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The Right Sales System for You

Business Next
February 26, 2015 10:00 PM

Michael Rogers, vice president of communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews sales training expert Joe Marr of Sandler Training in Ann Arbor, MI. Joe talks about sales systems that are particularly appropriate for small business success. Joe Marr has over 20 years of experience organizing, training, coaching and managing sales professionals and sales managers worldwide. In executive sales and training positions in the corporate world, Joe was responsible for the technical and sales fundamentals training of over 1000 sales people worldwide in support of a $110,000,000 business. A native of Ann Arbor who attended EMU Business School, Joe's mission is to help business people to get as comfortable and effective in selling and sales management, as they are in the rest of their business.

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04-30-2015: Competing Strategically in the Global Marketplace

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2015 6:00 PM

Global Business Club
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 9:00 A.M.- 6 P.M.

The Global Business Club, which serves as a critical bridge linking Michigan exporters and allies with a wealth of university research-driven resources, invites the community to its April program, which is being presented in conjunction with the Executive MBA program at Michigan State University. This day-long program will bring together industry experts and businesspersons of global expertise to explore global strategies for success utilized by firms of all sizes. This will be a must-attend event, and space will be limited.

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Ad-Blocking Software Hurts Advertising Industry

Week in Review
February 26, 2015 5:00 PM

David takes a look ahead to this week and beyond. The advertising industry is facing problems with individuals utilizing ad-blocking software. David also talks about airline companies creating their own seginature scents.

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NASBITE and Global Trends

globalEDGE Business Beat
February 26, 2015 5:00 PM

Tomas speaks with James Foley, director of operations at the International Trade Center in Illinois and director for international trade certification of NASBITE, they discuss NASBITE, international trade certification, and global trends.

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04-13-2015: 2015 Spring Educational Seminars

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2015 4:30 PM

Michigan Festivals & Events
April 13, 2015

Michigan Festivals & Events presents these events featuring Sylvia Allen of Allen Consulting. These five events will provide great insight on all the aspects of sponsorship. From aquiring to pricing, Sylvia will share a wealth of knowledge. 

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Implications for Public Administrators Worldwide

globalEDGE Business Beat
February 26, 2015 4:00 PM

Tomas speaks with Forrest Morgeson, director of research and Global CSI manager at the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), they discuss Dr. Morgeson’s new book titled Citizen Satisfaction, published by Palgrave, and the implications for public administrators worldwide.

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Entrepreneurial Spotlight on Nevin Brittain

Michigan Business Beat
February 26, 2015 3:30 PM

Hear about the beginnings of a great business in that technology field, specficially health, when we spend a little time with Nevin Brittain. Nevin is the founder of Health Numeric in East Lansing, MI. We talk about his professional background and company profile as well as what he will be bringing not only through his innovation and engineering background but also his passion for what he is doing in the healthcare industry.

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03-06-2015: 7th Annual Global Automotive Innovation Challenge Application Deadline

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2015 1:51 PM

GAIC 2015
March 6, 2015

SAE International, MIT Alliance of Michigan and NextEnergy announce the 7th Annual Global Automotive Innovation Challenge. Their goal for this event is to shortcut the filtering process in large companies to bring innovations to the industry. The challenge finals will be held at the SAE 2015 World Congress on April 21.

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04-16-2015: Region 5 VCAT Kickoff Meeting

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2015 1:00 PM

The purpose of the MiVCAT Initial Stakeholders meeting is for attendees to learn about:

  1. MVAA mission and initiatives.
  2. Learn about Altarum Institute’s background, VCAT model guiding principles, approach, and outcomes.
  3. To begin to identify the challenges veterans and their families face as they seek services, and lastly, and to get everyone on board to participate in addressing those challenges as part of the MiVCAT network system of care.
  4. Discuss opportunities to work together to implement a no-wrong-door approach and reduce service gaps in support of veterans.

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03-23-2015: Lansing Chamber offers 'Run for Office' Workshop

Michigan Business Network
February 26, 2015 1:00 PM

The Lansing Regional Chamber Political Action Committee (LRC-PAC) “Make a Difference, Run for Office” workshop offers an opportunity for potential candidates for office to learn from the experts ways to put together a winning political campaign and the demands and responsibilities of being an elected official. The workshop will feature a representative from the State Bureau of Elections, a campaign strategist and current elected officials. These experts will share their experience and insight with participants

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