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THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF:


Miller Canfield, PLC


Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC


KPMG, LLP


Butzel Long, PC


Hylant Group, Inc.


Dickinson Wright


Mellen, Smith & Pivoz, PLC


Rehmann


UHY Advisors, Inc.


Clayton & McKervey, P.C.


Deloitte LLP

 

 
Upcoming DCBA Seminar, Buffet & Networking Event

  On Thursday, June 6:  5:30 - 8:30 pm
  At the Hyatt Hotel  1545 North Opdyke Road Auburn Hills

  RSVP: by June 5  Register Now →

  Featured speakers:
  Jenny Hu from Ford Purchasing with a talk on Chinese Business Culture: Understanding Our Chinese Supply Base.
  Greg Garland from DTE Energy is next with the inside scoop on DTE's Commercial and Industrial Programs along with data driven useful energy saving tips.
  Kim Schott, President of Schott Cultural Consulting and author of Keys to Client Communication System™ will conclude with Multicultural Marketing's market research and sales tactics that resonate with different genders, lifestyles, age groups and specific ethnic markets, and much, more on social media all peppered with real-world insights!
  A fun night full of ways to improve your effectiveness on the job and socially.
  Registration begins at 5:30 pm; presentations at 6:00 pm,
  Snacks at: 7:30 pm; Hors d'oeurves before and after,
  Networking mixer from 8:00 to 8:30 pm


Free Mandarin Lessons for June!

Free, except for a registration fee of $25 / child.
 That's four one-hour lessons throughout the month of June, but you must sign up in May - not much time left!
 This one-time offer from Mandy and Pandy Language Learning Center at 620 North Old Woodward, Birmingham and is due to expire on May 31.
 Inquire by: email to Mandy Pandy or telephone (734) 904-1916 (ask for Chris and be sure to mention DCBA).

 

Chinese Creating New Auto Niche Within Detroit

This New York Times article describes a gentle invasion of Chinese automotive company into the Greater Detroit Area. Our own Jerry Xu is quoted as is Ford Chinese Association's president, Raymond Xu. The article points out that Chinese Automotive Companies are coming to Detroit to set up Development Centers to prepare to be competitive globally. Although China Automotive companies are in Africa and South America, they've encountered market resistance in the advanced countries (and some at home, too with a dwindling domestic market share from 30% to 26%).

 

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