For a second consecutive year Detroit’s most innovative companies will open their doors to executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and future influencers during NewCo Detroit (previously called OpenCo). 56 host companies, in several Detroit neighborhoods, have signed up to deliver 58 presentations designed specifically for the NewCo audience .
A VIP Plenary will kick-off the one-day festival on Wednesday night, September 17 at 6:00 pm at the fabulous Madison Building, 1555 Broadway St. The keynote speaker is New York Times best-selling author and local business leader, David Farbman, Farbman, CEO of HealthRise Solutions, founder and chairman of Carbon Media Group and a principal in NAI Farbman, will share how he used the hunt system, as high-lighted in his book, The Hunt: Target, Track and Attain Your Goals, to overcome his own challenges and create a highly successful media company.
He’ll share how an individual can align the needed variables to create a solution, reveal his secrets to becoming a true hunter and speak to how vision, belief, conviction and clarity are imperative to future success. In addition to our keynote speaker, John Notarianni from Issue Media Group will moderate a panel of local entrepreneurs who will discuss “How Detroit Entrepreneurs Are Transforming Neighborhoods.” In Detroit, entrepreneurs are driving positive neighborhood change. The panel will examine doing business in Detroit and forward facing lessons to share. They’ll explore how entrepreneurs are activating physical spaces and laying the groundwork for neighborhood reinvention. You will get an inside peek to these Detroit businesses!
The panel consists of:
Following the program is a cocktail hour for networking and discussion. Food and drinks will be served. The Madison rooftop with its fabulous view of the city has been reserved. We hope you join us for this exciting evening to kick off this year’s NewCo Detroit! To purchase your VIP ticket, sign up now at NewCo Detroit. Discounts are available for group sales.