May 21, 2012
Jack Roth Stadium Club University of Michigan
1201 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Map
The annual meeting was established in 2012 as a means of communication between the Ann Arbor SPARK economic development team and local leaders in the Ann Arbor area. The meeting featured the release of the 2011 Ann Arbor SPARK annual report, highlighting the successes of the greater Ann Arbor Region.
At its inaugural annual meeting, Ann Arbor SPARK reported on the organization’s 2011 activities and its plans for 2012. Hosted at the Jack Roth Club, within the University of Michigan’s stadium, over 150 attendees gathered to network and learn about the economic development efforts in the Ann Arbor region.
The keynote presentation was given by Jeffrey Finkle, president and CEO of the International Economic Development Council. Jeffery offered insight on global economic development trends and best practices.