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06-12-2015: #hack4detroit

Michigan Business Network
May 6, 2015 11:11 AM

Automation Alley
Friday, June 12, 2015, from 7:00 PM to June 13, 7:00 p.m.

Calling all hackers! Join Automation Alley on June 12th - June 13th at Grand Circus Detroit for a hackathon to benefit the city of Detroit! Back by popular demand, Automation Alley is inviting the region’s brightest and best computer programmers and coders to compete in a 24-hour #hack4detroit event to solve a technology problem in the city by building an app for a worthy cause.

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06-17-2015: Urban Land Institute of Michigan (ULI) will return to Lansing

Michigan Business Network
May 6, 2015 10:13 AM

Urban Land Institute of Michigan (ULI)
Wednesday, June 17, 2015, from 11:30 am – 5:00 pm

The Urban Land Institute of Michigan (ULI) will return to Lansing on June 17, 2015 from 1130 am – 500 pm to host it’s 6th Annual Public-Private Partnership conference at The University Club, 3435 Forest Road, Lansing, MI.  Expert speakers include Steve Arwood-CEO of the MEDC and President & Chairman of the MI Strategic Fund, Pat Gillespie-President, The Gillespie Group, Sam Cummings-Managing Director of CWD Real Estate, Dr. David Canter-Sr. Associate & VP, University of Michigan, Executive Director, North Campus Research Complex, Ned Staebler-President & CEO, Tech Town Detroit,Frank Peterson-Muskegon City Manager and Jeff Smith-Director, Michigan State University, University Corporate Research Park.

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The Better Business Bureau Protecting You from Recent Scams

Michigan Business Beat
May 5, 2015 1:24 PM

We spoke with Melanie Duquesnel, President and CEO, Better Business Bureau of Eastern Michigan. She shares insight on some recent scams and how their organization is working to prevent these negative things from continuing.

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05-06-2015: MY Lansing MBK Action Summit

Michigan Business Network
May 4, 2015 4:37 PM

One Love Global
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Register today for the May 6, MY Lansing MBK Action Summit. Come prepared to work on an update to our collective action plan due to the White House May 11!

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Small Business News and Information

This Week in Small Business
May 4, 2015 2:31 PM

Michael Rogers, Vice President Communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with small business advocate, Chris Holman, about recent small business meetings of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber, community banks and MSU’s Innovation Celebration. Michael and Chris also talk about tips for becoming a people-oriented small business person, best and worst cities in the nation in which to start a business, Shark Tank lessons of success, small business lessons you wish you could convey to your younger self, and hiring good employees is getting more difficult.

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07-12-2015: Capital Area Restaurant Week

Michigan Business Network
April 30, 2015 12:13 PM

Capital Area Restaurant Week
July 12-19, 2015 

Join us in the third annual celebration of dining in the Greater Lansing Area, July 12 – 19, 2015. Experience the best in local cuisine with three course prix fixe dinner menus from some of the Capital Area’s finest restaurants. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover new restaurants and enjoy favorites at a fantastic price. Peak dining times will book quickly during this one week gastronomic event. Make your reservations early to be guaranteed a spot at participating restaurants. Check back frequently for updates and to see what the area’s best chefs are creating this summer!

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05-21-2015: The Second Annual "tourRING" Greater Lansing

Michigan Business Network
April 29, 2015 9:00 PM

Thursday, May 21st from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Join us as we tour the entrepreneurial ecosystem and 7 business incubators of the RING | Lansing’s Innovation Network. We want to introduce you to the emerging companies that are working to create high quality jobs and help make our communities vibrant and prosperous.

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05-13-2015: 9th Annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner and Auction

Michigan Business Network
April 29, 2015 7:57 PM

Greater Lansing Food Bank
May 13, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Join us for the Greater Lansing Food Bank’s 9th annual Empty Plate Strolling Dinner and Auction! The event will be held in the Big Ten Room of the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center starting at 5:30pm.

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05-28-2015: Business Transitions Seminar

Michigan Business Network
April 28, 2015 3:00 PM

Rua Associates & Rehmann
Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Discover ways to maximize the value of your organization, preserve your wealth, and minimize tax considerations.Find out how to position your readiness within the top 13% to 25% of business owners by taking control of the timing and method of your transition.

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05-12-2015: Michigan Creative Educators Summit- "Everyone's an Educator"

Michigan Business Network
April 27, 2015 1:37 PM

The Michigan Creativity Group
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:45pm

The Michigan Creativity Group (MCG) is working to merge the worlds of business and education. By "connecting the dots" the MCG creates unique learning opportunities, provides a support network to help students and business reach new heights, and promotes innovation and positivity in order to better serve Michigan. The MCG is looking to collaborate with others wishing to transform education, create new collaborations with businesses and schools, and use positivity to change society.The theme of this year's summit is: Everyone's an Educator: Merging the Worlds of Business and Education.

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