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Buy Michigan Now Festival

Monday, July 27th 2009 to Saturday, August 1st 2009
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Downtown Northville and Buy Michigan Now are throwing a weeklong party to celebrate and promote Michigan businesses and revitalize the state’s economy. The celebration is in conjunction with a proclamation issued by the governor designating the week of July... View Full Details

GLITR Unwired: Leading Innovation

Thursday, January 28th 2010 to
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WWJ's Matt Roush will be emcee and host. Join Matt at his monthly Thursday Morning Unwired event at Lawrence Technological University, when a panel of recognized Leaders and Innovators discuss how they lead inside their organizations. The speakers include:... View Full Details

Touting Michigan-Rapid Growth Media Speaker Series

Tuesday, February 9th 2010 to
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Jennifer Pascua, WZZM 13 Grand Rapids Reporter/Weekend AM Anchor, will moderate an active discussion about Michigan, and how citizens can get involved with making the state better. There will also be a short audience Q&A for the last 30... View Full Details

Motor City Connect Birthday Bash

Friday, March 26th 2010 to
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Our friends at Motor City Connect count some of the brightest minds in Detroit among their members. On Friday, March 26th, you'll get a chance to learn from them live and in-person. Over 20 professionals will be part of a... View Full Details

Using the Web to Sell More Produce/Products

Tuesday, March 30th 2010 to
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There are a lot of options out there for increasing your business on the web. Should you have your own site? Should you be listed on multiple sites? Should you be using FaceBook? Twitter? Come hear representatives from three different... View Full Details

MSU Pledge Drive

Wednesday, April 28th 2010 to
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From 10AM until 4PM, student volunteers at Michigan State University will be on campus encouraging fellow students, faculty, and other members of the community to take the Buy Michigan Now pledge. The primary location for the event will be... View Full Details

2010 World Expo of Beers-Frankenmuth Jaycees

Friday, May 21st 2010 to Saturday, May 22nd 2010
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BMN is partnering with the Frankenmuth Jaycees to highlight Michigan brewers at this year's World Expo of Beer. The expo is brought to you by the Jaycees and is held every year in Frankenmuth Michigan. It's Michigan's largest... View Full Details

Michigan Meetings Expo

Tuesday, May 25th 2010 to
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The Michigan Meetings Expo & Planner Business Exchange is an event designed to provide a day of dialogue with meeting planners in all markets: corporate, association, government, religious and social. Buy Michigan Now founder, Lisa Diggs, will be on hand... View Full Details

2nd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival

Friday, August 6th 2010 to Sunday, August 8th 2010
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BMN is excited to be returning to downtown Northville for our 2nd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival! Main Street will be closed for this 3-day funfest featuring sidewalk sales, live music, children's activities, and plenty of Michigan-based businesses and... View Full Details

2010 MAKING IT IN MICHIGAN

Tuesday, October 26th 2010 to Tuesday, October 26th 2010
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BMN is proud to be teaming up with our friends at the MSU Product Center to help bring their amazing conference to the forefront. If you are an entrepreneur, producer, buyer and/or processor in food and agricultural businesses this... View Full Details

Business Women's Exchange Luncheon & Expo

Thursday, March 24th 2011 to Thursday, March 24th 2011
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The Sterling Heights Regional chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce are partnering for this fun, educational, networking event. It's a great opportunity to showcase your product or service, increase your female customer base,... View Full Details

Healthy Living Detroit Downriver Expo

Saturday, April 2nd 2011 to Saturday, April 2nd 2011
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Natural Awakenings Magazine presents the first annual Healthy Living Detroit Downriver Expo. Expo entrance fee of $1 per person, or FREE with a donation of one or more books to benefit Proliteracy Detroit or a non-perishable food item for... View Full Details

2011 World Expo of Beers-Frankenmuth Jaycees

Friday, May 20th 2011 to Saturday, May 21st 2011
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Buy Michigan Now is once again partnering with the Frankenmuth Jaycees to highlight Michigan brewers and raise money for local charities at this year's World Expo of Beer. The expo is brought to you by the Jaycees and is... View Full Details

