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9th Annual Holiday Mixer

Thursday December 5
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The Affinity is back for our 9th year, turning the heat up this holiday season!

We invite you to bring friends, family, and colleagues to a night of networking and fun in the beautiful Grand Ballroom of The Whittier. Over 13 professional associations will be represented under one roof to have fun and good fellowship in celebration of the holidays. This year’s theme is “Business, Friendship, and Community” with a spotlight on the newly formed Detroit Coalition for Economic Inclusion (DCEI).

This event is open to the public, as well as participating organizations’ members and followers. 100% of the net proceeds will go to a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which has been making positive impact in Detroit. This beneficiary will be announced two weeks before the event.


Tickets are $25/person and include appetizers parking, coat check, appetizers, and a cash bar.

Absolutely no cash or ticket sales accepted at the door, so please get your tickets online immediately; There is a strict occupancy limit and ticket sales will be cut off at that number.


Participating organizations include:

  • Black Young Professionals of Metro Detroit (BYP)
  • Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)
  • Michigan Minority Contractors Association (MMCA)
  • National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
  • National Association of Black Women in Construction, Inc. (NABWIC)
  • National Association of Minority Consulting Engineers (NAMCE)
  • National Black Data Processing Associates – Detroit Chapter (BDPA-Detroit)
  • National African American Insurance Association (NAAIA)
  • National Black MBA Association Detroit Chapter (NBMBAA)
  • National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA)
  • National Society of Black Engineers, Detroit Alumni (NSBE)
  • National Sales Network (NSN)


Thursday December 5
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The Whittier
425 Burns Dr.
Detroit, MI United States
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