Metro Detroit is in full holiday swing, which means there are not many networking events happening between now and the New Year.
So, we’ve decided to look into the crystal ball and look to future networking events.
If you have started working on your 2018 planners already, maybe pop a few of these events into your schedule.
DXT Launch Detroit 2018 Info Session
Launch Detroit will be holding an info session on January 10 for their 10 week summer accelerator.
This entrepreneurial accelerator is designed for current college students and recent grads.
Come for the information and stay for the pizza.
When: Wednesday, January 10 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where: TechTown Detroit 440 Burroughs Detroit, Michigan 48202
Emerging Leaders Information Meeting
The U.S Small Business Administration will be holding an information session to talk about the SBA’s Emerging Leaders program.
The program gives small business owners the resources and tools needed to build your business.
When: Friday, January 19 from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Where: Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council 100 River Place, Suite 300 Detroit, MI 48207
Be Investible Lunch Session
One of the best parts about being a member at Bamboo is the access to all of their events. One of the events in January is “Be Investable” with Michael S. Melfi a Partner for Bodman PLC and Founder of Be Investable.
Find out the keys to funding and how you can going about securing the funding you need.
Admission is $10 for non Bamboo Members. You can find more information here.
When: Wednesday, January 24 from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Where: Bamboo Detroit 1420 Washington Boulevard Suite 301 Detroit, MI 48226
Pitch Club Detroit
Calling all entrepreneurs, Pitch Club will be returning in the New Year.
This monthly event provides entrepreneurs an opportunity to learn from other entrepreneurs and investors. Come out and network, listen to some practice pitches, and also hear a keynote speaker.
When: Wednesday, January 24 from 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Where: Next Energy 461 Burroughs Street Detroit, MI 48202
weconnect Detroit Startup and Tech Mixer powered by Google
Are you an entrepreneur or work in the digital or tech industries? If so it’s time to get those business cards ready for the next weconnect mixer this Thursday night. This networking event will be held at Grand Truck Pub in downtown Detroit.
There will be a number of people from Fortune 500/1000s companies in attendance.
Tickets for this mixer range will run you $15. You can purchase tickets here.
When: Thursday, January 25 from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Where: Grand Trunk Pub 612 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48226
Tech Ladies Detroit Paper Brunch
The national organization Tech Ladies will be hosting a Paper Brunch on Sunday, January 28.
The brunch will be an intimate gathering of 10 to 15 people, so RSVP early to get your spot.
The event is free, however you will have to pay for your own meal. You can find more information about the networking event here.
When: Sunday, January 28 from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Where: Hayden’s Bar & Grill 39895 Ford Road Canton, MI 48187
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2018 Detroit Policy Conference
The Detroit Policy Conference will focus on creating a culture of civility in Detroit, exploring what it means to be “civil” and the role that communities play in influencing individual behavior.
Programming will also examine role models of civility, Detroiters that have put their differences aside and are working together to put Detroit first to solve issues and create opportunities for all.
Cost: $159.00 for Chamber members; $235.00 for future members
When: March 1, 2018 from 7:30 a.m-4:00 p.m.
Location: Motor City Casino 2901 Grand River Avenue Detroit, MI 48201