A celebration of Detroit entrepreneurship.

Join us and several hundred of our friends for a fabulous strolling dinner, signature cocktails and musical entertainment. Our Salute Awards will recognize a few champs in our entrepreneurial ecosystem: an Entrepreneur of the Year, a Small Business Champion of the Year and up-and-comers from TechTown’s Labs and Blocks programs. Visit our small business Marketplace—yes, shopping! We’ve got a couple of surprises for you, too. It’s next level networking.

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Location: TechTown Detroit & The WSU Industry Innovation Center | 440 and 461 Burroughs | Detroit

Complimentary valet parking. Business chic attire.

Salute Awards
The Salute Awards recognize standout individuals and companies who embody the spirit of entrepreneurship. They are nominated by a committee of leaders in the startup and small business community. Join us in the WSU Industry Innovation Center (formerly NextEnergy Center) Auditorium for the presentation!

We are thrilled to announce our 2018 Salute Awards winners!
Shaker | Entrepreneur of the Year: Nailah Ellis-Brown, Ellis Island Tea
Mixologist | Small Business Champion: Monica Wheat, Venture Catalysts
TechTown on Tap-Labs: Joe Gleason, Genus
TechTown on Tap-Blocks: Ali Beydoun, Sicily’s Pizzeria

Our Silent Auction is now live!

Get a sneak peek of the amazing prizes you can win during Toast of the Town. Prizes include jewelry, sports packages to see your favorite Detroit team, luxury hotel getaways and more. Start your bidding here today!

Join us as a sponsor!
Tickets and sponsorships of $5,000 and under may be purchased below. For sponsorship details, download here.
For premier level sponsorships, please contact Lindsay Robillard at lindsay@techtowndetroit.org.
Enter quantity and scroll down to the bottom of the ticket window below and click the “order now” button.

Need info?
Email michelle@techtowndetroit.org.