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TechNow09
Event


Transi'oning
Michigan
into
a

Knowledge
Economy


April
23rd,
2009

Event
Overview


 
 
 










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“To
bring
together
the

local
community
to

support
and
celebrate

new
Michigan‐based

technology
businesses

in
a
fun,
informaDve

and
engaging

environment”

Event
Overview


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•  Company
presentaDons,
interacDve
panel
and

live
concert

•  One‐night
event
celebraDng
the
transiDon
of

Michigan
into
a
“knowledge
economy”

•  Current
and
future
business
leaders
discuss

trends,
business
models
and
the
future
of


Michigan’s
business
environment

Event
Overview


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•  The
Dme
is
Now
for
young
business
leaders

to
create
change

•  Provide
the
public
with
new
ideas
to
sDmulate

the
economy

•  Offer
an
engaging
environment
unlike
other

business
conferences
and
events

Agenda


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Date:
Thursday,
April
23rd

LocaDon:
Royal
Oak
Music
Theatre


6:00
–
6:45
 Doors
open

6:45
–
7:00
 TechNow
introduc9on

7:00
–
7:40
 Three
company
presenta9ons

7:50
–
8:30
 Discussion
panel

8:40
–
9:30
 Four
company
presenta9ons

9:40
–
10:30
 Cocktails
and
raffle

10:40
‐

 Live
concert
(Manolete)

Our
Audience


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•  Two
targeted
demographics

–  18‐25

college
students
and
young
professionals

–  26‐40

middle‐age
business
community


•  Bring
business
and
creaDve
communiDes

together
to
share,
network
and
learn

•  Pre‐sale
Dckets
are
$5;
$10
at
the
door

•  Net
proceeds
donated
to
the
MulDple
Sclerosis

Society


Company
PresentaDons


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•  Seven
small
business/start‐up
technology

companies

•  Lineup
will
cut
across
mulDple
industries

–  MarkeDng,
Media,
Business
Services,
SoYware


•  Ten
minutes
per
business

•  To
learn
more
or
become
a
presenDng

company
please
call
Jordan
@
248.470.9824

Panel
Discussion


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•  Four
Michigan
business
leaders
at
the

forefront
of
the
“knowledge
economy”

•  Moderator
will
prompt
discussion
with
a
set
of

pre‐determined
quesDons


•  Q&A
session

•  To
learn
more
about
the
panel
please
call

Jordan
@
248.470.9824

Other
AcDviDes


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•  Mixer
and
cocktail
hour

•  Raffle
for
all
Dcket
holders


•  Live
concert
by
local
band,
Manolete

Sponsorships


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A.  

Men9on
in
all
press
coverage

Gold
 $5,000
 B.  

Largest
logo
on
brochure,
t‐shirt
and
website

C.  

Booth
at
main
entrance
of
ROMT

D.  

Logo
and
name
on
screen
during
event

E.  

50
free
9ckets

F.  

Logo
on
panel
table


A.  Logo
on
brochure,
t‐shirt
and
website

Silver
 $2,500
 B.  Booth
at
main
entrance
of
ROMT

C.  Logo
on
screen
between
presentaDons

D.  25
free
Dckets

E.  Logo
on
panel
table


A.  

Name
on
brochure,
t‐shirt
and
website

Bronze
 $1,000
 B.  

10
free
Dckets


A.  
Name
on
brochure

Other
 $500
and
below

Goals


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•  Bring
business,
government,
academia
and

general
public
together
for
an
one‐night
event

•  1,000
aeendees

•  Local
and
regional
media
coverage

•  Media
please
call
Jordan
@
248.470.9824

Conclusion


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•  Event
is
being
coordinated
by
local

entrepreneurs

•  We
welcome
your
support
and
look
forward
to

having
you
as
part
of
the
TechNow
family


•  The
Dme
is
Now
for
all
consDtuencies
to

work
together
to
shape
Michigan’s
future

Contact
Us


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•  Get
involved
today!

•  Phone:

Jordan
@
248.470.9824

•  Email:

technow09@gmail.com

•  Website:

www.technow09.com