National Women’s Business Conference to be Held at Cobo Center in Detroit for the First Time
The 2018 Women’s Business Enterprise National Council National Conference and Business Fair will be held June 19-21 at Detroit’s Cobo Center. This is the first time the event, which is in its 19th year, will be held in Detroit. About 6,000 attendees are expected.
At the event — this year’s conference theme is “Discover the Difference” — women business owners will have the opportunity to meet with corporate purchasing representatives of national and international corporations.Read More
Ann Arbor, Detroit arts teachers named ‘educators of the year’
An Ann Arbor music teacher and a Detroit performing arts teacher have been named the 2018 DTE Energy Foundation Educators of the Year.
Ann Arbor Thurston Elementary School’s Yael Rothfeld and Detroit Martin Luther King Jr. High School’s Denise Allen received the awards from the University Musical Society and the DTE Energy Foundation.Read More
What’s next, now that Ford owns the long-abandoned Michigan Central Station?
Ford’s plans for the old Michigan Central Station, a towering ruin that blighted Detroit’s skyline for two decades and came to symbolize the city’s dramatic fall, will be announced next week.
The automaker is expected to renovate the long-vacant train depot and make it the hub of a campus for advanced automotive technology in the Corktown neighborhood.Read More