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Tips On Attending a Holiday Business Party

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2019 10:00 AM

Tips on Attending a Holiday Party
by Doug brown



Whether you look forward to or dread meeting new people, I would like to share some tips on how to make a good first impression, and what pitfalls to avoid. 

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Paul Doyle with Details on 'West Michigan Nice is Not an Inclusion Strategy' event

Michigan Business Beat
November 2, 2019 9:00 AM

The West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA,) in conjunction with Inclusive Performance Strategies (IPS), will host the thought-provoking event, Own Your Privilege: West Michigan Nice is Not an Inclusion Strategy

Last week, the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America (WMPRSA), along with Inclusive Performance Strategies (IPS), announced the upcoming event on Tuesday, November 12th, West Michigan Nice is Not an Inclusion Strategy. The event will run from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Grand Valley State University’s Loosemore Auditorium, 401 Fulton Street West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504. The program will work with attendees to unpack their privilege while finding their role in promoting equity in the community. Tickets are $35 for professionals and $15 for students. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for networking and registration. In recent days Jeffrey Mosher caught up with Paul Doyle to find out more!

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The Latest from Michigan Women Forward & Michigan Women's Hall of Fame

Michigan Business Beat
November 1, 2019 9:30 PM

For this segment of Michigan Business Beat, Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Meg Derrer, Principal, dogreatergood.com, Grand Rapids. but for this interview representing Michigan Women Forward, Detroit/Lansing/Grand Rapids & Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame. She is joined by Joyce L. Suber, Executive Director for the Women Entrepreneurial Institute Initiative and MWF Entrepreneur institute, Detroit.

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Dr. Robert McMahan, President Kettering University | A Century of Education Heritage

Michigan Business Beat
September 30, 2019 12:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Dr. Robert McMahan, President, Kettering University, Flint, MI, to get an update. This interview is a follow-up to one done by Chris Holman back in the spring at the 2019 Mackinac Policy Conference.

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business - Nominations & Who We Are

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
September 26, 2019 12:00 PM

Nominations for the 2020 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program are officially open!  Nominate your favorite small business today!!

Why nominate a company for MCSB?

Awardees of the program receive significant statewide exposure and gain the honors of a program that they may proclaim to customers and peers.

Submitting a nomination is easy, and self-nomination is encouraged.

Simply visit www.michigancelebrates.org to get started!

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Sandra Gaddy | Wine, Chocolate, Cupcakes, Beer & Ice Cream Join Forces to Empower Women

Michigan Business Beat
September 21, 2019 9:00 AM

Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Sandra Gaddy, CEO, Women’s Resource Centers, Grand Rapids, MI, finding out how long she has been with the Women’s Resource Centers, a history of that organization, and what folks can expect from the upcoming - 13th annual Wine Women and Chocolate event (Proceeds go to help support the WRC programs).

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business 2020 Nominations are OPEN!

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
September 16, 2019 9:00 AM

Nominations for the 2020 Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards program are officially open, including the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award!

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U.P. Perspective | MEDA Comes to the U.P. for the First Time in Over 20 Years

U.P. Perspectives
September 9, 2019 9:00 AM

News from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership:

The Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA), founded in 1960, exists to advance economic development throughout Michigan, and increase the individual member’s effectiveness in the economic development profession. The association’s goal is to provide a variety of services and programs that will enhance ability and skills in economic development. Through education, legislative updates, public relations and networking, MEDA makes it possible for economic development professionals statewide to accomplish their goals more efficiently and effectively. (medaweb.org)

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Third Food For Thought Features Chris Holman

Michigan Business Network
August 21, 2019 4:00 PM

The Gaylord Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the third Food For Thought luncheon, Tuesday, September 3rd at the Otsego Grand Event Center at 11:30 AM featuring Chris Holman from the Michigan Business Network speaking on the Michigan Business Index and Future Success as an Entrepreneur.

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Cannabis, Hemp and CBD: How to Bank It and How to Not

Michigan Business Network
August 19, 2019 3:00 PM

The continuous changes in state marijuana laws, coupled with significant shifts in federal policy, have led to conflicting signals when it comes to banking marijuana-related businesses (MRBs). Michigan Bankers Association will take a deep dive into the latest developments on MRBs, including reviewing the current state of marijuana regulations.

So,if you're interested in this topic the session will be in Lansing, MI, October 11th 2019.

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