datebook: Forum on Michigan's wind turbine industry, and more
• May 3: Michigan Energy Forum - Manufacturers in the Wind Industry: Why Michigan? 5-7 p.m. SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor. Over the past few years, certain manufacturers have chosen Michigan to manufacture wind turbine components and/or the turbines themselves. Please join us to understand why these companies chose Michigan, what they’re manufacturing and how they perceive the future of the wind energy industry locally, nationally and globally. Free. More info: http://www.annarborusa.org/events/details?e=11313.
Other upcoming events:
• Today: Business Resource Center opening reception. 5:30-7 p.m. Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main St., Chelsea, in the McKune Room. Free. 734-475-1145.
• Saturday: Entre-SLAM! 7-9 p.m. LIVE Ann Arbor, 102 S. 1st St., Ann Arbor. See "Entre-SLAM encourages entrepreneurs to 'let their hair down' and get inspired" for previous AnnArbor.com coverage of Ann Arbor's Entre-SLAM! event. $10 pre-paid entry fee. www.entreslam.com.
• May 10: Headline Lunch: Travel Michigan with George Zimmermann. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Eagle Crest Resort, 1275 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti. $25 for pre-registered members; $30 for members at the door; $40 for prospective members. More info: http://a2ychamber.chambermaster.com/Events/details/headline-lunch-travel-michigan.