Building A New Michigan

Want to make Michigan a “Top Ten” state for jobs, personal income and a healthy economy? Check out our Building a New Michigan Plan — a comprehensive, fact-based strategy designed to make our state a winner in today’s global marketplace.

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About Us

Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM) is the state’s business roundtable, composed of the chairpersons, CEOs or most senior executives of the state’s largest job providers and universities. Together, our members power one-third of the state's economy and educate nearly one-half of the state's university students, which makes us a powerful driver for economic development and change.

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Business Leaders for Michigan by the numbers

Represent nearly

Represent nearly

375,000

private sector workforce jobs

Enroll over

Enroll over

138,000

Michigan public unversity students

Drive

Drive

32%

of Michigan's economy

Support

Support

$53 Billion

in private sector earnings

Generate more than

Generate more than

$1 Trillion

in total revenue in 2013

Spend

Spend

$47 Billion

on goods and services in Michigan

72,300 more Michigan people working
$9,200 more income per person
$12,300 more GDP per person

If Michigan were performing like a “Top Ten” state today, there would be:

72,300 more Michigan people working
$9,200 more income per person
$12,300 more GDP per person

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