Hello everyone!

I don’t know about you, but the closer we get to the holidays the crazier my schedule is.

But that doesn’t mean that I slack on networking. You never know who you might meet while you’re out and about.

Have a good week!

The After Work: Network Women in Business

In the past few months I have learned about all sorts of co-working places around metro Detroit. One of them is the Coop Exchange in Oak Park.

There is a networking event for women every Tuesday evening.

The purpose of these events is to empower women in business through networking and building relationships with other women.

There is no admission, however a donation is welcome. You can register here.

When: Tuesday, December 12 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Where: Coop Exchange 25900 Greenfield Road Ste. 326 Oak Park, Michigan 48237

Your Holiday Social Media Plan with Social Media Association of Michigan 

Come out to TechTown this Wednesday for the final Lunch & Learn series of the year.

This session will focus on how to draw clients and customers to your social media during the holiday season. There will be tips and tricks on how to help you through this crazy holiday season.

The speaker for this event is Graves De Armond who has worked in both the private and public sectors.

Bring your own lunch or pick up something at TechTown.

There is a $10 admission for all non-members and members are free. You can register for the event here.

When: Wednesday, December 13 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Where: TechTown Detroit 440 Burroughs Street Detroit, Michigan 48202

Detroit Startup Drinks Hosted by Damion Ellis

Looking for a laid back opportunity to network? Check out Detroit Startup Drinks at The BLOCK this Wednesday. This event is bi-monthly, so pencil it into your calendar.

The guest host for the evening is Damion Ellis, the President of Social Scene.

When: Wednesday, December 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: The BLOCK 3919 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48201

Drop In Co-Working at SheHive 

Ladies, if you are looking for a co-working space around Ferndale on Friday check out SheHive.

SheHive will be partnering with ellell & co. to bring this co-working session. They will be serving lunch at 1:00 p.m.

There is no admission, however SheHive does ask for a donation.

When: Friday, December 15 from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Where: SheHive 2505 Hilton Road #107 Ferndale, MI 48220

Bootcamp Demo Day 

They’re training developers at Grand Circus in downtown Detroit, and on Friday there’s a demo day for the students. If your company is looking for developers or coders, or you’re looking to learn more about becoming one, this event is for you. More info here.

When: Friday, December 15 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Grand Circus, 1570 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

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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

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