John Austin director of the Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas Foundation was the keynote speaker. Mr. Austin spearheads efforts to transform Michigan’s economy, and make Michigan a leader in the coming “Green and Blue” sustainable economy of the future—harnessing our expertise to create new products, jobs and services in New Agriculture, Clean Energy, Smart Water, and New Mobility–all fast growing, globally pressing areas of work and market opportunity. –GreatSouthwest_SustainableBusinessforum.pdf
Paula Bartholome of Edible Michiana was award the Annual Sustainability Award.
A special thank you to event sponsors M-TEC at Lake Michigan College and The Inn at Harbor Shores.