Past Events

2017

PERSPECTIVE ON CYBER TECHNOLOGY FROM ISRAEL
  • March 21, 2017
  • ​Hear keynote speeches and a panel discussion from Mary Kramer (Group Publisher, Crain's Detroit Business) and David B. Behen (CIO, State of Michigan). 
  • At Detroit Regional Chamber, One Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48226

2016

AMBASSADOR AWARDS DINNER
  • November 2, 2016
  • ​Honoring Michael Levine with the Chuck Newman Impact Award and Stanley Meretsky with the MIBB Volunteer of the Year Award
  • At The Westin, Southfield, MI
MICHIGAN ISRAEL CONNECT BREAKFAST
  • October 20, 2016 
  • Introducing opportunities to connect Israeli technology with Michigan companies
  • Co-Sponsored by: The Right Place, Seamless, Start Garden and Michigan Economic Development Corporation 
  • At Start Garden, Grand Rabids, MI  
OAKLAND CHAMBER NETWORK: FALL MIXER 
  • August 24, 2016
  • Working in Partnership: Oakland County's Largest Business Card Exchange
  • At Regency Manor, Southfield, MI
MICHIGAN CEOs' PERSPECTIVE ON ISRAEL
  • August 23, 2016
  • Special Guest Speakers: Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System and Rodrick Miller, President and CEO, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
  • At Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
OAKLAND CHAMBER NETWORK: SPRING MIXER 
  • April 20, 2016 
  • Working in Partnership: Oakland County's Largest Business Card Exchange
  • At Emagine Entertainment, Royal Oak, MI
NETWORKING EVENT AND ALYN HOSPITAL PRESENTATION
  • April 14, 2016  
  • Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Mauri Beeri, Director General of ALYN Hospital Pediartic and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center in Jerusalem 
  • At WW Group, Farmington Hills, MI
BUSINESS@BREAKFAST: INTRODUCTION OF NGT AND GUIDE IN MEDICAL

  • March 14, 2016
  • Ariel Shrem and Dr. Arie Ben Yousef presented on NGT, a Jewish and Arab technological incubator in Nazareth and the Israeli company, Guide in Medical
  • At Palmer Commons, Ann Arbor, MI 
ISRAEL AUTOMOTIVE DELEGATION RECEPTION
  • March 7, 2016
  • Special Guest Speaker: Glen Stevens, Vice President, MICHauto & Strategic Development
  • A short presentation by the participating Israeli companies
  • At Somerset Inn, Troy, MI
BUSINESS@BREAKFAST WITH ATS
  • March 3, 2016
  • MIBB and American Technion Society Meet-Up featuring Technion students Danielle Movsowitz and Ariel Levine 
  • At Max M. Fisher Building, Bloomfield Hills, MI
OAKLAND CHAMBER NETWORK JOINT BOARD MEETING
  • January 29, 2016, morning program
  • "Your Chamber Makes a Differance" Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lee E. Meadows, Ph.D, Professor of Management, Walsh College
  • At Skyline Club, Southfield, MI
BUSINESS@BREAKFAST: OPPORTUNITIES FOR JOINT US-ISRAEL R&D THROUGH THE BIRD FOUNDATION
  • January 14, 2016
  • Andrea Yonah, US East Coast Representative, BIRD Foundation, Daniel Blumenthal, Deputy Director, Israel Economic Mission to the Midwest and Paul Allard, Senior Engineer, Refrigeration, Whirlpool
  • At Vivacqua Law, Ann Arbor, MI
NETWORK@NOON: REVIEW OF SCN HOMELAND SECURITY MISSION TO ISRAEL AND EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER PROJECT
  • January 12, 2016 
  • Faturing Gary Sikorski, Director, Community-Wide Security, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detorit, Mike Patton, Chief of Polioce, West Bloomfield Police Department and Jerry Eizen, Captain, Livonia Fire and Rescue
  • At Max M. Fisher Building, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2015

MIBB AMBASSADOR AWARDS DINNER
  • October 14, 2015
  • Honoring Delphi Automotive with MIBB Bridge Builder Award Accepted by Jeff Owens, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President and Dr. Eva Feldman with the Chuck Newman Impact Awards
  • At The Reserve, Birmingham, MI
OAKLAND COUNTY CHAMBER MIXER
  • August 26, 2015
  • Members networking event for all chambers located in Oakland County
  • At Marriott Courtyard, Southfield 
INVESTMENT PRESENTATION BY MIRUS GLOBAL

