Mobile Monday To Tackle Mobile Gov: Mobile Monday Michigan will cover the case for using mobile technologies in the government sector at its next meeting Monday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m. Speakers will include Michigan state government CIO David Behen; Gregory Nasto, president and Nicole Piggott, vice president, Mousetrap Mobile; Buzz Brown, CEO, Fourstream USA; Jim Hartley, CitiStat Analyst for the city of Warren, and Karla Henderson, planning and facilities group executive for the city of Detroit mayor’s office. Topics to be discussed include the state of Michigan’s use of mobile technologies, mobile services being offered by local government, challenges experienced by government organizations as they move to embrace the technology, benefits achieved by governmental organizations utilizing mobile, and more. Mobile Monday Detroit will take place at Compuware headquarters at 1 Campus Martius in Detroit. Attendance is free, although advance registration is required at http://Meetup.com/Mobile-Monday-Detroit. Free parking is available (with ticket validation at sign-in) in Compuware’s parking deck directly behind the headquarters building, and refreshments will be served. Attendees can also sign up on CrowdJuice.com to arrange in advance to network with others who will be attending the event at http://crowdjuice.com/momom/events/206. Mobile Monday Detroit is sponsored by Mobile Monday Michigan, Compuware and the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan.
Michigan Economic Developers Association Set 16th Annual Golf Outing: The Michigan Economic Developers Association will hold its 16th annual golf outing on Wednesday, May 16, with registration at 9 a.m. and a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Numerous prizes include a 2012 Chrysler 200, a Kindle Fire, a $500 gift card and more. The venue is Hawk Hollow golf course in Bath. Sponsorship opportunities are still open. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to sponsor. More by emailing email@example.com.
New Enterprise Forum To Meet On Marketing: ’20th Century Marketing – Is It Still Relevant?’ is the topic of the next Ann Arbor New Enterprise Forum meeting Thursday, April 19. Advertising, public relations, trade shows, brochures, and customer training are marketing techniques that have served businesses well for decades. This month’s program will explore how to blend the old with new high-tech initiatives to keep your message relevant. Panelists include Angela Kujava, director of marketing for Logic Solutions; Mary Ann Labant, president of Sciences Strategy; and Jeff Stanislow, founder and president of Motor City Interactive. The moderator is Larry Freed, president and CEO of ForeSee Results. Showcase presenters will include three-minute pitches by student teams from the Mich Clean Energy Venture Challenge and the Tech Arb Student group. The event starts with networking at 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn North Campus, 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. The program begins at 5:45. The event is free to NEF members, $5 for students and $20 for nonmembers. More at www.NewEnterpriseForum.org.