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Treetops Resort: Heading into 2020 It Is Michigan's Family Winter Playground

Michigan Business Beat
December 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Paul Beachnau, Executive Director at Gaylord Area Convention and Tourism Bureau and Susan Wilcox Olson Principal of Grand Bay Promotions and Media Manager at National Cherry Festival join Chris Holman in the studio to discuss a bit about how Treetops Resort & Gaylord are Celebrating Winter. The Ski season opens this weekend, then,...

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Cinnaire Addresses the Broader Costs of Opioid Crisis in Newly Released Video

Michigan Business Network
November 20, 2019 4:00 PM

National Epidemic Impacts Individuals and Families Battling Addiction; Local Municipalities and Taxpayers Paying the Price

A newly released video produced by the team that launched the nation’s first treatment court affiliated Permanent Supportive Recovery Housing initiative provides insight into the opioid epidemic and highlights the broader impact of the crisis on families and communities. Addressing the Opioid Crisis Through Recovery Housing puts a face to addiction through the story of Grass Lake, MI native Andy Hirst, but also underscores the wider cost of the epidemic for local municipalities, the health care system and taxpayers.

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Jackie Smythe: Preparing for Careers in International Business

globalEDGE Business Beat
November 20, 2019 2:00 PM

Jackie Smythe is a second-year student at Michigan State University planning to study Supply Chain and Sustainability. Jackie spent two weeks in Costa Rica in 2018 studying “Business Sustainability and Entrepreneurship.” This experience led Jackie and three of her colleagues from the program to launch a start-up business, INFKNIT Apparel, a reversible, sustainable clothing company with a practical approach to clothing design. In this interview, we discuss the resources through MSU that assisted in the company’s launch. This interview is part of a series with students about their experiences inside and outside of the classroom that prepare them for careers in international business. The company website is at infknit.com/

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Sparrow Hosts Special Baby Shower

Michigan Business Network
November 20, 2019 10:00 AM

Sparrow showcases Mom and newborn simulator mannequins

Sparrow Health System introduced their new mother and newborn simulator mannequins, lifelike moveable figures that portray the steps of labor and birth. These mannequins were funded by the Sparrow Foundation’s Women Working Wonders and will be used as a teaching tool for Sparrow Nurses, Providers, and medical students.

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AAA 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Forecast

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2019 11:00 AM

AAA: More Than 1.7 Million Michiganders Taking to the Roads and Skies this Thanksgiving

The most since 2005; INRIX predicts record delays on Wednesday

DEARBORN, Mich., (November 14, 2019) — More than 1.7 million Michiganders are expected to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday this year. Nationwide, more than 55 million travelers are making plans to kick off the holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home. This will be the second-highest Thanksgiving travel volume since AAA began tracking in 2000, trailing only the record set in 2005. Overall, an additional 1.6 million more people will travel compared with last year, a 2.9% increase. The vast majority of holiday travelers will drive to their destinations and, INRIX, a global transportation analytics company, expects Wednesday afternoon to be the worst travel period nationally, with trips taking as much at four times longer than normal in major metros.

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Aerospace Industry Association Michigan Technology Expo

Michigan Business Beat
November 7, 2019 3:00 PM

Travis Peitz, Business Development Manager of Export Corporation joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher to talk about the recent Aerospace Industry Association Michigan Technology Expo. This years expo had 28 exhibitors and pulled in nearly 200 attendees representing 67 companies and had guest speakers on the exhibit floor.

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BWL Welcome Student Tours for Careers in Energy Week

Michigan Business Network
October 29, 2019 8:00 AM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light opened its doors to Lansing-area students to celebrate Careers in Energy Week. Tours were held, Wednesday October 16 for local high school students to showcase different career opportunities in the energy industry.

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Commemorating 400 years of African American History!

Michigan Business Beat
October 25, 2019 4:00 PM

Chief Diversity Officer of Lansing Community College (LCC), Dr. Tonya Bailey joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher on this segment of Michigan Business Beat. Dr. Baily and her department was picked as CAMW!'s MVP of the Month.

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Phoenix Group | Bottom Line I.T. Podcast

Bottom Line IT
October 24, 2019 4:00 PM

The Phoenix Group Offers Companies Relief in Software and Vendor Selection to Ensure Successful Implementation.

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LAFCU Targets Financial Literacy with New Leadership Post

Michigan Business Network
October 22, 2019 5:00 PM

Credit union veteran Shelia Scott named to lead initiatives that strengthen communities

LANSING, Mich. — In ramping up its financial literacy education efforts, LAFCU has named Shelia Scott to the new position of community financial education & business development officer.

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