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VIDEO: Governor Whitmer Sits Down with Top Advisors to Discuss Michigan’s COVID-19 Response

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 6:00 PM

Over The Past Six Months

-- In a new video, Governor Whitmer sat down with Michigan’s Chief Medical Executive and MDHHS Chief Deputy for Health Dr. Joneigh Khaldun and her Chief Legal Counsel Mark Totten to discuss Michigan’s ongoing response to COVID-19 over the past six months. Both Totten and Dr. Khaldun have worked in tandem with the governor and many others to ensure Michigan’s swift response to the virus and to save lives. Since Michigan’s first case of COVID-19 in March, they have each worked around the clock to implement executive orders, directives and policies that protect the health and safety of Michigan families, frontline workers, educators, and small businesses.  

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CAR | MICHauto & CAR Present: "The Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on the Automotive Talent Pipeline"

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 5:00 PM

Upcoming Webinar:

MICHauto and CAR Present: The Long-Term Impact of COVID-19 on the Automotive Talent Pipeline

Thursday, September 24, 2020  |  12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT


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News Release: 2021 Detroit Auto Show Moves to Late September

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 4:00 PM

Next year’s Detroit auto show will begin on Sept. 28, not June 15 as previously planned.

Organizers say they moved the date in part to position their show at the traditional start of the new model year.

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PlanetM Mobility Report Late Spetember 2020

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 3:00 PM

PlanetM Mobility Report

Ford Breaks Ground on New Electric F-150 Plant at Historic Rouge Center

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News Release: Business Leaders for Michigan Launches Intense Focus On Work To Eliminate Racial Inequity In Michigan

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 2:00 PM


LANSING, Mich. –Business Leaders for Michigan yesterday announced its commitment to eliminating the racial inequities that exist in Michigan for Black Americans, beginning with its own Board member organizations.

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Governor Whitmer Proclaims This Week as Small Business Week in Michigan

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 1:00 PM

The governor calls on the president and Mitch McConnell to pass a COVID-19 recovery package to help Michigan’s small business 

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Whitmer proclaimed September 20 – September 26, 2020 as Michigan Small Business Week to recognize the thousands of small business across the state that keep Michigan’s economy strong and our communities united.  

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MEDC | Capital Access Program Puts Recreation Business on the Path to Recovery

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 12:00 PM

Capital Access and Northern Initiatives Put Recreation Business on the Path to Recovery

Paddles & Pedals is a seasonal bike, kayak, canoe and snowshoe rental and retail store located in the heart of the Northern Michigan tourist town of Bellaire. The outdoors-focused business was off to the best start they’d ever had in 2020, with revenues up 40 percent year-over-year coming into mid-March, according to Patrick Boyd, a veteran and co-owner with his wife, Margie Boyd.
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Bottom Line I.T. | Affordable Cyber Security Solutions for Every Business

Bottom Line IT
September 23, 2020 11:00 AM

A Bottom Line I.T. Extra. The Webinar presented by JustASK Tuesday September 22nd, 2020, with Kevin Meeker

Cyber Criminals have evolved, large multinational corporations are NO LONGER their primary target, instead they are targeting YOU (small and medium businesses). In this webinar, we will review the threat landscape and how it has evolved over the last few years (and over the last few months with the massive work from home push due to Covid19) 

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Local high school working to raise awareness, prevent tragedies during National Suicide Prevention Month

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 10:00 AM

For hybrid academy, the “new normal” is similar to everyday plans

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Every year, mental health organizations and individuals across the U.S. and around the world raise awareness of suicide prevention during September, National Suicide Prevention Month. One local high school counselor, Kristin Kuczera of NexTech High School of Grand Rapids, is working to make an impact in the lives of her students and beyond. 

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CPA's Clark Schaefer Hackett | Productivity: A Look at Working Remotely and Efficiently

Michigan Business Network
September 23, 2020 9:00 AM

New Podcast: Tips for Remote Workers to Enhance Productivity

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many businesses to shift to remote working arrangements. Many of these companies, however, worry whether remote workers can be as productive as workers who go into the office every day. In this podcast, Beth Harvey, strategic talent management consultant at CSH, shares tips for remote employees to help ensure they remain productive. Listen to the short podcast or check out the notes detailing what is discussed.

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