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, February 28, 2013

Women’s Leadership Breakfast set for March 13

Women’s Leadership Breakfast is 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13 at Marriott Centerpoint, 3600 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac. The Center for Women in Business will offer information on key factors that help women succeed in corporate America. Following the presentation, a panel discussion of corporate executives will provide insight and advice on corporate advancement for women in business. Partner hosts include Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce, Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce and Troy Chamber of Commerce. Ticket prices are $25 for chamber members and $30 for non-members. Add $5 per ticket after March 11. Speakers include: Roberta Zenn Phillips, Executive Director of Center for Women in Business, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Lori Blaker, president/CEO of TTi, Inc.; Steve Henderson, general manager of Dow Automotive and Rumia Ambrose- Burbank, president/founder. For information, contact the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce at 248-853-7862 or visit

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