Mechanical Energy Systems Sets Solar Seminar: Canton Township-based Mechanical Energy Systems will hold a seminar on solar energy and home energy saving products April 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton Township. There will also be tours of Mechanical Energy Systems’ solar-powered plant from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 8130 Canton Center Road. More at www.mes1.com. To register for the seminar, call (734) 453-6746.
ExactTarget, Adobe and Demandbase Breakfast Symposium in Grand Rapids: ExactTarget, Adobe and Demandbase will be hosting a seminar on April 23 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids. Registration will be held from 8 to 8:30 a.m. following with industry experts highlighting how B2B organizations use sophisticated targeting, automation lead management, and personalized content and analytics to grow their businesses from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Experts from ExactTarget, Demandbase, and Adobe will highlight how B2B organizations use sophisticated targeting, automated lead scoring and nurturing, and personalized content and analytics to grow their businesses. Network with fellow marketers and return to your offices ready to take advantage of this technology revolution! Breakfast will be provided. Please contact Chuck Dorantes CDorantes@exacttarget.com or Melissa Barlow MBarlow@exacttarget.com with any questions.
Macomb-OU Sets IT Security Event: ”IT Security Best Practices for Startups or Established Organizations,” sponsored by Mangotree Capital, will be held Thursday, April 18 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity Collaboration Center, 6633 18 Mile Road, Sterling Heights. High Bit Security COO and founder Adam Goslin notes that cyber theft of intellectual property and personally identifiable information is costing US companies billions every year. Whether a startup with heavy capital investments at risk or established organizations with a valuable book of business, companies are at risk of cyber theft and don’t know how vulnerable they are. Adam will review security testing methods for assessing network and application vulnerabilities, and recommendations for security best practices. For more information on this Lunch and Launch program, or to register, call Joan Carleton (586) 884–9324 or email macINC@oakland.edu.
Payments Authority sets Corporate Payments Summit: Join The Payments Authority for lunch, networking, and an afternoon of presentations on timely topics and pertinent payments industry information for corporate payments professionals. Topics include IT data security, card surcharges, business continuity plans, industry updates, best practices and lessons learned. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. at Somerset Inn, 2601 W. Big Beaver Road in Troy. The cost is $49 for members and $99 for non-members. Register online at www.thepaymentsauthority.com/education or call (248) 688-9730.