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May 08, 2014, 13:30 ET

West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Elite Winners Announced Today

At the West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ annual awards luncheon held today, not only were 101 companies honored...

Mar 18, 2014, 09:30 ET

West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ Announced by the Michigan Business and Professional Association

 Being named a "West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™" is a designation that hundreds of companies pursue. This...

Jan 28, 2014, 23:05 ET

Michigan Business and Professional Association Sees Michigan Role in State of the Union Focus on Economic Issues

 The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) along with its sister association, The Michigan Food and...

Jan 28, 2014, 12:51 ET

Michigan Business and Professional Association tells Congress: Make work week hours consistent in Affordable Care Act

The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), in written testimony today during hearings before the U.S. House Ways and Means...

Jan 22, 2014, 10:36 ET

Michigan Business and Professional Association To Honor Top Women Leaders

18th Annual Women and Leadership in the Workplace Symposium and Awards Event is Feb. 4, 2014 Women leaders will be honored by the Michigan...

Jan 16, 2014, 20:44 ET

Michigan business associations support Governor Snyder's proposals to fix roads, improve education, attract business talent

 The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) and its sister association, the Michigan Food and Beverage Association, said today...

Nov 22, 2013, 14:11 ET

MBPA Supports Governor Snyder in Allowing Small Businesses and Individuals to Keep Their Existing Health Plans

Today, the Governor announced that he will allow the President's ACA fix on existing health plans in the State of Michigan.  The Michigan...

Nov 14, 2013, 15:44 ET

MBPA Raises Eyebrow to Minor ACA Tweak

Severely Flawed Healthcare Reform Needs Major Overhaul The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) said today that, while it is...

Oct 30, 2013, 13:50 ET

Elite Winners of Metro Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies Announced Today

 Twelve Elite winners, selected from Metro Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For honored today, were announced at the luncheon...

Oct 03, 2013, 13:00 ET

Elite Winners Announced for Michigan's Best and Brightest Wellness Champions

 Michigan businesses that consider the health and wellness of their employees a priority were honored today with a Best and Brightest Wellness...

Oct 01, 2013, 14:43 ET

Michigan Business and Professional Association Seeks Nominations of Successful Women for Annual Awards

Nominations Due October 30, 2013 The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) is seeking nominations of exceptional professional...

Sep 25, 2013, 12:03 ET

Michigan Business & Professional Association Announces This Year's 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For™ In Metropolitan Detroit

 Top talent in Michigan is becoming a limited resource. Companies that want to succeed in this economy are dedicated to their employees and...

Sep 18, 2013, 11:00 ET

Elite Winners Announced for Michigan's Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder demonstrated the importance of sustainability in the current business climate by kicking off today's 101 Best and...

Sep 12, 2013, 08:45 ET

Michigan's Best and Brightest in Wellness™ Announced

Event to Honor Winners Slated for October 3, 2013 Celebrating organizations that are making their workplaces, their employees and the community a...

Sep 11, 2013, 08:43 ET

Governor Rick Snyder to Kick Off Michigan's 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies Awards Symposium

Event to be Held on September 18 Governor Rick Snyder will demonstrate his commitment to Michigan's sustainable companies by kicking off the...

Aug 28, 2013, 12:57 ET

Michigan Business & Professional Association: Source for Employee Health Care Marketplace Notifications

Members Can Complete This Mandatory Requirement at NO COST  To assist members in complying with the Affordable Care Act requirement that...

Jul 31, 2013, 16:37 ET

Michigan Business and Professional Association Pleased with Senate Committee Support of Medicaid Expansion

The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) and its sister organization the Michigan Food and Beverage Association (MFBA) strongly...

Jul 19, 2013, 18:04 ET

Detroit Bankruptcy Turns Spotlight to Business Development

Private Sector Marshalls On As City Faces Financial Realities  The City of Detroit's filing of Chapter 9 bankruptcy may be a blessing in...

May 16, 2013, 10:30 ET

Michigan Business & Professional Association Impacts One in Three Michigan Businesses

With the state's business climate improving, coupled with the fact that businesses need help in navigating national health care reform that takes...

May 02, 2013, 14:28 ET

West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Elite Winners Announced Today

Today, the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), honored 101 West Michigan companies that set the standard for innovation and...