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CAR | Automotive Supply Chain Update

Michigan Business Network
July 1, 2022 12:00 PM

Automotive supply chains have garnered a lot of attention of late. Beginning in early 2020, disruptions resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic thrust them into the spotlight. More recently, they’ve drawn attention for the worldwide semiconductor shortage, first reported in late 2020 and again with ongoing COVID lockdowns in China. As a result, questions regarding supply chain interruptions have become commonplace at press conferences and investor events – and expected – for automakers and suppliers.

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CAR | New Speakers Added for MBS 2022

Michigan Business Network
June 30, 2022 5:00 PM

In case you missed it, the Center for Automotive Research has added some exciting speakers to their lineup for MBS 2022.

This year's diverse representation of industry thought-leaders will provide compelling insights into the current challenges faced by the auto industry. Register for MBS 2022 today to hear from these newly added speakers:

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Michigan Business Beat | Sandy Baruah, Detroit Regional Chamber Reviews Recent Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Beat
June 29, 2022 4:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes back Sandy Baruah, CEO, Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit, MI.

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The Power of Community - Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors

Michigan Business Network
June 28, 2022 6:00 PM

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors Launches Engage Series to Connect Community of Survivors throughout the Year

The national non-profit launched the series in May with a full-day event including presentations from leaders in the community, an iconic open mic, and much more! 

June 2022 – Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, has built a thriving community for supporting lifelong healing for burn survivors and their loved ones. Since 1977, the organization has developed a variety of national programs that promote healing physically, emotionally, and socially. To stay true to this mission the organization is expanding the eventPhoenix: Engage beyond the one-day format to seven events throughout the year.

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MMDC - Holding Its Annual Meeting

Michigan Business Network
June 21, 2022 8:00 AM

MMDC is holding its annual meeting this morning. 

MMDC is pleased to announce that one lucky attendee will win a $500 travel voucher, courtesy of our generous sponsorship from the Capital Region International Airport.

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CAR | Conversations with SAP and Alliance for Automotive Innovation

Michigan Business Network
June 15, 2022 12:00 PM

Make the commute home from work a little easier today with The CAR Podcast.

Catch up on the latest episodes of The CAR Podcast, featuring guests from SAP and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation.

Episode 23: Auto industry economic impact and supply chain crises - featuring John Bozzella of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation


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MMDC - One Week to Go until Our Annual Meeting!

Michigan Business Network
June 15, 2022 9:00 AM

GREAT NEWS!

Our annual meeting is only one week away, but we still have seats available and some exciting developments to share.
 
MMDC is pleased to announce that one lucky attendee will win a $500 travel voucher, courtesy of our generous sponsorship from the Capital Region International Airport.

This Year's Awards & Awardees

Our annual awardees are so deserving of recognition, and we hope you'll come and show them your support.Business Attraction Award:        MAC LTT Stainless DivisionBusiness Expansion Award:       Bandit Industries, IncSmall Business Award:                Not So Shabby Gifts and PrimitivesCollaborative Partner Award:      Mid Michigan Region SBDCMike Finney Innovation Award:  Chris Rowley, Executive Director, Mt. Pleasant Area CVB
 

Meeting Details

When: June 21, 2022 8:00am

Where: Courtyard by Marriott at Central Michigan University, 2400 East Campus Dr., Mount Pleasant, MI US 48858

Cost: $30.00/Guest $200/Table of 8

Contact: info@mmdc.org  |  website

Reserve Your Annual Meeting Seat! Middle Michigan Development Corporation is pleased to invite you to our first Annual Meeting taking place on June 21st, 2022 at 8:00 am.

When: June 21, 2022 8:00am

Where: Courtyard by Marriott at Central Michigan University, 2400 East Campus Dr., Mount Pleasant, MI US 48858

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CAR | Discusses This Week's Hot Topics

Michigan Business Network
June 13, 2022 1:00 PM

This week, electric vehicle charging took the spotlight after an announcement from the Biden Administration and a troubling study on EV chargers out of California. There was also some significant news out of the EU regarding gasoline vehicles as we continue to see more ambitious emissions targets announced globally. Finally, we review some interesting developments in the self-driving technologies and ADAS spaces.

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Michigan Business Beat | James McCurtis Jr. - Lansing Juneteenth Job and Community Resource Fair

Michigan Business Beat
June 10, 2022 2:00 PM

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes James McCurtis Jr., second vice president for the Lansing Branch NAACP, they are the June 2022 MVP (Most Valuable Partners) - Spotlight Interview for Capital Area Michigan Works!

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CAR | Keeping the Driver in Driver Assistance Systems

Michigan Business Network
June 10, 2022 9:00 AM

In 2020, the advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) industry generated around 17.6 billion U.S. dollars globally.

Between 2015 and 2020, the global ADAS market doubled in size and is expected to continue to grow, reaching nearly 32 billion USD by 2023, according to Statista Research Department. Tesla’s Autopilot, Ford’s BlueCruise, and Cadillac’s Super Cruise are different names for similar driver assistance systems found on many models today. These systems include technology packages that promise a wide range of benefits, performing everything except full self-driving.

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