Presented by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Bankers Association

Join hundreds of executives across a wide variety of industry sectors to explore key economic, business and workforce trends that will allow you to maximize your business’ growth and success in 2022 and beyond.  This program’s agenda features a look at the trends, data and leading indicators related to our regional, state and national economies and a discussion of the ongoing talent crisis and how to future-proof Michigan’s workforce in transformational times.  You won’t want to miss this timely discussion!


Future-Proofing Michigan’s Workforce

Businesses of all sizes and types are reporting unprecedented challenges filling open jobs.  The worker shortage is an economic emergency and poses an imminent threat to business competitiveness, recovery and growth.  This session will explore what’s driving the ongoing talent crisis and how leaders at every level of an organization can work creatively to create a sustainable workforce and succeed in these transformational times.
Panelists: Curtis Dubay, Senior Economist, U.S Chamber of Commerce; Jocelyn Lincoln, Chief Talent Officer, Kelly Services; Paula Gardner, Business Editor, Bridge Michigan

An Economic, Business and Workforce Forecast

This session will explore key economic, business and workforce indicators.  Find out what to expect for 2022 as it relates to employment, consumer confidence and the economy and how multiple unknowns will undoubtedly impact it all.
Speaker: John Augustine, Chief Investment Officer, Huntington Private Bank®
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