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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...


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 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 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...


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...


Apr 09, 2013, 10:14 ET MBPA Members Get Three New Health Care Reform Decision Tools

 Ready to assist with the next steps in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Michigan Business and Professional Association...


Mar 15, 2013, 09:00 ET Michigan Business and Professional Association Announces West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™

Great companies that shine at employee relations will be recognized by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) as "West...


Jan 24, 2013, 11:00 ET Michigan Business and Professional Association Urges Legislators to Free Up Funds for Health Care Exchange

Regardless of political sentiments in Lansing, The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) today urged both the State House and...


Jan 16, 2013, 19:54 ET Michigan Business Associations Favor Governor Snyder's State of State Speech Proposals To Continue Improving Business Climate

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


Nov 14, 2012, 12:54 ET Michigan Business and Professional Association Encourages State House to Move Quickly to Approve Funding for Michigan-Based Health Insurance Exchange

 With the national election over and the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) continuing to take...


Sep 27, 2012, 14:22 ET Metro Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 'Elite Winners' Announced

With an impressive demonstration of innovative human resources programming, 12 local companies were recognized with the title of Elite Winner at...


Sep 25, 2012, 13:21 ET Michigan Business & Professional Association Announces Elite Winners for Michigan's Best and Brightest Wellness Champions

Policies, Leadership, Incentives among top criteria of elite winners Having healthy and happy employees is just as important as a...


Sep 20, 2012, 12:33 ET Michigan Business and Professional Association Applauds Governor's Plan to Modernize Health Insurance as Hearings Begin

Plan Transitions Blue Cross to Nonprofit Mutual Insurance Company The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) and its sister...


Sep 05, 2012, 08:55 ET Michigan Business and Professional Association Urges State House Approval for Health Insurance Exchange Funding

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


Aug 20, 2012, 09:03 ET This Year's 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For In Metropolitan Detroit Announced By Michigan Business & Professional Association

 Hundreds of competing companies throughout the Metropolitan Detroit region vie for a 101 best and brightest designation, but only companies...


Aug 17, 2012, 10:36 ET Michigan Business & Professional Association Seeks Nominations For Successful Women Business Leaders in Michigan Who Have Excelled in Their Profession

The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) is seeking nominations for exceptional professional women to be honored at its 17th...


Jun 28, 2012, 11:02 ET Michigan Small Business Reacts to Supreme Court health care ruling

Businesses, citizens alike need affordable options  The Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), said today that while it...


Jun 28, 2012, 09:05 ET The Search Is On for The 'Best And Brightest' Wellness Champions -- Is Your Company One Of Them?

Health and wellness programs are at the forefront of every business looking to retain a healthy workforce. Newly launched this year, the Best and...