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Upcoming business events.

March 14

* Small Business Institute: Identity Theft Prevention

Presented by: Detroit Regional Chamber Get educated on following procedures, supporting privacy promises and protecting your business.

9-10:30 a.m.

Central Michigan University Campus, Livonia

$25 Members, $50 Nonmembers or (313) 596-0372

March 15

* Internship 101: Hiring Co-op Students and Interns

Presented by the Detroit Regional Chamber in partnership with the Michigan Council for Internships and Cooperative Education and the National Integrated Learning.

This workshop is an opportunity to meet representatives from colleges and universities who refer interns to local businesses.

8 a.m.-noon (continental breakfast provided) University of Michigan-Dearborn


Robert Troutman at (313) 596-0478

March 20

* Detroit Basketball & Business

Presented by the Detroit Regional Chamber Score contacts during a pre-game networking session and then entertain clients, contacts and colleagues while the Detroit Pistons host the Philadelphia 76ers.

Networking--5 p.m.

Game-7:30 p.m.

Palace of Auburn Hills

Tickets: $55, $65 and $70

Open to members at the Business Builder level and above or 866-MBR-LINE

March 20

Business Women's Alliance Expo

Presented by the Sterling Heights/Utica/Shelby Township Chamber of Commerce with speaker Gail Torreano, president of AT & T Michigan

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Best Western Sterling Inn Conference Center, Sterling Heights

(586) 731-5400

March 21

Information Technology Career Fair

Corporate recruiters are invited to attend this event, sponsored by the Office of Career Services at Lawrence Technological University

2-5:30 p.m.

Atrium, Buell Management Building, Lawrence Tech's main campus in Southfield $75 registration fee includes lunch and refreshments

(248) 204-3140 or

March 22

Registration Assistance for Government Contractors

Presented by the Procurement Technical Assistance Center

9 a.m.-noon

Schooicraft College, Livonia


(734) 462-4438

March 27

* Mackinac Policy Conference Follow-Up Forum: Regionalism

Presented by: Detroit Regional Chamber Are you a regional advocate? Learn what you can do to impact public policy and influence opinions to improve Southeast Michigan.

3:30-7 p.m.

Shenendoah Country Club, West Bloomfield


March 28

* Membership Maximizer

Discover how to get the most out of your membership in the Detroit Regional Chamber.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Andiamo's, Novi

FREE for Chamber members at Business Builder, Bronze, Silver & Gold Levels or 866-MBR-LINE

April 5

Networking seminar

Presented by the Sterling Heights/Utica/Shelby Township Chamber of Commerce with Dawn Drozd of Action Business Coaching on "Sales Made Simple."

5:30-8 p.m.

Best Western Sterling Inn, Sterling Heights


(586) 731-5400

April 12

* FranklinCovey Workshop

Focus: Achieving Your Highest Priorities

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

Marriott Dearborn Inn

Carol Mastroianni, (313) 596-0482 or

April 17

Heroes Night

Hosted by Voices for Michigan's Children, honoring AT & T Michigan and Gail Torreano, president

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit

April 24-25

* Mackinac Policy Conference Follow-Up Forum: Health Care

Presented by: Detroit Regional Chamber Learn the value chain approach to health care and gain an understanding of how it will impact cost, quality and accessability.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago-Detroit Branch or 866-MBR-LINE

April 24

12th Annual Automotive Integrated Marketing Symposium

Sponsored by the Direct Marketing Association of Detroit (DMAD)

Ritz Carlton, Dearborn

$295 DMAD members; $365 nonmembers

(248) 478-4888

May 2

* BoardConnect Southeast Candidate Training: Serving on a Nonprofit Board

3-6 p.m.

NEW Center, Ann Arbor

$40 Chamber members, $55 nonmembers

May 3-5

Cruising the Network

Event for commercial real estate professionals hosted by Michigan

Regional CREW

Keynote speaker Matt Cullen, general manager, Economic Development & Enterprise Services

Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center

May 9

* Best Practice Workshop: Building Business Connections

Presented by: Detroit Regional Chamber Recognized business expert will teach you how to network effectively.

8-11 a.m.

Detroit Regional Chamber Headquarters Free for Chamber members at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels or 866-MBR-LINE

May 17

* FranklinCovey Workshop

Focus: Achieving Your Highest Priorities

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

TBD, Livonia

Carol Mastroianni, (313) 596-0482 or

May 30-June 1

* Mackinac Policy Conference

Presented by: Detroit Regional Chamber Business and political leaders gather to discuss the issues that matter most to the Detroit Region

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

$1,275 Chamber member after March 16

$1,850 Nonmember after March 16 or 866-MBR-LINE

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