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Jan 11, 2013, 15:28 ET Sergio Marchionne Keynotes Inforum Auto Show Breakfast

 Inforum kicks off the New Year with its 11th Annual Auto Show Breakfast featuring Sergio Marchionne, chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC and...


Oct 02, 2012, 10:37 ET Inforum Welcomes Facebook's VP of Global Marketing Solutions, Carolyn Everson

Nearly a billion users worldwide paired with the ability to target and speak directly with the customers that matter most to your brand. That's the...


Sep 05, 2012, 15:33 ET Supermodel to Super Brand: A Conversation with Cindy Crawford

 Cindy Crawford is known for her business savvy as much as her beauty. Recognized by the world as one of the original...


Aug 07, 2012, 10:02 ET Inforum Set to Launch First ACTiVATE Class

Inforum is excited to announce that the first ACTiVATE® Michigan class will kick off Aug. 28 at University of Michigan -...


Jul 30, 2012, 09:57 ET Inforum and Women in Leadership Mid-Michigan Merge

 Inforum and Women in Leadership Mid-Michigan announce the merger of their membership organizations, expanding Inforum into the Great Lakes...


Jul 09, 2012, 17:29 ET Inforum Names Jacqueline Wiggins to New Chief Operating Officer Position

 Inforum today announced the appointment of Jacqueline Wiggins to the newly created position of chief operating officer. Based in Detroit,...


May 31, 2012, 13:03 ET Inforum Presents: Unlocking the Potential of Women at Work -- and in Michigan

Fresh from The Wall Street Journal's 2012 Women in the Economy Task Force Conference, Joanna Barsh, a director at McKinsey & Co., will give a...


Apr 26, 2012, 16:21 ET Ad Pioneer Charlotte Beers to Speak at Inforum's 50th Annual Meeting

If your goal is to be an agent for real change, it's good to be the boss. That's the message Charlotte Beers – one of the first female...


Mar 01, 2012, 09:51 ET Inforum Presents a Conversation with GM's Mary Barra: One of the Auto Industry's Most Influential Women

Mary Barra knows the pulse of the car business. In fact, as the leader of General Motors' global product development team, it's her job to...


Jan 09, 2012, 17:19 ET Change the Car, Change the World: What's Next for the Auto Industry

 Will cars really drive themselves? Is the internal combustion engine going away?  Will your children and grandchildren dream of careers...


Jan 04, 2012, 08:00 ET Inforum, Sphere Trending Unveil Report Focusing on Women in the Workplace

 Inforum, Michigan's leading network for professional women  and  Sphere Trending, a cutting-edge consulting and forecasting firm...


Sep 30, 2011, 15:24 ET Claiming Corporate Leadership: Michigan Women's Leadership Index and the Future of Our State

Research shows that diversity makes good business sense. What can be done to unlock the benefits that diversity adds to shareholder value and...


Aug 03, 2011, 08:00 ET Inforum Center for Leadership Launches Innovative Training for Early-Career Professional Women

Inforum Center for Leadership (ICL), the research and education arm of Inforum, Michigan's leading network for professional women, is proud to...


Jun 22, 2011, 08:00 ET Inforum Formalizes Kalamazoo-Area Expansion, Names Southwest Michigan Regional Council

Inforum, Michigan's leading network for professional women, is pleased to announce that its board has authorized the creation of a new...


Apr 14, 2011, 08:00 ET Inforum, Sphere Trending Unveil Report Focusing on the Female Consumer

Inforum, Michigan's leading network for professional women and Sphere Trending, a consulting and forecasting firm based in Waterford, Mich., have...


Apr 06, 2011, 08:00 ET Gov. Rick Snyder to Keynote 2011 Inforum Annual Meeting

What's next for Michigan? Hear what Gov. Rick Snyder has to say about it when he delivers the keynote address at the 2011 Inforum Annual...


Feb 28, 2011, 07:00 ET March 15: Stories from the Front Lines

Do you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur? At a lunch event on March 15, to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Southfield...


Feb 10, 2011, 14:01 ET March 3: Inforum Hosts Book Launch by Author Anne Doyle

Celebrate women who dare to lead. Join Inforum and author Anne Doyle March 3, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Dearborn, for a luncheon to...


Nov 10, 2010, 09:00 ET Inforum, Sphere Trending Unveil Report Focusing on the New Female Homeowner

Inforum, Michigan's leading network for professional women and Sphere Trending, a consulting and forecasting firm based in Waterford, Mich., have...


Oct 01, 2010, 15:20 ET Inforum Launches New Industry Group to Serve the Needs of Automotive Professionals and Their Employers

If you are an innovative professional woman with talent, enthusiasm and vision, there has never been a better time to consider a career in the U.S....


Aug 30, 2010, 08:00 ET Inforum Launches Speaker's Series to Inspire Innovation, Creativity, Risk Taking in Lives of Women

Inforum, Michigan's leading business forum for women, announced today it will launch a new speaker's series highlighting women with lessons for...


Aug 27, 2010, 14:24 ET Inforum Presents Four Women Bringing on Big Change

In 2010 and beyond, business as usual won't cut it. Surviving and thriving is all about bringing on change. So, who's bringing it? Inforum has the...


Aug 24, 2010, 08:00 ET Inforum, Sphere Trending Unveil Report Focusing on 'The New Mom'

Inforum, Michigan's leading network for professional women and Sphere Trending, a cutting-edge consulting and forecasting firm based in Waterford,...


Oct 19, 2009, 00:01 ET New Report Finds Lack of Gender Diversity Puts Michigan Companies at Competitive Disadvantage

As Michigan continues to re-tool and reinvent its economy, professional women remain an under-utilized resource, according to the...


Oct 06, 2009, 11:16 ET Inforum Inner Circle Honors Michigan's Most Influential Women and Insights for Future Women Leaders

Eight of the most influential and successful business women in Mid-Michigan will be honored by Inforum and have the opportunity to help...