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June Networking Meeting: What It Takes to Make It BIG In Business

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Join us for another double header as we feature two of Metro Detroit's most successful Entrepreneurs, Rod Hairston National Performance Speaker, Author and Coach & Marilyn Trent, Branding Expert, to discuss how you can make it BIG in business with the right attitude and branding strategy.

Keynote Speaker I - Marilyn Trent, Brand Builder, Designer, Web Developer

Big Branding for Small Business - If you think that branding is only for large companies, think again. Actually, many small to medium-sized companies have branded themselves well and are thriving because of it. Learn how to brand your business and increase your credibility and visibility in the marketplace.

Marilyn Trent, principal and founder of Trent Design, started with little more than a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, her creative talent, tenacity and commitment to satisfying the design needs of her clients. Over the past two decades she has turned that business into a successful, award winning, full-service design, strategic branding and marketing agency while simultaneously raising two daughters and acting as a catalyst for positive social and ecological change in her community. Her company implements growth strategies for B2B clients with gross sales that total $1 million to $300 million.

Keynote Speaker II - Rod Hairston, National Speaker, Author and Coach

The Entrepreneurial Mindset - We will journey into the mind of one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs and business coaches and learn what it takes to succeed in business. You will learn why business owners must think differently and how to develop strategies to overcome obstacles that may be holding you back!

Rod Hairston is one of the fastest growing authorities in America in the area of organizational performance and human potential. As a dynamic speaker, coach and author, he has helped over a 100,000 people transform their behavior and realize outstanding, long lasting results through Envision U programs and other arenas. Rod started his training career in the United States Military Naval Special Warfare. As a trainer of communications for the Elite Navy SEALs, he was intrigued with the people in Special Operations; how they thought, acted and dealt with stressful and dangerous situations. Working with the CIA, DEA, Navy Seals, and many other elite groups, his mission has been to bring the mindset of the best people in these units to the people fortunate enough to hear his message. After 11 years of active military, Rod spent the next eight years working as a master trainer with one of the most famous performance coaches in the world: Anthony Robbins. Rod's clients include ABC, NBC, Exxon Mobil, Quicken Loans, Disney and Honeywell to name a few.