Print Friendly and PDF

December 18, 2012: Chamber Offices Closed Dec. 25 – Jan. 1; Michigan Visit to ‘Morning Joe’ Postponed

Happy Holidays from the Detroit Regional Chamber

The Detroit Regional Chamber offices will be closed from Tuesday, Dec. 25 through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2012. From all of the staff at the Chamber, we wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. We will see you in the New Year.

Michigan Visit to ‘Morning Joe’ Postponed

Due to the need for continued news coverage of the tragedy that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut last Friday, Detroit Regional Chamber President and CEO Sandy K. Baruah’s scheduled appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” news program yesterday was postponed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families during this difficult time.

Don’t Miss 2013 North American International Auto Show, Jan. 14-27The 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) kicks off with the Press Preview on January 14, a two-day media event packed with new vehicle and industry announcements that are grabbing attention around the world. The Press Preview, which hosts more than 5,000 credentialed journalists from around the globe, precedes the Industry Preview on January 16-17 and Charity Preview on January 18.

The show opens to the public on Saturday, January 19, when visitors can see more than 500 vehicles representing the most innovative designs in the world on display, and experience North America’s largest and most prestigious automotive showcase. Purchase tickets today to be a part of all the exciting NAIAS events here or visit official the 2013 NAIAS website for more information.

Chamber Launches New Small Business Select Program Featuring Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

The Detroit Regional Chamber has been working closely with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) to address the changing environment brought about by health care reform. As such, the Chamber is happy to announce that the current Chamber-sponsored insurance program is being replaced with a new package called Small Business Select, featuring BCBSM. The Small Business Select program provides Chamber members with health insurance options, guidance and education.

Members currently enrolled in the Chamber program will not see any changes to their current benefit plans and will be able to access a broader array of amenities. The Small Business Select program includes decision-making tools, discounts and services, and additional educational resources that help businesses understand health care. Small Business Select is part of the My Chamber Advantage (MYCA) suite of products and services and is available to all registered members of the My Chamber Advantage.

Register Today for Connections & Cocktails, January 10Join the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Small Business: Unlocked programming for Connections & Cocktails on Thursday, January 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Red Velvet Room at Beans & Cornbread in Southfield. Take this opportunity to interact with potential clients and business professionals in a casual, after work environment.  To register, click here.