Friday, April 29, 2016
“Use Your Smartphone to Improve Your Business” workshop is 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 5 at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township, $40, www.AdvantageOakland.com/businessworkshops, 248-858-0783.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Vistage Michigan will host Edgar Papke, author of “The Elephant in the Boardroom: How Leaders Use and Manage Conflict to Reach Greater Levels of Success.” Papke is a speaker, author and executive coach known for his innovative approaches to leadership and business. The event, which is open to CEOs, presidents and key executives, is 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 at the Troy Marriott, 200 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy. Cinco de Mayo-themed hors d’oeuvres and libations will be served, starting at 4:30 p.m. The keynote address begins at 5 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Vistage Michigan is a Chief Executive organization. Registration is required, with Anna Morton at 586-443-5880 (ext. 205) or visit michigan.vistage.com/event/may3.
Monday, April 25, 2016
“Spring Your Business into Shape”, featuring educational speakers and workshops on topics including marketing and PR, business succession planning, is 8:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at Deer Lake Athletic Club, 6167 White Lake Road, Clarkston. The event includes breakfast and lunch Visit clarkston.org or call 248-625-8055 to register, $50-$65.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
5th Annual Women in Automotive Conference is April 26-27 at Detroit Marriott Troy Hotel, 200 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy. The conference is produced by national trade association, Women in Manufacturing, and in partnership with the Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation and Inforum. It includes numerous keynote presentations and networking opportunities. For information and to register, visit www.womeninmanufacturing.org/events/wia, $199-$350.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Home Buying & Selling Seminar with information on how the new real estate laws affect the buying and selling process is slated to begin at noon, Saturday April 23 at Century 21 Campbell, 1186 E. 12 Mile Road Madison Heights. Speakers include a mortgage expert and real estate expert and Q&A session. This seminar is free, register at 248-398-6655 x237. For information, visit century21campbell.com.
Sunday, April 17, 2016
“Spring Your Business into Shape”, featuring educational speakers and workshops on topics including marketing, PR and business succession planning, is 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at Deer Lake Athletic Club, 6167 White Lake Road, Clarkston. The event will be hosted by Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce and includes breakfast and lunch, clarkston.org, 248-625-8055, $50-$65.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
The Troy Chamber Women's Business Forum will present "Bite into Business" featuring a live cooking demonstration by Hell’s Kitchen contestant, Jared Bobkin. He is executive chef at Local Kitchen & Bar of Ferndale.
The event is 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 at Regents Park, 2751 Melcombe Circle, Troy,
Bobkin will be preparing Salmon Asparagus Risotto, with ingredients provided by Fresh Thyme Market. Advanced registration is $14 for Troy Chamber of Commerce members and $24 for nonmembers. To register, call 248-641-8151, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.troychamber.com.
Sunday, April 3, 2016
National author, Todd Romer will present his Young Money Live! seminar, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12 at Wayne State University in the Student Center’s Hillberry Room AB, 5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit. Funded by Michigan Credit Union Foundation and Extra Credit Union. Free admission. The first 50 attendees receive a free copy of his book, “Young Money Planner: Track Your 5 Step Plan to Financial Success. For more information, visit www.mcul.org/about-our-foundation.