Elite 40 Under 40 2015- Forum 6

L. Brooks Patterson with Elite 40 Under 40 Forum 6 members.

On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson met with three members of the 2015 Elite 40 Under 40 class of 2015. The forum is designed to allow Elite 40 members a smaller, more intimate setting to connect with the County Executive and each other. The County Executive holds these forums in an effort to build friendships and connections among the Elite 40 and the county’s leadership. Attendees included Amanda Page of Page Law, Nirav Doshi, Managing Partner at Complete Data Products, and Shannon Lazovski of The Lazov Agency. Also in attendance was Irene Spanos, Director of Economic Development and Community Affairs; Kristie Zamora, Elite 40 Program Coordinator; and Bill Mullan, Media and Communications Officer. Continue reading

Oakland County nominated for 9 Government Social Media ‘Golden Post Awards’!

We’re pleased to announce that Oakland County Government has been nominated for 9 Government Social Media Golden Post Awards!

Awards2-300x111We’ve been working hard to promote events and to engage with Oakland County citizens through social media. We want to say thank you for connecting with us and ask for your help to vote for all of the Oakland County entries to make it to the “Finalist Round” by March 6th.

You may only vote once for each of the nine categories by Friday, March 6th.

Here are the instructions for public voting:
1. Click on Link to Vote below
2. Find the Oakland County entry
3. Click on the “Thumbs Up” icon
4. The Thumb will turn blue and will say “Thanks for voting!”

First time voters, please follow the directions in the pop-up window to sign up for List.ly – choose to login with either your: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Gmail account and then grant List.ly access to your account. PLEASE NOTE: This app does NOT post to the voter’s Social Media account automatically. Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Attend INNO-VENTION 2014


Next month, Medical Main Street, powered by Oakland County, will be hosting INNO-VENTION 2014, its 3rd conference that showcases the health care and life science industries flourishing here in southeast Michigan and around the world.

The conference, held October 21st – 22nd at the Suburban Showplace Collection in Novi, Michigan, gives attendees the opportunity to meet with and hear from an impressive list of leaders in health care and life sciences as they discuss these important industries and where they are headed.

With INNO-VENTION 2014 almost a month away, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 reasons you should attend – check them out below!

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INNO-VATOR of the Year Nominations Due Friday

Fall is right around the corner, and our Medical Main Street team is keeping busy with preparations for INNOVENTION 2014: A Medical Main Street Conference!

It’s not too late to submit your nominations for the 2014 INNO-VATOR of the Year award, which recognizes creators of a medical device that demonstrate the most dramatic change in the health care industry in Michigan. This is your chance to help us highlight the innovative changes going on right in our own backyard – but don’t delay! Nominations are due this Friday, September 5th.

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