Detroit Homecoming III




Crain's Detroit Business

Detroit Homecoming III welcomed an impressive group of expats back home to get together, give back and spread the good news of Detroit’s rebirth, and JR Turnbull Communications was proud to be the official event planners for the three-day / five-venue event.

Guests kicked off Detroit Homecoming with a candle-lit, family style dinner with at the Brewster Wheeler Recreation Center. Opening night featured the 2016 Governor's Arts Award presentation to Oak Park native Jeffrey Seller, the producer of the hit musical "Hamilton", and a lively discussion with former Microsoft, CEO Steve Ballmer. Day two included programming at Cass Technical High School, a strolling, Detroit-centric strolling lunch at Will Leather Goods andan evening Creativity Showcase at the Max M Fisher Music Theater highlighting a wide range of Detroit artists and award winning entertainers, including Mike Ellison and Grammy, Emmy, Tony and Webby award winner Allee Willis. Friday concluded Detroit Homecoming at the Rusas Printing Building with breakfast, networking and speaker panels, including an interview with the creator of the iPod and Nest Founder, Tony Fadell.



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