March 6: Detroit Economic Club meets
The Detroit Economic Club presents The Honorable Fred Hochberg, chairman and president, Export-Import Bank of the U.S., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 6. The cost is $45 club members and $55 for guests of members; $75 for non-members. Visit or call 313-963-8547 for additional information.

March 7: Real Estate Investors host Mr. Landlord
“Mr. Landlord” (Jeffrey Taylor), a nationally known landlording expert and author, will speak on finding qualified prospects, having tenants leave the property in move-in condition and how to increase monthly cash flow when filling vacancies at the regular meeting of the Real Estate Investors Assoc. of Oakland 5:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at Club Venetian, 29310 John R. Road, Madison Heights. The seminar is free to members and $20 for nonmembers. Visit or call 800-747-6742 for information.

March 8: HR summit
Walsh College presents an HR Summit 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 8 at Walsh College 3838 Livernois Road Troy. The program will cover the role of management in inspiring, motivating and cultivating employee performance. Walsh Professor of Management Dr. Lee Meadows will lead a panel discussion of best practices. Keynote speaker Gail D. Cober Director, EEOC Detroit Field Office Cober will provide practical advice to employers about dealing with the EEOC. She will also share what the EEOC looks for when they investigate. Tickets are $15 for Walsh students and $45 for all others and can be purchased at

March 8: Toastmaster Open House
Farmington Hills Windbaggers Toastmaster Club offers a supportive, learning environment to learn public speaking and listening. The meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday March 8 at Kerby’s Koney Island, 21200 Haggerty Road, Farmington Hills.

March 9: International business plans
Automation Alley, a technology business association, will host a two-day seminar titled “Building Globally Focused Strategic Plans,” Friday, March 9 and Friday, March 23. Hosted in collaboration with the Michigan State University Broad School of Management, this hands-on seminar will provide participants with expert advice and coaching to begin developing their own strategic plans.
The cost to attend is $149 for members and $199 for non-members. Pricing includes both dates. You must attend on March 9 to be able to attend on March 23. Space is limited. Register at or call 800-427-5100.

March 14: Rochester chamber luncheon
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Exchange Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at River Crest Banquet Hall, 900 W. Avon Road in Rochester Hills. Early registration is $25. Reservations are required at or email . Please be advised that Avon Road will be closed between Rochester and Livernois.

March 14: Mediation luncheon
Mediation Matters luncheon is noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 at Oakland Mediation Center, 550 Hulet Dr. # 102  Bloomfield Hills. For more information, call 248-338-4280 or visit

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