Recently, a nationally renowned, Dallas-based site consultant met with representatives of various economic development agencies in Flint & Genesee to learn how our region can improve its competitiveness in the site selection process. The following is an edited transcript of the conversation with Tim Feemster, President & CEO, Foremost Quality Logistics. What should our partners […]

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For the first time ever, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and its partners will host Flint Homecoming on August 16-17, recruiting Flint expatriates from across the country to the invitation-only, one-and-a-half-day event. Loosely modeled after the Crain’s Detroit Business event, Flint Homecoming is designed to provide opportunities to reconnect, rediscover and invest in […]

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Entries are being accepted for the second-annual Catapult Business Plan Competition, with cash prizes for local and regional winners totaling $30,000. Sponsored by the I-69 Thumb Region, a seven-county economic development partnership, the competition was created last year to “catapult” entrepreneurs and small-business owners to the next stage in growing their businesses. The prize money […]

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On May 9 at GM’s newly renovated Durant-Dort Factory One, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce hosted the area’s first Developers Conference to expose outside investors to some of the revitalization that’s underway to transform Flint into a vibrant urban center. Wall St. Journal staff writer Kris Maher was among the roughly 20 select […]

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Today, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the eTEAM named the 2017 recipients of the Rising Star and Spark Awards during the tenth-annual Jumpstart Entrepreneurs’ Conference. About 100 aspiring entrepreneurs, business owners and service providers were present at the Holiday Inn Flint-Grand Blanc to learn how to start and grow a small business. […]

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