News Coverage

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 Kelly Weatherwax, manager of communications at 313.596.0360.

  • Column: Rev interest in high-tech auto jobs

    Dec. 13, 2017: The Detroit News

    Michigan’s automotive industry is healthy, but it’s vastly different than in years past. The mobility world is upon us, and it represents one of the most significant inflection points we have ever experienced in our industry and state. The career possibilities are much more diverse than they were 10 years ago and continue to broaden. But the industry does have a problem. Talent. While the perceptions of our industry as a career opportunity have improved, too many of our students still do not consider the automotive industry as an exciting, high-tech career option with a potential for growth. That needs to change.

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  • Howes: Mich. closing perception gap in bid for Auto 2.0

    The Detroit News: Dec. 5, 2017

    In the push to claim leadership in Auto 2.0, Michigan actually may be in a stronger position than previously thought, suggest new survey results to be released Wednesday at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s MICHauto Summit.

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  • Report: Michigan’s Automotive Industry Includes 2,200+ Facilities

    dbusiness: Dec. 7, 2017

    MICHauto, an economic development initiative of the Detroit Regional Chamber, has announced the results of an examination of Michigan’s automotive and technical expertise at its annual summit held this week.

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  • OU takes the next step in furthering higher education availability

    The Oakland Post: Nov. 28, 2017

    As of 2015, around 60 percent of Americans had not obtained an associate’s degree or higher, according to Forbes. Oakland University has entered a full partnership with the Detroit Promise Program beginning fall of 2018 to provide Detroit students with the opportunity to combat that statistic.

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  • How Strong Is Metro Detroit as a Region in 2017?

    WDET November 21, 2017 For the past few years the Detroit Regional Chamber has looked at the broad picture of economic health in our region through its State of the Region report. This year the report shows Gross Domestic Product growth lags behind …

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    • Kelly
    • Weatherwax
    • Manager, Communications
    • 313.596.0360
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