The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is returning to Belle Isle in 2012 after a four year absence. Bud Denker, the Event Chair for the Grand Prix, will be speaking to a group of business leaders from southern Wayne County on Monday, March 19th, at the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber’s Legislative Forum, to discuss the economic impact of the Grand Prix on the area. Denker is also the Executive VP of Penske Performance and Penske Automotive Group as well as the Senior Vice President of Penske Corporation. Denker also manages Penske Racing’s marketing, sponsorship, licensing, and PR functions for its IndyCar and NASCAR disciplines.
Mr. Denker’s talk will be followed by a question and answer session. The Forum costs $15 to attend. Registration for the event begins at 11:00a.m., with lunch starting at 11:30a.m. The program starts at noon and ends at 1p.m.
Advanced registration is requested by calling the chamber office at (734) 284-6000 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Businesses and individuals can be sponsors not only for this event, but also for future forums. For more information or to sponsor a forum, contact Forum Coordinator Mary Jarosz at (734) 479-0156. Promotional benefits and access to a special pre-forum reception are included in the sponsorship fees.
Local high school students are invited to attend the Legislative Forums. To sponsor a high school table, call (734) 284-6000.
The Forum will be held at Crystal Gardens in Southgate, located at 16703 Fort Street. Additional information about not only the forum, but also chamber membership and other events can be found at www.swcrc.com.