Advocacy in Action Series

Join monthly to discuss the latest public policy updates

Join the Detroit Regional Chamber for the Advocacy in Action Series, Dec. 17 – April 14. During these monthly sessions, Chamber members will have the opportunity to discuss public policy issues impacting local businesses.

Cost Per Session: $10 for Chamber members

Event schedule and details are subject to change.

Updated Requirements for Event Registration: The Chamber has upgraded its registration system. If you have not created a new login since July 2020, you will need to create one in order to register for events. Each event attendee is required to create a unique login to register. Learn more about setting up your login.

The Big Four

March 18
11 a.m.

A discussion with local officials about what is next for the future of Detroit.


David Coulter, Executive, Oakland County
Mike Duggan, Mayor, City of Detroit
Warren Evans, Executive, Wayne County
Mark Hackel, Executive, Macomb County

Moderator: Carol Cain, Senior Producer and Host, CBS 62 Michigan Matters; Columnist, Detroit Free Press

Politics of the Moment

April 2021

A discussion around what is next for commercial and residential real estate, roads, infrastructure, public transit, mobility, and broadband access.

*Additional details to come. All dates and details are subject to change.

Past Sessions:

The Future of the Economy

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020

For the last nine months businesses and individuals have learned to operate differently. Now that vaccine development and distribution have become a reality, can businesses begin planning for a broader economic reopening? Are we getting closer to day-to-day activities and interaction going back to “normal?” This discussion will offer insight on what a “new, new normal” could be in 2021. Participants will hear from:

  • Charles Ballard, Professor of Economics, Michigan State University
  • Chad Livengood, Senior Editor, Politics, Policy, and Detroit Rising, Crain’s Detroit Business
  • Lisa Lunsford, Co-founder and CEO, Global Strategic Supply Solutions (GS3); Board Chair, MICHauto


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