This year's speakers include:
- Les Gold, Business Owner, Reality TV Star of "Hardcore Pawn"
- Kevin Krease, Founder & Director, X Games Detroit
- Jason Hall, Co-Founder, Detroit Bike City & Slow Roll Detroit
- Dr. Partha Nandi, Physician & Talk Show Host
- Nathan Hughes, Co-Founder and MC, Detroit Labs
- Jackie Victor, Owner, Avalon International Breads
- Amy Kaherl & Elizabeth Garlow, Detroit Soup, Kiva
- Ryan Landau, Co-Founder, Chalkfly.com
- Jaclyn Trop, Journalist, New York Times
- Greg Gage, Co-Founder, Backyard Brains
- Angela Kilgore, Student, Community Organizer
- Rich Sheridan, CEO, Menlo Innovations
- John Bacon, Author, "Fourth and Long"
- Jacques Panis, Director of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, Shinola
There will also be musical performances by George Morris & The Gypsy Chorus and Ancient Language.
This is a chance to meet some real Detroit entrepreneurs, see some great music, and link up with others that share passion for rebuilding and redevelopment of our wonderful city.
Tickets to this event are limited and cost $50 a piece. You can get more information about purchasing tickets and updates about the conference here. This event goes from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Wednesday, October 2nd. Cobo Hall is located at 1 Washington Blvd. in Detroit.