<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1018706268302959&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
((o
Knowledge • News • Insights
 o))
In Partnership With

What's Hot

Manufacturing Sector Mitigates Risks and Remains Optimistic

Michigan Business Beat
May 5, 2021 8:00 AM

John Walsh, President/CEO of the Michigan Manufacturers Association, talks with Chris Holman about how the manufacturing industry has been doing since the arrival of COVID-19. In the interview, they cover how manufacturing has done well at mitigating risks and is cautiously optimistic about the future.

Read More

Tax Credits and Guidance for Manufacturers

Build Smart. Lead Strong.
May 4, 2021 9:00 AM

More than a year into the pandemic, 2021 is shaping up to be another interesting and historic year with a slew of impactful federal and state legislative action, requirements, and guidelines. There’s no shortage of critical areas for businesses to navigate. In this episode, MGA talks with Rehmann as we discuss planning opportunities and critical considerations for manufacturers -- including the employee retention credit, research and development credit, and navigating state and local tax guidance.

Read More

Tessa Opalka: MSU's International Business Center Prepares Student for Success

globalEDGE Business Beat
April 29, 2021 2:00 PM

Tessa Opalka is a 2016 MSU graduate with 5 years of sales experience working for Altria Group Distribution Company (AGDC). Altria, the parent company of AGDC, is the nation's largest tobacco manufacturer. AGDC provides distribution and sales services to support Altria's products and brands at retail. In her current role as an Account Manager, Tessa works with 8 mid-size accounts in the state of Michigan to optimize their performance through available programs and resources.

Read More

MBN Welcomes New Tourism Show "Michigan Corners" to the Network!

Michigan Business Beat
April 29, 2021 1:00 PM

MBN is excited to announce a new show to the network, Michigan Corners. Michigan tourism is one of the top three most valuable economic industries to our state. Hosted by Vic Verchereau, Michigan Corners discusses all things regarding meetings, events, festivals, and tourism in the state of Michigan. It brings together industry leaders who deliver vital information to help discover all that's happening in every corner of the state. In this interview, Chris Holman talks with Vic about the new show and the benefits of travel and tourism for economic prosperity.

Read More

Protecting a Small Manufacturing Facility from a Cyber-Attack

Build Smart. Lead Strong.
April 29, 2021 8:00 AM

On this episode of Build Smart. Lead Strong. is Micro Visions Inc.'s President and Owner, Julie Lough, and Account Executive, Ben Knighton. Micro Visions Inc. is an IT solutions partner. They offer a wide variety of IT services, consulting, and project management expertise. Listen to the podcast to hear about how to prepare a manufacturing facility for a cyber-attack and the importance of protecting digital machinery.

Read More

AF Group: What to Expect From a Workers’ Comp Insurer

Michigan Business Beat
April 27, 2021 3:00 PM

AF Group is made up of a number of entities, including several workers’ compensation insurance companies that provide insurance in all 50 states, including Accident Fund Insurance Company of America here in Lansing. Paul Kearney, Chief Claims Officer for AF Group, came to AF Group this January from Atlanta. Paul joins MBN's Jeffrey Mosher to discuss how many employers and injured workers don’t really know what they can expect from their workers’ comp insurer when there is a workplace injury.

Read More

Company Culture – Why it Played an Important Role in ASK’s Decision to Merge

Michigan Business Beat
April 22, 2021 5:00 PM

Chris Holman welcomes back Michael Maddox, President, CEO, EOS Visionary of ASK to talk about ASK's recent merger with Convergence Networks / Grade A. In this conversation, they talk about the importance of company culture and the #1 reason why mergers fail -- company culture.

Read More

Insights from 2021 State of Automobility Report

Michigan Business Beat
April 22, 2021 4:00 PM

Glenn Stevens talks with Chris Holman about the most recent State of Automobility Report. Glenn is the Executive Director, MICHauto, and Vice President, Automotive & Mobility Initiatives of the Detroit Regional Chamber. In the interview, they also cover policies, programs, and procedures to Mitigate COVID-19 along with the American Jobs Plan.

Read More

Results of the 2021 MVCA Annual Report

Michigan Business Beat
April 22, 2021 3:00 PM

Ara Topouzian, Executive Director of the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) and Chris Holman cover the association's annual research report. The 2021 MVCA Annual Report indicates that strong Michigan venture firms are a critical factor in the success of Michigan startups. With Michigan venture investors backing nearly every Michigan venture-funded startup, the health of our state’s entrepreneurial economy hinges on our ability to provide capital to our high-growth, high-potential companies.

Read More

AF Group Names Nina Burnett as Director of Investigative Services

Michigan Business Network
April 20, 2021 10:00 AM

AF Group’s commitment to customers and to reducing workers’ compensation insurance fraud continues with the appointment of Nina Burnett as director of Investigative Services. In her new role, Burnett will assume responsibility for Claim fraud strategies and related investigations for AF Group and its family of companies.

Read More

NEWER POSTS  |  ALL POSTS  |   |