Midwest Technology Leaders Detroit Returning: The Midwest Technology Leaders event is returning for another year. The 2013 version will be held May 22 at the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth. More at www.xchange-events.com/mtl13. The MTL event has a registration fee of $200. Discounts are offered through local organizations. The 2012 attendee list may be viewed at www.xchange-events.com/mtl13/attendee-list. Midwest Technology Leaders is an exclusive gathering of the Midwest region’s top information executives — those committed to innovation, excellence and results.This is the only Midwest-based IT executive symposium that combines an influential, exclusive audience and access to distinguished speakers, while supporting the advancement of information technology in the region. The symposium is a nonpolitical, cross-industry, annual event, providing a platform to celebrate the achievements of this strong technology community. Together, this group of thought leaders is finding innovative approaches for IT and business challenges.The delegation addresses the critical issues impacting the local and regional IT industry. Coming into its eighth year, the event attracts over 200 CIO and senior-level executives driving economies throughout the region.
Baker Tilly sets marketing seminar: The accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly will host a seminar on digital marketing Thursday, April 25 at One Towne Square, Suite 110 in Southfield. The e-channel is unquestionably in an age of ascendency and is becoming increasingly important for B2B and B2C companies alike. Today, businesses buy more than TWICE as much via e-commerce than consumers, yet for most companies, they don’t know how to maximize the use of this important channel. Find out how to engage in this new world and drive more business by providing the best possible e-channel experience. Attendees will learn how to keep up with (or differentiate from) your competitors, whom in your company should be leading the charge in this changing environment, how your Web strategy fits into your organization’s overall growth strategy, and how to maximize your e-commerce investment return. Featured speakers include Jason Meyer, manager of Growth Strategies Consulting, and Kurt Schroeder, principal of Growth Strategies Consulting. The meeting begins with registration at 8 a.m. and the program will take place from 8:30 to 10 a.m. To register for this event, contact Bryan Besco at firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 368-8773,