Model D Speaker Series Feb. 17: Sign Up Now

This month, we are teaming up with the folks at  Open City for a speaker series about finding the right location for your Detroit business.

The event is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Cliff Bell's, 2030 Park Ave. Space there is limited. To RSVP, send an e-mail here here.

A panel of neighborhood leaders will discuss needs and opportunities for new retail, service and small businesses in the city.

Speakers will include:

Susan Mosey of Midtown's University Cultural Center Association (UCCA)
Michael Solaka, New Center Council
Dan Carmody, Eastern Market Corporation
Kathy Wendler, Southwest Detroit Business Association
Khalilah O. Burt, Downtown Detroit Partnership

Kelli B. Kavanaugh, Model D development news editor, will moderate.

This event is presented by Open City and Model D. The Model D speaker series is sponsored by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.

Open City is a forum for aspiring and existing business owners to exchange ideas and information about doing business in the city. For more information, go to

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