BUSINESS BRIEFING JAN. 24: NextWave to host State of Success Summit; MainStreet Design Build awarded 'Best Of Houzz'
TROY State of Success Summit slated Michigan: A State of Success Summit 2013 is 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at NextWave Media Lab, 950 Stephenson Hwy (DuPont Building), Troy.
Michigan’s economy continues to make modest gains. However, many people remain under-employed, entrepreneurs are looking to expand their businesses, and people are looking for inspiration to get to the next level. The Michigan: A State of Success Summit shares blueprints for personal, professional, community, and business growth from real stories told by Michigan leaders and residents to help people find ways to survive, live, and thrive.
This one-day event will include speeches, networking opportunities and break-out sessions. Speakers include Chad Wiebesick of Pure Michigan, Rich Homberg of Detroit Public Television, David Murray of Blue Cross Blue Shield, Terry Bean and Charlie Wollborg of TedxDetroit and Motor City Connect, and Hajj Flemings of Brand Camp University.
Break-out sessions will take place from 3-5 p.m. and cover such topics as personal empowerment, career development, business and economic growth, community ownership, and structural creation and transformation. These sessions will be conducted by Ken Harrell, Hailey Zureich, Jodi Knittel and others.
This is the second and largest Michigan: A State of Success Summit. It is the kickoff event of an initiative that will span the entire state in the form of trainings, conferences, and workshops designed to encourage economic and business development for Michigan companies and communities. Admission is $39. For more information, visit misuccess.eventbrite.com/
MainStreet Design Build awarded 'Best Of Houzz'
MainStreet Design Build of Birmingham has been awarded "Best Of Houzz" 2013 by Houzz, a leading online platform for residential remodeling and design. This residential design build firm was chosen by the more than 11 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.
The Houzz "Best Of Houzz" award for 2013 is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction award winners are based on homeowner members who rated their experience working with remodeling professionals in 12 categories ranging from architects , and interior designers to contractors and other residential remodeling professionals . Design award winners' work was the most popular among the community of 11 million monthly users, also known as "Houzzers," who saved more than 124 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site , iPad/iPhone app and Android app .
"Houzz provides homeowners with an in-depth, 360-degree view of building, remodeling and design professionals through images of their work, reviews and an opportunity to interact with them directly in the Houzz community," said Liza Hausman, vice president of community. "We're delighted to recognize MainStreet Design Build among our "Best Of" professionals for exceptional customer service as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes."
For more information visit mainstreetdesignbuild.com/