Backchannel MCC Blightbusters Day

Saturday, June 25th 2011 to Saturday, June 25th 2011
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Our good friends at Motor City Connect, Blightbusters and Channel 7 are teaming up and we want your help. Please join us as we tear down some blight in the D. Bring friends and be sure to wear... View Full Details

3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival

Friday, August 5th 2011 to Sunday, August 7th 2011
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BMN is excited to be returning to downtown Northville for our 3rd Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival! Main and Center streets will be closed for this 3-day funfest featuring sidewalk sales, live music, children's activities, and plenty of Michigan-based... View Full Details

Michigan's Harvest: Food, Farming & Community

Saturday, October 8th 2011 to Sunday, November 20th 2011
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Experience Michigan's rich agricultural heritage and traditions through appetizing exhibits, tasty activities, and an abundant crop of expert speakers sure to yield a bounty of knowledge. The Lorenzo Cultural Center offers you a memorable presentation of Michigan's prominence in our... View Full Details

Michigan's 175th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday, January 22nd 2012 to Saturday, January 28th 2012
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Let's focus the world's attention on Michigan this month with positive news! On January 26, 1837, President Jackson signed a bill, officially making Michigan the nation's 26th state. That makes January 26th, 2012, our 175th anniversary. It also gives us... View Full Details

Michigan Women's Power Assembly

Saturday, June 16th 2012 to Saturday, June 16th 2012
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The Michigan Women’s Power Assembly is for activists, volunteers, community leaders, and anyone else who wants to get involved in making Michigan a better place for women to live. From healthcare to economic opportunity; from environmental justice to reproductive rights;... View Full Details

Hiller's Michigan Healthy Living Fare

Saturday, July 14th 2012 to Saturday, July 14th 2012
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11AM - 3PM Please join Hiller's Markets as they feature over 30 vendors, offering a wide variety of Michigan-Made products at their Berkley location. Come taste, try, and buy, and see how easy it is to spend at least $10... View Full Details

2012 Buy Michigan Now Festival

Friday, August 3rd 2012 to Sunday, August 5th 2012
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Slated to enter its fourth year in downtown Northville, the Buy Michigan Now Festival is a weekend celebration of the state’s annual Buy Michigan Week. It includes sidewalk sales, street vendors, live music, and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses... View Full Details

Great Lakes State Fair

Friday, August 31st 2012 to Monday, September 3rd 2012
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At long last, a state fair is returning to Michigan. Michigan-based vendors are being sought to participate. Use the link below to register for a space. Features and Attractions: •Michigan Pavilion featuring Michigan made products •Livestock and agriculture areas with large... View Full Details

Runway Industry Showcase Gala

Saturday, September 8th 2012 to Saturday, September 8th 2012
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The Runway Industry Gala event is one piece of F.A.S.H. Fest. In its inaugural year, this series of events aims to shine a spotlight on the creativity of the Detroit area, while raising funds for Forgotten Harvest. Featuring Spring |... View Full Details

The Reveal Beauty & Trend Event

Wednesday, September 12th 2012 to Wednesday, September 12th 2012
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The Reveal Beauty & Trend event is another element of F.A.S.H. Fest. In its inaugural year, this series of events aims to shine a spotlight on the creativity of the Detroit area, while raising funds for Forgotten Harvest. The Reveal... View Full Details

Michigan F.A.S.H. Fest

Saturday, September 15th 2012 to Saturday, September 15th 2012
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Buy Michigan Now is proud to be supporting this exciting new event coming to downtown Birmingham in September 2012. Michigan F.A.S.H. Fest presents fashion, arts, sound, and history to “show and tell” the world about the extraordinary Michigan talents... View Full Details

