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Do you have a card? Network at Metro Detroit’s largest ever card exchange

Want to get some real networking done in a beautiful setting? The Detroit Metro Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce have collaborated to host the largest business card exchange and networking event the metro area has experienced.

It’ll be held Wednesday, August 22 at 5:30 pm at the scenic MacRay’s Harbor Bistro in Harrison Township. This is an inaugural event, with the goal to make it an annual occurrence.   The venue holds 300 people, and early registration is encouraged to reserve a spot.  For non-chamber members, tickets are $25.00, which will include appetizers.  A cash bar will also be available.  Spending an evening overlooking Lake Saint Clair is an added bonus.

“The value is in providing attendees to meet other local business professionals in a beautiful waterfront setting”, says Marketing Director Lisa Edwards.

Not that any savvy business owner needs convincing on the benefits of networking, but for a quick read, check out: 5 Reason You Should Invest Your Time in Networking.  It’s a good reminder on why these activities are useful: http://www.chrisg.com/networking-roi/

“For a start-up or small business, networking can provide a lifeline of support and business generation,” says Business Link, an online authority on improving business. “Networking can help you improve your business performance, products and staff skills. It can also help you develop knowledge and skill.  You can also use networking to boost your reputation gather and new leads.”

The Chamber aims to bring meaningful opportunities to the businesses that participate in this event. It also hopes the program will boost tourism. One of the themes for the evening will be promoting tourism in the area, an initiative called “Marvelous Macomb – Where Business and Pleasure Meet.”

If you are looking to expand or strengthen your business, don’t miss this unique opportunity.  Register today at: http://www.suscc.com/

 

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