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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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03-16-2017: Networking Event: Drive New Business with Social Media

Michigan Business Network
March 15, 2017 6:00 PM

Guide to Successful Social Media Marketing

You know you should be on social media for your business or non-profit.

You know it can help you drive more new and repeat business for your organization. But, do you know why? Do you know which social media platform will have the biggest bang for your buck? And when you start your profile, do you know what to say and how to grow your following? This session will answer all of those questions and more!

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05-18-2017: Troy Chamber Hosts 12th Annual Nonprofit Management Conference, presented by PNC Bank

Michigan Business Network
March 14, 2017 5:30 PM

The Troy Chamber of Commerce and its Non-Profit Network (NPN) will host the 12th Annual Nonprofit Management Conference, presented by PNC Bank on Thursday, May 18, 8 a.m.–3:10 p.m., at Walsh College, Troy campus (3838 Livernois). This affordable management conference for nonprofit professionals, board members and volunteers is sponsored by PNC Bank, Walsh College and the Troy Chamber of Commerce. “Providing affordable training for nonprofits is always at the top of the list of goals and objectives for the NonProfit Network,” said Jody House, Troy Chamber vice president and NPN staff liaison.

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03-14-2017: Food Entrepreneurs Meetup

Michigan Business Network
March 10, 2017 7:00 PM

The Midland Tomorrow Innovation Center and Taste of Midland will be hosting a Food Entrepreneurs Meetup.  

Join experts in the food production and product development industry, as they share the many opportunities available for “Foodpreneurs” who want to package their special sauce or product recipes into viable businesses.
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MBN on the Road - Detroit Policy Conference!

Michigan Business Network
March 10, 2017 1:00 PM

The MBN team had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Detroit Policy Conference hosted by the Detroit Regional Camber and held at the Motor City Casino and Hotel. Keynote speaker Chris Ilitch encouraged the people of Detroit to continue to work together. With buildings and stadiums springing up, the vision of downtown Detroit has been brought to life with a project called The District Detroit.

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03-10-2017: Entrepreneur YOU Conference

Michigan Business Network
March 9, 2017 2:30 PM

Learn from the Experts

A Day of Empowerment and Inspiration

Entrepreneur YOU is designed to teach women with a passion for entrepreneurship about the challenges and opportunities women encounter as they start and grow businesses. Leave with educational and technical resources, sharpen your skills and gain powerful contacts.

The Entrepenuer YOU Conference is designed to educate women with a passion for owning their business about the challenges and oppurtunities inherent to the endevour-- from planning to launch to growth.  The conferenence provides a broad overview of topics such as marketing, finance, legel and regulatory issues, business modeling, staffing, sales, leadership and more.  In addition to sharpening skills, you will gain powerful contacts and learn new information to drive sucessful  business results.  For those of you unable to make it to Grand Rapids March 3rd, there will be a conference in Lansing on Friday, March 10, 2017.

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