Up and coming; Mark your calendar with these regional business events.

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June 3

Diversity Business Expo

MGM Grand Detroit

10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

The "reverse tradeshow" expo is open to all current and prospective suppliers and contractors to the Gaming & Hospitality Industry. The booths will be staffed by company executives representing various departments at MGM Grand Detroit in addition to corporate entities. For more information, call (800) 358-0649 or visit www.mgmmiragediversity.com.

June 11

Invested Leaders Forum: "Saving Green by Going Green"

Detroit Regional Chamber Headquarters

8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Free to Gold Members and Chamber Board of Directors

What does it mean to make your business green? Find out why it's a necessity and learn how it can help you make a positive effect on how much green you're getting in your bottom line. To register, visit www.detroitchamber.com.

June 12

Crain's 2008 Diversity Conference

MGM Grand Detroit

7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Tickets are $195. Crain's Detroit Business will be partnering with Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion and the Detroit Regional Chamber on their 5th annual conference to rejuvenate companies in the area on innovation through diversity. To register: http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=196074

June 18

Chamber: Uncorked

Cranbrook Institute of Science

5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Free for members (Business Builder level and above)

Uncork some flavorful networking at this extraordinary event. Sample the best in aromatic wine and refreshing beer, while mixing and mingling with Detroit's movers and shakers. To register:www.detroitchamber.com.

June 18

International Business Forum-Is the Dollar Crashing?

The Fairlane Club

11:45 a.m.-1.30 p.m.

Cost: $30/person

This event features guest speaker G. Mustafa Mohatarem, Ph.D., chief economist, General Motors Corporation, Detroit. For more information, e-mail: email@wtcdw.com or call (313) 388-2345, ext.222.

June 20

5-Minute Networking

Ritz Carlton-Dearborn

8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Visit www.detroitchamber.com/events to register for this five minute networking!

June 23

The Target Fireworks

Detroit International Riverfront

10:06 p.m.

July 2-6

Comerica Cityfest

New Center Area


Comerica Cityfest is a five-day outdoor food and culture rich entertainment street festival in Detroit's historic New center over each Fourth of July weekend. For more information: www.comerciacityfest.com.

July 11-13

Detroit ABPA Gold Cup

Belle Isle

This year marks the historic 100th running of the Gold Cup. For more...

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