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Live.Work.Detroit. returns for networking, career matchmaking for college students and recent grads

Friday, October 17, 2014

Nate Pilon

Lansing, Mich. – Current college students and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to attend this season’s edition of Live.Work.Detroit. on Friday, October 24 at St. Andrews Hall in Detroit from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Live.Work.Detroit is an informative career event sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and hosted by D:hive. Participants are invited to hear from young Detroit professionals and an array of local employers including Challenge Detroit, Lowe Campbell Ewald, Peacock Room, Quicken Loans and Salem Communications. The event schedule consists of networking opportunities, a keynote presentation by Eric Larson, CEO of Downtown Detroit Partnership, and an Insider Tour with the Detroit Experience Factory.

Detroit is continuing to grow as a premier destination for post-graduates and young professionals. The city consists of high-tech startups, cutting-edge medical researchers, fashion trendsetters, unrivaled restaurants, and world-renowned museums all located near affordable places to live.

Registration for the October 24 event costs $15. The registration fee covers dinner, a tour of the city and transportation. Round trip bus transportation will be made available from University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan State University, University of Michigan, and Wayne State University. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/liveworkdetroit-october-24th-2014-tickets-12692669115.

For more information or media inquiries regarding Live.Work.Detroit., please contact Jeanette Pierce, director of community relations at D:hive at 313.962.4590 or info@dhivedetroit.org.

Pure Michigan is a brand representing business, talent and tourism initiatives across Michigan. These efforts are driven by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, which serves as the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business growth, jobs and opportunity with a focus on helping grow Michigan’s economy.

For more on the MEDC and its initiatives, visit michiganbusiness.org. For Michigan travel news, updates and information, visit michigan.org. Michigan residents interested in seeking employment with any of Michigan’s growing companies should check mitalent.org, where more than 85,000 jobs are currently available in a variety of industries

D:hive is designed to welcome new recruits and assist existing innovators in the city, in order to grow and keep more talent in Detroit. Its storefront Welcome Center provides individuals with information, connections and key tools they need to live, work and engage in the city. D:hive is located in the heart of downtown Detroit, at 1253 Woodward Avenue. D:hive is a project of the Downtown Detroit Partnership, with support from the Hudson-Webber Foundation, Quicken Loans/Rock Ventures, Model D Media, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and others. 

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