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Business Leaders for Michigan joins ‘Good Jobs for Michigan’ effort
The Good Jobs for Michigan legislation is comprised of Senate Bills 242, 243 and 244. The bills would allow simple, transparent and predictable incentives to fill critical gaps in Michigan’s business attraction toolkit, enabling the state to compete and secure projects of 250 and 500+ jobs.Read More
BLM Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability – April 17 – Register Today!
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...
BLM 1Q 2017 Economic Forecast : Optimism Still High Among Business Leaders About MI & U.S. Economies
Michigan business leaders continue to be optimistic about future growth prospects of the state and national economies, according to the latest quarterly survey of BLM members.Read More
Growing more good jobs for Michigan
We've got to do whatever it takes to grow more and better jobs right here at home. That includes making sure Michigan has basic but essential economic development and jobs attraction tool it needs to compete - a simple but potent tax incentive that's transparent, doesn't pick winners and losers and only pays out if jobs are createdRead More
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...
2015 Michigan CEO Summit
Michigan’s economic future is threatened by a lack of cohesion behind a common strategy for growing the economy and prioritizing investments in areas that will improve the state’s overall competitiveness such as education and training beyond high school, innovation and assets and economic development according to panelists presenting at today’s CEO summit hosted by Business...
BLM 2015 Leadership Summit: Building A New Michigan
Nearly 500 Michigan business and policy leaders convened in Lansing today to explore the state’s most promising economic growth opportunities. Hosted by Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the third annual Building a New Michigan Leadership Summit offered projections, data, and strategies for accelerating Michigan’s economy. “Michigan has natural assets and strengths capable of driving long-term job, income and...