detroit chamber of commerce http://michiganradio.org en Annual Mackinac Island conference starts today http://michiganradio.org/post/annual-mackinac-island-conference-starts-today <p>MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder is scheduled to make opening remarks as the Detroit Regional Chamber begins its annual policy conference on Mackinac Island.<br /><br /> The conference regularly draws more than 1,000 business and government leaders for three days of discussions about the Michigan economy, education and other issues. It starts Tuesday.<br /><br /> This year&#39;s program will focus on how Michigan can improve its global competitiveness through innovation and collaboration.<br /> Tue, 29 May 2012 10:26:50 +0000 The Associated Press 7647 at http://michiganradio.org Annual Mackinac Island conference starts today