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Open letter regarding civility in public discourse
There are more than 220 individuals and groups who have signed on to this letter, spearheaded by Gov. Rick Snyder. We, the undersigned, representing a diverse group of citizens dedicated to the principles that made this country great, do hereby commit to standing up for civility in public debate and discussions of policy. The United...
Historic alliance of diverse organizations comes together to improve Michigan’s K-12 education outcomes; focus on student needs, future
A strong, thriving public education system is the cornerstone for helping Michigan’s children succeed in school, careers and life as well as building robust communities and an economy that works for everyone. It also must be a top state priority, today said “Launch Michigan,” a diverse, never-before assembled group of business, education, labor, philanthropic, and state and community leaders.Read More
2Q 2018 Economic Forecast: Federal Tax Reform Will Continue to Advance U.S. Economy
Michigan’s business leaders continue to forecast stronger growth for both the U.S. and state economies specifically citing the continuing effects of federal tax reform, according to the latest quarterly survey of BLM members.Read More
2017 Michigan CEO Summit
On November 9, nearly 500 of the state’s top business and community executives gathered at the Westin Book Cadillac Detroit for the 2017 MI CEO Summit. The annual event offered an all-star lineup of speakers, unparalleled networking opportunities and cutting-edge topics to help attendees’ businesses succeed. For information about our upcoming events, please sign up for our...
BLM Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability
We all want Michigan and its communities to be financially stable and healthy. Join us for an enlightening discussion on how we can work together toward a stronger, healthy and vibrant future for our state and local communities. Hear why Michigan’s fiscal health is so important to growing our state and learn about best practices we...
2016 Michigan CEO Summit
On November 10th, Business Leaders for Michigan held its 5th annual Michigan CEO Summit. An audience of 400+ leaders from the fields of business, policy, philanthropy, education and advocacy gathered at the Westin Book Cadillac to discuss innovative ways for companies – and our state – to compete in a global economy. The conference explored...