black colleagues and how to improve race issues in the workplace.

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AF Group Introduces Digital Distribution Program to Key Agent Partners

Michigan Business Beat
June 9, 2020 1:00 PM

NEWS PROVIDED BY AF Group; Accident Fund; CompWest

LANSING, Mich., June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AF Group has introduced a new platform that offers a digital solution to small business customers who prefer to research and begin their shopping experience online, but also want the support and service of a trusted independent agent. The Digital Distribution program offers Accident Fund and CompWest agent partners access to the digital consumer, providing an opportunity to compete in this rapidly evolving market.

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Stefania Gismondi | Foster Swift Shares What the New Michigan No-Fault Laws Mean for Employees

Michigan Business Beat
June 9, 2020 10:00 AM

Employees Injured in Accidents while Occupying an Employer-Owned Vehicle

Jeffrey Mosher spoke with Stefania Gismondi Shareholder and a member of the General Litigation Practice Group in the Southfield office of Foster Swift Collins and Smith PC Attorneys.
She recently wrote an article for Foster Swift's Ag Law newsletter focusing on common questions and answers of what the new Michigan no-fault laws mean for employees that are injured in accidents while occupying employer-owned vehicles.

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Edge welcomes new team member

Michigan Business Beat
June 5, 2020 4:00 PM

Adrian College senior Gage Dansby joins as student strategist 

LANSING, Mi. – Edge, one of the leading public relations agencies in the state of Michigan, welcomes Gage Dansby as a student strategist for the summer.

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CAR | UPDATE: Restarting Automotive Manufacturing After the Coronavirus Pandemic

Michigan Business Beat
June 2, 2020 11:00 AM

June Update:

As the coronavirus crisis continues to disrupt the global economy, North American vehicle sales have dropped sharply, and production has come to a nearly complete stop. Given the complexity of automotive manufacturing, the tremendous capital required to restart production, and the industry’s deep global supply chains, resuming vehicle production in North America will be a complex undertaking that is likely to take place in stages. CAR researchers are tracking automaker announcements for the restart of production at the companies’ North American plants.

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Key Findings from Spring MFBI COVID-19 Impact Survey

Michigan Business Beat
May 28, 2020 1:00 PM

The underwriter, conductor, and presenter of the MFBI survey gather to reflect findings.

Chris Holman gathers with Bob Lapinski, Media & Public Relations Advisor, AF Group, Chicago, IL and Paul King, President, ROI Insight, Grosse Pointe, MI, to discuss findings from the Spring 2020 Michigan Future Business Index COVID-19 Impact Survey.

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CAR | Webinar: Killing the Unicorns to Boost Sales & Profits

Michigan Business Beat
May 26, 2020 6:00 PM

Upcoming Webinar:
Killing the Unicorns to Boost Sales & Profits

Thursday, May 28, 2020  |  11:00 AM - NOON

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CAR | Center for Automotive Research MBS 2020 - Don't Miss These Speakers

Michigan Business Beat
May 26, 2020 10:00 AM

August 4-5, 2020  |  A Virtual Event

CAR MBS 2020 features world-class speakers and the quality content you’ve come to expect from this annual event now in its 55th year.
Join us virtually August 4-5 or on-demand to hear from automotive industry leaders and visionaries as they share thought-provoking insights about the future of the global automotive industry.
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KTM Industries | CAMW! MVP (Most Valuable Partner May 2020)

Michigan Business Beat
May 25, 2020 8:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher spoke with Tim Colonnese, President, and CEO of KTM Industries in Holt, who are being recognized as the CAMW! (Capital Area Michigan Works!) MVP (Most Valuable Partner) for May 2020.

In this discussion hear Tim answer questions about employer spotlight focused on current hiring practices and open positions.

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