Events for September 2014
Novi Chamber of Commerce
Aug 29 - Sep 01   Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair
The Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair
 
Labor Day Weekend (August 29-September 1, 2014)
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Ave.


This year’s State Fair will include an expanded Midway, live entertainment,  the ever-popular racing pigs,  livestock and home arts exhibits, the state of Michigan Butter Cow sponsored by C.F. Burger Creamery, special performances by the Detroit Shrine Circus sponsored by Bright House Networks, Made in Michigan Pavilion sponsored by Kroger Company of Michigan, tasty carnival treats, and much more!
For more information and to buy your tickets on-line visit
www.michiganstatefairllc.com
Date:   August 29, 2014 - September 1, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sep 04   Sales Leads Group 2 at Moe's on Ten
Join us for networking from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  Share information with the group about what you do. Participation in this group is limited to one member per industry. One member each week will give a 10 -15 presentation.
Date:   September 4, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 09:30 PM
Location:  
Moe's on Ten
39455 W 10 Mile Rd
(10 mile and Haggerty Rd.)
Sep 10   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:   September 10, 2014
Time:   03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:  

Carrabba's Italian Grill
43455 West Oaks Drive
NoviMI 48377
 

Sep 11   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:   September 11, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   IHOP
43317 Grand River Ave
Sep 12   Business Renewal Series

Presented by Dr. Kathryn Baker
 Owner, AdviCoach of Michigan

Don't miss any part of this three-part educational series business owners need to know to grow!

SESSION ONE: 1% Vision and 99% Alignment: Strategic Planning the Works!
Friday, September 12, 2014
 
SESSION TWO: The Five Key Numbers Every Business Owner Must Know
Friday, October 17, 2014
 
SESSION THREE: Are You Running a Valuable Business?
Friday, November 7, 2014
 
The sessions are free to attend, however registration is required.

Read more and register:
http://www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/hot_topics_workshops

Date:   September 12, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Website:   http://www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/hot_topics_workshops
Location:   Walsh College
41500 Gardenbrook Road
Novi, MI 48375
Contact:   Jan Hubbard
Email:   jhubbard@walshcollege.edu
Date/Time Details:   September 12, 2014
Fees/Admission:   Free
Sep 12   Charles Schwab Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration
Charles Schwab Grand Opening and
Ribbon Cutting Celebration

Friday, September 12th
5:00 p.m. -  8:30 p.m.
43251 Crescent Boulevard

 
The celebration will include live music, hors d'oeuvres and drinks.

There is no fee for members, please pre-register.
Date:   September 12, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Sep 16   Oakland Chamber Network Mixer
Date:   September 16, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Sep 17   Women's Roundtable
The Women's Roundtable is open to members of the Novi Chamber of Commerce. The group will meet the third Wednesday of each month to discuss pertinent information that relates to women in the workplace. Check our website as the location changes each month.
Date:   September 17, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Sep 18   Sales Leads Group 2 at Moe's on Ten

Network with other chamber members. Tell us what a "good lead" is for you. Participation in this group is limited to one member from each industry. We will meet on the first and third Thursday of each month. Call the chamber office for more information 248.349-3743.

Date:   September 18, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Location:  
Moe's on Ten
39455 W 10 Mile Rd
(10 mile and Haggerty Rd.)
Date/Time Details:  
 
 
Sep 22   Certified Treasury Professional Exam Prep

Distinguish yourself as a treasury expert and invest in your professional future.
 
Enroll in the Walsh College AFP Treasury Learning System™ course to prepare for the CTP® exam.

Walsh College is now offering a Certified Treasury Professional® (CTP) exam preparation course at the Troy campus beginning September 22, 2014. This unique classroom-based program is the only one of its kind in Michigan taught with the official AFP Treasury Learning System™.

Weekly classes begin Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Walsh College Troy Campus.

Don't miss out on the Early Bird Discount!  Check the website.
 

Date:   September 22, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/Certifications/ctpexamprep
Location:   Walsh College
3838 Livernois Road
Troy, MI 48083
Contact:   Jan Hubbard
Email:   jhubbard@walshcollege.edu
Date/Time Details:   September 22, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   $1,595
Sep 23   Business Networking Breakfast at Novi Wellness
Business Networking Breakfast


Tuesday, September 23rd
​8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

48300 11 Mile Road

There is no fee for members, please pre-register.
Date:   September 23, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Sep 24   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:   September 24, 2014
Time:   03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:  

Carrabba's Italian Grill
43455 West Oaks Drive
 

Sep 24   PHR/SPHR Exam Prep

Professional in Human Resources Exam Prep at Walsh College in partnership with SHRM.

Protect and advance your HR career.  Earn a nationally-respected certification.  Studies consistently show that education and specialized skills translate into higher salaries, increased job security, and career flexibility. Whether you’re looking to safeguard your career, seeking a promotion, or want to break into the growing field of human resources, education from a respected source like SHRM can open a variety of doors, regardless of the economic climate.

Weekly classes begin September 24, 2014 at the Walsh College Novi Campus.

Don't miss out on the Early Bird Discount!  Check the website.

Contact Jan Hubbard at 248-823-1392 or jhubbard@walshcollege.edu

Read more and register at http://www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/certifications/phrexamprep
 

Date:   September 24, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/certifications/phrexamprep
Location:   Walsh College
41500 Gardenbrook Road
Novi, MI 48375
Contact:   Jan Hubbard
Email:   jhubbard@walshcollege.edu
Date/Time Details:   Starts September 24, 2014
Fees/Admission:   $1,495
Sep 25   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:   September 25, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:  
IHOP
43317 Grand River Ave
 
Contact:   248-349-3743
Email:   sheryl@novichamber.com
Sep 27   Retirement Planning Today Educational Course

Retirement Planning Today

Instruction by David Robertson, RFC, CFS, AIF

The first 5 Novi Chamber of Commerce members to register get to attend the classes free of charge!

​Location:
Wayne State University

33737 West 12 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Dates and Times:

Saturday Classes
September 27th and October 4th
​9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

- OR -

Tuesday Classes
September 30th and October 7th
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Learn how to:

Determine the amount of money you need to retire
Create your own goals for a "successful retirement"
Eliminate debt and improve cash flow
Properly convert your IRA to a Roth IRA
Select the retirement plan distribution choice that is right for you
Plan your retirement income to preserve a comfortable standard of living
Transfer the risk of potential financial losses before or during retirement
Reduce or eliminate taxes, expenses, delays and legal challenges with estate planning


Advance registration is required as class sizes are limited
Call 248-415-4482 to register
Date:   September 27, 2014
Time:   09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Sep 30   Retirement Planning Today Educational Course

Retirement Planning Today

Instruction by David Robertson, RFC, CFS, AIF

The first 5 Novi Chamber of Commerce members to register get to attend the classes free of charge!

​Location:
Wayne State University

33737 West 12 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Dates and Times:

Saturday Classes
September 27th and October 4th
​9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

- OR -

Tuesday Classes
September 30th and October 7th
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Learn how to:

Determine the amount of money you need to retire
Create your own goals for a "successful retirement"
Eliminate debt and improve cash flow
Properly convert your IRA to a Roth IRA
Select the retirement plan distribution choice that is right for you
Plan your retirement income to preserve a comfortable standard of living
Transfer the risk of potential financial losses before or during retirement
Reduce or eliminate taxes, expenses, delays and legal challenges with estate planning


Advance registration is required as class sizes are limited
Call 248-415-4482 to register
Date:   September 30, 2014
Time:   06:30 PM - 09:30 PM