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Featured Events

 

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The Dubai Advantage

Thursday, September 20 from 8:30 a.m. to noon
Is your company looking to do business in the innovation-driven economy of Dubai? Meet with a delegation of senior executives from Dubai and learn about enhancing export activity, free trade zones, trade licensing, Dubai's plans to host World Expo 2020 and more. Registration required.
Location: Detroit Regional Chamber, 1 Woodward Avenue, 19th Floor, Detroit


 

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Business Legal Issues - Webinar

Wednesday, August 15 from 11 a.m. to noon
Are you struggling with understanding legal issues for your business, or in the beginning stages of starting a business? Join us for a one-hour long accelerated walk through of our “Business Legal Issues” course. This introductory webinar covers educational content on various forms of legal entities, tax and liability issues, employee vs contractor considerations, as well as when and how to engage with an attorney and/or CPA. We’ll guide you through about 40 minutes of the most important questions to ask yourself when starting a business, pausing for audience questions and feedback along the way. We have reserved 20 minutes for a live question and answer session, in which one of our certified small business consultants will answer questions from the audience on a first come, first served basis.
Location: Webinar

 

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Emagine Macomb - Chamber Discount Movie Night

Wednesday, August 15 (All Day)
Let's All Go To The Movies!!! The Macomb County Chamber and Emagine Macomb have partnered to bring you "Chamber Discount Movie Night".
No pre-registration required! BUT, you must print & bring with you the "Macomb Chamber Pass". One pass is required per person. ​Includes: Movie (Your time & choice) and a small popcorn. Only valid 3rd Wednesday of every month.
Location: Emagine Macomb, ​15251 23 Mile Rd., Macomb

 

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Starting a Business

Thursday, August 16 from 9:30 a.m. to noon
This workshop is designed for individuals who are at the beginning stages of starting a business. It will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.
Location: Macomb County Planning & Economic Development, 1 S. Main St., 7th Floor, Mt. Clemens

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An Introduction to Michigan's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Tuesday, August 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Do you have a high-tech startup? How about an early-stage, growth-based business? Are you looking to bring your innovative idea to market? If so, the Macomb-OU Incubator invites you to attend Starting Up, a workshop exploring Michigan’s “entrepreneurial ecosystem,” designed to help you start and/or grow your tech-based business. John Eaton, Mac-OU Inc’s client strategist, will help you navigate the wide range of resources the State of Michigan offers – including business incubators, SmartZones, various support services, university technology acceleration and commercialization, and funding programs – to identify what’s right for you and your business. A brief Q&A session will follow. 
Location: Macomb-OU Incubator at Velocity Center, 6633 18 Mile Road, Sterling Heights

 

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Financial Management - Webinar

Wednesday, August 22 from 11 a.m. to noon
Does your business have a strong foundation for its finances? During this webinar we’ll guide you through the basics of financial management. You’ll learn how to start an accounting system as we review real small business examples of Cash Flow Statements, Profit & Loss, and Balance Sheets. 20 minutes is reserved for a live question and answer session, in which one of our certified small business consultants will answer questions from the audience on a first come, first served basis. Please note: we do not provide tax advice or legal advice.
Location: Webinar

 

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2018 Meet the Buyer

Thursday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to noon
Meet the Buyer is a program that connects businesses with government agencies and prime contractors. This event will give small businesses access to buyers from across the federal, state and local government sector. These agencies will meet with the aspiring vendors. Major prime contractors will be in attendance as well, seeking capable subcontractors to help them meet their requirements. Seller's benefits include opportunity to diversify your sales, pitch your product and services to decision makers, network with other small or large businesses and help keep business local to the Michigan economy. The benefits to Buyers include an efficient and cost-effective way to meet and identify new suppliers and keep business local to the Michigan economy.
Location: Macomb Community College, South Campus, Building K, Rm 301, 14500 E Twelve Mile Rd, Warren

 

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Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony 2018

Thursday, August 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Macomb Foundation presents the Hall of Fame Awards, a premier event in Macomb County. The Hall of Fame Award Ceremony continues a tradition to honor individuals, civic groups, communities and companies who have made outstanding contributions to our community in improving the economic, family and community life of our citizens. ​Join us for an exclusive reception, lavish dinner, entertainment and silent auction. Proceeds aid in the Macomb Foundation, a 501 (c) organization, in providing education and support programs throughout the local communities that we proudly serve.

This years nominees are:

  • Thom Lipari​, Lipari Foods
  • The Carollo Family, RCO Engineering
  • ​Sam and Nada Simon, ​Simon Group Holdings
  • ​The Zuccaro Family, Z​uccaro's Banquets and Catering
  • The Roncelli Family, Roncelli, Inc.

