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Leadercast Live 2017 Simulcast @ Dort-Durant Factory One in Flint
Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world on May 5. This year marks the seventeenth year of the annual leadership conference and the second year that the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional committee will be at hosting the local simulcast. This year, the… Read More 

January Housing Sales Report for Flint & Genesee
Residential sales in Flint and Genesee County were down slightly while the average sales price was up in January over the previous year, according to the East Central Association of REALTORS®. Monthly sales were off just 1.62 percent in January 2017 (with 303 homes sold) compared to the same period in 2016 (with 308 homes sold). Meanwhile, the average sales… Read More 

The Flint & Genesee Chamber will hold its Annual Meeting on March 23. We are looking forward to bringing business and the community together to review the progress made in 2016. We want as many of you as possible to join us because so many of you – our members, funders and other partners – were instrumental in helping the… Read More 

Summer Youth Initiative Seeks More Business Participation
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is working to build on the success of its youth employment programs – namely the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) – by adding more for-profit businesses into the mix of job opportunities. The benefits for the area businesses include: Increasing employers’ ability to train and retain its future workforce Closing the talent gap by… Read More 

Check out these articles that may prove helpful as you run your business, provide leadership tips and strategies or spur creativity in your organization. The articles were selected from a variety of publications and websites such as Fortune, Inc., Fast Company, New York Times and Wall Street Journal. In this issue, Inside Business explores part 2 in Critical Site Selection Factors. Critical Site Selection Factor #5: Available Buildings… Read More