State of the Region

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Kick off the new year at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s State of the Region on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit. Register for the event.

Chamber President, Sandy Baruah will deliver a presentation on the third State of the Region report. The results will offer an analysis of the economic indicators related to business growth, talent, innovation and international commerce for Southeast Michigan. The report highlights assets, rankings and opportunities for key industries. View last years report here.

Following the presentation, Mustafa Mohatarem, chief economist for General Motors Co. will give an overview of national economic trends and the impact they may have on the region and key industries. Mohatarem will then join a panel of regional leaders for a discussion reacting to the data and providing insights on the current state of the economy. The panel will be moderated by Devin Scillian, anchor on WDIV-TV 4.

Featured Panelists: 

mustafa-mohatarem Mustafa Mohatarem, Chief Economist, General Motors Co.
rip-rapson Rip Rapson, President and CEO, The Kresge Foundation
Portraits of State Budget Director John Roberts John Roberts, Budget Director, State of Michigan
marinawhitman Marina Whitman, Professor, Business Administration and Public Policy, University of Michigan
 

Moderator:

1-devin-scillian Devin Scillian, Anchor, WDIV-TV 4

 

Event Details:
Wednesday, Jan. 25
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
1114 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
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$50 Chamber members
$100 Future members

Attendees will be served lunch prior to programming and can network prior to and following the program. Pricing will increase on Wednesday, Jan. 18 to $65 for members and $115 for future members.

For more information, please contact Andrea Rayburn at 313.596.0340. For media interested in attending, please contact Tiffany Jones at 313.596.0489.

Regional Champion: citizens-bank

Regional Connectors: 

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For companies interested in supporting this event, please contact Jim Connarn at 313.596.0391.

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