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2018 Automotive Update: How can suppliers survive the electric era?

Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 7:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Location: UHY LLP, 12900 Hall Rd. Innovation Lab, Sterling Heights

 

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DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) Training - 101

Thursday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to Noon
Doing business with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) can be a great way to grow your business and gain entry into the federal marketplace. DLA is the Department of Defense’ largest combat support agency providing worldwide logistics support to America’s military services, civilian agencies and foreign countries in both peacetime and wartime. DLA is responsible for nearly every consumable item used by our military forces worldwide including medical supplies, aviation requirements, land and maritime weapon systems’ spare parts, food, clothing and textiles, construction equipment, material fuel and depot level re-parables. DLA has a web-based application called DIBBS that provides you with the ability to view award data, procurement histories and forecasts; filter your opportunity searches; access technical data packages; and submit quotes.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC Bldg. Room 138, 7900 Tank Avenue, Warren

 

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State of Clinton Township Address 2018

Friday, Jan. 26 from 7:30 to 10 a.m.
Join Clinton Township Supervisor Robert Cannon as he offers his synopsis of the upcoming year for his community.
Location: Clinton-Macomb Public Library, 40900 Romeo Plank, Clinton Township

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Bowling, Beer & Blankets NextGEN Macomb Social

Wedneday, Jan. 31 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Includes: Bowling, (1) Drink Ticket, Pizza, Shoe Rental and unlimited networking. Bring your business cards and literature to display and exchange. Blanket Donation: Bring a blanket to help keep animals warm this winter! All donations collected will go to Detroit Pit Crew Dog Rescue of Clinton Township! http://detroitpitcrew.com/  http://www.facebook.com/pg/Detroitpitcrew/about/?ref=page_internal
Location: Total Sports Complex, 40501 Production Dr., Harrison Township

 

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DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) Training - 201

Thursday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to Noon
Doing business with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) can be a great way to grow your business and gain entry into the federal marketplace to build your past performance. During this training we will take a look at other DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) applications such as how to submit a quote online, find awards, submit post award request and discuss packaging and shipping.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC Bldg. Room 138, 7900 Tank Avenue, Warren

 

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Economic Forecast 2018

Thursday, Feb. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
David Sowerby, CFA, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager at Ancora will deliver the Macomb Economic Forecast. Come hear what to expect for 2018's local economic trends.
Location: Palazzo Grande, 54660 Van Dyke Avenue, Shelby Township

 

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Federal Market Research - 201

Thursday, Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to Noon
Market research is the continuous process of collecting data and analyzing the information so you have a better understanding of the marketplace. This training will help you identify who your customers and competitors are, as well as the current and future outlook for your Industry.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC Bldg. Room 123, 7900 Tank Avenue, Warren

 

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Tech Takeover: Executive's guide to protecting client data and your business

Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
What happens if you lose your client's data? What if your company was the entry point for such a breach? Learn how to protect your data and your client's identity by leveraging data security as a business advantage. Join Awecomm for a Tech Takeover presentation aimed at keeping businesses protected in today's rapidly changing technology environment.
Location: Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham Drive, Troy

 

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State Contracting - 101 

Thursday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to Noon
The Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) Procurement Office serves as the state’s Central Purchasing Office and has a portfolio of approximately 950 multiple-year contracts worth billions of dollars. The Department consists of three divisions, plus real estate and construction: • Information and technology • Commodities and infrastructure services • Services Topics to be covered include the following: • Contracting with the state of Michigan • Where to find opportunities • Doing business with MDOT
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC Bldg. Room 138, 7900 Tank Avenue, Warren

 

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Starting a Business

Thursday, Feb. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon
This workshop is designed for individuals who are at the beginning stages of starting a business. It will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.
Location: Macomb Community College - Center Campus, A Building, Room 104, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp.

 

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Starting Up: An Introduction to Michigan's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Do you have a high-tech startup? How about an early-stage, growth-based business? Are you looking to bring your innovative idea to market? If so, the Macomb-OU Incubator invites you to attend Starting Up, a workshop exploring Michigan’s “entrepreneurial ecosystem,” designed to help you start and/or grow your tech-based business. John Eaton, Mac-OU Inc’s client strategist, will help you navigate the wide range of resources the State of Michigan offers – including business incubators, SmartZones, various support services, university technology acceleration and commercialization, and funding programs – to identify what’s right for you and your business.
Location: Macomb-OU Incubator at Velocity Center, 6633 18 Mile Road, Sterling Heights

 

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Export Controls: An Introduction to ITAR and EAR 

Thursday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to Noon
The export of most goods and services to foreign customers is controlled in some way by the U.S. government. The consequences for non-compliance can be significant. The two primary systems are the International Traffic in Arms Regulation and the Export Administration Regulations. This program, presented by Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, will help you identify when compliance with these programs is necessary and how to ensure your company is conforming to the appropriate standards. During the program we will provide an introduction to the law and regulations, demonstrate examples of how to classify intended products and services for export, and discuss the basic framework of an in-house compliance program.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC Bldg. Room 138, 7900 Tank Avenue, Warren

 

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2018 Detroit Policy Conference

Thursday, Mar. 1 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Detroit Policy Conference will focus on creating a culture of civility in Detroit, exploring what it means to be “civil” and the role that communities play in influencing individual behavior. Programming will also examine role models of civility, Detroiters that have put their differences aside and are working together to put Detroit first to solve issues and create opportunities for all.
Location: MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit

 

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Introduction to Federal Government Contracting - 101

Thursday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to Noon
What does it take to become a successful government contractor? What services and resources are available to a small business pursuing the government market? If your company has been considering the field of government contracting, this seminar will give you the insight you need.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC Bldg. Room 138, 7900 Tank Avenue, Warren

 

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Starting a Business

Thursday, March 15 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon
This workshop is designed for individuals who are at the beginning stages of starting a business. It will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.
Location: Center Line Recreation Center, 25355 Lawrence St., Center Line

 

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Digital Marketing Secrets Revealed

Thursday, Mar. 22 at 7:30 a.m.
Focusing on advanced digital marketing strategy, this event will provide a glimpse into the industry’s future as well as tips on hiring and managing digital marketing talent. Speakers will focus on cutting-edge topics such as online reputation management and influencer marketing. Digital Marketing Secrets Revealed targets marketers with intermediate or advanced digital marketing knowledge.
Location: Greektown Casino-Hotel, 1200 St. Antoine Street, Detroit

 

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