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East Michigan District PMA District Meeting

Benchmarking/Auto Show Event

Greektown Casino and Hotel
555 E. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 877-424-5554
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 11:30 AM EST
Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 4:00 PM EST
For more information, contact (PMA Membership Services Manager)
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Event Details

Please join the PMA East Michigan District at the 2013 Detroit International Auto Show. The PMA Auto Show package will include great speakers, the annual PMA Benchmarking Survey results, entry into the auto show, free parking and $15 “bonus play” at the casino.

The annual Benchmarking Report will be presented by Bob Dobrowsky and Jason Thomas with Plante Moran, followed by a presentation on the automotive industry by Jim Gillette from IHS.

Bob Dobrowsky from Plante Moran:
Bob has more than 20 years of experience working with privately held companies, primarily in the manufacturing and steel industries. His practice includes companies that operate throughout North America as well as having international operations. Bob has authored the PMA Benchmarking Study and has been active in PMA for the last 10 years.

Jason Thomas from Plante Moran:
Jason leads the automotive sector for Plante Moran’s manufacturing industry. He serves U.S. manufacture’s with domestic and international operations, as well as U.S. subsidiaries of German- and Japanese-owned companies.

Jim Gillette from IHS:
Jim Gillette is the auto analyst for IHS. He consistently displays his deep automotive expertise through sharing of his automotive market outlook as well as working with companies and strategic groups. Jim has 30 years of experience successfully forecasting the automotive industry. 



11:30 a.m. Registration
12:00 p.m. Lunch and networking
12:45 p.m. Benchmarking report with Q&A
1:30 p.m. Jim Gillette update with Q&A
2:15 p.m. Auto Show 

Registration Information:

Come experience PMA -- all nonmembers will receive member pricing.

Cost:    $65 per member     $65 per nonmember 

Register for this meeting by using the online registration form.

Any questions, please contact Ashleigh Sutton at 248-622-9793. 

Registration Contact:
Ashleigh Sutton
15050 Keel St.
Plymouth, MI 48170
P: 734-455-0880