Shinola leader to speak at Western Wayne Banquet

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DEARBORN, MI – Jacques Panis, the president of Shinola, will be the featured speaker at the fourth annual Western Wayne Business Leadership Banquet to be held in October.


Shinola, a newer Detroit company that is best known for manufacturing designer watches and leather products, is growing on the strength of its products, marketing, and trendy operation, and its management is proud to call Detroit Shinola’s home.


Hundreds of business and political leaders will gather for the Western Wayne Business Leadership Banquet at the Ford Motor Company Conference and Event Center in Dearborn on Tuesday, October 4, for this annual evening of influential networking and regional promotion. The event is presented by Bank of America and Beaumont Health. Crain’s Detroit Business Publisher Mary Kramer returns as the emcee.


The event is coordinated by the Conference of Western Wayne in partnership with the Livonia Chamber of Commerce, Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce, and several other neighboring chambers. Corporate table packages are now available. Most of the cost for these packages is tax-deductible.


For more details, contact Ron Hinrichs at or 313-584-6100.