2021 Mackinac Policy Conference Chair, Wright L. Lassiter III, on New Conference Dates

The 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference Chair Wright L. Lassiter III, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System, worked closely with the Chamber’s Executive Committee of its Board of Directors, Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island Convention and Visitors Bureau, health experts, and other Conference partners to reach the decision to move the 2021 Conference to September. Learn more about why he and the Chamber selected September for next year’s event.

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Detroit Regional Chamber Announces New 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference Dates

The Detroit Regional Chamber today announced new dates for the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference, Monday, Sept. 20 to Thursday, Sept. 23. The Chamber made this decision in anticipation of Michigan’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the viability of bringing more than 1,500 business, government, and civic leaders to Mackinac Island for the 2021 event.

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Sen. Orrin Hatch: I Am Re-Committing to Civility

We are inspired and encouraged that restoring civility in American politics was one of the three pillars at this year’s Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference. Daily, if not hourly, our airwaves and computer news feeds are filled with cringe-worthy words, images and actions. Insulting commentary is reported and repeated. Hurtful words and deeds are liked, promoted and shared.

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Column: Let’s improve our civility in discourse

We are inspired and encouraged that restoring civility in American politics was one of the three pillars at this year’s Detroit Regional Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference. Daily, if not hourly, our airwaves and computer news feeds are filled with cringe-worthy words, images and actions. Insulting commentary is reported and repeated. Hurtful words and deeds are liked, promoted and shared.

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