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.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

“Say It Like You Mean It” forum offered

Business forum offered
Inforum, a business forum for women, is hosting “Say It Like You Mean It” — in business and your personal life” presented by Kristina Evey, owner of Centric Strategies, 7:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, at Bank of America, 2600 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy. The cost is $50 for Inforum members and $75 for nonmembers. For information, visit or call 313-578-3245.

Chamber hosts team building seminar
The Novi Chamber of Commerce will host a team building seminar 8 to 10 a.m. Thursday,  June 24, at 41875 11 Mile Road in Novi. Gerald W. Bricker, managing principal and founder of business consultancy Aadvise Consulting, LLC of Northville will lead the session on building teamwork for business success. The cost is $39 at the door, $29 for chamber members. For information, visit or call 248-974-1537.

MBA information webinar offered
Walsh College is offering a master of business administration and master of management information webinar 12:15 to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 24. This session is designed for busy working professionals interested in pursuing an online MBA, MM, or a related certificate program. Space is limited. For more information, visit, call 248-823-1261 or e-mail

CREW Detroit hosts annual golf outing
The Detroit chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW Detroit) will host its 14th annual golf outing Thursday, June 24, at the Inn at St. John Golf and Conference Center, 44045 Five Mile Road in Plymouth. Registration, breakfast, sunrise bar and putting contest are from 8 to 9:30 a.m. followed by shotgun start at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $175 per golfer. It includes lunch served on the course, happy hour, strolling dinner and the opportunity to win prizes. The deadline to register is Friday, June 18. To register, visit or call Norma Beuter at 248-646-9629.

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