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06-07-2016: Breaking the Million Dollar Barrier

Michigan Business Beat
May 24, 2016 4:00 PM

Has your business hit a wall?  Do you have dreams of doubling or tripling your business, but never seem to really make the progress you desire?

In this 60-minute workshop, you’ll learn about the critical internal changes needed to position your company for major sales and profit growth.  Find out how YOU are likely the biggest barrier to your company’s growth and what changes you should make to position your company for long term growth.  Your business is likely your biggest investment so learn the strategies to build long term net worth. Best suited for businesses with employees and sales over $500,000 per year.

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08-01-2016: 2016 Midwest Buyers Mission in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
May 24, 2016 3:00 PM

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s International Marketing Program in conjunction with Food Export Midwest is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Midwest Buyers Mission taking place on August 1st.  This event will bring over 15 qualified international buyers to the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, MI.  The mission will provide you with the opportunity to meet international buyers without having to leave Michigan.

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05-31-2016: Mackinac Policy Conference

Michigan Business Network
May 18, 2016 11:30 AM

2016 Mackinac Policy Conference

The 2016 Mackinac Policy Conference, hosted by The Detroit Regional Chamber kicks off on Tuesday, May 31 and will conclude on Friday, June 3. This year's Conference event will drive statewide dialogue on entrepreneurship, urban education and investing in the future.
For more details on the Conference, visit mpc.detroitchamber.com or contact Marianne Alabastro at 313-596-0479.
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06-16-2016: Wolverine - Spartan Cup

Michigan Business Network
May 12, 2016 2:30 PM

Treetops Resort
June 16 - 18, 2016

Calling all Wolverine and Spartan fans, students, friends, faculty, alumni and more! We're bringing this great rivalry to the golf course in our first-ever Wolverine/Spartan Cup.

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08-03-2016: Great Lakes Lenders Conference

Michigan Business Network
May 12, 2016 1:49 PM

America's SBDC Michigan
August 3 - 5, 2016

The Great Lakes Lenders Conference is the premier banking event in the Midwest that has been hosted by the SBA District offices of Cleveland, Columbus, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. In its 18th year, the conference is being hosted by one of the SBA Partners, the Michigan Small Business Development Center (Michigan SBDC). Michigan SBDC promises to keep the valuable workshops that have kept attendees up to date on SBA lending programs and other banking topics.

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06-21-2016: Automotive Supplier Summit

Michigan Business Network
May 10, 2016 2:42 PM

Automation Alley
June 21, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

How can automotive suppliers improve their ability to compete and win more business through the adoption of digital manufacturing technologies and practices? When it comes to responding to market demands and breakthrough technology, many automotive and transportation suppliers face challenges keeping up with OEMs. Automation Alley and Siemens invite you to this half-day summit of education and discussion featuring the latest in digital manufacturing leading practices, including digital technological updates and model based manufacturing trends.

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05-10-2016: Starting a Business? Protect Yourself and Still Win!

Michigan Business Network
May 5, 2016 9:05 AM

MAComb-OU INCubator
May 10, 2016, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ready Set Go. Starting a business is exciting but there are many decisions. What form of entity should I use and what are the tax considerations of those entities? What happens when my partner and I disagree or something happens to one of us? What sort of contracts should I enter into? Find out the answers to these questions and more at the next Lunch and Launch.

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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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