Location: Villa Penna, 43985 Hayes Road, Sterling Heights

 

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Going Pro Talent Fund

Monday, August 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Join the Macomb/St. Clair Workforce Development Board and local Michigan Works! Career Centers for a FREE informational session about the “Going Pro Talent Fund” (formally the Skilled Trades Fund.) Approximately 27 million dollars will be made available to businesses within the state and grants will be awarded on a competitive basis.  Employers can apply for up to $1,500 per trainee to provide training for both incumbent workers and for new hires.  Employers who are operating first year apprenticeship programs (registered with the U.S.D.O.L.) can apply for up to $3,000 per trainee. Employers should register in advance and we ask that they limit their attendance to no more than 2 representatives of their company so that we can accommodate as many employers as possible.  
Location: Robert Verkuilen Building | Assembly Rooms A & B, 21885 Dunham Road, Clinton Township

 

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Career Workshop: Entrepreneur WKSP-8004

Tuesday, August 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:25 p.m.
This interactive workshop is for new entrepreneurs and those who want to stay in business. Learn about the information and skills critical to the success of any business, large or small.  
Location: Macomb Community College Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township

 

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Tech Takeover: Visualizing the Future: Simulation & Data Collection

Wednesday, August 29 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Automation Alley welcomes in the process engineering group from Ghafari for a Tech Takeover presentation on the manufacturing industry's digital transformation and how your engineers gather data, analyze it and develop simulation models to improve the bottom line. Learn how to develop models and simulations that display current and future operations of factories, warehouses and logistics centers to guide decision-making, and hear about data gathering techniques to provide operational improvement plans for new, existing, or expansion products.
Location: Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham, Troy

 

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Starting A Business - Webinar

Wednesday, August 29 from 11 a.m. to noon
Are you considering self-employment, or at the beginning stages of starting a business? Join us for a one-hour long accelerated walkthrough of our “Starting A Business” course. This introductory webinar covers the process of evaluating market potential for your products or services, startup costs and financing options, plus initial steps for writing a business plan. We’ll guide you through about 40 minutes of the most important questions to ask yourself when starting a business, pausing for audience questions and feedback along the way. We have reserved 20 minutes for a live question and answer session, in which one of our certified small business consultants will answer questions from the audience on a first come, first served basis.
Location: Webinar

 

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Get to Know Your Chamber September 2018

Thursday, September 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Please join us for our quarterly GET TO KNOW YOUR CHAMBER, a special event that helps newer Macomb County Chamber Members connect with the staff of the chamber. We explain all the working parts or your Chamber and help you navigate your membership. ​You will also have the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business! *This is a quarterly event for NEW MEMBERS ONLY in the past 90 days or PROSPECT MEMBERS*
Limited Seating! 
​Bonus Presentation: Nick Posavetz, Department of Planning & Economic Development Macomb County.
Location: First State Bank - Clinton Township, 41240 Hayes Rd., ​Clinton Township

 

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Introduction to Federal Government Contracting - 101

Thursday, September 6 from 9 a.m. to noon
Did you know the federal government purchased in FY 2017 approximately $446 billion dollars of goods and services? If you're interested in diversifying your business into the federal government marketplace, find out what you need to do to get started. In addition, learn about the services and continuous support the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) has available to help your company with the contracting process.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC, Rm 138, 7900 Tank Ave., Warren

 

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Starting a Business ENTR-8000

Monday, September 10 and Wednesday, September 12 from 6 p.m. to 8:55 p.m.
Explore what it takes to start your own business. Find out what to do first, how much money you will need, and where to go for help.  
Location: Macomb Community College Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township

 

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Tech Takeover: How To Protect Your Company from Cyber Crime

Wednesday, September 12 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Is your company at risk of a cyber attack? The answer is most likely yes. As more organizations move to the digital space, protecting your organization has become critical. Join the experts from Bodman PLC for a Tech Takeover presentation aimed at helping companies understand the steps they can take to prevent cyber crime and protect their organization from costly security breaches.
Location: Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham, Troy

 

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Business Plan: Roadmap to Success ENTR-8013

Mondays, September 17 - October 22 from 6 p.m. to 8:55 p.m.
Develop a comprehensive business plan. Define a target market, identify competitors, develop an operating budget, and ascertain financing needs. A team of experts will analyze business plans and offer recommendations.
Location: Macomb Community College Center Campus, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township

 

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DLA Internet Bid Board System Training -101

Thursday, September 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Doing business with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) can be a great way to grow your business and gain entry into the federal marketplace. DLA is the Department of Defense' largest combat support agency providing worldwide logistics support to America's Military Services, civilian agencies and foreign countries in both peacetime and wartime. DLA is responsible for nearly every consumable item used by our military forces worldwide to include medical supplies, aviation requirements, land and maritime weapon systems spare parts, critical troop-support items involving food, clothing and textiles, construction equipment, material, fuel and depot level re-parables. DLA has a web-based application called DIBBS that provides you with the ability to conduct market research by viewing award data, procurement histories and forecasts; filter your opportunity searches; access technical data packages (drawings) in the CFolders and submit secure quotes on line.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC, Rm 138, 7900 Tank Ave., Warren

 

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DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) Training - 201

Thursday, September 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Doing business with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) can be a great way to grow your business and gain entry into the federal marketplace to build your past performance.  During this training we will take a look at other DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS) applications such as how to submit a quote on line, find awards, submit post award request, and discuss packaging and shipping. Prior to attending this training, if you determined your business will need to access technically controlled data packages (drawings), we recommend that you apply for the Joint Certification Program (JCP). If you need assistance with this please contact our office.
Location: Macomb Community College, MTEC, Rm 138, 7900 Tank Ave., Warren

 

 

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