Election 2016: Clinton, Trump Debate For First Time [MORE] [LIVE CBS REACTION] [LISTEN LIVE TO WWJ]

MAMA Hosting Aerospace, Defense Funding Event

STERLING HEIGHTS (WWJ) — There will be hundreds of millions of dollars in the room when Michigan’s aerospace and defense industries meet with potential funding sources in an exclusive meeting Oct. 29.

The Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association is hosting a funding symposium, “Successful Strategies for a Changing Marketplace,” Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Defense Corridor Center for Collaboration and Synergy (DC3S), 7205 Sterling Ponds Court in Sterling Heights.

At this symposium, presenters will be experts in the area of non-traditional financing. Sessions cover an overview of options when working with private equity partners. This symposium will help aerospace and defense manufacturers determine if private equity is appropriate for them. And it will provide a network of resources and contacts company officials can call upon as needed.

Private equity firms with investment capability of $285,000 to $400 million will be present. Attendee names will be kept confidential.

The event begins with registration at 7:30 a.m., speakers from 8 a.m. to noon, and a networking luncheon at noon. Register at http://miaerospaceassoc.eventbrite.com. Advance registration is required.

Speakers will include Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, Oakland County deputy executive Matthew Gibb, MAMA executive director Gavin Brown, AMI Holdings president and CEO Al Haase, Lawrence Technological University professor Tom Marx, representatives of Plante & Moran, PLLC; Jeffrey Richardson and Joseph D. Gustavus of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone PLC; John Janitz of Evergreen Capital Partners, a representative of The Peninsula Group; and Anthony W. Zambelli of Seneca Partners.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Fall Festivals In Metro DetroitFrom music to art to special events, there's a little something for everyone's delight.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.

Watch & Listen