The Oakland County area has an abundance of opportunities for existing businesses and new ventures.
When the going gets rough, the entrepreneurial spirit gets creative and resourceful.
The Oakland Press has gathered upcoming events, news and links to help business owners and professionals succeed.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Inside Google and NextWave events are tomorrow

TROY
April 21: Inside Google
Round Table Productions presents “Inside Google,” a lunch and learn presentation featuring Michelle Morris, industry director for automotive at Google is 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at Shield’s Restaurant, 1476 W. Maple Road, Troy. It begins and ends with networking. The program starts at 12:35 p.m. Event Admission is $15. To register, visit www.roundtablepromotions.com or call 248-383-5793. Limited seating is available.

TROY
April 21: NextWave networking and webcasting
NextWave Media Studios will host a business networking event and broadcast it live on the Internet. “It’s networking, plus webcasting at the same time,” said NextWave Media Studios CEO Nancy Skinner. “Combine those two and it equals a Netcast, an event for business leaders to meet face-to-face and broadcast their message simultaneously for an online audience.” The NextWave Media Studios Netcast is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 21. The netcast will be streamed live via Ustream.tv and can also be viewed at www.nextwavemediastudios.com. The event will take place at NextWave Media Studios “Digitorium.” Those interested in attending or presenting at the NextWave Media Studios Netcast should contact Jason Chapman at 248-556-7552 or jason.chapman@nwave.us.com.


BIRMINGHAM
April 21: Government Forecast
The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber continues its 2011 Forecast Series with the “Government Forecast” presented by Philip Power, founder and chairman of The Center for Michigan. The forecast luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St, Birmingham. The cost, which includes lunch is $50 for members and $60 for nonmembers. Reservations are required, visit www.bbcc.com/events or call 248-644-1700.

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