Signature Events

Signature Events

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.

November 9, 2023

The State of Michigan Business – A 2024 Outlook

Join business and community leaders, along with prominent subject matter experts, for a deeper dive into the state’s economic competitiveness and what Michigan employers can expect in the coming year. This virtual event will examine the current state of Michigan’s business climate and discuss strategies for job growth and development. Packed with thought-provoking and actionable information and data, it’s just what you need to jump start conversations with clients and colleagues and help guide your decision making now and into 2024.

April 5, 2023

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.

May 3, 2023

Chamber Day

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.

March 7, 2023 | May 24, 2023 | August 29, 2023 | September 20, 2023

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.

February 1, 2023 | June 14, 2023 | October 4, 2023

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.