CMM-30 day blog challenge-headerMonday, May 20 & June 3 @ 5:30 PM: Content Marketing Monday – 30 Day Blog Challenge #BlogURBiz

How does a blog fit into the overall marketing strategy for your business? Writing articles, answering your client’s questions, and sharing your expertise can help build business. Even if you missed the first sessions, come out for the 30 Day Blog Challenge, get tips and strategies, and develop a posting calendar to #BlogURBiz consistently. Choose tracks for 30 consecutive days or 30 posts over a period of time.

Karen Davis Burton (@buildingsource), an experienced blogger, leads this interactive work session. Spend time developing content, your brand and your audience and scheduling your time and your content calendar, and more. Bring your laptop and snacks to work by. Complimentary event. RSVP here


Detroit Bunker Brews Flyer 2019 1Tuesday, May 21 @ 5:30 PM: Bunker Brew by Bunker Labs

Bunker Brews is a monthly meetup where the Bunker Labs community, including veterans, military spouses, and civilians, comes together to network with subject matter experts, investors, thought leaders, and more in an environment focused on growth and development.

This month, three veteran service organizations come together to explore how their entrepreneurs can help those with businesses in the AEC space. There will be a variety of resources, from HR to skilled trades to contractors and drone pilots. Get more info

Complimentary event. Sponsored by PayPal, in partnership with SpaceLab Detroit. Sign up here.



Wednesday, May 29 @ 6 PM: National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC) Meeting. Get more info and sign up here.

Cambria-CEUThursday, June 4 @ 12 PM: Lunch + Learn with Cambria – Color’s Impact on Mind & Body in Interior Environments (IDCEC, AIA, NARI, and NKBA CEUs available)

The colors that surround us every day play an important role in our emotions and behavior when we engage with a specific finish material or environment. This course provides an overview of how the human eye sees color, the effect it can have on our moods, behavior, and physiology, and lastly, how it can be used as a powerful tool to send messages about spaces or products to consumers.

To join us for this lunch presentation, email us with your first and last names, company name (if applicable), and your role in the design and building industry (interior designer, property manager, architect, real estate developer or other). You will receive a password for complimentary ticket access.


Thursday, June 6 at 3:30 PM (and every First Thursday): SpaceLab members gather in the community kitchen on first Thursdays to Celebrate the Win – new clients, new business, birthdays, good press – accomplishments and milestones big and small. 


Detroit logoThursday, June 13 @ 8 AM: Business Bites & Bagels – Detroit Business Opportunity Program. Lauren Strickland, Business Opportunity Program Coordinator in the City of Detroit’s Civil Rights, Inclusion, & Opportunity Department will present the advantages of Detroit Business Opportunity Program.  Complimentary event. More information to follow.

In partnership with Detroit Institute of Bagels.



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Wednesday, June 12 @ 6:30 PM (and 2nd Weds. of each month), 6 PM:  Real Estate Association of Developers (R.E.A.D.)

Born out of the Capital Impact Partners Equitable Development Initiative, R.E.A.D. has taken steps to create an organization to carry forward the spirit of the CIP EDI and empower minority developers in Detroit to ensure the developer base more accurately reflects the city’s diversity and delivers projects that truly serve its diverse population. R.E.A.D. is 1 501c3 organization seeking new members.

Mission Statement: Create, cultivate, connect and support qualified minority developers throughout the entire project lifecycle in accordance with the established READ Code of Conduct with the express intent to increase market share, establish a legacy pipeline and to leverage the weight of our collective resources

No cost for entry. Appetizers and Beverages will be provided with donations appreciated.


Plan-Grid-ImageThursday, June 13 @ 3:30 PM: PlanGrid has been used on over one million projects around the world and is the first Construction Productivity Software that allows contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to work together throughout the project lifecycle. We’ve brought technology and ideas from other industries to automate the tedious tasks and free up teams to collaborate from anywhere. Read more…

Bring your devices and get a hands-on demonstration of how PlanGrid can boost your construction team’s productivity.

To join us for this  lunch presentation, send an email us with your first and last names, company name (if applicable), and your role in the design and building industry (interior designer, property manager, architect, real estate developer or other). You will receive a password for complimentary ticket access.



05.01 – 06.07: Applications accepted for Michigan Women Forward :: Woman Up & Pitch Competitions. First place wins $10,000.

05.17 – 05.18: National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) North Central Region Forum & Conference (Dublin, OH)

05.17 – 05.19Detroit Fashion + Tech Hackathon(Grand Circus Detroit)

05.21: Detroit DREAM Investment SolutionsExecutive Meeting (The Griot)

05.22: National Association of Black Women in Construction (NABWIC) Hard Hat & Heels Membership Drive & Social (Pontiac)

05.22: American Institute of Architects Detroit (AIAD) TAP|DABUG: Coordinate systems in Revit

05.22: Candid Conversations: The Language of Revitalization (Co.Act)

05.23:  Flint Genesee Minority Contractors Association New Chapter Launch. Contact Jason Cole for more information.

05.29: Detroit 2030 District Quarterly Bldg Owner/Mgr Meeting

05.29-05.30: Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Heartland Regional Conference(at Westin Book Cadillac)

06.06: Celebrate the Win! (SpaceLab Members event)

06.12: Real Estate Association of Developers (READ) monthly meeting (SpaceLab)

06.18: Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative Breakfast Club (SpaceLab)

June 20-22: Real Estate Impact Investing Conference + Gala by Housing JV

06.29: National Organization of Minority Architects – Detroit Project Pipeline Summer Camp Applications due (08.01-08.03 event for high school students)

Facebook Scholarships are available through Grand Circus. Apply today!

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