As southeast Michigan’s industrial economy improves, the market for buildings to house new and expanding companies is growing alongside it. Read the full story at MLive.
(FLINT, Mich. – Aug. 18, 2017) The first-ever Flint Homecoming concluded with more than 60 expatriates returning to Flint to reconnect, rediscover and invest in the future of their hometown. In all, more than 150 participants – including sponsors, and business and community leaders – came together over 1-1/2 days to partake in panel discussions, site tours, networking opportunities and reminiscing about the city that helped shape them personally and …
As Flint Homecoming came to a close on Aug. 17, we asked some of the expats in attendance to share their thoughts about the day-and-a-half event.
In this five-segment video series, we asked local business and community leaders to answer the question, “What would you like Flint expats to know about the city today?”
Bilal Kareem Tawwab took on more than a job when he accepted the leadership of Flint Community Schools in 2015. Read the full story at the HUB Flint.
Pick up any paper across the country of late and news about Flint is more than likely there—and it’s not always positive. This week though, the city came together to keep “Moving Flint Forward,” the catchy motto on the homepage for Flint Homecoming 2017, a two-day event, August 16th and 17th that brought business, community, and philanthropy together to re-engage and re-invest. Read the full story at the HUB Flint.
Dozens of business people who grew up in the Flint area but moved away and became successful came to back to Flint Thursday. It’s called Flint Homecoming 2017. Watch the full story at ABC12.
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and its partners will host the first Flint Homecoming on August 16-17, recruiting Flint expatriates from across the country to the invitation-only, one-and-a-half-day event. Read the full story at MLive.
What does the future look like for Flint? We asked David Ollila of Skypoint Ventures, Amy McMillan of Genesee County Parks, Pastor Reginald Flynn and Stephen Shubert of Mott Community College, to share their visions.