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Wednesday, April 13
 

11:00am

Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
If you are not able to add this session to your schedule, visit our TICKETS PAGE.
Session Title: Activating Detroit's Economic Opportunity

Curious about Detroit? Heard that there may be something happening here that is worth exploring? Join DEGC for a look back at where Detroit has come from and a look forward to what is on the horizon. Learn more about how you might be able to take advantage of the opportunities in Detroit and how DEGC could help.

Presenters
avatar for Mark Denson

Mark Denson

Manager of Business Development, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

Host Companies
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Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation is a nonprofit economic development agency that has served the City of Detroit since 1978. In addition to managing the City's public redevelopment agencies, DEGC has played a lead role in many economic revitalization efforts.


11:00am

Detroit Regional Chamber
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Far from your average Chamber of Commerce

From education and government to automotive and entrepreneurship the Detroit Regional Chamber is a statewide convener or people, places, and resources. Learn about exciting new programs, projects, and initiatives the Chamber is heading up or partnering on that impact city, state and entire region.

Presenters
avatar for Jim Connarn

Jim Connarn

Director, Sales, Detroit Regional Chamber
avatar for Rob Luce

Rob Luce

Director, MICHauto and Automotive Retention & Growth, Detroit Regional Chamber
avatar for Devon O'Reilly

Devon O'Reilly

Manager, Entrepreneurship & Detroit Engagement, Detroit Regional Chamber
Entrepreneurial resources, small business engagement in Detroit
avatar for Justin Robinson

Justin Robinson

Vice President of Business Attraction, Detroit Regional Chamber
avatar for Brad Williams

Brad Williams

VP, Government Relations, Detroit Regional Chamber

Host Companies
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Detroit Regional Chamber

The Detroit Regional Chamber is a well-connected and influential force powering the economy for Southeast Michigan. Serving the business community for more than 100 years, the Detroit Regional Chamber is one of the oldest, largest and most respected chambers of commerce in the country... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Detroit Regional Chamber 1 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

11:00am

Biz to Biz Match Productions
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Collaboration for Power and Profit – Techno Partnerships Help Local Business Embrace New Success Paradigms 

Come meet your (Business) match…and put the puzzle pieces together to procure better (bigger and more lucrative) projects. Presenting an interactive, techno version of our successful, “Collaboration for Power and Profit Symposium" and events, including simulcast with internet radio. Learn how to apply this “power”, share experiences on what partnerships worked, (or didn't) and why, join an exclusive network, enjoy music, refreshments, takeaways, opportunities for free exposure and, a chance to find your “business” match.

Presenters
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Tenay Hankins

President, Biz to Biz Match Productions

Host Companies
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Biz to Biz Match

Biz to Biz Match Productions, is the premier, avant-garde business brokerage firm, dedicated to finding business for YOUR business. We pound the pavements, with you and for you. We leverage the power of partnerships, to build revenue for small business and entrepreneurs and empower... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Biz to Biz Match Productions 71 Garfield Street, Detroit, MI 48201

1:30pm

Detroit Greenways Coalition
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Making Detroit a more bikeable and walkable city for all

Detroit's bicycle scene is on fire! Todd Scott, Executive Director for the Detroit Greenways Coalition, will give an overview on the Coalition's role in fostering the Motor City's return to two wheels. This session also includes a visit to the nearby Dequindre Cut rail-trail where we'll discuss its genesis, the plans to extend it into a 26-mile loop, and new technology we're using to automatically track trail usage.

Presenters
avatar for Todd Scott

Todd Scott

Executive Director, Detroit Greenways

Host Companies
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Detroit Greenways Coalition

The Detroit Greenways Coalition (DGC) works to promote and build a network of greenways and bike lanes that will connect people and places, improve the quality of life, beautify neighborhoods, and stimulate neighborhood-level economic development in Detroit.


Wednesday April 13, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Detroit Greenways Coalition 2934 Russell Street, Detroit MI 48207

3:00pm

Downtown Boxing Gym
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title - The Streets Have No Waiting List

​Come hear about how we use boxing as our hook to inspire Detroit children to succeed academically. Khali will share his inspiring story which led to the organic development of this organization as it operates today. We'll share how the tenets of boxing, homework assistance, intensive interventions, career and college exposure help our students to succeed and raise their expectations for their own futures. Guided tours will explore our multi-function activity spaces in our new facility. We may even set you up to try your coordination on the speed bag!​

Presenters
avatar for Jessica Hauser

Jessica Hauser

Executive Director, Downtown Boxing Gym
avatar for Khali Sweeney

Khali Sweeney

Downtown Boxing Gym

Host Companies
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Downtown Boxing Gym

Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program (DBG) develops good citizenship in urban youth through strong academic support, a demanding boxing program, and a connection to the community through voluntary service.


Wednesday April 13, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Boxing Gym 6445 East Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48207

4:30pm

Detroit Creative Corridor Center
Limited Capacity filling up
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Session Title: What's Creativity Got to do With It? Everything!

Join us for an informative tour and lively discussion about why we think creativity is essential to the success of a city and how our recent designation as a UNESCO City of Design will help elevate Detroit's status as a world class creative hub. We will also provide a brief historical perspective on the Taubman Center and how it's being used today to promote Detroit's creative community.

Special Instructions from Host Company to Attendees: Free parking is available in front of the Taubman Center on Cass Ave. between Milwaukee and Baltimore. If the lot is full, there is metered street parking available around the building. 

Presenters
avatar for Olga Stella

Olga Stella

Executive Director, Detroit Creative Corridor

Host Companies
avatar for Detroit Creative Corridor Center

Detroit Creative Corridor Center

DC3 is an economic development organization supporting Southeast Michigan's design industries by providing exposure, business support and advocacy. Programming includes: Detroit Design Festival, Drinks x Design, Creative.Co, Detroit Made, and more.