  • June 24, 2015, lunch meeting
  • Featuring Managing Partners: Andrew Pulkrabek and Elan Oren
  • At The WW Group, Farmington Hills
ISRAELI AUTOMOTIVE DELEGATION RECEPTION
  • June 17, 2015, Evening Reception
  • Featuring a Panel Discussion on Automotive Technology with: Moderator - Eddie Alterman Editor in Chief, Car and Driver Magazine
  • Panelists - Bruce Coventry, chairman of Board, Towersec, Uri Pachter, Director, International Projects, Target Countries & Automotive, The Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute and Don Sherman, Technical Director, Car and Driver Magazine 
  • At Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI
TELECONFERENCE
  • May 20, 2015
  • Featuring Steve Rhodes, Chairman & CEO of The Trendlines Group
  • Via MIBB Conference Line
MICHIGAN ISRAEL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LUNCH
  • April 30, 2015
  • Featuring Virgil Bernaro, Mayor of Lansing, Hannan Lis, COO, WW Group, Principal, Lis Ventures and President, Michigan Israel Business Bridge and Gil Pezza, Senior Project Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • At Troppo Restaurant, Lansing MI
  • Co-Sponsored by: Miller Canfield
BUILDING BRIDGES: WAYS TO FIND JOINT OPPORTUNITIES WITH ISRAELI COMPANIES
  • April 20, 2015
  • Featuring MIBB Israeli Team Members: EDI President, Sherwin Pomerantz and EDI VP of Business Development, Jonathan Sternberg
  • At Jaffe Raitt Heuer and Weiss, P.C., Southfield, MI
ISRAEL MEDICAL DEVICE ROADSHOW
  • March 25, 2015
  • Featuring Todd Dollinger Chairman and CEO, The Trendlines Group Chairman, Trendlines Medical and Omer Shalit-Cohen, VP, Business Development, Trendlines Medical and 4 Medical Device Companies
  • At The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
TELECONFERENCE
  • March 12, 2015
  • Featuring Mr. Rami Efrati, former Head of the Civilian Division of the Israel National Cyber Bureau in the Prime Minister's Office
  • Via MIBB Teleconference Line
ISRAEL AND MICHIGAN PRESENTATIONS AND NETWORKING
  • January 15, 2015
  • Featuring Tamar Raz, CEO of Hadasit the tech transfer office of Hadassah Hospital and Lawrence A. Molnar, Principle Investigator of University of Michigan Community Economic Adjustment Program 
  • The WW Group, Farmington Hills, MI

2014

MIBB MEET-UP IN TEL AVIV
  • November 19, 2014
  • Featuring MIBB Executive Director, Pamela Lippitt
  • At The Diaghilev Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel
MIBB MEET-UP IN JERUSALEM
  • November 16, 2014
  • Featuring MIBB Executive Director, Pamela Lippitt
  • At MIBB offices in Jerusalem, Israel
ISRAEL AND MICHIGAN PRESENTATIONS AND NETWORKING
  • October 29, 2015
  • Featuring  Chuck Newman of Memory Preservation  and Scott Dubin presenting on behalf of OurCrowd portfolio member ClipFort*
  • At Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center, Plymouth, MI
MIBB AMBASSADOR AWARDS DINNER
  • September 18, 2014
  • Honoring General Dynamics Land Systems with MIBB Bridge Builder Award Accepted by Donald Schenk, Vice President, International Tank Programs and Chuck Newman with the MIBB Impact Award
  • At The Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit, MI
THE TRENDLINES GROUP PRESENTATION
  • September 9, 2015
  • Featuring Israel’s The Trendlines Group CEO’s Steve Rhodes and Todd Dollinger
  • VIA MIBB Conference Line
MIBB ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS
  • September 3, 2015
  • Featuring Guest Speaker, Scott Kaufman, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
  • MIBB Offices, Bloomfield Hills, MI
ISRAELI AUTOMOTIVE DELEGATION RECEPTION
  • July 7, 2014
  • Featuring Kevin T. Kerrigan, Vice President, Automotive Office, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • MIBB Offices, Bloomfield Hills, MI
A KIBBUTZ BASED BUSINESS: FROM THE PRIMARY SECTOR TO THE TERTIARY SECTOR
  • June 23, 2014
  • Featuring Assef Vigdor, Ornit Blind Rivits of Kibbutz Or-Haner
  • At Warner, Norcross and Judd, Southfield, MI
ISRAEL CYBER SECURITY UPDATE
  • June 17, 2014
  • Featuring Rami Efrati, Former Head of the Civilian Division of Israel’s National Cyber Bureau and Sharon Nimirovski, CEO, White-Hat Ltd. 
  • At Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, MI
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORK WITH MIBB MEMBERS
  • May 15, 2014
  • Featuring Yariv Becher, Israel’s Consul for Economic & Commercial Affairs to the Midwest and Joseph Ben-Gal, CEO of Gal-Mar
  • Brinks Gilson & Lione, Detroit, MI
ISRAEL’S ECONOMY AND THE PROMISE OF JOB CREATION IN MICHIGAN
  • March 3, 2014
  • Featuring Sherwin Pomerantz, President of Atid-Edi
  • Epic Café, Southfield, MI
THE CONNECTED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE: MICHIGAN AND ISRAEL PARTNERING ON TECHNOLOGY
  • February 12, 2014
  • Featuring Udi Naamani, CEO Fusepoint Solutions,Mark Zachos, President, DG Technologies and Luke Bonner, VP of Business Development, Ann Arbor Spark 
  • Ann Arbor Spark, Ann Arbor, MI