Whether it’s covering the most pressing business needs, helping identify emerging trends and best practices, growing your connections or network, and so much more, there’s something for everyone in our Signature Events. Each series or event also highlights the work of the business community and helps engage teams and key stakeholders.
Small Business Summit
This day-long event features interactive sessions, high-powered discussions and networking opportunities, and cutting-edge and actionable advice on the most pressing issues facing small businesses today. It has something for everyone, including business owners and other professionals working in sales, human resources, finance, marketing and more.
A unique event to interact with issue experts and lawmakers, and learn more about the biggest and emerging topics facing Michigan employers and communities. Whether you're a business leader, government affairs professional, local chamber of commerce executive or just interested in learning what's next for Michigan, we hope to see you for this in-person event.
Michigan ATHENA Series
This series is an opportunity for professionals at all levels to learn, collaborate and network. Michigan ATHENA seeks to support, develop and honor women leaders and inspire them to reach their full potential. The ATHENA Leadership Model identifies eight distinct attributes that reflect women's contributions to leadership: living authentically, continually learning, advocating fiercely, acting courageously, fostering collaboration, building relationships, giving back and celebrating.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series
This series seeks to encourage, support and inform employers and their teams on the importance of building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace environment. Through meaningful conversations and clear opportunities for action, participants will gain a better understanding of the business case for DEI, hear different perspectives and experiences and identify ways we can work together to make DEI a strategic priority.