Upcoming Events
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Quickbooks 101

Presented by Dale Grant, CPA Are you a small business owner looking to streamline your financial management and boost your

All Networking and Community
220 S Main St. Royal Oak 48067

Oakland County Small Business Speed Networking

Join us for speed networking with your fellow Oakland County Small Business owners at Bamboo in Royal Oak.

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Profit and Cashflow

Presented by Cherice Robinson, Reedemption Consulting In today’s fast-paced business environment, effective financial management is critical to sustaining growth and

All Human Resources
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HR Compliance

Presented by Jeff Watt, Real World HR Solutions In today’s dynamic regulatory landscape, ensuring compliance with HR laws and regulations

All Business Consulting
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Transform Your Brand with Storytelling

Presented by Allante Taylor, A Taylor Media Step into the future of digital storytelling and supercharge your brand’s narrative! Join

All Marketing
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Defining and Finding Your Ideal Customer

Presented by Jen Ristovski, Charley Murphy Digital Unlock the power of precision marketing and gain clarity on your ideal customer

All Business Consulting
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Partner Training Opportunity: Empowering Small Busi ...

Presented by The SBA and The IRS Every small business needs to obtain funds and pay taxes. This informative webinar

All Celebration
Lyon Oaks Golf Course, 52251 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393
$300.00-$10000.00

2nd Annual Oakland Thrive Golf Scramble “THE ...

Foursomes and Single Golfer Tickets go on Sale NOW! Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor

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Level Up Your Social Media: Proven Strategies for G ...

Presented by Emily A. Hay, Hay There Social Media With people’s expectation today for businesses to be able to connect

All Business Consulting
Incubizo - 1938 Burdette Ferndale, MI 48220

Contract Revision and Drafting

Presented by Pamela Mack, Principal Attorney, The Mack Law Group PLC Join us for an in-depth “Contract Revision and Drafting”

All Business Consulting
Incubizo - 1938 Burdette Ferndale, MI 48220

Social Marketing Strategies

Presented by Bobby Dimovski, Founder/CEO, 4MJ Social In the ever-evolving digital landscape, mastering social marketing is key to reaching and

All Business Consulting
Bloomfield Township Public Library - 1099 Lone Pine Road Bloomfield Township Michigan, 48302

Partner Training Opportunity – Knowledge Exch ...

Presented by Share Detroit & The IRS Join us to learn more about the importance of keeping your 501c3 incompliance

All Business Consulting
Incubizo - 1938 Burdette Ferndale, MI 48220

Entity Formation

Presented by Yasmin Whitmer, Principal Attorney at Whitmer Law, PLLC Thinking about starting a business but unsure which entity type

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Incubizo - 1938 Burdette Ferndale, MI 48220

SEO Marketing

Presented by Ricardo McCoy, McCoy Advertising Specialties Unlock the potential of your online presence with our “SEO Marketing Workshop.” This

All Celebration
Lyon Oaks Golf Course, 52251 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393
$300.00-$10000.00

2nd Annual Oakland Thrive Golf Scramble “THE ...

Foursomes and Single Golfer Tickets go on Sale NOW! Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor

Presenters
EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Vicki Selva

CEO of Oakland Thrive & Defense Industry Expert

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Emily A. Hay

Founder/CEO, Hay There Social Media

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Cherice Robinson

Chief Executive Officer, President at Reedemption Consulting

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Jen Ristovski

Senior Director, Digital Strategy

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Allante Taylor

CEO and Founder of A. Taylor Media

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Sven Herbel

Owner/President, TeamLogicIT

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Brian Becker

Oakland Thrive Small Business Consultant

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Drake Phifer & Brian Becker

Oakland Thrive Small Business Consultants

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Dr. Gabriel Ehrlich

Director of Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics (RSQE) at University of Michigan

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Tameka M. Ramsey

Owner, T. Ramsey & Associates

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Jeffrey Watt

C-Suite to Main Street

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Ramsey Sweis

President/Founder, Aqaba Technologies

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

William Mansour

Experienced Certified Public Accountant

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Robin Kinnie

President of Motor City Woman and Audio Engineers of Detroit

EVENTS AND TRAININGS

Dale Grant

Ashton B.C., PLLC CPA & Advisory Services

Events And Trainings

Oakland Thrive creates and hosts a wide variety of county-wide economic development and business events. We work with a variety of partners, including Oakland County to host, support, and create events to support the Oakland County business community. These events include innovative programs to fill gaps in the economic development/business ecosystem of the county and bring together business groups to “cross pollinate” to share best practices, ideas, and support.

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Countywide Events

We participate in many countywide events, including the Oakland County Economic Outlook, a great networking event for Oakland County business leaders.

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Industry Specific Conferences and Trade Shows

We participate in many local, state, national and international level conferences and trade shows. This year, Oakland Thrive is involved in the planning of the opening reception of the Vehicle and Transportation Technology Innovation Meetings, an international B2B forum for innovations in automotive and mobility.

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Business Matchmaking

Oakland Thrive helps businesses connect with each other and the partners who can help them.

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Thrive Connect

Thrive Connect is a series of Resource Fairs connecting vendors and resources with the small business community. Topics include: -Workforce Development -Small Business Resources -Matchmaking Events

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Trainings and Workshops

Oakland Thrive’s Business Forward program offers a variety of trainings tailored for the Oakland County Small Business owner on specific topics such as: -Social Media Training -Commercial Real Estate -Credit and Capital -Franchising -Government Contracting -Certified Business (Women, Minority, Veteran)

Oakland Thrive 1st Annual Golf Scramble

Thank you to everyone who came out to Oakland Thrive’s 1st Annual Golf Scramble. The event had over 100 attendees and raised $75,000. Such a terrific success! A great big thank you to our sponsors for their support of a thriving economy in Oakland County!

Presenting Sponsors
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Lunch Sponsors
Hole + Foursome Sponsors
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