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04-24-2017: CAR's Response to the Auto Industry's Call for Action

Michigan Business Network
March 22, 2017 10:00 AM

Addressing Changes in new materials, new technologies, and the looming crisis in tooling and workforce. Two days of critical content and networking.

The T3 Manufacturing Summit will raise awareness and facilitate information exchange about the U.S. tooling crisis and demographic shifts in the workforce which present challenges for manufacturers and suppliers. Global manufacturing footprints and new business models have challenged the paradigm of, “produce it where you sell it,” leading to a declining source of local talent. Rapidly evolving changes in materials and manufacturing technologies are straining and may be constraining manufacturing and investment. These changes present significant challenges such as workforce and capacity utilization that present opportunities for manufacturer and tool shops.  

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03-23-2017: Talent Outlook: Detroit Drives Degrees

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2017 5:30 PM

Join leaders from the higher education, business, government and nonprofit and philanthropic sectors for the Detroit Regional Chamber's Talent Outlook: Detroit Drives Degrees breakfast at the Detroit Athletic Club on Thursday, March 23.

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04-07-2017: Medtech+ Innovation Weekend

Michigan Business Network
March 20, 2017 10:30 AM

LEARN. CREATE. DELIVER.

You will learn how to evaluate the viability of new innovations, develop a business model for them and communicate effectively with investors, advisers, prospective customers, team recruits and others. It is ideal preparation for developing highly competitive teams in pitch competitions and for early investor discussions.

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03-22-2017: 5 Minutes Tops: Regionals

Michigan Business Network
March 18, 2017 2:00 PM

What is 5 Minutes Tops?

 

It is that time of year again! Time for the Regional 5 Minute Tops Youth Pitch Competition.   A "Shark Tank"-esque competition in which students will prepare and present business ideas to local business owners for a chance to win cash prizes and assistance in your endeavor. You have 5 minutes to convince our panel to buy into your idea. There are no other requirements to fill.

 

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03-23-2017: The Autonomous Patient

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 3:30 PM

Entrepreneurs Driving Health Care

Please Join Us: The health industry is constantly evolving. Entrepreneurs of all shapes and sizes are making their marks on this evolution. Some are fueled by their own personal experiences in healthcare; whereas others have simply found new ways to satisfy growing demands. 

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03-23-2017: Flint & Genesee Chamber Hosts Annual Meeting

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 2:30 PM

Panel Discussion on ‘2020: Building the Future’ Featured

 

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce on March 23 will hold its 2017 Annual Meeting at the Holiday Inn Gateway, 5353 Gateway Centre in Flint.

The Annual Meeting will recap the Chamber’s accomplishments from the past year as well as imagine the region’s future years now under the theme of “2020: Building the Future”.

A moderated panel discussion – in place of the usual keynote speaker – will headline the event and will explore several key aspects to building a vibrant future for Flint & Genesee..

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03-30-2017: Detroit Google Demo Day

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 12:30 PM

Startups in cities all around the world are building incredible, innovative companies, but many lack access to the robust investment opportunities of Silicon Valley. We recognize that innovation is alive and well far beyond the confines of a few cities, we see it in Detroit everyday!  In April 2014, Google for Entrepreneurs hosted their first annual Demo Day, featuring top startups from Denver to Detroit to Durham. .

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03-29-2017: Lansing Youth Startup Challenge

Pure Lansing
March 17, 2017 11:30 AM

Wednesday March 29th this event will have the Lansing Center teaming with youthful energy. It is open to any middle school or high school aged student, living or attending school in the Tri-county region of Lansing (Clinton, Eaton & Ingham Counties).

The event consists of an Executive Summary Business Plan portion(50%), a Product Display/Demo portion(50%). Cash Prizes will be awarded for Best Executive Summary Business Plan, Best Product Display/Pitch, as well as overall Champion.

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04-17-2017: Business Leaders for Michigan: Leadership Summit on Fiscal Stability

Michigan Business Network
March 16, 2017 4:30 PM

We all want Michigan and its communities to be financially stable and healthy

Join us for an enlightening discussion on how we can work together toward a stronger, healthy and vibrant future for our state and local communities. 

Hear why Michigan's fiscal health is so important to growing our state and learn about best practices we can put in place to ensure our state and local governments can face our financial challenges head on.

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04-04-2017: Invitation to the SAE Awards Ceremony

Michigan Business Network
March 16, 2017 2:30 PM

On behalf of SAE International, you are cordially invited to attend the “SAE Awards Ceremony: Honoring Excellence” held in conjunction with the WCX17 World Congress Experience in Detroit, Michigan.

The Awards Ceremony provides an opportunity for attendees to pay tribute to those who have significantly contributed to SAE’s success and the advancement of mobility technology

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