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BLM Statement on the passage of Good Jobs for Michigan legislation
"We applaud the legislature for their bi-partisan support in passing this legislation which puts Michigan in a position to compete for some of the good paying jobs that have been going to other states,” said Doug Rothwell, BLM President and CEO. “This is clearly a win for Michigan families and Michigan communities as more people working in good paying jobs is not only good for them but good for Michigan.”Read More
2017 Michigan CEO Summit
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...
Key Steps to a Stronger Michigan
There are three major items before the legislature that need swift action that are essential to strengthening our state: 1) finalizing the budget 2) addressing unfunded pension liabilities, and 3) improving Michigan's ability to compete for large scale projects with hundreds of good paying jobs.Read More
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...
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...