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05-05-2016: May Economic Club, Featuring Major General Gregory Vadnais

Michigan Business Network
May 3, 2016 2:09 PM

Lansing Regional Chamber Economic Club
May 5, 2016, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Join us as we welcome Major General Gregory J. Vadnais, the Adjutant General of Michigan and special guest speaker, Tom Izzo, Michigan State University 'Hall of Fame' Basketball coach the Economic Club.

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05-03-2016: 2016 Energy Conference and Exhibition

Michigan Business Network
April 28, 2016 4:30 PM

The Engineering Society of Detroit
May 3, 2016, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

In its 19th year, this conference, the only one of its kind in Michigan, is designed to educate small-to-large commercial and industrial businesses on energy technology, products, and services that will assist them in successful energy management.

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05-17-2016: Content Marketing Hacks to Drive Business Growth

Michigan Business Network
April 28, 2016 2:30 PM

Lansing Regional Chamber
May 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Content marketing uses blogs, podcasts, video and social media to attract, acquire and engage customers - with the objective of getting them to act and buy. If you are still struggling to develop or improve a content marketing strategy, take the advice from our local panel of digital marketing experts who know how to drive sales online.

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05-17-2016: 10th Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner and Auction

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2016 4:49 PM


10th Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner and Auction

May 17, 2016, 5:30 p.m.

Jackson National Life & McLaren Greater Lansing are proud to be title sponsors of the 10th annual Greater Lansing Food Bank Empty Plate Dinner.

The event includes: A special recognition of our Founders;

The presentation of the inaugural Greater Lansing Food Bank Founders’ Award recognizing exceptional community service in the spirit of our founders;

A commemorative “empty plate” decorated by local school children;

A live and a silent auction featuring unique items including sports packages, vacation packages and other distinctive objects and opportunities;

A chance to socialize with many of your friends and community leaders;

An important opportunity to make a difference for thousands of our neighbors in need;

A casual strolling dinner from some of the areas top chefs, including staff from:

  • The State Room at Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
  • Arcadia Ales and Smokehouse
  • Bordeaux at Crowne Plaza Lansing West
  • Morton’s Fine Catering
  • Radisson Hotel
  • Spartan Signature Catering
  • Tavern and Tap
  • Troppo
  • University Club of MSU

 All proceeds benefit the Greater Lansing Food Bank. For more information, contact Sarah Jaworski at sarah@glfoodbank.org.


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05-03-2016: Small Business Workshop

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2016 12:45 PM

The LEE Group, MI LLC
May 3, 2016, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Small businesses are job creators and the fuel for economic growth.

May is National Small Business Month, and with small businesses being a major economic generator nationally and locally, entrepreneurs grapple with how to grow their business.

For the second consecutive year, The LEE Group will be joined by several community and corporate partners to present the Small Business Workshop. This year’s workshop will be part of Detroit Entrepreneur Week (May 2- 6, 2016).

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05-07-2016: Lansing Spartans Youth Organization Fundraiser

Michigan Business Network
April 26, 2016 12:00 PM

Lansing Spartans Youth Organization (LSYO)
May 7, 2016, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The money LSYO raises allows kids to receive low/no cost fitness programs that motivate, educate, and instill a life changing, life-long bond with physical fitness. We also aim to help those who struggle with weight issues (Obesity) and aggressive behaviors (Anti-Bullying). Our organization provides educational resources to the youth that promote academic success.

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08-01-2016: CAR Management Briefing - Technical Assessment Report

Michigan Business Network
April 22, 2016 12:00 PM

Center for Automotive Research
August 1 - 4, 2016

The 2016 CAR MBS will be one of the first public forums where stakeholders will gather to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by the report.

This summer marks a critical point in U.S fuel economy and emissions regulations. With the expected release of the Technical Assessment Report (TAR) in June, federal regulators will define their vision for the powertrain and mass reduction technology strategies required to achieve 2025 CAFE and fuel economy targets.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of this industry-defining dialogue.

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04-29-2016: Personal Brand Discovery Workshop

Michigan Business Network
April 22, 2016 8:42 AM

MidMichigan Innovation Center
April 29, 2016, 9:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Kris Marsh, founder of Marketing Flexibility and Kris Marsh Consulting, will be leading this unique workshop on Personal Branding Discovery. This intense workshop will leave you with the knowledge, process, and materials to guide discovery and development of your personal brand, and will include two weeks of personal brand implementation support including exclusive email advice, tips, and motivation.

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04-21-2016: Michigan Women's Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Michigan Business Network
April 21, 2016 10:25 AM

Michigan Women's Foundation
April 21, 2016, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Women’s Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Empowerment Forum. As Michigan Women’s Foundation (MWF) lights the way to the next 30 years, we have invited Shiza Shahid to be our featured speaker at both the morning Empowerment Forum for 5,000 high school girls and luncheon honoring Dr. Jackie Taylor. Working with area school districts and local universities, girls will be transported to and from their schools to receive a compelling and inspiring message from Shiza. During the Forum, they will have an opportunity to ask questions and share experience using social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. MWF will share select tweets and photos at the luncheon following the Forum.

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04-16-2016: Baker College of Flint to Host Cyber Offense Hackathon

Michigan Business Network
April 15, 2016 12:27 PM

Baker College of Flint
April 16, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Baker College of Flint is hosting the Michigan Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition’s (CCDC) first Hackathon. In this unique event, cyber defense students imitate real-world computer hackers and attempt to hack a system defended by industry professionals. In the process, the students learn what it takes to defend a system.

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