Making It In Michigan Conference

Thursday, November 1st 2012 to Thursday, November 1st 2012
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For new entrepreneurs or established food companies thinking about creating and launching that next new food product or idea, the fifth annual Making It In Michigan conference can help bring that concept to fruition. Hosted by the Michigan State University... View Full Details

Michigan Franchise Forum: Greater Detroit

Wednesday, March 20th 2013 to Wednesday, March 20th 2013
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Thinking about a business of your own, or a new investment option? Wondering which franchise companies are MICHIGAN-based, yet still expanding in Michigan? This is your chance to learn about several premier franchise companies that are headquartered right here in... View Full Details

Meet Michigan Franchisors: Grand Rapids

Thursday, March 21st 2013 to Thursday, March 21st 2013
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THERE’S A REASON people looking to get into business for themselves choose a franchise – It’s a proven, systematic model and a way to reduce risk! If you’ve ever dreamed of being your own boss, there’s never been a better... View Full Details

2013 Buy Michigan Now Festival

Friday, August 2nd 2013 to Sunday, August 4th 2013
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Slated to enter its fifth year in downtown Northville, the Buy Michigan Now Festival is a weekend celebration of the state’s annual Buy Michigan Week. It includes sidewalk sales, street vendors, live music, and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses... View Full Details

Taste of Traverse City Festival

Friday, September 13th 2013 to Sunday, September 15th 2013
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Once only known as the Cherry Capital, Traverse City is now an emerging, dynamic epicurean and event destination for those seeking a more unique culinary experience. Couple that with the breathtaking beauty of Traverse City and you have the... View Full Details

Lynne Golodner’s Marketing, Messaging & Media Conference

Saturday, October 26th 2013 to Sunday, October 27th 2013
ENHANCE YOUR MARKETING, MASTER YOUR MESSAGE, GROW YOUR BUSINESS! Join Public Relations/Marketing guru Lynne Golodner, the Your People team (www.yourppl.com) and guest experts in a transformative Storytelling Seminar guaranteed to build your best marketing and brand growth! PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN HOW TO •... View Full Details

4th Annual Christmas Wonderfest

Thursday, December 5th 2013 to Sunday, December 8th 2013
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The Christmas Wonderfest is modeled upon traditional European Christmas Markets. All across the world people come together in this glorious season to enjoy seasonal specialties, shop, and enjoy each others' company. The Wonderfest is designed to be... View Full Details

3rd Annual All About Food: from Farm to Fork

Wednesday, February 12th 2014 to Wednesday, February 12th 2014
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Live local, eat local. If you grow, sell, process, prepare, or eat food, this conference is for you. Our break-out sessions cover everything from how to start your own cottage food business, to preparing veggies the whole family will love,... View Full Details

313DLove Celebration

Thursday, March 13th 2014 to Thursday, March 13th 2014
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We are inviting area professionals who have done well by doing good in our area to share what they love about Detroit and what they do to show it. These inspirational and heartfelt talks will remind the diverse audience why... View Full Details

Merry Market

Saturday, December 13th 2014 to Sunday, December 14th 2014
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Over forty unique vendors will gather together to sell items that make spectacular holiday gifts. You may even find something for yourself! Hours: Sat 9AM-7PM Sun 10AM-6PM View Full Details

Eastern Market Culinary Tour

Saturday, January 24th 2015 to Saturday, January 24th 2015
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Guided by Delish Detroit, guests will stroll from shed to shed and visit specialty stores to learn about unique products, fun facts and history of the area, while going behind the scenes and sampling various foods. Enjoy locally produced pizza,... View Full Details

Book Signing: "The Redeeming Power of Brain Surgery"

Saturday, February 21st 2015 to Saturday, February 21st 2015
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Michigan author Paul Flower will be on hand to sign copies of his suspense novel, "The Redeeming Power of Brain Surgery." About the book: Jesse Tieter, M.D. has carefully constructed the ideal life. But lately, neither his Chicago-based neurology practice nor... View Full Details

