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October 2014

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UHY LLP To Host Free Construction Outlook

October 22, 2014 | 7:00 AM | Farmington Hills

UHY LLP, the sixth largest accounting firm in Southeast Michigan, will be hosting its third annual Construction Outlook on Wednesday, October 22 from 7:00AM –9:30AM in Farmington Hills.

Join UHY to learn what 2015 holds in sto... More

Company:  UHY Advisors

Webinar: NSF SBIR/STTR Program Details and Planning Your Project

October 22, 2014 | 1:00 PM | webinar

Learn how to lay the groundwork for your NSF SBIR/STTR project with this discussion of steps to getting your proposal started, how to communicate with the Program Manager, best practices for preparing an Executive Summary and developing your ... More

Company:  BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, LLC

Design Excellence Forum: Making Innovation Possible

October 22, 2014 | 9:00 AM | Troy

Fisher Unitech invites all professionals in the manufacturing and product design industry to join them at their second annual Design Excellence Forum. This year’s Design Excellence Forum will offer several presentations showing how to leverag... More


AutoCAD Essentials

October 22, 2014 | 8:30 AM | Novi

This course is designed for the new AutoCAD user who requires comprehensive training in AutoCAD. It incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings within AutoCAD.

Company:  Automation Alley

October Networking Meeting: Working with the Media

October 23, 2014 | 6:30 PM | Southfield

Have you ever wondered how to get your business in the media? Join us for our October networking meeting and learn how to get print media, radio and television exposure for your business with PR Professional Renee Prewitt when she presents, "... More

Company:  South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association

Crash Course: Proposal Prep for NIH

October 23, 2014 | 8:30 AM | Plymouth

The December 5th NIH deadline is just around the corner. Will you be ready to submit with time to spare to make corrections? This one-day seminar presents essential “how-to” instruction on writing a competitive SBIR/STTR proposal that meets t... More

Company:  BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, LLC

APACC Salute to Excellence Awards

October 23, 2014 | 4:30 PM | Livonia

Join us in celebration of Asian business professionals and companies who have achieved notable success and outstanding accomplishments in their respective fields of industry. The award winners will be recognized during an award dinner and wil... More

Company:  Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

"Sizzle with Style" Fashion Show & Dinner

October 23, 2014 | 5:00 PM | Macomb Township

Hosted by the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry with presenting sponsor Beaumont Health Systems. See the newest fashions for fall and enjoy a great family style dinner with plenty of time for networking. Clothing and acc... More

Company:  Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Professional Edge Workshop-Retirement: Which plan is right?

October 23, 2014 | 7:30 AM | Beverly Hills

As a self-employed individual or owner of a small business you work hard for your money. Shouldn’t you do all you can to ensure it’s working hard for you? For many small business owners, the question is not “Should I implement a retirement pl... More

Company:  Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber

Small Business: Unlocked - Connections and Cocktails

October 23, 2014 | 5:00 PM | Detroit

Stop by Connections & Cocktails after work from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 at Downtown Louie's Lounge. You will connect with top professionals in a casual environment to strengthen your business relationships.

Exclusive p... More

Company:  Detroit Regional Chamber

Sunrise Pinnacle Awards

October 24, 2014 | 8:00 AM | Rochester

The Sunrise Pinnacle Awards is Rochester and the neighboring communities' pre-eminent celebration of the area's visionary entrepreneurs, business and civic leaders, and exemplary corporate citizens.

When registering above, for... More

Company:  Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

October 27, 2014 | 1:00 PM | Detroit

Are you a retail entrepreneur with a business idea or storefront in TechTown's SWOT City neighborhood of Osborn? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up res... More

Company:  TechTown

Chamber Orientation

October 27, 2014 | 9:00 AM | Rochester

Learn the ins and outs of Chamber membership and see what the Chamber has to offer your business.

Company:  Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce

Toast + Tech Talk: Grow from Entrepreneur to Strategic Business Leader

October 28, 2014 | 7:30 AM | Detroit

Toast + Tech Talk Series

Plante Moran and Automation Alley are proud to announce the upcoming Toast + Tech Talk series. This four-part series – one session a month from July through October – will each feature a strolli... More

Company:  Plante Moran

Contentious Clauses in Software Agreements

October 29, 2014 | 8:00 AM | Ferndale

Regardless of how software is delivered – by download or a hosted solution, certain clauses are the subject of much negotiation – limitations of liability and damages, warranties, indemnification among them. Hear both sides of these contentio... More

Company:  Ossian Law P.C.

"In The Board Room' with Paul W. Smith & Gerry Weinberg

October 29, 2014 | 11:30 AM | Troy

Join WJR's Paul W. Smith and his guest Gerry Weinberg for this exclusive luncheon as they discuss:

"Building A Winning Sales Team To Grow Your Sales By 30% or More"

The information discussed at this event is for ... More

Company:  Gerry Weinberg & Associates

Mobile Computing for the Enterprise

October 29, 2014 | 8:30 AM | Troy

Discover how new tablet and smartphone technologies have changed our definition of mobile as these devices become an increasingly important tool for business.

Forrester Research estimates that tablets and smartphones make up about ... More

Company:  Automation Alley

SBIR/STTR 101: Introduction & Overview

October 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM | Ypsilanti

The government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs make over $2.6 billion in high-risk, non-dilutive capital available to innovative small companies annually. In this half-day cla... More

Company:  BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, LLC