Celebration of Immigrant Innovation

Second Annual: Celebration of Immigrant Innovation

Immigrants have played an essential role in rejuvenating the great industrial cities of North America – New York, Toronto, Philadelphia, and Chicago – adding to the richness and vibrancy of an entire region, as well as revitalizing the economy.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
1655 Balmoral, Detroit, Michigan (the home of Harold and Mary Ellen Gurewitz in Detroit’s Historic Palmer Woods)

4 – 6 p.m. Cocktail Reception

6 p.m. Awards Presentation

6:30 – 7 p.m. Networking


Corporate Leadership Award – Don Hicks, Founder, President, & CEO of Llamasoft

Immigrant Entrepreneur Award – Salvador Enriquez and Adriana Hernandez, Co-owners of Carneceria Guadalajara in Southwest Detroit

Global Detroit Champion Award – Mike Zimmer, Cabinet Director for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder


Featured Artists: To be announced!

Check back here for updates on our featured entertainer! 


Ticket cost: $125

Please respond by Wednesday, September 27, 2017, to www.globaldetroit.com/celebration for this extraordinary event, or checks can be mailed to Global Detroit, 4444 Second Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201.

Global Detroit is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. Goods and services received for attending the event are valued at $30. The remainder of your donation may be tax deductible, as allowable by law.

Payments accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, or PayPal

Pay by check

Make your payment out to "Global Detroit" and mail it to Global Detroit, 4444 Second Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. Please RSVP to Brittany Ford at brittany.ford1198@gmail.com, and include your name, phone number, email address, and the names of any additional attendees you purchased tickets for.

Questions? Contact Kate Brennan at thebrennangroup1945@gmail.com.

Parking at the venue

Street parking is available. 

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