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May 14, 2024 | Michigan State Capitol - Heritage Hall | Lansing, MI

New perspectives, challenges and opportunities will headline the Michigan Chamber’s annual Chamber Day. This unique event – the Chamber’s spin on a “lobby day” – will bring together business leaders, government affairs professionals and local and regional chamber of commerce professionals to interact with policymakers about key issues facing Michigan employers and communities while exploring what’s next for our Great Lakes State.


8:30-10 a.m. | Donuts Under the Dome

2024 Chamber Day begins with a first-of-its-kind Donuts Under the Dome! This event will bring together Michigan business leaders, legislators, and key department staff and stakeholders to network, mingle, and enjoy a donut from East Lansing’s very own Groovy Donuts. Use this opportunity to network across sectors to put a face to a name and expand your 21st century rolodex.

10 a.m. | Opening Remarks

The program will open with a welcome from MI Chamber President and CEO, Jim Holcomb. 

10:15-11 a.m. | 2024 Politics & Predictions

Joined by some of Michigan’s top political pundits, this session will discuss the current political climate, and how the Presidential election will impact our state.

11:15-11:45 a.m. | Discussion with Democratic Leaders

Democratic legislative leadership from both the House of Representatives and the Senate will join 2024 Chamber Day to discuss their priorities for the remainder of the session year, updating Michigan businesses on what to expect in the coming months. They’ll also touch on their time as a fully Democratic leadership team and allow for Q&A from the audience.

11:45 a.m. | Lunch & Network

Grab some lunch and network with Michigan business leaders. 

12:15-12:45 p.m. | Republican Leadership Roundtable

Join Republican leaders in House of Representatives and Michigan Senate as they outline key issues they’ve identified in the state, while touching on goals and election expectations moving into a highly anticipated House race and Presidential election year. Time will be reserved at the end of the discussion for attendees to engage in Q&A.

1-1:45 p.m. | Special Guest Keynote
1:45-2 p.m. | Closing Remarks

The program will conclude with a message from MI Chamber Board of Directors Chair, Mike Puerner.

2 p.m. | Chamber Day Interactive Opportunities

Take this time to tour the state Capitol building, join our MI Chamber lobbyists for “Advocacy 101”, or attend the local chamber workshop.   

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