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2018 Michigan CEO Summit

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

8:00am - 2:00pm

The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit

1114 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226

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Join the state’s top business and community executives for a fast-paced, half day of thought leadership, solutions, and ideas at the 2018 MI CEO Summit on November 1 at The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit. With an all-star lineup of speakers, unparalleled networking opportunities and cutting-edge topics to help your business succeed, the Michigan CEO Summit is the do-not-miss event of the year! This event has sold out six years in a row – reserve your spot today!

Opening Keynote: One Michigan

Hear from one of Michigan's largest energy providers about how we can come together and unleash the power of our state to compete and to win!

Patti Poppe

President & CEO,

CMS Energy and Consumers Energy

Luncheon Keynote: Are You Doing Everything Possible to Prepare for What's Next?

Does your business reflect the world we live in? To thrive in today’s world, every business and organization needs to carefully assess whether they are prepared for what is on the horizon. Learn from one of the most respected CEOs in the transportation business how to keep your organization on top when your industry is rapidly changing. Hear how to manage in the midst of disruption, financial challenges and changes in consumer behavior through mindful planning, data analysis and a smart investment strategy.

Richard Anderson

President & CEO,



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, hotel accommodations, or parking.

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 1 to be eligible for a refund. A cancellation fee of $25 will be deducted from your payment. After October 1, 2018, refunds will not be provided; however, registration may be transferred to another individual. Transfer requests must be received by Business Leaders for Michigan by 5:00pm on Friday, October 12 to be eligible for a transfer.

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, in its social media channels, and in collateral materials used for future events, all without further authorization, consent or compensation.

If you have any questions about the Summit, please contact Courtney Masiarczyk at 313-259-5400 or courtneym@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.


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