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Design Core Detroit


Design Core Detroit champions design-driven businesses and their role in strengthening Detroit’s economy. It offers services to strengthen, grow and attract design businesses, increases market demand for design services, and tells Detroit’s design story locally and globally. Design Core is a department within College for Creative Studies.

Design Core serves design-driven industries that specialize in design or utilize design as a central discipline of their business strategy. As the steward of Detroit’s UNESCO City of Design designation, Design Core serves as the convener and backbone organization for the Detroit City of Design initiative.

Designer Dating Game and Afterglow

Are you a neighborhood business owner trying to attract new customers? Engage your audience on social media? Spread the word about an event or promotion? You probably already know, orginal and creative content is key to any successful marketing strategy.

Join us at the historic Alger Theater for some retro game show fun and learn how Detroit designers generate content to help you achieve your business goals. Think panel discussion with pizzaz.

4:00 – 4:45 pm Registration and light refreshments

4:45 – 5:15 pm Designer Dating Game Round 1 – Be: HER Boutique

5:30 – 6:00 pm Designer Dating Game Round 2 – Detroit Pepper Company

6:30 – 8:30 pm Month of Design Neighborhood Celebration – Alger Rooftop

Tickets are free, but registration is requested, so get your studio audience tickets today.

Brought to you in partnership with Pure Michigan Business Connect and the Downtown Detroit Partnership Creative Chamber.

For additional information, please contact Bonnie Fahoome, Director of Business Programs at Design Core, at bfahoome@designcore.org.

Sponsored by Downtown Detroit Partnership and Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect



Thursday, Sep. 5th


4:00 pm – 8:30 pm


The Alger Theater

16451 E Warren Ave Detroit, MI 48224

Category: Talk