Toast Of The Town 2016

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Toast Of The Town 2016
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Enjoy a fabulous strolling dinner, signature cocktails and musical entertainment. Meet some of our stand-out entrepreneurs in the Marketplace—yes, you can shop!—and win prizes in the Tip Jar Raffle. Snap a photo with friends and grab a gift bag, too. It’s the most fun you’ll have networking. Ever.

What’s new on tap this year? The Salute Awards! Our Salute Committee will shine a spotlight on a few rock stars in our entrepreneurial ecosystem: an Entrepreneur of the Year, a Small Business Champion, and two up-and-comers from TechTown’s Labs and Blocks programs.

A huge thank you to our Salute Committee Members:
Mayor Mike Duggan, City of Detroit
April Anderson, Good Cakes and Bakes
Jeff Aronoff, Miller Canfield and Sidewalk Ventures
Jack Aronson, Clean Planet Foods
Steve Arwood, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Sandy Baruah, Detroit Regional Chamber
John Blanchard, General Motors
Brian Boyle, Issue Media Group and Model D Media
Dan Carmody, Eastern Market Corporation
James Chapman, Rock Ventures LLC
Matt Cullen, Rock Ventures LLC
Pamela Dover, Comcast Business
Josh Elling, Jefferson East, Inc.
Matt Elliott, Bank of America
Paul Glomski, Detroit Labs
Tom Goddeeris, Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation
Anika Goss-Foster, Detroit Future City
Lauren Hood, Live6 Detroit Alliance
Laura Hughes, Strategic Staffing Solutions
Wendy Jackson, The Kresge Foundation
Renee Kent, PNC Community Development Banking
Mary Kramer, Crain's Detroit Business
Paul Krutko, Ann Arbor SPARK
Eric Larson, Downtown Detroit Partnership
Trevor Lauer, DTE Energy
Mark S. Lee, LEE Group, MI LLC
George Lenyo, Ernst & Young LLP
Rachel Lutz, The Peacock Room
Mike Miller, Google
Marlin Page, Fiat Chrysler Automotive and Sisters Code
Amy Peterson, Rebel Nell and Detroit Tigers
Salvador Salort-Pons, The Detroit Institute of Arts
Tosha Tabron, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Foundation
Phil Tepley, Michigan Small Business Development Center

Toast of the Town is presented by: New Economy Initiative
And supported by sponsors:
21st Century Therapeutics
CGS Advisors, LLC
Comcast Business
Detroit Regional Chamber
DTE Energy
Ernst and Young
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Innovations
Iron Coast
Jaffe Law
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Model D Media
PNC Bank
Renaissance Venture Capital Fund
Strategic Staffing Solutions
University of Michigan Law School
Vectorform
Wayne State University

Business attire. Complimentary valet parking. Parking is also available in the lot at the northeast corner of Cass and Amsterdam.

Click here to check out sponsorship opportunities for Toast of the Town: techtowndetroit.org/toast
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By: TechTown