Automation Alley hosted its 14th Annual Awards Gala on Sept. 12 at the MotorCity Casino and Hotel in Detroit. The awards recognize the individuals and organizations leading southeast Michigan's technology business community.
On Sept. 30, DBusiness recognized its 2014 Powered By Women honorees at a breakfast presented by PNC Wealth Management. Held at Planterra in West Bloomfield Township, the event celebrated some of metro Detroit's most successful female executives.
The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy hosted its 5th Annual Shimmer on the River in the Grand Ballroom at Cobo Center on Sept. 18. The event honored General Motors with the Shimmer Award, which recognizes outstanding philanthropic support of the conservancy.
The Royal Park Hotel celebrated 10 years of hospitality with an exclusive event held on location in Rochester on Sept. 15. The event included live entertainment, open bars, and a shrimp cocktail table with a live mermaid centerpiece.
Officials broke ground Sept. 25 for the new Detroit Red Wings arena and the District Detroit, made up of five new, mixed-use neighborhoods. Construction on the hockey arena is expected to be completed in 2017.