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About MTAM

MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s mobile / wireless (connected) technologies industry and businesses in all industries utilizing those technologies. We are the first state-based mobile/wireless industry trade association in the U.S., and our mission is: • to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system; serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other’s perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; • to increase the use of, and demand for, Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; • to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; • to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan’s economy; • and to help the communities we serve via the use of these technologies. We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a mobile / wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000+ members statewide.

MTAM Supports Microsoft’s Innovative TEALS Program in Seeking Tech Volunteers to Help Fill Michigan’s High School Computer Science Education Gap

The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) is partnering with Microsoft Philanthropies’ TEALS program in its effort to recruit tech volunteers to work with educators to expand the number of students in Michigan having access to computer science (CS) training. … Continue reading

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Coulter Investment Forum and Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Team Up to Create a Super-Sized Venture-Investment Event

MTAM often sponsors events that will benefit members of the connected tech community in Michigan, and as part of that support will offer an opportunity to publish an article about the event in our blog.  Below is an article about … Continue reading

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For Auto Industry, Attracting and Retaining Millennial Talent Requires Changing Company Culture

NOTE:  This article originated in the MICHauto Mobility Report newsletter and is replicated here for our audience. Links will forward to MICHauto content. _______________________________________________________________ The millennial generation is the fastest-rising workforce and will comprise 75 percent of the global workforce … Continue reading

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Mobile Monday Detroit Reviews Connected Technologies in 2016, Previews 2017

In its’ annual year-end wrap-up, Mobile Technology Association of Michigan’s Detroit Chapter of Mobile Monday Michigan reviews the impact of Connected Tech in 2016 and attempts to forecast 2017 DETROIT, MI – As has been the case since 2007, Year … Continue reading

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MTAM CEO & Members Named to 2016 Michigan ’50 Names to Know in IT’

Representing a broad range of technical disciplines & technology form factors, the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) shows a strong representation on the 2016 Michigan ‘Names to Know in IT’   DETROIT, MI – Showing the broad-based, multi-industry impact … Continue reading

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Mobile Monday Detroit to Live-stream it’s 11/14 Exploration of CyberSecurity Careers Via Facebook Live

Statewide High Demand Causes MTAM’s Mobile Monday Michigan Detroit Chapter to Take Advantage of Facebook LIVE-Streaming Technology to Make It’s Event Available Throughout Michigan DETROIT, MI – Due to a high volume of requests from throughout the State of Michigan, … Continue reading

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What You Should Know Before Starting a Mobile App Project

The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) encourages our members to submit educational content to the MTAM blog that can help our readers gain increased understanding of technologies, trends, programs, and initiatives taking place in the mobile/wireless (connected) tech eco-system. … Continue reading

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App Developers: Apply to Participate in Apple’s New Original Series, ‘Planet of the Apps’

Apple is taking app development to a whole new media for increased visibility – television! Executive producers will.i.am, Ben Silverman and Howard Owens are teaming up for an unscripted series about the world of apps and the talented people that … Continue reading

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Fasten Your Seat Belt – Autonomous Cars Offer a Hot, Fast Ride!

The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) encourages our members to submit educational content to the MTAM blog that can help our readers gain increased understanding of technologies, trends, programs, and initiatives taking place in the mobile/wireless (connected) tech eco-system. … Continue reading

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Challenges Facing Development of Connected/Autonomous Cars is Focus for March Mobile Monday Detroit

Mobile Monday Michigan-Detroit Chapter, a subsidiary of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM), explores the challenges automotive and tech industries, along with government, must overcome to achieve the connected/autonomous car future that is so broadly anticipated   DETROIT, MI – … Continue reading

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