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For Immediate Release
Wednesday, March 6, 2013


L&L speaker to share tips on "wowing" business meeting attendees

     Sterling Heights, Mich. – Business owners, managers and project coordinators looking to add some zest to business meetings are invited to learn how to "wow" meeting attendees during the Macomb-OU INCubator's next Lunch and Launch on Thursday, March 21.

     Karl Siegert, director of business strategy with MVP Collaborative, will conduct a presentation titled "Seven Cool Business Meeting Technologies: On the Cheap." These technologies add video, increased engagement and live interaction to meetings, all on the ultra cheap.

     With 20 years of experience in the communications industry, Siegert has provided account and business strategy support for key MVP Collaborative agency clients including Comcast, OnStar, Audi and Allstate. He establishes business parameters and process to ensure the strategic integrity of any given communications project.

     In addition, Siegert created and serves as managing director of Zentation.com, an on-demand webcasting tool that allows anyone to easily synchronize video and PowerPoint slides to create an online version of any presentation.

     This free lecture, set for noon to 1 p.m. at the Macomb-OU INCubator, will include a question and answer period. Attendees should bring their own lunch, though beverages and dessert will be provided.

     The incubator is located in the Velocity building at 6633 Eighteen Mile Road in Sterling Heights. Those interested in attending the lecture are asked to register in advance by contacting Joan Carleton at (586) 884-9324 or e-mailing to macINC@oakland.edu.

     The Macomb-OU INCubator provides comprehensive development and support to startup and emerging businesses with a focus on the defense, homeland security, advanced manufacturing and technology sectors. For more information, visit the incubator website at oakland.edu/macombouinc.

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