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Join us for April's Speaker Series: Eating Green, from Garden to Grocery

Sign up for Model D's April Speaker Series, featuring a panel discussing opening green foodie businesses in Detroit. We're teaming up with Open City for another great event this month.

Declare Detroit

Speaker Series follow up: Declare Detroit and State of the City forum

We had plenty of poets, politics, pizza and pundits when the Model D Speaker Series took over the Majestic for the State of the City last week. Read of for highlights, audio and the word on next month's event.

Declare Detroit

Tonight's Speaker Series: Detroit Declaration public forum & State of the City viewing party

Sign up now for the March 23 Speaker Series event at the Majestic Theatre. We'll hear from the Detroit Declaration, Inside Out poets, Mayor Bing, and, hopefully, you.


Speaker Series follow up: We need a better welcome mat

Change. Fear. Possibilities. Community. City. Suburbs. There wasn't much we didn't talk about at last week's speaker series. Here's a recap, as well as audio from the event.

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Sign up for the February Speaker Series: This is Young Detroit

Are we making Detroit a place where young and talented people want to be? The Michigan Front Page, Model D and Fusion are joining forces to get some answers at our Speaker Series this month, Feb. 25


Model D-Open City January Speaker Series follow-up: Growing the local economy

At the January Model D Speaker Series last week, panelists discussed ways local businesses can work together to boost the local economy. We've got highlights.


Growing a stronger local economy: Model D joins Open City Jan. 19 at Cliff Bell's

Model D joins our friends at Open City this month for a discussion of how we can cross-promote, collaborate and otherwise work together to strengthen the local economy. The event is free, so register today.

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Reflecting Detroit in the (new) media: Speaker series follow up and download

Panelists at our Speaker Series event last week urged Detroiters to tell their own stories. Here's a recap, or download the MP3 and listen to the discussion for yourself.

Speaker Series 9/15: What are the Business Opportunities in the City?

Model D and Open City Detroit ask: Where is the entrepreneurial opportunity in Detroit? Sorry, but the event is full.

Tonight's Speaker Series: Registration is Full

One of the nation's primo urban thinkers, Carol Coletta of CEOs for Cities and Smart City Radio, makes a stop at Model D's Speaker Series Aug. 3 at the College for Creative Studies. Registration for the event is full.

Speaker Series Tonight at the Magic Stick

How do we keep our communities intact in the face of a mortgage crisis? Development groups, real estate agents, nonprofits and neighbors will talk about their strategies with Model D and Detroit's WDET radio station at our June 24 event. Come on out and be a part of it.

Sign Up and Get Sticky at the Speaker Series at the Green Garage May 14

Read on for the deets for the next Speaker Series event, this Thursday, May 14. We'll be talking about the Dequindre Cut and Detroit Bikes and Trails at a very cool space -- the Green Garage in Midtown. And we're getting sticky afterwards. Yes, we said sticky. This is going to be a good one, people.

Who Moves to Detroit: Notes from Model D's Speaker Series

What does falling in love look like? If we've learned anything from Hollywood and romantic comedies, it's not always pretty, easy or perfect, but it's something sweet, sincere and hopeful, and usually stars Kate Hudson. At Model D's April speaker series, we talked to four people who were not born and raised here, but who have fallen for Detroit all the same. Sorry, no Kate Hudson.

Model D Speaker Series Feb. 17: Sign Up Now

Model D's Speaker Series is Tuesday, Feb. 17 and is all about finding the best location for your new biz. Sign up now. Space is limited.

Speaker Series This Thursday: Time to Sign Up

Model D's Speaker Series is this week. Sign up today. Smart, savvy start-ups are proving to be key to keeping the young and the restless put in Detroit. Our next Model D Speaker Series looks at who's building businesses and retaining talent. It'll be on Thursday, Nov. 20.
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