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Gov. Snyder to Keynote Health Care Leaders Forum: Mackinac Policy Conference Prices Increase Next Week

Gov. Snyder to Keynote Health Care Leaders Forum, March 31

Gov. Rick Snyder will shed light on his vision for the future of health care in Michigan and how it ties into Michigan’s economic competitiveness at the 2015 Health Care Leaders Forum, held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, at the Detroit branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

In addition to the Governor’s remarks followed by a question-and-answer session, the agenda features regional and national thought leaders in health care discussing the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) wins, losses and consequences for patients and the business community. Programming will also provide insight into what the future of health care will look like, both regionally and nationally, over the next five years.

To view an up-to-date agenda, speakers, or to register, click here.

The Forum offers a number of affordable marketing options to gain brand awareness and exposure for your business. For sponsorship information, please contact Jim Connarn at 313.596.0391, or email

Prices Increase for 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference on March 17

Secure your registration for the 2015 Mackinac Policy Conference before prices increase next Tuesday, March 17. The Conference will officially begin Tuesday, May 26 with registration opening at 1 p.m. followed by speakers taking the main stage in the early afternoon on Wednesday, May 27.

Nominate a Candidate for Leadership Detroit Class XXXVII, Attend an Informational Breakfast in March or April

Leadership Detroit is searching for emerging, high-potential leaders to inspire change in the Detroit region who would be strong candidates for Class XXXVII and will host a series of informational breakfasts about the program scheduled in March and April.

Leadership Detroit is a community leadership program led by the Detroit Regional Chamber with more than 1,800 alumni. Leadership Detroit strives to connect leaders and inspire positive change in the Detroit region. Classes include approximately 70 individuals in the 10-month program representing a cross section of the community, including business, organized labor, government, education, media, civic groups, arts and culture, health and human services, and community development organizations.

Participants can be nominated online. Please pass along the opportunity to learn more about Leadership Detroit at one of the following informational breakfasts:

March 17
8:30 to 10 a.m.
Skyline Club
To register, click here.

April 1
8:30 to 10 a.m.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
To register, click here.

April 23
8:30 to 10 a.m.
PNC Bank (Top of Troy Building)
To register, click here.

For more information, please contact Dan Piepszowski at or 313.596.0315.

Become an Ask. Answer. Grow. Expert, Connect with Small Business Owners

The Detroit Regional Chamber is inviting bronze, silver and gold executive-level members to participate in Ask. Answer. Grow. to share their expertise while connecting with small business owners.

Ask. Answer. Grow., a new program of the Chamber and B4B Connect, allows small business owners to ask questions and address their challenges with a trusted expert. As an expert, participants must commit to the program for one year and provide one personal consultation via email or phone within 48 hours of contact. Participating experts will receive yearlong exposure on the B4B Connect website and be able to share their insight and experience while potentially growing their own business. To apply, click here.

For more information, please contact Lori Shiels at or 313.596.0394.