Taste of Leadership Oakland to draw hundreds of professionals for annual networking night

Leadership Oakland (LO) will host its most popular event of the year – “A Taste of Leadership Oakland” – on March 24, 2016 at the San Marino Club.  With close to 300 business leaders expected to attend, this event promotes business-to-business networking as well as personal and professional connection opportunities. Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson is the Honorary Event Chair.
 
Leadership Oakland Executive Director, Nancy Maurer, comments that, “This event grows more successful each year which is a testament to the strong relationships that are built through Leadership Oakland. Taste of Leadership Oakland gives LO alumni and those interested in learning more the chance to connect in a fun, relaxing environment with great food and great conversation.  Leaders from many of the top companies in the Oakland County region choose to participate which means there’s a lot of insight and brain power in one place.” 
 
The 11th Annual “Taste of Leadership Oakland” will be held at the San Marino Club, 1685 E. Big Beaver Rd., Troy from 4:30-7:00 pm.  The purpose of the event is to give people a chance to meet Leadership Oakland graduates and alumni and discover how the LO Cornerstone Program has helped them become key contributors to their businesses, communities, and the Southeast Michigan Region.  Over the past ten years this has become one of the region’s most attended networking events.  This event is open to the public.  Registration is available online at www.leadershipoakland.com. Tickets for the event are $32 per ticket or $250 for a table of 8.
 
Major Sponsors for this year’s “A Taste of Leadership Oakland” event are HAP, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, DTE Energy Foundation, Northwestern Mutual, Center for Financial Planning, Miller Canfield, Easter Seals, Beaumont Health and Baker College. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.
 
About Leadership Oakland
Established in 1990, Leadership Oakland is a 501 (c)(3) organization focused on business and community leadership development. The organization provides a nine-month Cornerstone Program to participants from businesses, organizations, and governmental agencies that are selected based on an application process. Leadership Oakland graduates are key business and community leaders serving as catalysts on boards of various organizations throughout the region.