In celebration of her company’s 30th anniversary, Ann K. Bruttell, founder and president of Troy-based Meeting Coordinators, Inc., shares her event management experience and recalls her most challenging assignments.
Three Michigan entrants – Detroit Athletic Club (DAC), Diva Tech Talk and Michigan Radio – made repeat appearances on the annual roster of national AWC Clarion winners. This year they took top honors in marketing communications campaigns, logo design, sports photography and various radio categories.
Denise Gray-Felder, chief communications officer at Michigan Medicine and AWC Detroit Headliner, delivered the keynote speech at Celebrate & Elevate 2018. In this excerpt, she describes authentic leadership and encourages you to live the work and personal life that you define, based on the terms you set.
Detroit-based reporter Chastity Pratt Dawsey shared tips from Bridge Magazine’s truth squad during her AWC national webcast presentation on the role of investigative journalism in the age of “fake news.” Chastity covers Michigan’s cities and urban affairs for Bridge and is an AWC Detroit Vanguard Award winner.
Steve Jobs’ advice: “stay hungry, stay foolish” motivated Junkai Wang to expand her skill set and career opportunities. Educated in China and France to be a trilingual negotiator in international trade, she shares how she pivoted into marketing communications and acquired technical skills to rebrand a corporate website.
Stage 3 Productions in Warren, Mich. offers state-of-the-art studio facilities and creative services for print and video productions. Several AWC members recently participated in photo shoots there, thanks to Beth Farley, Stage 3 art director and AWC marketing team member.
Freelancer Esther Allweiss Ingber writes on many topics. But one of her favorite gigs is being a restaurant reviewer. Here’s how she got that role at the Detroit Jewish News, how she goes about the assignment and her recent favorites among the dining spots she’s visited.
Social media marketing is an important and cost-effective way to promote an event to get people to attend as well as to engage those who are attending. AWC member RoseAnn Nicolai, president of Nicolai Events, shares her step-by-step plan.
AWC Detroit is pleased to see Susan Ager on the list of Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame inductees for 2018. Best known for her 25 years at the Detroit Free Press, which included 16 years as a columnist, she earlier worked for the Associated Press...
Marilyn Trent, president of Trent Creative, went on a quest to find ways to stay on track and be productive. Here's how she met the distraction challenge.