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MMA/MEDC Regional Meeting: Pure MI Business Connect (Flint)

December 10, 2012 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

| $20

We’re at it again! The MMA and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) are partnering for another round of Regional Meetings. This time, MMA and MEDC are traveling the state to bring Michigan manufacturers information on the Pure Michigan Business Connect program. The regional meetings will include a legislative update over lunch by MMA’s Government Affairs team and round table discussion moderated by MMA CEO and President Chuck Hadden.

Pure Michigan Business Connect is an $8 billion-plus, multi-year initiative to help Michigan companies grow. The multi-faceted program helps companies find new ways to raise capital, access various business services and connect with each other through business-to-business (B2B) procurement opportunities.

These MMA Regional Meetings will help MMA members learn how they can find procurement resources, expand their supply chain, access new B2B networking opportunities and receive assistance for business services including finance, legal, accounting, web development and more!

Highlights of the Pure Michigan Business Connect program include:

  • New procurement and supplier opportunities and programs
  • Participating in the Pure Michigan Business Connect B2B networking system as a buyer or supplier
  • Professional pro-bono services available to entrepreneurs and small businesses
  • Other economic gardening initiatives targeted to support Michigan businesses

The Legislative Update, provided by MMA�s Government Affairs team, will focus on advocacy efforts at the Capitol in Lansing.

  • Vince Nystrom, vice president of strategic accounts, MEDC
  • Chuck Hadden, president and CEO, MMA

9:30 a.m.

Registration & Networking

10:00 a.m.

MEDC Presentation on Pure Michigan Business Connect

11:30 a.m.

Lunch (included in registration fee), Legislative Update and Round Table Discussion

1:30 p.m.


Pre-registration and pre-payment required.
See the MMA Event & Cancellation Policy.


December 10, 2012
9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Riverfront Banquet Center
1 Riverfront Center West
Flint, MI 48502 United States