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2011 APACC Signature Events
APACC Entrepreneurial Workshop Navigating Through Cross-Border Business - Legal Issues & Pitfalls
Join us for an in depth workshop on legal issues and pitfalls relating to import/export in cross-border transactions between Asia and the U.S.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Lawrence Technological University21000 West Ten Mile Rd, Southfield, MI
Networking Reception and Buffet Dinner
Featured Speaker: Art Noel, Counsel, Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn, LLP
Speech Topic: Legal Issues in Conducting Cross-Border Business in the U.S. from an Asian Perspective Panel Discussion will follow Mr. Noel's presentation for you to ask questions about your business issues and concerns
Moderator: John Kanan, Partner, Hongiman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn, LLP
Panelists: Thomas G. Appleman, Principal, Miller Canfield - lead attorney for their China business team and head of the firm's Shanghai office Richard G. Goetz, Attorney, International Practice Group Leader - Dykema Gossett PLLC Susan Gasparian, Attorney, Susan A. Gasparian, PLLC - International Law & Compliance specialized in South East Asia countries and India transactions Janny Lu, President, Ebinger Manufacturing Company - She will share her personal experience in cross-border transactions.
If you are a small business looking to start/expand internationally to the U.S./Asia or if you have legal issues regarding your current transactions, this workshop is for you!
APACC Members and Strategic Partner Level One Members: $25.00 per person
Non-Members: $35.00 per person;
Online registration is available for APACC Members & Non-Members, click here Strategic Partner Level One Members and Students must call (248) 844-4100 to receive the discounted rate.
March 24, 2011
APACC East West Business Connection
Title Sponsor: Chase
Event Sponsor: Chrysler Group LLC
Keynote Speaker: Dan C. Knott, Senior Vice President,
Purchasing & Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC
Attend a result-oriented networking event focused on relationship building and identifying specific procurement opportunities with corporate buyers, OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers.
May 21, 2011
APACC Tenth Anniversary
Annual Dinner Celebration
Royal Park Hotel, Rochester, MI
600 East University Drive, Rochester Hills, MI
Enjoy a dinner gala and network with over 400 top corporate executives, entrepreneurs, diverse business professionals and civic leaders.
Reception 6:00 p.m.
Dinner Program 7:00 p.m.
Afterglow & dancing from 9:00 p.m. – Midnight
$175.00 per person - $300.00 per couple; $1,500.00 for a table of 10
Ethnic attire or Black-tie please
R.S.V.P. by May 6, 2010, call 248-844-4100
JBSD 2011 New Year's Party
Sunday, January 30, 2011
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rock Financial Showplace Diamond Center Ballroom
46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI.
This is your opportunity to network with the Japanese Auto Executives at this celebration luncheon. Musical entertainment of the Wild Women, featuring legendary R & B Hall of Fame musicians Maxine Brown, Beverly Crosby, and Ella Peaches Garrett. Exciting door prizes will also be given away.
Registration: $65.00 per person, lunch included
To register, please call the APACC office at 248-844-4100 no later than January 17, 2011 at 12:00 p.m.
Registration fee is not refundable after January 24, 2011.
Lawrence Technological University Presents Entrepreneurial Lecture Series Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 5:45 p.m.
Lawrence Technological University Lear Auditorium, University Technology & Learning Center 2100 West Ten Mile Road, Southfield, MI
Speaker: Mathew A. DeMars, BSM E'78 President and COO, Vehicle Production Group, LLC Trustee, Lawrence Technological University Mathew DeMars is president and COO of The Vehicle Production Group (VPG), a designer and marketer of automobiles specifically developed and engineered to serve mobility impaired individuals. Before joining VPG, DeMars was chief operating officer and business unit president of Plastech Engineered Products, where he oversaw 26 manufacturing sites. He also worked nearly 30 years at Ford Motor Company, holding increasingly responsible positions, the final being vice president of vehicle operations. The Entrepreneurial Lecture Series is open to all current and future Lawrence Tech students, as well as alumni, faculty, and friend of the University. The lectures are complimentary; however, reservations are required. For information or to RSVP, call 248-204-2573, visit the website here, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
CFO / Controller Roundtable
Sponsored by Clayton & McKervey, P.C.
The Rountable is designed to give Controllers and CFOs of closely-held businesses an opportunity to discuss the challenges they face in a confidential peer-to-peer forum.
SPECIAL FEDERAL TAX UP DATE - "BACK TO THE FUTURE"
Thursday, January 27, 2011
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
2000 Town Center, Suite 2800, Southfield
This no-cost session will include topics such as: Extended tax provisions and their impact on tax planning and strategies Payroll tax cutsEstate tax changes IC-DISC opportunities
Please register by January 24, 2011 at www.claytonmckervey.com/register.
For more information, contact Susie Brown at 248-936-9428.
Henry Ford Health System presents
One Dream, One Destination:
The Pursuit of Happiness
Monday, January 17, 2011
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI
Keynote Speaker: Ed Gordon, Host of "Weekly with Ed Gordon", BET News Emmy award-winning journalist and Detroit native, Mr. Gordon has covered stories for CBS's "60 Minutes II" and NBC's "Today Show" and "Dateline".
Award Recipient: Toni Yancey, M.D., MPH Dr. Yancey is a UCLA School of Public Health professor and two-time author who has recently been appointed to the board leading First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign. FREE and Open to the Public