CHAMBER EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2012

Register for all events at www.dearbornareachamber.org

Small BIZ Networking Lunch
Oct. 9
noon to 1:30 p.m.
Carino’s Italian 23075 Outer Drive, Allen Park
Join other small business owners for a great time of networking while supporting one of your chamber member restaurants. Be prepared to give brief information on your business and bring lots of business cards to pass.
$14 includes lunch

Eye Opener
Sponsored by PNC Bank
Oct. 11
8 to 9:30 a.m.
Best Western – Greenfield Inn
3000 Enterprise Drive, Allen Park
Meet prospective customers, find reliable vendors, and build awareness and credibility at this morning networking event which includes breakfast. Free to Dearborn Area Chamber members.

NEW EVENT:
Meet the Purchasers

Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield – MI
Oct. 17
8 to 11:30 a.m.
Doubletree Detroit/Dearborn
5801 Southfield Service Drive
Detroit
Your connection point to the public and private entities looking to purchase products and business-to-business services. Learn how to cut through all the red tape and navigate through the seemingly endless maze of paperwork to get the opportunity to be on RFP lists and bid on contracts. Meet important people in procurement offices and purchasers themselves who will help you get on the inside track to winning the new business your company deserves in facilitated networking sessions following the presentations.
Purchasers include:
AMTRAK
City of Dearborn
Connection Point
Contract Connect
Henry Ford Community College
Oakwood Healthcare System
PTAC – Schoolcraft College
Wayne County Airport Authority

$35, Chamber members; $50, non-members


Mind Your Own Business Lunch & Learn

Oct. 25
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Presented by Microsoft and Global “E” LLC
This free presentation will discuss CRM solutions and best practices that can enable your organization to:
• Optimize business productivity
• Establish value-based customer experiences
• Amplify online productivity
Free. Bring your own lunch.