Quicken, Google Among Sponsors Of Workplace Charging Event: Want to lead the charge toward cleaner commuting? Join Google, Quicken Loans, Intuit, Qualcomm, DreamWorks and Mattel — all named “2013 Best Company to Work For” — and provide workplace charging to your employees! Learn how June 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the NextEnergy Center, 461 Burroughs in Detroit. The event is $99, or two employees from one organization for $75 each. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Gary Gauthier at NextEnergy, (313) 833-0100, ext. 121 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jasna Tomic at CALSTART, (626) 744-5695 or email@example.com. As Ambassadors to the Department of Energy’s national initiative aimed to expand workplace charging, NextEnergy and CALSTART are pleased to announce the Midwest’s inaugural Workplace Charging Workshop on June 18 in Detroit. By 2020, it is expected that there will be millions of electric vehicles on the road — and the top two places owners will charge their vehicles are the home and workplace. We invite you to attend this important event to connect with other employers who are pursuing workplace charging as an employee benefit; engage with employers who have successfully initiated workplace charging; hear from technical, market, service provider and regulatory experts in this growing field of interest; learn how your participation will accelerate national security, economic competitiveness and environmental responsibility; and meet charging station suppliers with solutions to key workplace charging issues and concerns.
NEF To Meet May 16 On Pricing: One big question every entrepreneur must face is how much to charge for products and services. What are the major considerations in establishing pricing? What are some common mistakes you should look out for? What resources are available to help inform your decision? Join us at the May 16 New Enterprise Forum Meeting to hear some expert insights into the Pricing Puzzle. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn North Campus, 3600 Plymouth Road at US-23. RTegistration and networking begin at 5 p.m., the program begins at 5:45. The event is free to NEF members, $20 for non-members and $5 for students. More at www.NewEnterpriseForum.org.