May 3, 2023 I 9AM - 3PM
Heritage Hall at the Michigan Capitol, Lansing
$100 for Members, $125 for Non-Members
Join us for Chamber Day 2023, the Michigan Chamber’s version of a “lobby day.” You won’t want to miss this opportunity to network with business, community and other thought leaders and connect with Michigan’s top policy makers on issues directly impacting our state’s business, economic and political environment. Join us to grow connections and glean the latest first-hand information on Michigan’s changing political environment.
9 a.m. - Caffeinate and Connect
9:30 a.m. - Welcome
9:45 a.m. - Are You at the Table or on the Menu?
Former Representative/Director of Strategy for Leader Hall
Tyrone Sanders Jr.
Partner, Public Affairs Associates, Inc.
Vice President of Public Policy and Legal Affairs, Michigan Realtors
Area Director of Government Affairs and Communications, WM
Keeping yourself at the table is an important part of making sure your voice is heard, and we are inviting well respected professionals in Lansing to discuss how to deliberate on issues even when you disagree.
10:30 a.m. – Networking Break
10:45 a.m. – Pundits and Pollsters
State Government and Politics Editor, Detroit Free Press, MODERATOR
Politics Editor and Columnist, the Detroit News, MODERATOR
Partner, Byrum & Fisk
CEO and Chairman, Grassroots Midwest
CEO & Founder, Harbor Strategic Public Affairs
Owner, Marketing Resource Group, LLC
If you thought the 2022 election season was wild, you might want to buckle in for 2024.This panel of top political pundits and pollsters will discuss 2022 election insights and explore whether the 2024 presidential race might influence the outcome of political races in Michigan. As the face of campaigning shifts, so do strategies, polling approaches and insights, and even the way a candidate structures their campaign. We’ll discuss Michigan’s approach to all of these changes and whether we’re revolutionizing campaigning or following our neighbors’ lead.
11:30 a.m. – Networking Lunch with Lawmakers
12:30 p.m. - Across the Aisle: A Discussion with Legislative Leaders
Senate Republican Leader
House Republican Leader
Senate Majority Leader
Speaker of the House
With each election, House and Senate leadership compete for control of Michigan’s legislative future. Then, they must come together to create a working, functioning government for the people who did — or didn’t — vote them into office. We’ll hear from Democrat and Republican leadership about their competing visions for the state, legislative priorities
, and opportunities to create an environment that encourages more dialogue, compromise and meaningful solutions on the most pressing issues facing our state.
1:30 p.m. - Make Your Voice Heard
Put your advocacy skills into action as you join the MI Chamber Business Advocacy team during House session to connect one-on-one with leading lawmakers.
2 p.m. - Optional Breakout for Local Chamber Leaders
Specifically for leaders of regional chambers, this optional breakout session will be a great opportunity to network with other chamber professionals.
Questions regarding Chamber Day? Contact Michigan Chamber Events Coordinator, Stephanie Young, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 371-7679.
Looking for lodging? Here are some local options: Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol, Crowne Plaza Lansing West, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Graduate East Lansing.