Events

spacelab-334  Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 9:30 AM: Breakfast + Binders: January Manufacturer’s Rep Day. Manufacturers’ representatives, designers and builders meet up and network at this quarterly event in downtown Detroit. Reps share information and industry pros and get insight on the latest products for the commercial and residential architecture, interior design and construction inudstry all in one place. We have samples, brochures and binders of furniture, fabrics, surface materials flooring, paint and more in our library. Come see the resources that are available to our members.

Members in our coworking and shared office space include: interior designers, architects, construction consultants, real estate professionals, building tradespeople, art galleries, and manufacturers representatives. And we are in walking distance of several architecture and design firms and real estate developers in downtown Detroit.

Space is limited. Email Doreen Hunter or call 313.379.7000 to attend.

See a list of products in our library here.

 

2018-Jan-Crowdfunding-CrowdgrantingWednesday, Jan. 10 at 5:30 PM – 8PM: Neighborhood Rebuilding with Real Estate Crowdfunding and Community Crowdgranting

Real Estate Crowdfunding  is growing more popular as a financing alternative to traditional capital market channels, and local citizens and sponsors are using Crowdgranting to fund public spaces projects and qualifying for matching funds. Our panel of industry leaders and local platforms will share how investors, developers and builders, entrepreneurs, community development organizations and residents can all benefit from these funding methods for residential, commercial and public space projects. This is a FREE event. Get your ticket on Eventbrite.  Neighborhoods

Panelists include:
Ebrahim Varachia, President and Co-Founder of Patronicity
Kwaku Osei, CEO of Cooperative Capital
Representative of Funding Roots, LLC

 

 

 

 

   Saturday, Jan. 13 at 10 AM: SpaceLab Book Club. “Find the Lost Dollars” by June Jewell. We’ll take eight Saturday sessions (through February 24, 2018) to read and discuss the book and begin implementing the six steps to recover the lost dollars. “Where is money hiding in your A&E firm? June describes the challenges faced by most firms, shares her wealth of knowledge about best practices for firm business management, and then delivers the goods with a 6-step process that is guaranteed to find lost dollars in any firm.” Books are available on Amazon. COST: $5 per week or pre-pay $30 for all eight sessions. Early bird rate (by 12.31) is $25.

Sign up on Eventbrite.

 

2018 Financial Empowerment  Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 PM: The POWER Org Math and Financial Empowerment Series. Session 2 – Money Management (Budgets, saving, spending habits). This 11-part series will engage youth and families in Metro Detroit to improve math skills and practices related to money management, consumer awareness, banking, and stocks.

Sessions will be facilitated by POWER Org Math team members, finance and industry professionals. Workbooks, case studies, online research, games, simulations and a culminating presentation are included.

See additional session descriptions and sign up on Eventbrite.

 

Beyond Existing-logo   Thursday, Jan. 25 at 6:00 PM: How to Start Your Non- Profit Organization or Community Development Corporation (CDC). If you ever wanted to start a nonprofit organization, begin a CDC at your church or want to learn the truth about nonprofits…this is the workshop for you.

This dynamic workshop will teach all social entrepreneurs and those curious on how to form a nonprofit the proper way.

Topics include:

– What is the difference between nonprofit and for-profit?
– Role of the Board
– Defining your mission and vision.
– Steps to start and build your non-profit.
– Getting your 501(c)(3) and/or do you need one
– Special topics as it relates to faith-based organizations!

See more and register on Eventbrite and at Beyond Existing Enterprises

 

2018 Financial Empowerment  Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2 PM: The POWER Org Math and Financial Empowerment Series. Session 3 – Banking (accounts, cards, loans). This 11-part series will engage youth and families in Metro Detroit to improve math skills and practices related to money management, consumer awareness, banking, and stocks.

Sessions will be facilitated by POWER Org Math team members, finance and industry professionals. Workbooks, case studies, online research, games, simulations and a culminating presentation are included.

See additional session descriptions and sign up on Eventbrite.

 

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