Ann Arbor IT Zone Continues March Programming With Hi-Tech Tuesdays, Career Focus and Business Accelerator

    ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ann Arbor IT Zone continues
 March programming with Hi-Tech Tuesday and Business Accelerator.  A new series
 this month is Career Focus.  The events will be held at SPARK Central,
 330 East Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor.
 
     March 21 -- Hi-Tech Tuesday's Tales from the Trenches -- "Location,
 Location, Location: How MapInfo Helps Retail Lenders Find the Right New
 Markets and Sites."  Devon Wolfe, global practice leader of retail, restaurant
 and real estate at MapInfo, will provide behind-the-scenes insights on retail
 location.  MapInfo's Ann Arbor Team maintains leadership in retail location
 intelligence.  The company has counseled hundreds of retail stores and
 restaurants, including Home Depot, Denny's, and Linens 'n' Things.
 Registration and networking begin at 5 p.m., followed by the presentation
 at 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Registration is free to members of the IT Zone, $25 for
 non-members and $5 for students.
 
     March 28 -- Hi-Tech Tuesday's Tales from the Trenches -- "A Big Future for
 Little Devices."  Dr. Fred Terry, interim director of the Solid State
 Electronics Laboratory, and Dr. Dennis Grimard, manager of Michigan
 Nanofabrications Facility, will lead this seminar about the new buzz -- micro
 and nanotechnology.  They will discuss the benefits micro and nano products
 provide, research performed at UM Solid State Electronics Laboratory and how
 one of the world's leading labs in your own backyard can help your business.
 Registration and networking begin at 5 p.m.; followed by the presentation
 at 5:30 to 7 p.m.  Registration is free to members of the IT Zone, $25 for
 non-members and $5 for students.
 
     March 28 -- New Series: Career Focus -- "Revvin' Up the Entrepreneurial
 Experience: Understanding the Slight Edge."  David Milne of The Entrepreneur's
 Source will discuss his "Inside Out" approach that helps others realize career
 options in self-employment are plentiful but the thought process from employee
 to business owner has to be modified for progress to be made.  John Drennan,
 former Ann Arbor's Entrepreneur of the Year, will introduce his concept of
 Slight Edge.  It has helped him establish more than 60,000 customers over the
 past seven years for his current business.  The event will be held at 8:30
 to 10 a.m.  Registration costs $15 for members of the IT Zone, $25 for
 non-members and $5 for students.
 
     March 30 -- GLEQ/SPARK Business Accelerator -- Entrepreneurial and
 Management Team.  The seminar will emphasize the importance of developing and
 maintaining an efficient entrepreneurial management team.  The event will be
 held at 6 to 8 p.m. and free to everyone.
 
     About the Ann Arbor IT Zone
     Michigan's premier non-profit organization dedicated to the development of
 the state's information technology environment across multiple market sectors,
 the Ann Arbor IT Zone fosters and promotes the area's information technology
 industry by offering services to established and new information technology
 companies.  Its educational series, Hi-Tech Tuesdays and Boot Camp, help
 educate, retain and attract the diverse talent required to accelerate Ann
 Arbor and the surrounding region's leadership position in information
 technology.  For more information or to register online, visit
 http://www.annarboritzone.org or call 734 615-9310.
 
 

SOURCE Ann Arbor IT Zone

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