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Friday, April 20, 2018Lecture Luncheon

Lecture Luncheon: The Power of Networking for Business

Sponsor: Consumers Energy

 

Come join us as we hear about the "Power of Networking For Business". Kimberly Purdy from Trion Solutions and Brenda McLellan of Integrated Systems Consultants will be our speakers. They come highly recommended and have a proven record of growing their businesses through networking in Northern Michigan. Special Thanks to Consumers Energy for their Sponsorship of the Lecture Luncheon series for 2018.


When:
Friday, April 20, 2018 12:30 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Baker College 9600 E. 13th St. Cadillac, MI 49601
Registration:

Advanced reservation and payment required.

Cost: $20/Member - $25/future Member (Includes Lunch).

With online registration, no physical ticket will be distributed. Please print your registration confirmation and use it to check in at the event.

  

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For More Info:
David Miller
231-775-9776
dmiller@cadillac.org

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Friday, May 11, 2018Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up Cadillac!

Sponsorships Available

Email Paula Jasper, Director of Membership Services for details.This fast-paced program is designed to keep our members up to date on Chamber programming as well as information affecting the Cadillac area. Rise Up! Cadillac is generally the second Friday of the month and held at rotating chamber member host locations. Sponsorships are available. Please contact the Chamber if you are interested in sponsoring.


When:
Friday, May 11, 2018 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM
Where:

Baker College of Cadillac
9600 E. 13th St.
Cadillac, MI 49601 

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Friday, May 18, 2018Business Expo

25th Annual Briefcase Open Golf Outing

25th Annual Briefcase Open Golf Outing
25th Annual Briefcase Open Golf Outing
Diamond Sponsor:
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan
Lunch Sponsor: J&H Family Stores/Tim Horton's
Appetizer Sponsor: Accident Fund Insurance Company

The Eldorado (host course) & Evergreen Resort-both at 9:00am  
4 person scramble… course winners will play off following play at Eldorado's 1st Hole, reception with appetizers to follow.
Six contest holes at each course -lunch of bratwurst & chips included in packages.

Contest holes sponsored by our visionary partners:  
9&10 News/Local 32, Avon Protection Systems, Akwel,
Baker College of Cadillac, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI, Cadillac Casting Inc.,
Chemical Bank, Groupe Beneteau, Huntinton Bank, J&H Family Stores, Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital,
Piranha Hose, Inc. & Wolverine Power Cooperative

The Briefcase Open is held annually in May and featuring two participating member golf courses.  The Briefcase Open is recognized as the premier golf outing and business networking event in the greater Cadillac area. Proceeds benefit chamber programming, services and legislative advocacy.

When:
Friday, May 18, 2018 9:00 AM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
The Eldorado 9:00am Host Course (Registration full) &
Evergreen Resort 9:00am
Registration:
Please login through you member login for more information and be sure to select a course from the options that pop up once the type of golf package is selected.

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For More Info:
Paula Jasper
231-775-9776
membership@cadillac.org

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Friday, June 08, 2018Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up! Cadillac

Sponsorships Available
Email Paula Jasper, Director of Membership Services for details.This fast-paced program is designed to keep our members up to date on Chamber programming as well as information affecting the Cadillac area. Rise Up! Cadillac is generally the second Friday of the month and held at rotating chamber member host locations. Sponsorships are available. Please contact the Chamber if you are interested in sponsoring.

When:
Friday, June 08, 2018 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM
Where:
Burke's Waterfront Restaurant
2403 Sunnyside Dr
Cadillac, MI 49601

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018Chamber Program

Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner

Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce
2017/2018 Annual Meeting & Awards Dinner

Reception 5:30PM | Dinner 6:30PM

The Annual Awards Dinner is a theme of celebration with membership, including highlighting the many contributors to the Chamber throughout the year as well as honoring the historical legacy of the Chamber. Traditionally, held in June, the Annual Awards Dinner is the platform to announce the Outstanding Citizen and Spirit of Community recipients, the highest bestowed honors by the Chamber.  In addition, the Annual Awards Dinner salutes and formally recognizes the graduating Cadillac Leadership Class as part of the program.

Special thanks to our Sponsors this year, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network as our Diamond Sponsor, Rexair as our Gold Sponsor and Borg Warner, Consumers Energy and Mercantile Bank as Silver Sponsors.

When:
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 5:30 PM thru 08:00 PM
Where:
Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf
1 Caberfae Ln.
Cadillac, MI 49601
Registration:
Please login through you member login for more information

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Friday, August 10, 2018Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up! Cadillac

Sponsorships Available
Email Paula Jasper, Director of Membership Services for details.This fast-paced program is designed to keep our members up to date on Chamber programming as well as information affecting the Cadillac area. Rise Up! Cadillac is generally the second Friday of the month and held at rotating chamber member host locations. Sponsorships are available. Please contact the Chamber if you are interested in sponsoring.

