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The Detroit Regional Chamber plays a key role for business on a local and national stage. For more information about this and other media coverage, contact the Chamber’s Director of Communications, Jim Martinez, at

  • Why the Detroit Regional Chamber is Focusing on Detroit’s Neighborhoods

    Detroit News Hub: November 11, 2015

    Acting in concert with Mayor Mike Duggan and Hope Center Founder John Hope Bryant, the DRC’s commitment to recruit 20 C-level leaders to open or support HOPE Inside Centers is already showing signs of success.

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  • Talking Impact of Kalamazoo Promise, Could It Work in Detroit?

    From: WDET By Stephen Henderson November 9, 2015 In this segment of WDET’s Detroit Today, host Stephen Henderson focuses on the Kalamazoo Promise and the question of whether a similar model could work in Detroit. The Chamber’s Vice President of Continue Reading

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  • Economic Inclusion Must Top Priority List

    The Detroit News: Oct. 29, 2015

    The national discussion on racial and economic equity that has grown in intensity over the last year resonates with leaders in Detroit, the region and our state. As a new era of economic growth is defined, we should consider also addressing the breadth of economic opportunity in a unified manner,

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  • Business groups, governor turn up pressure on road funding

    Crain’s Detroit Business: October 22, 2015

    Groups from the Detroit Regional Chamber to Business Leaders for Michigan are calling for legislative leaders to approve a reported compromise plan, calling it “imperfect” but the best option to end the stalemate.

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  • AutoSummit: A High-Tech Future For Michigan’s Legacy Industry

    Tech Century: September 30, 2015

    There’s no doubt about the high-tech future of the auto industry, according to the 2015 MichAuto Summit, held Wednesday at Detroit’s Cobo Center. Production components built by 3D printers. Increasing autonomy of cars that help the driver stay out of accidents. Advanced powertrains involving electricity and hydrogen. All were on the agenda before a packed house of hundreds of attendees.

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