A potential presidential candidate and members of Michigan's business and political elite will be on hand this week for the Detroit Regional Chamber's policy conference on Mackinac Island.
More than 1,000 people attend the annual conference, which this year runs from Wednesday through Friday. It features speeches and panel discussions about the economy, schools, health care and other issues. It also provides forums for politicians hoping to line up support and donations.
Fox 2's Tim Skubick and Charlie Langton are on Mackinac Island to cover the event. Look for their reports in Fox 2 newscasts and on our web site starting Wednesday.
You can also watch live streams of the some of the key speakers as they deliver their messages during the three day event. CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM PAGE>>
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will deliver a keynote speech Wednesday. He is frequently mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2016.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder will have a high profile at the conference. There also will be a forum for candidates running for Detroit mayor.
FROM THE DETROIT REGIONAL CHAMBER WEB SITE:
The 2013 Mackinac Policy Conference, held Wednesday, May 29 – Friday, May 31, will spur a comprehensive dialogue on culture, education and the 21st century global market.
The 2013 Conference will bring together more than 1,500 attendees including Michigan's top business professionals, government leaders, corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs and veteran regional champions.
The 2013 Conference will feature national experts and innovative change-makers who will challenge us to work collaboratively to create a globally competitive, financially attractive business environment in Michigan.
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