When:
Friday, August 10, 2018 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM
Where:
Holdship Family of Funeral Homes
620 N Mitchell
Cadillac, MI 49601

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018Chamber Program

Business After 5

Business After 5
Join us for networking at our Business After 5 events.  These events run from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at various host locations throughout the year.  These pure networking events are typically the third Thursday of the month. Bring your business cards and come ready to enjoy  hors d’oeuvres and your favorite beverage.  Free for Chamber Members (including all of their employees) and their guests.

When:
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:

Host: 44North

Location: 1406 N. Mitchell St. Cadillac

Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan

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Friday, September 14, 2018Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up! Cadillac

Sponsorships Available
Email Paula Jasper, Director of Membership Services for details.This fast-paced program is designed to keep our members up to date on Chamber programming as well as information affecting the Cadillac area. Rise Up! Cadillac is generally the second Friday of the month and held at rotating chamber member host locations. Sponsorships are available. Please contact the Chamber if you are interested in sponsoring.

When:
Friday, September 14, 2018 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM
Where:
Wex Express
951 Casa Rd
Cadillac, MI 49601

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Thursday, October 04, 2018Business Expo

26th Annual Cadillac Area Business & Community Expo

26th Annual Cadillac Area Business & Community Expo


26th Annual Cadillac Area Business & Community Expo 
Diamond Sponsor:
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan  

 


 

Annually, the Greater Cadillac Area Business and CommunityExpo attracts a diverse cross section of member exhibitors from education, healthcare, manufacturing, media, retail, service industries, tourism and more. As a Chamber member, do not miss this opportunity to participate as an exhibitor with us in this year's theme “the Power of Networking”!  We encourage all of our members, their business associates and employees to attend, network and experience the fun and benefit of the 26th Annual Greater Cadillac Area Business and Community Expo on Thursday, October 4th.

 

When:
Thursday, October 04, 2018 11:00 AM thru 04:00 PM
Where:
Wexford County Civic Center
1320 North Mitchell Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
Registration:
  • Expo Premium Spaces for Exhibitors are being offered on an exclusive, first come basis. Prior year Premium Space Exhibitors will have the benefit of first right of refusal.
  • Expo Booth is secured when payment is received.

  • Premium Space Exhibitor: $475 
  • Expo Exhibitor: $375 
  • Food Vendor: No Charge 
  • Non-Member Exhibitor: $675

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Friday, November 09, 2018Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up! Cadillac

Sponsorships Available
Email Paula Jasper, Director of Membership Services for details.This fast-paced program is designed to keep our members up to date on Chamber programming as well as information affecting the Cadillac area. Rise Up! Cadillac is generally the second Friday of the month and held at rotating chamber member host locations. Sponsorships are available. Please contact the Chamber if you are interested in sponsoring.

When:
Friday, November 09, 2018 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM
Where:

Veterans Community Park 3740 41 Rd Cadillac, MI

Sponsor:

Hospice of Michigan 



Turn north across from the airport.
  

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018Chamber Program

Business After 5

Join us for networking at our Business After 5 events. These events run from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at various host locations throughout the year. These pure networking events are typically the third Thursday of the month. Bring your business cards and come ready to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and your favorite beverage. Free for Chamber Members (including all of their employees) and their guests.

 

When:
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
Peterson, McGregor & Associates
1573 N Mitchell St
Cadillac, MI 49601

Sponsor: Jordan Balkema Elder Law Center

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Thursday, December 06, 2018Holiday Luncheon

Holiday Luncheon | Giving Thanks

This is a wonderful opportunity to network with fellow chamber members, business associates, clients, or even invite a potential chamber member.

   

When:
Thursday, December 06, 2018 12:00 PM thru 01:30 PM
Where:
Evergreen Resort
7880 Mackinaw Trail
Cadillac, MI 49601

Program Sponsors:

DIAMOND | Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network

GOLD |  Consumers Energy  |  DTE Energy  |  J & H Family Stores - Tim Hortons Cadillac Junction
Registration:
Advanced reservation and payment are required.
Cost: $25 per person, includes lunch & ticket for your holiday drawing*
*must register online by December 1st.

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Friday, January 11, 2019Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up! Cadillac


When:
Friday, January 11, 2019 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM
Where:
Up North Arts
601 Chestnut Street
Suite C
Cadillac, MI 49601

Sponsor:
Shoe Sensation
Dynamic Physical Therapy

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019Lecture Luncheon

Lecture Luncheon- Market Like it's 2019

How to market right NOW (shun the shiny things)
Learn how to build campaigns and brands while connecting with people in 2019.

Eric Hultgren, director of social media and content marketing will kick of the new year right by showing you that the “shiny” things in the digital landscape tend to be distractions from what we really should be saying on the social web. That those distractions keep you from understanding and executing on your brand’s story and the parts of that story that your customers want to hear about. Eric has spent his life telling stories for brands on the radio, television, in the classroom, more recently on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and Linkedin. Bring your questions on January 16th and let’s kick of 2019 right.



