Detroit’s Tech, Automotive Leadership Takes Spotlight During Israel Mission Trip

In a follow-up to a January fact-finding mission to Israel earlier this year led by Mark Davidoff, Michigan managing partner at Deloitte, and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, the Detroit Regional Chamber, along with economic development representatives from Oakland County, returned to the country in May to meet with automotive and manufacturing companies looking to expand into the U.S. market.

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IAMC Spring Forum: Taking a Closer Look at Industrial Real Estate Trends

Last month, the Detroit Regional Chamber, in collaboration with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC), represented our 11-county region at the Industrial Asset Management Council (IAMC) spring forum, “Industrial Real Estate in the 21st Century” in Tampa (pictured). IAMC is the leading association of industrial asset management and corporate real estate executives and site selection consultants in the United States.

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Business and Education Leaders: College Access Programs Are Launchpad for Region’s Economic Prosperity

Continued progress on raising educational attainment levels and driving economic development in the region requires enhanced investment in and support for quality higher education access programs. That was a key message outlined by David Dodson during a keynote address at the Chamber’s Talent Outlook: Detroit Drives Degrees breakfast in March.

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Tech Startup Lessons from Israel: Entrepreneurs Thrive with Collaboration, Government Support

A robust talent pipeline. Government support for startups. Strong academic and STEM education programs. No fear of failure. These are just a few of the key ingredients that contribute to Israel’s status as a top five global technology startup hub. In an effort to better understand the Israeli ecosystem of innovation, the Detroit Regional Chamber recently attended a five-day, fact-finding mission to the country led by Deloitte and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. It was held concurrently during Gov. Rick Snyder’s Israel trip to enhance business ties with Michigan.

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Forward Detroit Quarterly Results

Quarterly Investor Results Oct. to Dec. 2016  The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Business Attraction team assisted in closing six deals in the Detroit region, which created 254 jobs and brought in $103,750,254 of investment. Learn more about the Chamber’s Business Attraction efforts.   The Chamber’s …

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