- Specialist, Communications & Copywriter
The eDetroiter is the Chamber’s weekly email publication that serves as a digital supplement to the Detroiter magazine, highlighting news coverage and member news.
This week, Detroit Regional Chamber President Sandy Baruah joined Lisa Katz, executive director of the Workforce Intelligence Network of Southeast Michigan, on a panel to address the short and long-term opportunities to fill the talent pipeline and close the skills gap in Southeast Michigan as part of the 2016 National College Access Network (NCAN) Conference in downtown Detroit.Continue Reading
The Michigan Legislature is back in session this week, and the Detroit Regional Chamber’s government relations team is working closely with elected leaders on several bills under consideration that impact economic growth and the business community throughout the region. Proposed bills include repeal of the HICA insurance tax, TIF Brownfield incentives and autonomous vehicle regulations.Continue Reading
Building loyal customer relationships takes time, skills and a personal touch, all of which many businesses forego in favor of the quick sale. But following some basic best practices can pay dividends in the long run, according to Lizz Glenn, a certified performance coach at Dale Carnegie Training of Southeast Michigan. Recently Glenn sat down with the eDetroiter to discuss her expertise on building win-win relationships through networking, and what to expect from her session titled “Six Ways to Instantly Make People Like You” during the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Business Cards to Business Dollars event on Oct. 12.Continue Reading
Nearly 18 months after taking office, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans delivered a positive message that the county’s fiscal health is on the upswing and has experienced remarkable improvement during remarks at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s quarterly Networking Reception at TPC Michigan in Dearborn.Continue Reading
Following the release of the statewide M-Step assessment results, the Detroit Regional Chamber is calling on state leaders to stay the course, with respect to standards and assessments, in order to better prepare students to meet the demands of the 21st century workforce. The results, released today, reveal only modest gains from the previous year.Continue Reading