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Up and coming: mark your calendar with these regional business events.

Feb. 8

CEO Round Table

Bloomfield Township Library

9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

$150

Participate in a network style discussion with a group of your peers (competitors excluded) and SCORE members. Since topics are chosen by attendees, they vary from meeting to meeting, allowing you to bring to the discussion you most pressing business needs. To register call SCORE at 313.226.7947.

Feb. 9

* Membership Maximizer

Location: TBD

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Free to attend for Chamber members Basic level and above

Learn how to maximize your chamber membership with a thorough informational session on the chamber's services, programs and benefits.

Feb. 10

* Industry Cocktail - Creatives, PR, Sales and Marketing

Location: TBD

4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Free to attend and open exclusively to Chamber members Business Builder level and above

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with peers from the creative, public relations, sales and marketing industries to create and build stronger business relationships.

Feb. 16

Basic Marketing Concepts

Jewish Vocational Services - Southfield

8:45 a.m. to noon

$45

To get and overview of how to think about sales and marketing, you'll immensely benefit from their Basic Marketing Concepts Workshop. Individual conferences to discuss your unique problems will follow the general discussion to register, call SCORE at 313.226.7947.

Feb. 17

How to Become a Government Contractor Seminar

Washtenaw Community College - VT 425

9 a.m. to noon

$40 per person

What does it take to become a successful government contractor? What services and resources are available to a small business pursuing the government market? If your company has been considering the field of government contracting, this seminar will give you the insight you need. Registration required. To register, contact Holly Johnston at 734.462.4438.

Feb. 21

Business Law & Order. Financing I

SPARK Central - Ann Arbor

5 to 7 p.m.

The nine session Business Law & Order Legal Series will give entrepreneurs insight into some of the most important legal issues they must consider during business formation. Some of these issues include: proper business structure, intellectual property protection, founders and key employee compensation, considerations regarding employees versus independent contractors, doing business oversees and commercial agreements. For more information, visit annarborusa.org.

Feb. 24

BoardConnect

Location: TBD

8 to 10 a.m.

Open exclusively to Leadership Detroit alumni. $25 for annual and lifetime members: $30 for non-annual and lifetime members

Learn today's important trends for service within a nonprofit organization. You'll pick up key information about being a better board member or being the executive your volunteers need.

Mar. 3

* Leadership Detroit Class XXXIII Informational Breakfast

Location: Detroit Regional Chamber

Don't miss your chance to learn about Leadership Detroit, the application process and benefits of the program. Plus, here from alumni on how their Leadership Detroit experience has inspired them to be more engaged in their community.

Mar. 3

dmaDetroit's Advanced Integrated Marketing Symposium (A.I.M.S.)

Somerset Inn - Troy

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

$325 DRC members, $365 non-members

Detroit's most informative, best attended and effective ROI event in direct marketing. The event features an outstanding line-up of nationally respected direct marketers, cutting edge presentations, and interactive panels. Learn how to conquer new customers and retain existing ones in today's world! For more information. call 248.955.8151 or visit dmad.org.

Mar. 15

* Discover. Engage. Transform. (DET) Informational Breakfast

Cost/location: TBD

8 to 10 a.m.

TBD

Mar. 21

Business Law & Order: Doing Business Overseas

SPARK Central - Ann Arbor

5 to 7 p.m.

The nine session Business Law & Order Legal Series will give entrepreneurs insight into some of the most important legal issues they must consider during business formation. Some of these issues include: proper business structure, intellectual property protection, founders and key employee compensation, considerations regarding employees versus independent contractors, doing business overseas and commercial agreements. For more information, visit annaborusa.org.

Mar, 24

* Leadership Detroit Class XXXIII Informational Breakfast

Time/cost/location: TBD

8 to 10 a.m.

Don't miss your chance to learn about Leadership Detroit, the application process and benefits of the program. Plus, here from alumni on how Leadership Detroit has helped sharpen their leadership skills.

June 1-3, 2011

* Mackinac Policy Conference

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Registration is open! Register for the conference now for the discounted rate. Visit mpc.detroitchamber.com. Hotel registration opens in February.

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Register for Chamber events at detroitchamber.com/events
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