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March 21,2017 00:25

Women's Business Enterprise Certification Orientation is 9-11 a.m. March 29 at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township, www.oakgov.com/advantageoakland, $25 payable to Great Lakes ...and more »



• 2017 Business & Home Expo presented by Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce is 5:30-8 p.m. March 23 at Waterford Mott High School, 1151 Scott Lake Road, Waterford Township, waterfordchamber.org.
• “Social Media for Business Growth” workshop is 9-11:30 a.m. March 23 at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township, www.oakgov.com/advantageoakland, $40.
• Asian Pacific American Small Business Series is 5-8 p.m. March 23 at Fuji Buffet, 32153 John R Road, Madison Heights, for information, contact Leonie Teichman at events@apacc.net or 248-430-5855, apacc.net.
• Tech248’s March MeetUp is 3-5 p.m. March 27 at Fillmore 13 Brewery, 7 North Saginaw St., Pontiac. The topic is The Internet of Things (and Especially the Industrial Internet of Things), presentation is by Rick Beckers, president of CloudTech1 of Rochester Hills. Register by noon, March 23 to Susan Stack, stacks@oakgov.com or 248-858-0734, tech248.com.

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• Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) is honoring Connie Holzer of Tom Holzer Ford, 6 p.m. March 29 at JVS’s ninth annual Trade Secrets dinner at the Troy Marriott. The fundraising event benefits JVS services that support women job seekers, such as the Women to Work Program, which helps women reinvent themselves and enter the workforce after difficult life changes. Event tickets start at $150. Call Judy Strongman at 248-233-4213, www.jvsdet.org.
• Women’s Business Enterprise Certification Orientation is 9-11 a.m. March 29 at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township, www.oakgov.com/advantageoakland, $25 payable to Great Lakes WBC. Register by email to smallbusiness@oakgov.com or call 248-858-0783.
• The proponent teams participating in the P3 procurement process for the Gordie Howe International Bridge would like to meet agencies and non-profits currently operating in the Windsor-Essex or the Greater Detroit area. The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority will host two events: 8-11 a.m. March 29 at St. Clair Centre for the Arts, Skyline Room B, 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, Ontario and 3-6 p.m. March 29 at Community Group--to-Business Meeting-Detroit Cobo Hall, Room 330 A/B, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit, register at www.wdbridge.com, 519-946-4859.
• Baker College is hosting a small business workshop, “Small Business, Big Threat: Cyber Security Awareness,” 10 a.m. to noon, March 29 at Baker College’s 1050 W. Bristol Road, Flint. The free workshop is presented by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC). It is intended to raise awareness of cyber threats to small businesses and to highlight the cyber defense program at Baker College, j.tinyurl.com/jjlnupe, 810-762-9660.
• “How Surveys Help You Get the Information You Need” workshop is 9-11:30 a.m. March 30 at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township, www.oakgov.com/advantageoakland, free.
• “The Power of Technology in the Physician Practice,” Medical Legal Conference is March 31 at the Bloomfield Open Hunt Club. It is sponsored by the Oakland County Bar Association and the Oakland County Medical Society. The conference includes three panel discussions on the topics of Electronic Health Records, Telehealth and Cybersecurity, www.ocms-mi.org, $40 adv., $50 at the door.
• The Business Round Table leadership event, “The Culture of Accountability” is 7:30-9 a.m. March 31 at the Birmingham Country Club, 1750 Saxon Drive, Birmingham, $35 per person, RSVP to 269-685-7829 or email info@thebusinessrt.org, thebusinessrt.org.
• Walk-In-Start-Up Thursdays is 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursdays, non holiday, for individuals who want to launch a business at the Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township. There is no fee. Walk-in sessions are available on a first come, first served basis and each session is limited to 15 minutes, www.oakgov.com/advantageoakland, 248-858-0783.

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