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GLWBC Women's Business Conference 2022

Date: Tuesday, September 27

Last Updated: July 14th, 2022

Location: Suburban Collection showplace

Hosted By: Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC)


Event Details: Please join Great Lakes Women's Business Council "Gather Again" for the Women's Business Conference 2022.Check out all the programs available. WE Match 1:1 Deadline to apply is September 15, 2022. What you need to know: You MUST FIRST BE REGISTERED for the Business Conference! You must be a corporate or a Great Lakes Women Business Council registered WBE Eligible WBEs are pre-selected based on current sourcing opportunities provided by Corporate Members or large WBEs Participants will be notified if they have a match(s) by September 20, 2022 WEpitch Competition Deadline for applications to be submitted is July 18, 2022 Applications are now open for the WEpitch competition, a fast-paced business pitch tournament, brought to you in partnership with DOW. Fifteen WBEs will pitch their businesses to a panel of business experts on September 27, 2022 at the Great Lakes WBC Business Conference 2022 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. The Final Four finalists will be selected from the fifteen to pitch live in the final round at the Awards Luncheon on September 28 and a winner will be selected by the audience for a $2,500 cash prize! Educational Workshops & Coaching Labs  Discussion groups that emphasize the exchange of ideas, demonstrations of skills & application of techniques & interactive business training and coaching sessions that is directly applied to your business to own your own future Supplier Diversity & Awards Program The awards are for outstanding members that go above and beyond to support the Great Lakes Women's Business Council (WBC). Their leadership and support are an inspiration to all members, partners, and friends.


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Macomb Community College Presents IT Summit: Sharing ideas for a stronger IT workforce

Date: Wednesday, September 28 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Last Updated: August 31st, 2022

Location: Macomb Community College Center Campus, UC1-Assembly Hall

Hosted By: Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC)


Event Details: An exclusive event for leaders in Information Technology Breakfast & Refreshments provided!  Keynote Address:  David Ostrowski, CTO of Tanya LCC, blockchain, analytical expert and computer science instructor at Lawrence Technological University. Connect with peers, Macomb IT faculty and students Bring your thoughts on strengthening the pipeline of qualified job candidates  Discuss ties between local IT industry & the college Identify IT skill-gaps in your workforce


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Changing Lanes: Understanding the Personal and Legal Implications of Michigan's New No-Fault Law

Date: Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Last Updated: August 5th, 2022

Location: OCBA offices

Hosted By: Oakland County Bar Association


Event Details: Changing Lanes: Understanding the Personal and Legal Implications of Michigan's New No-Fault LawLearn more athttps://www.ocba.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=249638Description:COURSE DESCRIPTION Michigan's no-fault insurance law took effect in July of 2020, but there are still questions to be answered about the effect the law is having on Michigan drivers. The purpose of this seminar is to describe the coverages available under the new act, how these changes impact the parties involved in an accident and the role of attorneys in litigation. Our panel of noted insurance practitioners will begin with an explanation of the changes in the law, common terms, and a review of insurance options.Topics of discussion will also include:the implications of current PIP Choicesthe intersection between PIP Benefits and Auto Negligence RecoverySec. 3112 motions and distributions of limited PIP funds.  PARTICIPANTS Nicholas S. Andrews, Esq. Liss, Seder & Andrews    Sarah E. Kuchon, Esq. Hohauser Kuchon   Nicholas Kyriakopoulos, Esq. NK Law Firm  Mark Kowalsky, Esq. (Moderator) Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss  Schedule:Wednesday, September 28, 2022Location:OCBA offices1760 South Telegraph Road, Suite 100 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302


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Tummy Time!

Date: Thursday, September 29 from 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Last Updated: September 21st, 2022

Location: Franklin, MI 48025

Hosted By: Franklin Public Library


Event Details: Babies and caregivers: join us each Thursday morning for Tummy Time! Nurture your baby’s development with gentle music, movement, and sensory play at the library! Please bring a small blanket or towel for your baby’s comfort! https://www.facebook.com/events/5223669600989335


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MEDA Presents Entrepreneurship for Underserved Communities

Date: Thursday, September 29 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Last Updated: July 26th, 2022

Location: Webinar

Hosted By: Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC)


Event Details: Please join Michigan Economic Developers Associationus (MEDA) for a Zoom Webinar. Entrepreneur Support Organizations (ESOs) look for ways to engage and support entrepreneurs on their journey as they move through the startup and scaleup stages of business growth. Each community is different, defining its own best ways to support its entrepreneurs. Still, there are common blocks to build upon when establishing entrepreneurship programs that support entrepreneurs “where they are.” Regardless of the availability or lack of resources, there are numerous ways to engage and support entrepreneurs. It is equally important to support them based on their backgrounds — such as whether a person “has to” or “chooses to” be an entrepreneur. Speaker Faris Alami, Founder and CEO, International Strategic Management, Inc. Faris Alami has worked in over 100 countries on entrepreneurship programming. He will share how understanding cultural competency can have a big impact on the results of the programming, who to engage during the development timeline, ways various communities have engaged their diverse entrepreneurs, and other best practices for deploying programs for under-served, under-represented or under-resourced communities locally and globally.


