​Tech248 - An initiative of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to harness the power of the 2,000 tech companies in Oakland County

 Member Benefits

Tech248 Special Event :
Mobility - Three Important Trends of 2018

Please join us for a networking and informational event where jācapps executives will give brief updates on 2018’s mobile trends.
Space is limited: Register Now

Google CS First
Engaging students with 3-D printing, robotics, gaming, virtual reality and augmented reality demonstrations. Press Release

 2018 Tech248 MeetUps

January 9, 123Net - Southfield
February 13, Danlaw Inc. - Novi
March 16, FANUC America - Rochester Hills
April 26, MRA Mobile Experiential - Madison Hgts
May 8, Hoffman Farms Winery - Highland
June - No MeetUp
July 31 - Tech248 Special Event
August - Open
September - South East
October - North East
November - South West
December - Open

Dates and locations to be determined



Supporting your effo​​​rts to attract, develop and retain the talent base necessary to grow your business​​


Connecting you with small business counseling, funding, and potential R&D/product development partners, suppliers, and customers the 2,000 other tech firms in Oakland County, more than twice the number of any other county in Michigan​​​


Creating buzz for your company, as Oakland County promotes this innovation hub nationally and globally​​

 Facts and Stats

Facts and Stats

​Oakland County has 2,000 tech firms with 42,000 jobs in the tech field - more than twice the number of any other county in Michigan. This group of companies includes:

  • Software Development
  • Network/Data
  • mHealth
  • Game Development
  • Connected Cars
  • Digital Media
  • Mobile Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • and other evolving technologie
58% of Metro Detroit'​s IT/Tech companies are located in Oakland County.  Nearly 100 companies chose Oakland County in the last ten years, investing over $586 million and creating more than 10,500 jobs in the community.​​
An L Brooks Patterson Initiative