In partnership with Baker College of Cadillac, the Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors Lecture Luncheons with guest presenters that address a wide array of topics impacting business.
Advanced reservation and payment is required. Lunch is included.

When:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 12:30 PM thru 01:45 PM
Where:
Baker College
Registration:
 

Advanced reservation and payment required.

Cost: $20/Member - $25/future Member (Includes Lunch).

With online registration, no physical ticket will be distributed. Please print your registration confirmation and use it to check in at the event.

  

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Friday, February 08, 2019Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up! Cadillac

Location: Culver's of Cadillac

When:
Friday, February 08, 2019 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019Chamber Program

2019 Economic Forecast Breakfast

Join us as we peer into the crystal ball as Jim Robey from the W.E. Upjohn Institute delivers his economic forecast for the U.S., The State of Michigan and Wexford County on Wednesday February 20th at 7:30am at Baker College Cadillac.  This will be Jim’s second year delivering this forecast and he will tell us where he got it right, where he got it wrong and what he sees for 2019.  Jim is the Director, Regional Economic Planning Services at the W.E. Upjohn Institute and provides research and technical assistance on economic issues and in economic and workforce development to assist corporate, nonprofit, and economic and workforce development entities in problem resolution and strategic decision making.

His research focuses on regional economic, education, economic development, and workforce development issues across Michigan and the nation. He prepares annual employment forecasts for southwest Michigan’s metropolitan areas, directs the production of Business Outlook for West Michigan, and provides economic insights for regional economic development across northwest Ohio, and the states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New York, and New Jersey. Robey received his PhD in Urban Studies from the Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University.

When:
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7:30 AM thru 08:30 AM
Where:
Baker College of Cadillac
9600 E 13th Street
Cadillac, MI 49601

Program Sponsors
DIAMOND | Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan
GOLD | DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, 5th/3rd Bank, Manpower
Registration:
Advanced reservation and payment are required.
Cost is $20 for Members and $25 for Future Members (includes breakfast)

Registration

For More Info:
Dave Miller
231-775-9776
dmiller@cadillac.org

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Thursday, February 21, 2019Chamber Program

Business After 5

Join us for networking at our Business After 5 events. These events run from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at various host locations throughout the year. These pure networking events are typically the third Thursday of the month. Bring your business cards and come ready to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and your favorite beverage. Free for Chamber Members (including all of their employees) and their guests.

When:
Thursday, February 21, 2019 5:00 PM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
After 26 Depot
127 West Cass Street
Cadillac, MI 49601

Sponsors:
Mercantile Bank
B&P Manufacturing

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Thursday, February 28, 2019Leadership Learning

Leadership Learning Series: Leadership Through Relationships

Whether you are leading a small group on a project or leading a giant corporate organization, relationships are the key to great success in leadership. Strong relationships lead to less conflict, more results and higher productivity. Understanding your group and delegating appropriately helps the project run smoothly and keeps your staff happy. No more micromanaging, no shows and sloppy results. Apply these simple yet powerful tools to your business, project and events and watch your results sore. “Great leaders inspire greatness in others.” 3 Key Takeaways 1. Gain an understanding of your staff and why they act the way they do. 2. Delegate according to their strengths for optimal results. 3. Communicate effectively for best results.


Presented by: Jen Mac Certified Lead Facilitator/Coach Mariposa Retreat for Women., Certified Life Coach, Certified Speaker/Trainer in Choice Theory and Relationship Therapy

 

When:
Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:00 PM
Where:
Baker College Student Center
Registration:
Advanced reservation and payment required.
Cost: $40/Member - $50/future Member. (Lunch Included)
With online registration, no physical ticket will be distributed. Please print your registration confirmation and use it to check in at the event

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Friday, March 08, 2019Rise Up Cadillac!

Rise Up! Cadillac

Sponsors

 

MI Virtual Tours                                                 

   

 

 

Home Helpers & Direct Link

Montage Media

Northwest Michigan Works

  

When:
Friday, March 08, 2019 7:00 AM thru 08:00 AM
Where:

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Friday, April 12, 2019Governor's Breakfast

42nd Annual Governor's Breakfast

Continental buffet
Doors open at 7:00
Please be seated by 7:50
8:00 program

Tickets are available for pick up after March 11th at the Chamber. Names are not required, but a ticket will be necessary to attend.

When:
Friday, April 12, 2019 7:00 AM thru 09:00 AM
Where:

Wexford County Civic Center

1320 North Mitchell Street

Cadillac, MI 49601

Directions to Governors Breakfast

  
Registration:
Advanced reservation and payment required.
$30 - chamber members
Breakfast is included.

Member Registration

For More Info:
Paula Jasper
231-775-9776
pjasper@cadillac.org

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