Eastern Market Culinary Tour

Saturday, February 28th 2015 to Saturday, February 28th 2015
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Guided by Delish Detroit, guests will stroll from shed to shed and visit specialty stores to learn about unique products, fun facts and history of the area, while going behind the scenes and sampling various foods. Enjoy locally produced pizza,... View Full Details

Love For The D

Friday, March 13th 2015 to Friday, March 13th 2015
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This inspirational, uplifting, celebration of Detroit is held annually on March 13 (3/13) in recognition of the region's first area code, which once united us all: 313. It includes an opportunity to explore the museum from 11:30am to 12:30pm or... View Full Details

All Things Detroit

Sunday, April 3rd 2016 to Sunday, April 3rd 2016
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All Things Detroit is returning to Eastern Market Sunday, April 3, 2016 from Noon-6PM. The event seeks to showcase small businesses in a way that's fun and exciting--exposing Michigan's best kept secrets. Customers will be able to sample a variety... View Full Details

Michigan Market and Mayhem

Saturday, July 16th 2016 to Sunday, July 17th 2016
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In the tradition of the Buy Michigan Now events in Northville and Jackson, this family-friendly event includes tasty treats, vendors, entertainment, and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses and Michigan-made products. Together we are revitalizing the economy, one product, one... View Full Details

Monte Nagler Fine Art Photography Exhibit

Thursday, June 15th 2017 to Sunday, June 25th 2017
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Located in Carson's Court and exhibiting many new images & presentations. Hours: M-Sat. 10am- 9pm Sun. 12pm- 6pm Monte will be in attendance EVERYDAY from 1pm - 9pm Mention Buy Michigan Now & receive a 20% DISCOUNT ON ANY... View Full Details

2017 Buy Michigan Now Festival

Friday, August 4th 2017 to Sunday, August 6th 2017
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Entering its ninth year in downtown Northville, the Buy Michigan Now Festival is a weekend celebration of the state’s annual Buy Michigan Week. This family-friendly event includes tasty treats, street vendors, live music, and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses... View Full Details

Purely Michigan Dinner

Friday, August 25th 2017 to Friday, August 25th 2017
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On August 25th, 2017 at 6:00pm, enjoy an evening of celebration and fine food as we show our pride for the products grown and produced in our great state of Michigan. Featuring guest speaker Mohamed Mousa from Herbruck's Poultry Ranch... View Full Details

Bourbon Dinner

Friday, September 15th 2017 to Friday, September 15th 2017
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Expand your tasting palate while sipping exceptional bourbon along with a gourmet meal. Featuring bourbons from Buffalo Trace Distillery along with guest speaker Jack DeMarr. $70 per person includes meal, featured bourbons, tax and gratuity. Takes place at 6:30pm on... View Full Details

Arts & Health Symposium

Tuesday, September 26th 2017 to Tuesday, September 26th 2017
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This one-day conference highlights programs and research that use the arts to improve patient outcomes.This year's symposium will focus on "building your toolkit" to implement arts programs and research in a healthcare setting. View Full Details

Buy Michigan Now Fall Fest

Saturday, October 28th 2017 to Sunday, October 29th 2017
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We are excited to return to Jackson for the second year of the Buy Michigan Now Fall Fest presented by American 1 Credit Union. The celebration will take place at the Jackson County Fairgrounds October 28-29, 2017. The fall fest is... View Full Details

Monte Nagler Fine Art Photography Exhibit

Wednesday, November 1st 2017 to Sunday, November 12th 2017
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This fine art photography exhibit features the work of Monte Nagler, a noted writer, lecturer and teacher of photography. His photographs, which have won numerous worldwide, national & international recognitions, are found in many private, public and art museum collections,... View Full Details

Making It In Michigan

Tuesday, November 7th 2017 to Tuesday, November 7th 2017
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Making It In Michigan is celebrating its 10th year as the premier food show in the state. The Trade Show is free and open to the public. It's an excellent place to discover new MI-made foods. The educational conference is... View Full Details