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Contact: Dan Chester, DMAD Past President
Date: Friday, July 31, 2009


Six Metro Detroit Marketing Associations Educate Out of Work on Strategies for Managing their Next Career Move

On July 28, over 150 Metro Detroit unemployed and employed sales and marketing professionals attended a six association sponsored career and networking forum at the Hotel Baronette in Novi.

Attendees came together to network with a variety of local marketing employers and were educated on a variety of topics including how to market your self during the job search, resume content advice, interviewing techniques and how to use social media to search/market yourself. The esteemed panel of speakers includedDenise Roberts, Founder Sales Partners, Gary Erickson, Partner Executive Search Partners and Shelli Gutholm Recruitment Manager, Aquent and was moderated by Dan Chester, DMAD Past President.

“This event was created to give something back to our membership,” says Larisa Walega, DMAD President. “We wanted to create an event that was NOT a job fair, but more of a networking opportunity that brought together this creative driven audience.”

The six associations that sponsored this event include The Direct Marketing Association of Detroit (DMAD), 313 Digital, Adcraft, the American Marketing Association (Detroit Chapter), the Society for Marketing Professional Services and International Interior Design Association (IIDA).

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