DBusiness Breakfast Series - Presented by Plante Moran - Network | Learn | Inspire

The DBusiness Breakfast Series features compelling business content across a wide range of industries and topics. Guests enjoy a strolling breakfast, comments from the groups and individuals being featured, and an exceptional opportunity to network with metro Detroit’s top business leaders.

All events are held at:

Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue, Detroit

7:30 – 9:30 a.m.


February 25 – 2020 North American International Auto Show: An Insider’s Discussion

Please join DBusiness for an exciting panel discussion of the 2020 North American International Auto Show, to be held for the first time in June. Learn about the new indoor-outdoor urban layout, new events, new venues, and new sponsorship opportunities. The program includes a presentation by Rod Alberts, executive director of the Detroit Auto Dealers Association, the host of the annual auto show.

Featured Speakers

Rod Alberts – Executive Director, Detroit Auto Dealers Association

Bob Shuman – President, Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Eric Larson – President/CEO, The Downtown Detroit Partnership

Tanya R. Hill – Partner, Paradies Lagardere

April 7 – Michigan Makers

Please join DBusiness for a stirring panel discussion on the state of manufacturing in Michigan. While Michigan may have the most advanced manufacturing economy in the world, we’re in danger of falling behind. Learn how the state, region, and your company/organization can better attract, retain, and educate the next generation of Michigan Makers.


June 2
August 4
October 13
December 8