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Items Tagged with 'Business Leaders for Michigan'
Quarterly survey finds fewer expect economy to improve in the next 18 months.
Some of Michigan’s top business leaders forecast slow economic growth over the next year and a half for the state and nation. Read More
In the June 15 issue of GRBJ, a quote from a news release attributed to Business Leaders for Michigan and its President and CEO Doug Rothwell was noteworthy. Read More
Business Leaders for Michigan senior executives focused on an “emergency” in educational skill sets during a CEO panel discussion in Grand Rapids, and after all the presentations and discussions, the result seemed to be a foregone conclusion: A disconnect between educators and business owners and a mismatch of needed skill sets is to blame for thousands of unfilled job positions. Read More
Other successful industry hubs have a viable game plan.
Organizations representing the bioscience sector across Michigan are participating in an initiative to develop a strategic plan to guide the industry’s growth. Read More
The state’s business organization committed to making Michigan a Top 10 state has released a new report highlighting a critical role higher education can play in long-term statewide economic growth. Read More
Summit will hook up suppliers of all kinds with potential large customers.
Business Leaders for Michigan and Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Pure Michigan Business Connect are planning an invitation-only supplier summit Oct. 8 at the Lansing Center. Read More
A survey of the largest state employers shows they are increasingly optimistic.
Business Leaders for Michigan, a statewide organization of corporate executives based in Detroit, is projecting the Michigan and U.S. economies will grow in the next six to 18 months, but expects Michigan’s economy to continue to outperform the U.S. economy. Read More