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Watch out, Silicon Valley. Detroit is coming for your spot.
According to Business Insider, the city is emerging as a leading frontier of technology and innovation, and it's primed to beat Silicon Valley at its own game. Inc. even calls Detroit "Start-up City, USA" — a place that has everything an entrepreneur needs to start their dream company.
The next DMCVB member mixer is June 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Whitney in downtown Detroit. Reconnect with industry colleagues and acquaintances, and establish new business relationships at this garden party event. There is no cost to attend, so register today and bring plenty of business cards.
Does networking work? In a word, yes. The reality is, people like doing business with people they know. There's a certain amount of comfort and trust that comes from using a banker, realtor, or fill-in-the-blank that you've met in person than simply searching Google and hoping for the best.