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2017 Michigan CEO Summit

Registration Now Open!

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Westin Book Cadillac Detroit

1114 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226

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Join us for the 6th annual Michigan CEO Summit!

Hear from a group of dynamic speakers on what they’re doing to keep their companies competitive and find out how you can stay ahead of the curve in an ever-changing global marketplace.

Listen, network and engage with top leaders at this do-not-miss event.

This event has been sold out five years in a row so reserve your spot today!

*Please note BLM will be posting a list of attendees approximately 30 days before the event. 

Opening Keynote Speaker

Brian Walker
President & CEO, Herman Miller

Brian Walker leads Herman Miller, a 100-year-old-plus furniture company headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, that places great importance on design, the environment, community service, and the health and well-being of its customers and employees. Join us as Walker shares his unique insights for innovating in the twenty-first century to ensure your business is ready to succeed in today’s rapidly-changing marketplace and workplace.


The Michigan CEO Summit is open to anyone interested in attending the event.  The event typically attracts business, community, policy and opinion leaders from around the state.

The registration fee for the Summit is $150 and must be pre-paid by credit card or check. The fee covers your Summit materials and admittance to the event. It also includes breakfast and lunch at the event.  The fee does not cover travel or hotel accommodations.

Credit card payments are processed via PayPal on behalf of Business Leaders for Michigan. You do not need a PayPal account to register or to process credit card payments.


Upon registering, you will receive an email confirming your registration is complete.  If you pay via credit card, you will also receive an email from PayPal confirming your payment.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be received by Business Leaders for Michigan by 5:00pm on Monday, October 9, 2017 to be eligible for a refund.  A cancellation fee of $25 will be deducted from your payment.  After October 9, 2017, refunds will not be provided; however, registration may be transferred to another individual.

Attendee List

Approximately 30 days before the Summit, Business Leaders for Michigan will post the list of attendees.

Permission Policy

By registering for the Michigan CEO Summit, participants grant permission to Business Leaders for Michigan to use photos and videos taken at the Summit on the BLM website, its social media, channels, and collateral materials used for related future events, all without further authorization, consent or compensation.


If you have any questions about the Summit, please contact Jennifer Hayes at 313-259-5400 or jenniferh@businessleadersformichigan.com

Media Registration

Business Leaders for Michigan welcomes members of the media to attend the event at no charge. Please pre-register and bring your credentials to the event; you will be asked to present them at check-in and display them during the event.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in being an event sponsor? If so, please contact Jennifer Hayes at 313-259-5400 or via email.

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