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AIAM | Aerospace Supply Chain COVID-19 Impact Study

Michigan Business Network
September 1, 2020 1:00 PM

Dear Business Owners & Executive Teams in the Aerospace Supply Chain!

All of us realize the recent events surrounding COVID-19 have been like nothing we have ever experienced in our lifetime.  As impactful as it has been, it is difficult to truly measure the lasting effect it may have on our industry and the time it will take to fully recover.

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Robert W. Benstein | Lansing Airport Makes Progress During Pandemic

Michigan Business Beat
August 27, 2020 1:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes Interim President and CEO of the Capital Region Airport Authority (CRAA) Board of Directors, Robert Benstein, to the Michigan Business Network. The industry has been impacted deeply by COVID19 which has heightened the level requirements an airport needs to adhere to. Following the executive orders of the governor, the Lansing airport is doing as much as possible to make the passengers and customers feel safe. This includes extra staff for cleaning, social distancing, hand sanitizer, sneeze guards, all other things to make them feel comfortable. 

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Michigan Aerospace Manufacturing Association (MAMA) | In Less Than Two Weeks...

Michigan Business Network
August 20, 2020 6:00 AM

COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols at the NASS

Aug. 31 st  - Sep. 2 nd  - Traverse City, Michigan
Registration Ends August 27th

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Connect | Learn | Enjoy - 2020 North American Space Summit

Michigan Business Network
August 13, 2020 6:00 AM

North American Space Summit Aug. 31st - Sep. 2nd - Traverse City, Michigan

COVID-19 Health & Safety Protocols at the NASS
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Upper Peninsula Named as Vertical Launch & Autonomous Vehicle Testing Site

U.P. Perspectives
July 24, 2020 4:00 PM

MARQUETTE – The Michigan Launch Initiative, an effort led by the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA), is moving forward with a vertical launch site and autonomous vehicle proving grounds to be located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

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Tony Vernaci | AIAM Working Hard for the Airline Industry

Michigan Business Beat
July 15, 2020 2:00 PM

Watch Tony Vernaci, President/Founder of the Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM) talk with Chris Holman on this portion of the Michigan Business Beat. Tony catches Chris up on how the airlines have been hit hard by COVID-19 and how the association is working hard to remain up-to-speed.

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Michigan Aerospace Manufacturing Association (MAMA) Connect | Learn | Enjoy

Michigan Business Network
June 15, 2020 11:00 AM

MAMA invites you to attend the June 17, 2020 Business Over (virtual) Breakfast
Presented By:
Michigan Air Force Association (AFA) & AFA "Selfridge" Chapter 179
Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA)
Artificial Intelligence: What the Future Holds "
Presentation by:
Cullen O'Keefe
Research Scientist (Policy),   OpenAI
Premier Event Series Sponsor — UHY Corporate Finance
Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 8:00 AM
Meeting I.D: 948 6655 1143
Password: michigan
Suggested donation of $20 to help support
Credit Card Donation:  https://shop.afa-mi.org
NASS Speaker Spotlight
MG. Mike Carey, USAF (Ret.) is CSO and Founder of Atlas Space Operations. Mike is responsible for ATLAS’ strategic development. Experienced with Air Force Satellite Control Network, Eastern/Western test ranges, and the Space Test and Training Range, Mike has the technical and political prowess to navigate the ever-expanding space markets. Mike holds a BA in History from the University of Central Florida, an MPA from the University of Oklahoma, and an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. 
North American Space Summit
The focus of MAMA’s North American Space Summit (NASS) is to provide an educational and networking forum for aerospace stakeholders from academia, government and commercial organizations.
The NASS is held each Fall in Traverse City, Michigan. The summit is held over two days with presentations and panels on Space industry issues, trends and technology.
Did you miss the  V irtual  M ichigan  D efense  Ex position?
You can still visit the exhibits, watch the presentations!!
Experience V-MDEX 2020 Redux! Links below.
Click Here   to visit the MAMA Pavilion at MDEX 2020
Click Here   to visit video library of MDEX 2020 Presentations.
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Space Sector Opportunities for the Supply Chain

Michigan Business Network
June 3, 2020 7:00 AM

This conference call is free of charge, but pre-registration is required.
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MFBI COVID-19 Impact Survey Results for Spring 2020

Michigan Business Network
May 21, 2020 12:00 PM

Michigan Future Business Index in its 18th year shifts Spring survey to focus on the COVID-19 Impact on Michigan businesses.

LANSING, Mich – Michigan’s small business owners are in a bind. They appreciate the original intent and need for the state-mandated Stay Home, Stay Safe orders that were put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, but they feel trapped by the uncertainty of what may come next. Respondents to the latest MFBI are clearly concerned about COVID-19 and the toll it has taken on Michiganders, but they feel certain that they will have plans in place and a responsibility to keep their customers and employees safe when they reopen.

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MFBI COVID-19 Impact Survey

Michigan Business Network
April 23, 2020 1:21 PM

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