Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, October 19, 2016
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Southfield Marriott, 27033 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48033

    The Automotive & Economic Outlook for 2017: Bumps in the Road


    Charlie Chesbrough

    Executive Director, Strategy & Research and Senior Economist

    Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) 



    Program Summary:

    Are you looking for that crystal ball that holds all of the answers to what lies ahead?  With recent events like Brexit and upcoming events like the presidential election, there is a lot of uncertainty.  Be prepared for what 2017 may hold.

    Join MSED in welcoming Charlie Chesbrough to the stage to talk about the North American Economic outlook for 2017.  In addition to sharing insights about light vehicle demand and supply , he will share the long-term trends and overall economic concerns that impact all of us.

    Key Take Aways:

    •    Enhance effectiveness of your 2017 strategic planning
    •    How will Brexit really affect your plans for 2017?
    •    What happens if Clinton wins the election?  Or, what if Trump wins?
    •    Consider the impact of trade agreements after the election – how does that impact you?

    Bring your colleagues and your questions,  and join us for what is certain to be a fascinating dialogue on what is to come. And, as always, enjoy our MSED networking hour to get to know fellow members!


    5:00pm-6:00pm:  Registration & Networking

    6:00pm-7:00pm:  Dinner

    7:00pm-8:00pm:  Presentation/Q&A


    Speaker Bio:

    Charles has more than 25 years of experience utilizing data to identify industry trends and opportunities. Since joining OESA in 2016 he has managed the organization’s research and analysis initiatives, and provides guidance to members on the economic and industry outlook. He previously worked at IHS Automotive for 10 years as Director of Industry Analysis and Senior Economist where he was responsible for developing and integrating statistical models and economic scenarios into HIS global automotive forecasts. He also represented IHS forecasts and research to organizations, clients and media, and at professional seminars and international industry events.

    He previously worked for Ford Motor Company’s marketing strategy group as well as two technology start-up companies and two market research firms.

    He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the College of Business at Michigan State University and a mster’s degree in applied economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He returned to Michigan State University and completed all courses for the economics Ph.D. program.


    MSED Event Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations will be accepted until 5pm on Friday, October 14th.  Cancellations received by this date will be refunded less a 10% administrative fee, with a minimum charge of $5.  Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations received after this date; however, substitutions for another person to attend in your place are gladly accepted.

    • Wednesday, November 09, 2016
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Masonic Temple, 500 Temple Street, Detroit MI 48201

    The MSED Evening of Excellence
    A Celebration of Innovation and Success 


    This year's honorees are


    Bill Kozyra

    President, CEO & Chairman

    TI Automotive

    Herb Everss Lifetime Achievement Award


    Julie Fream

    President & CEO

    Original Equipment Suppliers Assn. (OESA)

    MSED Executive Leadership Award


    Pashon Murray

    Owner & Co-Founder

    Detroit Dirt, LLC

    MSED Trailblazer Award


    and the MSED Platinum Award Finalists & Recipients

    sponsored by: Corp! Magazine

    This year's Evening of Excellence Emcee is Rod Meloni,
    Emmy Award Winning Business Editor for WDIV-TV.


    Sponsorship & Program Advertising



    6:00pm-7:30pm   Cocktails. Strolling Dinner & Entertainment

    7:30pm-9:00pm   Awards Celebration

    9:00pm-10:00pm Afterglow Dessert Reception

    Attire:  Cocktail Chic

    Parking: Complimentary valet at the 2nd Ave. entrance



    For complete details about this event, 

    please go to the
    2016 Evening of Excellence Webpage



    MSED Event Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be accepted until 5pm on Wednesday, November 2nd. Cancellations received by this date will be refunded less a 10% administrative fee, with a minimum charge of $5. Refunds cannot be issued for cancellations received after this date; however, substitutions for another person to attend in your place are gladly accepted.

Past events

Thursday, September 22, 2016 "Detroit Riverside Chat" with Quicken Loans' Jay Farner & John Fikany
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Summer Networking at Detroit City Distillery
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Executive Luncheon Series - Stephanie Bergeron, Walsh College
Friday, June 24, 2016 2016 Marketing & Sales Professionals' Golf Outing to benefit Scholarships
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Automotive CEO Roundtable
Friday, April 15, 2016 Using LinkedIn to Increase Business
Thursday, March 31, 2016 Executive Luncheon Series - Carl Camden, Kelly Services
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 The Next Generation Economy: Insights from Detroit Entrepreneurs
Thursday, February 18, 2016 "Fireside Chat" with Steve Miller, Steve Kiefer & John McElroy
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Automotive Industry Outlook: Opportunities & Risks for 2016
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 Holiday Networking
Friday, November 20, 2015 Effective Selling for Non-Selling Professionals
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Executive Luncheon Series - Mike Brosseau, Brose NA
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Roadblocks as Accelerants
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Summer Networking
Friday, June 19, 2015 Marketing & Sales Professionals' Golf Outing to benefit Scholarships
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 "Concept. Acquisitions. Marketing: The Talmer Bank Story"
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Automotive Roundtable: International Edition
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 The Problem of Yes!
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Guts, Glory, RAM: Redefining a Brand
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Networking at Valentine Vodka
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Automotive Industry Outlook: Opportunities & Risks
Friday, December 05, 2014 Professional Development Seminar: "Networking 2.0"
Thursday, November 20, 2014 MSED 21st Annual Awards Gala
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Shinola Detroit: An Inside Look at the Company's Story
Friday, September 19, 2014 Professional Development Seminar: "Building Brand Value"
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Marketing & Sales Professionals' Golf Outing to benefit Scholarships
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Annual Automotive Roundtable - "Managing Growth in Innovation"
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Motorsports Marketing and the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 The Fiat Brand Storyscape
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Spring Networking
Friday, January 24, 2014 Professional Development Seminar: "Prospering in a Multi-Cultural World: Developing a Critical Job Competency"
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Holiday Networking at BlackFinn
Friday, November 15, 2013 Professional Development Seminar: "The 10 Biggest Mistakes Exhibitors Make at Trade Shows"
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MSED 20th Annual Awards Gala
Thursday, September 26, 2013 The Business of Detroit Sports - Luncheon Panel
Thursday, August 15, 2013 Marketing & Sales Professionals' Golf Outing to benefit Scholarships
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Annual Automotive Roundtable - "Creating, Capturing & Retaining Value"
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Automotive & Defense Industry Partnerships: Fostering a Better Understanding
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Monthly Meeting: "Defining Moments in Leadership - A Group Discussion"
Friday, April 12, 2013 Professional Development Seminar: "Social Media - The Ultimate Feedback Loop: Opportunities & Challenges"
Thursday, March 21, 2013 Automotive Journalists Panel: "CEO for a Day"
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Networking at Valentine Vodka
Friday, January 25, 2013 Locking Out the Competition: Ten Ways to Build Customer Loyalty
Thursday, December 13, 2012 December Monthly Meeting with Mark LaNeve, Global Team Ford
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Internet Marketing Workshop: From Qualifying Leads to Closing Sales
Thursday, October 18, 2012 MSED 19th Annual Awards Gala
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Workforce Crisis: Maneuvering the Baby Boomer Hole and the Generation Gap
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Sales & Marketing Professionals' Golf Outing to benefit Scholarships
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Annual Automotive Roundtable - "Automotive Trends - Looking Ahead to 2025"

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