Lansing Regional Chamber CEO Tim Daman to Participate in “Building a New Michigan” Leadership Summit
Friday, March 8, 2013
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
March 8, 2013 Kolt Communications, Inc
Regional Chamber CEO Tim Daman to Participate in "Building a New Michigan”
Business Leaders for Michigan Hosting First New Michigan
Summit in Lansing
on March 11
– Lansing Regional of Chamber of Commerce president & CEO Tim Daman will be
among the panelists featured as part of the first New Michigan Summit hosted by
Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), which takes place as follows:
BLM Leadership Summit: Building a New Michigan
Monday, March 11, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Radisson Hotel, Downtown Lansing
Tim Daman will
participate in a panel discussion entitled Higher Education Marketplace, which
is scheduled from 10:45 a.m. until 11:15 a.m.
Panelists are expected to discuss the importance of considering colleges
and universities as talent factories that are also part of the economy. The panel will be moderated by Doug Rothwell,
BLM CEO. Joining Daman as panelists will be
Michael Hansen, president of the Michigan Community College Association and
Kenneth Nisbet, executive director of U-M Tech Transfer.
"As the home of Michigan State
Community College and several other
higher education institutions, those of us in Greater Lansing have a keen
understanding of the critical role our colleges and universities play in developing
talent for the 21st century economy,” said Daman. "Michigan
will need 900,000 new workers with at least an associate’s degree by 2025 and
we are dependent on our higher education system to help meet those needs.”
remains open for this free event.
Registration and additional information can be found by visiting: www.businessleadersformichigan.com/events.
mission of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is to be the
preeminent business advocacy organization in the Greater Lansing region by
collaborating for economic growth, creating new opportunities for our members
and upholding pro-business ideals through the advancement of sound public
policy. More information about LRCC and its programs and services can be found
on any of its social media platforms, including www.lansingchamber.org, Facebook,
Twitter (@Lansing Chamber), Linked In and You Tube.