Jeb Bush to speak at Mackinac Conference

Conference starts May 29th

Published On: May 26 2013 04:47:26 AM EDT
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -

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.
 
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will deliver a keynote speech Wednesday. He is frequently mentioned as a possible presidential candidate in 2016.
 
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will have a high profile at the conference. There also will be a forum for candidates running for Detroit mayor.