Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel (Photo via Shutterstock)
Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel (Photo via Shutterstock)

Though they won’t convene groups of 50+ for the rest of 2020, the Detroit Regional Chamber is making plans to ensure important conversations can still take place digitally.

DETROIT, MI — The Detroit Regional Chamber said Tuesday it canceled its annual policy conference on Mackinac Island due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The annual meeting of business, political and other leaders had been moved from late May to August. But the chamber said it will not convene groups of 50 or more people for the rest of 2020.

President and CEO Sandy Baruah said the group is exploring other ways to curate conversation and to push policy changes. It will debut a digital series in late summer with a focus on Michigan’s COVID-19 response, economic recovery, racial injustice and achieving equity, and the 2020 election.

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