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APACC Presents "My Story"

Date: Thursday, September 29 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Last Updated: September 25th, 2022

Location: Virtual

Hosted By: Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC)


Event Details: In partnership with National ACE, APACC presents "My Story." Three different stories from three diverse Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) business professionals in three different industries share their personal stories. What they have in common is drive, perseverance, and finding their community. Join us in hearing their stories. Featured Storytellers: Ashok Sivanand, CEO of Integral Integral is a digital transformation firm that helps businesses embed technology DNA into their culture, processes, and experiences. Integral also facilitates integrateDetroit to bridge the gap between self-taught/boot camps and the technology workforce. Before Integral, Ashok was on the leadership team at Pivotal Labs and held technology and product roles in the manufacturing industry. Ashok has over a decade of experience in automotive and manufacturing software and has collaborated with companies including Ford, GM, Bosch, and Thor.  Laura Van Houtte, Benefits Consultant for HUB International HUB International is an employee benefit firm with 7 Michigan locations serving small and mid-sized businesses. Laura enjoys serving public entities, schools, cities, community health departments, and a variety of privately-owned companies. She has a drive and passion for implementing strategies that seek to help clarify the many confusing nuisances of health insurance, from a consumer's experience, as well as supporting the HR team by increasing engagement, simplifying processes, and creatively managing insurance expenses.


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Mark your calendar!2022 Global Korea Awards!

Date: Saturday, October 1

Last Updated: September 9th, 2022

Location: International Center Room 115 Michigan State University

Hosted By: Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC)


Event Details: The Council on Korean Studies at Michigan State University (MSU) cordially invites anyone interested in Korea to the 2022 Global Korea Awards ceremony on Saturday, October 1, at MSU. Please mark your calendar! Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of remarkable individuals and organizations that have contributed significantly to humanity and goodwill. We will also present three endowed scholarships to outstanding MSU students whose academic achievements deserve recognition. The award ceremony is open to the public and free to attend, including the Korean luncheon. All MSU students, faculty, staff, and local community members are welcome.     Date: Saturday, October 1  10:00am - 10:20am            Registration 10:20am - 12:00pm            Award ceremony & special presentation 12:00pm - 1:30pm              Korean Luncheon (free)   Location: International Center Room 115   427 N. Shaw Lane Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 48824                Parking is free right adjacent to the international center (Lot 50). 


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Assisted Living: The Musical

Date: Saturday, October 1 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Last Updated: August 22nd, 2022

Location: Main Stage 44575 Garfield Road Clinton Township MI 48038

Hosted By: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts


Event Details: These boomers are partying at Pelican Roost, the very active retirement community where 70-something is the new 20-something…only with looser skin. This show is for everyone who is aging, and for those who hope to. And that includes you!View the full event details here: https://calendar.macomb.edu/site/macomb-center/event/assisted-living-the-musical/


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DTE Diverse Supplier Immersion Day

Date: Monday, October 3 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Last Updated: September 14th, 2022

Location: Fellowship Chapel

Hosted By: Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce (APACC)


Event Details: Join DTE for a morning of information sharing and networking with buyers. Why business should attend: Learn how to become a supplier to a Michigan-based utility company Opportunity to network with purchasing professionals Learn about upcoming purchasing needs Potential opportunities include: Traffic control services Herbicide spraying Auditing for easement agreements Ongoing gas transmission and storage operation projects Commercial moving and storage Customer envelopes Construction services Overhead door maintenance and repairs For a complete list of current bid opportunities, visit: www.dteenergy.com/supplychain Registration ends on September 28. Agenda: Check In: 9:00 AM Program: 9:20 AM - 10:45 AM Meet and Greet: 10:45 AM - Noon View Flyer Here


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Sustaining Member Reception

Date: Monday, October 3 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Last Updated: August 24th, 2022

Location: Birmingham Athletic Club

Hosted By: Oakland County Bar Association


Event Details: Sustaining Member ReceptionLearn more athttps://www.ocba.org/?pg=events&evAction=showDetail&eid=254770Description:The Oakland County Bar Association's Membership Committee invites OCBA's 2022 Sustaining members to this exclusive complimentary reception in your honor to show you how much your commitment to the OCBA is appreciated. Enjoy an evening of delicious food, drinks and building camaraderie with fellow OCBA Sustaining members.This is an invitation-only event for Sustaining members. For more information on the Sustaining Member program, click here or contact Katie Tillinger. Schedule:Monday, October 3, 2022Location:Birmingham Athletic Club4033 W. Maple Road Bloomfield Hills, MI


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