Jeb Bush, other big names coming to Mackinac conference

Detroit Free Press: April 30, 2013

LANSING – At the end of May, 1,500 people will descend on Mackinac Island for an annual convergence of business, politics and socializing. The 33rd annual Mackinac Policy Conference, sponsored by the Detroit Regional Chamber, will offer plenty of big names and panels on everything from immigration and education reform to manufacturing and how to compete in the global marketplace.

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Detroit Regional Chamber and Detroit Public Television Continue Partnership to Deliver Access to the 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference

DETROIT (April 30, 2013) – The Detroit Regional Chamber and Detroit Public Television (DPTV) announce a continued collaboration for the Chamber’s signature event, the Mackinac Policy Conference, building upon the highest level of access to content in Conference history. The Conference, held May 29th through May 31st on Mackinac Island, Mich., will feature top-level speakers, insightful panels and other programming with nearly 1,500 statewide business, government and community leaders on-site.

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Mackinac Conference to focus on education, jobs, cultural change

Crain’s Detroit Business: April 30, 2013

The Detroit Regional Chamber rolled out its agenda for the 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference today, and the focus areas of talent, education and culture change are meant to appeal to a statewide audience of decision-makers and legislators. Chamber President and CEO Sandy Baruah said the three pillars of this year’s conference are actually intertwined in many ways.

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Jeb Bush to Headline Mackinac Policy Conference

CBS Detroit: April 30, 2013

DETROIT (WWJ) – The Detroit Regional Chamber has announced the lineup for this year’s Mackinac Policy Conference, set for late May on Mackinac Island. Headlining this year’s agenda is former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, whose keynote speech is expected to talk about education, economic growth, and reinventing government.

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