August 27, 2013: ‘Morning Joe’ Live from Detroit Thursday; Inaugural Michigan Automotive Summit Less Than a Month Away

In continuing the national conversation on Detroit, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program is set to broadcast on Thursday from Ford Motor Company’s assembly plant in Flat Rock. “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough teased the trip to Detroit while appearing at the Detroit Regional Chamber’s 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference and are returning to Michigan to focus their three-hour news show on Detroit’s turnaround.

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August 13, 2013: Young Professionals Panel to be Featured at Michigan Automotive Summit, Hotel Industry Booming

Join the Detroit Regional Chamber’s MICHauto program at the 2013 Michigan Automotive Summit on September 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., to hear from a panel of emerging automotive-professionals highlighting the wide spectrum of career opportunities available for young talent. Panelists will elaborate on what attracted them to the field, why more young professionals should consider an automotive career and how the industry can help attract more talent to the state.

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August 5, 2013: Chamber Mourns Passing of Manufacturing Pillar Richard Dauch; Detroit Primary Election Today

Michigan lost an important leader and one of the manufacturing industry’s greatest advocates last week with the passing of Richard E. Dauch, the executive chairman and co-founder of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. Dauch, a past chairman of the Detroit Regional Chamber, was an outspoken advocate and a tireless campaigner at a time when few wanted to acknowledge the importance and potential of American manufacturing.

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