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A New Year with New Opportunities to Grow
In 2018, BLM will be working to codify into law the practices that have been used to strengthen Michigan's fiscal position. We will continue to emphasize the importance of producing the talent we need to create good jobs by improving our K-12 and job training systems, and making college education more affordable.Read More
Joint Letter to Gov. Snyder on Maintaining K-12 Standards & Assessments
View a copy of a December 5, 2017 letter sent to Governor Rick Snyder from Business Leaders for Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber and the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce expressing strong opposition to the changes recently proposed by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) to the M-STEP – the third round of changes in...
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...