The 2018 Champions of the New Economy, which recognizes technology leaders in metro Detroit, were honored on May 8 at the DBusiness Breakfast Series at the Gem Theatre in Detroit. This year’s honorees are Linglong He, CIO of Quicken Loans Inc.; Mark Hillman, co-founder of MadDog Technology; Dan Irvin, CEO of 123Net; Jason Vazzano, co-CEO of Vectorform; and Phil Abraham, chairman of CloudFace.
DBusiness magazine hosted its Powered By Women Breakfast Series on Tuesday, Aug. 21 at the Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit. More than 270 guests enjoyed a strolling breakfast, networking, business exhibits, and a panel discussion by the Powered by Women honorees.
DBusiness hosted its second breakfast of the 2018 DBusiness Breakfast Series on April 3 at the Gem Theatre in Detroit. Robert Forsythe, dean of the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University in Detroit, gave the keynote address about the new business school that is set to open this summer. The event also featured members of the magazine’s Century Club, or businesses and organizations 100 years old and older.
DBusiness hosted an installment of its 2018 Breakfast Series on Wednesday, July 18 at the Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit. Guests enjoyed a strolling breakfast and a panel discussion titled Detroit’s Bankruptcy: Five Years Later, which examined the bankruptcy proceeding, recovery process, and how the city can accelerate future job creation and economic development.
The February 8th DBusiness Breakfast Series featured keynote speaker George Lenyo, office managing partner of EY Detroit. This month’s topic was Automotive, a discussion on the changing workforce: moving from the gig economy to the machine economy. Lenyo provided a view of the workplace changes that leaders need to start understanding and embracing including The Gig Economy, Automation and Diversity.
The DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran was held at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on October 10 celebrating the 30 in Their Thirties class of 2017. Guests enjoyed a strolling breakfast, networking, and presentation from Tony Michaels, President and CEO of The Parade Company, on the business of planning America’s Thanksgiving Day parade.
The DBusiness Breakfast Series presented by Plante Moran was held at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on August 20 celebrating the Powered by Women 2017 honorees. Guests enjoyed a strolling breakfast, networking, and presentation from the female business leaders featured on this year’s Powered by Women list.
The DBusiness Breakfast Series was held at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on July 18, 2017 celebrating ACG Detroit’s 2017 Corporate Growth Award winners. Guests enjoyed a strolling breakfast, networking, and presentation from Mark Wallace, president of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, discussing new and future developments along the riverfront.
Operating a business day-to-day is no easy task, while having it last 100 years or more is a major accomplishment. Join DBusiness Editor R.J. King, keynote speaker Matt Elliott, Michigan Market President of Bank of America, and members of the magazine's Century Club (businesses/organizations 100 years or older) for a motivating breakfast about how to reach and exceed the centennial mark.
The DBusiness Breakfast Series was held at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on February 7, 2017. Guests enjoyed a strolling breakfast, networking, and presentation on what's in store for the city from Eric Larson, CEO of the Downtown Detroit Partnership.
DBusiness magazine’s 2017 Top Lawyers celebrated at a private event in their honor on January 17 at the Society Room in Detroit.
The DBusiness Breakfast Series on April 5 at the Great Lakes Culinary Center celebrated the magazine’s “Century Club” and featured a motivating presentation by Michael Ritchie, president of Comerica Bank – Michigan, called “A Century of Success: A Banker’s View of How the Best Survive and Thrive in an Ever-Changing World.”