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11-02-2016: MIBB Ambassador Awards Dinner 2016

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2016 3:00 PM

Join the Michigan Israel Business Bridge and the MIBB Educational Foundation.  Celebrating Michigan Israel Partnerships.  The nights honorees are Chuck Newman Impact Award Winner Michael Levine and MIBB Volunteer of the Year Stanley Meretsky.  This year special recognition will be given to our Michigan Economic Development Partners.  

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10-12-2016: Beginning Facebook for Small Business

Michigan Business Network
September 20, 2016 1:00 PM

Learn the basics of how to set-up and post to a Facebook account for your business. This beginning seminar will cover the basics of creating a social media plan, ideas of what to post and general business social media etiquette. Other topics include: • The difference between a profile, a group and a page (and which one you should choose) • Facebook terms and lingo you need to know • Tips & pointers Please note that this is a lecture only seminar and doesn't allow for hands-on practice.
Speaker: Jessica Goodrich, CADL, Business Outreach Librarian
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10-25-2016: 9th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge

Michigan Business Network
September 19, 2016 2:00 PM

 Global_Automotive-1.jpgPlease join us for the SE Michigan Quarter-Finals of the 9th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge (GAMIC) presented by MI Innovation Alliance,

SAE, OESA and the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC).
GAMIC provides early‐stage start‐ups with an opportunity for competition‐prep coaching and targeted exposure to decision‐makers, in addition to $50,000 of in‐kind acceleration services and cash awards for each winner.

The Quarter-Finals event also includes introductions to leading technology and investment perspectives for high value automotive technologies and innovations. OEMs, suppliers, investors and successful entrepreneurs will participate and network on future needs and opportunities for innovators in the high-tech automotive industry. 

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9-28-2016: SBAM Engage: Muskegon

Michigan Business Network
September 19, 2016 12:00 PM

The small business community is large. SBAM can help you meet and share knowledge with other small business owners at SBAM Engage.

Join us in Muskegon on Sept. 28th from 5:00 - 6:15pm at Lorin Industries
. Not only will you have the opportunity to meet other small business owners, you can hear insight into the latest small business legislative issues. This is a great opportunity for you to be part of the discussion!

Guests will have the opportunity to tour Lorin Industries (read guidelines on our event page) and learn firsthand from Lorin Industries President Park Kersman about this 73-year-old small business that takes just one metal - anodized aluminum - and innovates it in amazing ways.

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11-08-2016: Economic Outlook Breakfast

Michigan Business Network
September 19, 2016 11:00 AM

Each fall, the Chamber presents the Economic Outlook Breakfast to highlight trends, speak to issues affecting the  economy and garner wisdom from economic experts to look ahead at the emerging business climate. In addition to this premier event in northern Michigan, research and reports from the breakfast are available through the Chamber’s website for further review or for sharing with your business partners and employees.

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MFEA Convention coming up this fall

Party @ MI Place
September 16, 2016 10:00 AM

Bugsy, ambassador of the Upper Peninsula, and Sue Bila spoke about the MFEA Convention coming up this fall.  Bugsy will be the EMCEE for the Friday and Saturday night showcase.  Bugsy will also be joining us on Sunday morning for a special, fun session - “B” an Out of the Box Go-Getter ~ Join “B”rittney and “B”ugsy for marketing ideas and more join Brittney Hoszkiw, Organization Specialist with Michigan Main Street Center, and “Bugsy” Justin Sailor, Official Unofficial Ambassador of the Upper Peninsula as they share their out of the box ideas and memorable event experiences. 

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09-27-2016: Small Business Resource Expo

Michigan Business Network
September 13, 2016 2:00 PM

Business Development is presenting the Small Business Resource Expo to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start or grow a company. This free event will feature presentations about business planning, government contracting, lending, marketing and accounting. An Expo space will also be setup, allowing attendees to get business advice from various experts. 

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09-27-2016: A Place For Business

Michigan Business Network
September 13, 2016 1:00 PM

 

Identifying, Securung and Preparing Your Space

Thinking of opening a brick and mortar business in the city of Detroit? Did you or will you apply for Motor City Match? This seminar is for you. We'll address concerns and questions related to identifying appropriate space and what it takes to get into it, including permits & zoning, design & build, and more.

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10-04-2016: TU Automotive ADAS & Autonomous

Michigan Business Network
September 12, 2016 12:00 PM

Clear the road for Automation: Build consumer trust through robust real world driving data and validation.  The most focused forum on the here and now of self-driving technology. As these technologies storm the headlines, we focus on the current challenges and unite players from research labs, automakers, tier 1’s and the complete supply chain to plan for the imminent future.

  • ADAS TO AUTONOMOUS? :

    Whether it’s one small step or a giant leap -analyze the different approaches and tech developments taking place to take us from ADAS to the automated vehicle

  • END USER ENGAGMENT:

    Examine how trust can be built between the human and machine through effective driver state monitoring and humanization of automated systems

  • TRY BEFORE YOU BUY:

    Testing is fundamental to the roll out of automated safety systems. How is the testing scene evolving to provide reliable and robust data on system performance?

  • THE VEHICLE’S WORLD VIEW:

    Remove the changeable environment as a factor. Engineer effective sensors and algorithms to provide accurized perception, mapping and localization data

  • ENGINEERING AUTONOMY:

    From the electrical architecture to implementing AI, understand how the future of vehicle design will transform beyond recognition

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10-03-2016: TU Automotive ADAS & Autonomous

Michigan Business Network
September 12, 2016 10:00 AM

2nd Annual Conference and Exhibition TU-Automotive ADAS & Autonomous USA 2016 October 3-4 • Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI, USA.

Clear the road for Automation: Build consumer trust through robust real world driving data and validation.  The most focused forum on the here and now of self-driving technology. As these technologies storm the headlines, we focus on the current challenges and unite players from research labs, automakers, tier 1’s and the complete supply chain to plan for the imminent future.

  • ADAS TO AUTONOMOUS? :

    Whether it’s one small step or a giant leap -analyze the different approaches and tech developments taking place to take us from ADAS to the automated vehicle

  • END USER ENGAGMENT:

    Examine how trust can be built between the human and machine through effective driver state monitoring and humanization of automated systems

  • TRY BEFORE YOU BUY:

    Testing is fundamental to the roll out of automated safety systems. How is the testing scene evolving to provide reliable and robust data on system performance?

  • THE VEHICLE’S WORLD VIEW:

    Remove the changeable environment as a factor. Engineer effective sensors and algorithms to provide accurized perception, mapping and localization data

  • ENGINEERING AUTONOMY:

    From the electrical architecture to implementing AI, understand how the future of vehicle design will transform beyond recognition

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