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Hard Hats & Heels
August 22, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$70 members
$90 guests
Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center & Center for Athletic Medicine
690 Amsterdam Street

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Thursday, August 22, 2019
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Center and Center for Athletic Medicine
690 Amsterdam Street
Detroit, Michigan

Post Tour Gathering:
Northern Lights Lounge

660 W. Baltimore Street
Detroit, Michigan

Parking: there is limited surface parking just east of Northern Lights Lounge; street parking near the project site, and surface parking lots on West Grand Boulevard.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm // Registration + Networking (meet at SE corner of the building)
4:00 pm – 4:10 pm // Announcements
4:10 pm – 4:30 pm // Project Overview
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm  // Tour of Facility
5:15 pm – 6:30 pm // Networking, Cocktails & Appetizers at Northern Lights Lounge


$70 members; $90 non-members

Program Details

The Detroit Pistons will soon have a new practice facility to call home and CREW Detroit members and guests are invited to get a firsthand sneak peek. The building’s main purpose will be to house the franchise, but the goal is to also create a facility that will be a community hub in the New Center area.

Come check out the new 183,000 SF training facility and corporate headquarters for the Pistons. The project also includes a comprehensive sports medicine, treatment and rehabilitation facility managed by Henry Ford Health System and a private and public parking structure for both Pistons and Henry Ford personnel. Tenants Blink Fitness and Plum Market will be retail anchors providing foot traffic.

A project overview and highlights will be provided by the following speakers:

Mike Willaert, Executive Vice President, Detroit Pistons
Gordon Graham, Sr. Project Manager, Henry Ford Health System
Sam Ruegsegger, Project Executive, Christman/Brinker Joint Venture

The afternoon will conclude with refreshments and networking at the Northern Lights Lounge, located 1 block north of the project tour.

Please note: flat, closed-toe shoes are required for this project tour.

Sign up early as limited space is available.



Gold Sponsors

AM Higley

Applied Environments

Plante Moran

Warner Norcross


Ford Land


Jonna Realty

Spalding DeDecker