Macomb Chamber eConnect
November 3, 2016                                                                               Weekly eConnect Newsletter
The Latest News for Chamber Members

Regional transit means business, job growth
Connected regional transit is essential for a growing business community. Employers and employees depend on transit for job connections; however, 92 percent of jobs in Southeast Michigan cannot be reached on regional public transit. That's why the Macomb County Chamber supports voting yes for regional transit this November to strengthen job connections and provide a major boost to our economy. Read more here.

Macomb's record-setting job growth
The most recent jobs update released today from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives shows Macomb County gained 1,965 jobs last month and 17,768 total so far in 2016.   See article here
Member News
Huntington Bank ranks highest in mid-west
Small business owners rank Huntington Bank highest in overall customer satisfaction in the Midwest region according to the 2016 J.D. Power U.S. Small Business Banking Satisfaction Study(SM). Huntington, which tops the list for the third time in the last five years*, had the highest satisfaction nationally and received high marks for product offerings, facility, fees, and account information.

* Huntington ranked highest in overall satisfaction in the Midwest region in 2012 and 2014

Culvers Restaurant, complete with frozen custard, Butterburgers and cheese curds is now open for business in Chesterfield. Congratulations to Macomb County Chamber Member Derrick Sesi!

Orchard Brook Apartment                      
River Birch Bend Apartments                  
Premier Events Center                           
GG Music Entertainment                         
Level One Bank                                     
The Worship Center                                
Paul Linville Realtor              
Upcoming Chamber Events

Secrets of My Success
Nov. 10, 8:30-10:30 a.m. 
The Secrets of My Success is a series of planned conversations with successful Macomb County entrepreneurs. Keynote speaker is Ron Rapson, President of Sanders and Morley Candy Makers, Inc.
Member Mixer at Twisted Rooster
Nov. 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Come and join us at Twisted Rooster for a Member Mixer.  Complimentary appetizers and CASH bar.  Socialize after five with your fellow Macomb Chamber Members and make solid connections.

Connecting Diverse Business Cultures
Dec. 1, 12:30-2 p.m.
Join us as we work towards connecting the diverse business cultures in and around Macomb County.  Our program will feature several prominent leaders in several different ethnic chambers and will be moderated. (Sponsorship opportunities available)

State of the County Address
Dec. 7, 5-9 p.m.
Join us to hear Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel discuss the current climate in Macomb County. (Sponsorship opportunities available)


Because of our relationship with the Detroit Red Wings and  Olympia Entertainment, Chamber of Commerce employees, members, family and friends will receive special ticket offers   during the 2016-17 Farewell Season at The Joe.   These special offers are NOT available to the public.
*Ticket does NOT guarantee giveaway, must be first 5,000 fans to enter Joe Louis Arena
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All sales are final and there will be NO refunds or exchanges.   If you do not have a Ticketmaster Account, you will be prompted to create one.   Tickets will be emailed to you upon completion of your order.   Special offer is not available at the Joe Louis Arena Box Office. Tickets must be ordered through this offer.  Please note that a $1.25 per-ticket handling fee will be added to each order.