There is so much to see here in our past meetings archive, so take your time and look around!
Speaker: Jeff Donofrio
Topic: The Lansing Budget update and policy changes.
Speaker: Governor Gretchen Whitmer
Topic: A preview of the State of the State address.
Speaker: John Gallagher
Topic: Detroit's Resurgence
Speaker: Wayne Hofman and Jen Acosta
Topic: Infuse Great Lakes Bay
Speaker: JD Collins
Topic: How successful small businesses respond, adapt, and thrive during a pandemic.
Speaker: Chad Livengood, Adrian Hemond, Stu Sandler
Topic: A dissection of the 2020 Election.
Speaker: John Augustine (Huntington Bank)
Topic: An economic outlook for 2021
Details: John has spent over 30 years as an investment manager, investment strategist and economic strategist for various financial institutions. At this event, John provided attendees with an economic outlook for 2021.
Speaker: Trevor Keyes, Chris Rishko, Tony Stamas
Topic: Facing labor challenges in the Great Lakes Bay Region.
Details: An informational panel discussion about how the pandemic has changed the labor market in our Region.
Speaker: Ryan Hundt and Evan Linskey
Topic: Will the labor force return?
Details: This was the first in-person event since the Covid-19 pandemic! Ryan Hundt and Evan Linskey go into detail answering the question "Will the labor force return?"
Speaker: Bob Filka and Brad Ward
Topic: The Residential Housing Market Today.
Details: At this event, Bob Filka and Brad Ward discuss the residential housing market today.
Speaker: Rep Ben Frederick, Sen. Ken Horn, Rep Amos O'Neal, Sen. Jim Stamas, Moderator Art Lewis
Topic: 2021 Legislative Update from Lansing
Details: At the November 8, 2021 Luncheon, many came to hear our distinguished panel provide a legislative update from our state capitol, led by WSGW radio personality Art Lewis.
Speaker: Pat Soldano
Topic: Family Business Economic Impact, Legislative Issues and Voter Attitudes
Details: The Great Lakes Bay Economic Club and The Stevens Center for family business hosted a conversation with Family Enterprise USA's President and CEO, Patricia Soldano as she speaks on the topics of Family Business Economic Impact, Legislative Issues and Voter Attitudes.
Speaker: John Augustine
Topic: An Economic Outlook for 2022
Details: The Great Lakes Bay Economic Club hosted a lunch as we brought back John Augustine from Huntington Bank to provide an economic outlook for 2022. John has spent over 30 years as an investment manager, investment strategist and economic strategist for various financial institutions.
Speaker: President Bachand, President Gavin, Bill Gagliardi and Chris Rishko
Topic: Addressing Workforce & Talent Needs in the Great Lakes Bay Region
Details: Across the United States, the race for talent is on. States and Regions are implementing strategies for talent development. In Michigan, we have been charged with meeting the goal of 60% of our population holding a post-secondary credential by 2030.
Speaker: Terry Henne and Rob Clark
Topic: Agriculture within the Great Lakes Bay Region
Details: Great Lakes Bay Economic Club is ready to welcome its members back with a luncheon session on Agriculture. Join Terry Henne from Farm Report as he presents on this topic with special guest Rob Clark from Michigan Sugar.
Speaker: Jeff Donofrio
Topic: What will it take for Michigan to compete and win?
Details: Jeff Donofrio is President and CEO of Business Leaders for Michigan. Now in his second full year at the helm of the state’s business roundtable, Jeff led the development of a new strategic plan for the organization, Compete to Win: Michigan’s Path to Top 10. He also provided leadership during the COVID-19 healthcare/economic crisis.
Topic: Down Tennis Classic Happy Hour Event
Details: Thank you for joining us for our November GLBEC event, where we headed to Midland, MI to enjoy an evening of networking and tennis at the Dow Tennis Classic.
Speaker: Eric Kehoe
Topic: The Second National: Revitalizing the Region's Most Iconic Building
Details: Eric Kehoe, Real Estate Development Manager for Michigan Community Capital, took our attendees through a conversation of revitalizing one of Saginaw's most Iconic Buildings - The Second National!