Events for October 2014
Novi Chamber of Commerce
Oct 21 - Oct 22   INNO-VENTION 2014
October 21st and 22nd 
At The Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue

Medical Main Street will host this health care and life science conference to demonstrate how these industries play an important role in the economy of Oakland County and it's surrounding areas.

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Date:   October 21, 2014 - October 22, 2014
Oct 22   Health Care Reform Seminar for Large Employers
The J.S. Clark Agency, headquartered in Southfield, MI, is hosting a free educational program for businesses in Southeastern Michigan regarding Health Care Reform.  The program will be led by J.S. Clark President, Joel Clark and specifically focus on issues for employers with more than 50 Full-Time Equivalent employees. 
Joel will discuss large group health insurance reporting requirements, the reporting and tracking of variable hour employees as well as defining and classifying employees under the Affordable Care Act.  J.S. Clark Agency Compliance Director Jennifer Young will assist employers in preparing for upcoming random audits of insurance plans by the Department of Labor.

While admission is free, space is limited and reservations are requested by calling J.S. Clark at 248.996.1845, or email
Date:   October 22, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:   San Marino Club located at 1685 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48083
Contact:   Russ Kotila
Date/Time Details:   October 22, 2014 from Noon - 4 PM
Fees/Admission:   $0
Oct 22   Sales Leads Group 3 at Carrabba's Italian Grill
Join us for networking.  The Sales Leads Group 3 meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m.  This group is limited to one member per industry.  Each week one member gives a 10 - 15 minute presentation.
Date:   October 22, 2014
Time:   03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Carrabba's Italian Grill
43455 West Oaks Drive

Oct 23   Sales Leads Group 1 at IHOP

Join us for networking. The Sales Leads Group 1 meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. This group is limited to one member per industry. Each week one member gives a 10 - 15 minute presentation.

Date:   October 23, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
43317 Grand River Ave
Contact:   248-349-3743
Oct 30   Walsh College Mark Solomon Tax Symposium
Walsh College is hosting the second annual Mark Solomon Tax Symposium on Thursday morning, October 30, 2014 at the Walsh College Troy Campus.  The symposium will feature presentation of papers focusing on current issues in taxation that challenge traditional thinking, introduce provocative ideas, and present divergent sides of an issue.  Four hours of CPE credit for attending. Tickets are $35 for alumni, $15 for students and $50 for all others.  Ticket price includes continental breakfast.
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Date:   October 30, 2014
Location:   Walsh College
3838 Livernois Road
Troy, MI 48083
Contact:   Jan Hubbard
Date/Time Details:   October 30, 2014
Fees/Admission:   $50.00
Oct 30   After 5 at Carrabba's Italian Grill

Join us for an After 5 at Carrabba's Italian Grill

Thursday, October 30th
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
43455 West Oaks Drive

Authentic Italian just got better!  Change is happening at your Carrabba’s.  Join us to celebrate the remodeling of Carrabba’s Italian Grill on West Oaks Drive in Novi.  A new look, a new feel, a new reason to come celebrate with us at an exclusive Networking Happy Hour event.  But don’t worry, the pizza, pasta and pollo will still bring your taste buds to Italy.  And now with our new Vino Italiano menu, you can enjoy the rich flavors that this traditional Italian cooking technique brings out in our dishes.

Appetizers and soft drinks included
Cash bar available with great happy hour specials

The fee is $10 for members, please pre-register
Date:   October 30, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM