Up and coming: mark your calendar with these regional business events.


Nov. 19

"Careers in Franchise Ownership" Seminar


10 a.m-12p.m.


Learn how to select the franchise that is right for you. Lots of facts and insight on small business, benefits of franchising, breadth of opportunities available and the safe process of determining which one is the best fit for you! Register by calling Mark Cory at (313) 821-5060 or e-mail mcory@frannet.com.

Nov. 19

* Membership Maximizer

Vicentes Cuban Cuisine- Detroit

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Learn how to get the most out of your Chamber membership. Must register to attend. For more information, please contact Robin Reinhart at (313) 596-0434 or visit www.detroitchamber.com/maximizer

Nov. 20

Improving your business the right way ... the first time

Liberty Center--Troy

8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $49

Improve your bottom line, take your business to the next level, finance and save money. For more information contact Bobbi Socall by phone (248.434-5330) or e-mail (bscoall@businessadvisorygrp.com).

Nov. 20

The 2008 "Metropolitan Detroit 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" Annual Human Resources Symposium and Awards Gala

Ford Conference and Events Center--Dearborn $165 for members--$195 for non-members Keynote Speaker: Dan Loepp, president and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Emcees: Murray Feldman of Fox 2 News and Carol Cain, Detroit Free Press columnist. http://www.101bestandbrightest.com for more information.

Nov. 20

Legislator Network And Learn

5:30 p.m.--9 p.m.

Carpathia Club

Cost: FREE--courtesy of AT&T Connect with local and newly elected officials at all levels of government, with a special presentation by Sarah Hubbard, VP of Government Relations with Detroit Regional Chamber, who will cover how the Chamber works for business and your legislative advocate. Pre-registering appreciated, ask for Sandy at (586) 731-5400.

Dec. 8

* Maverick Marketing Monday Write More Good

The Detroit Zoo-Education Studios

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

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