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U-M Health Management Research Center, 1015 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor MI
Title: Nutriinfo Wellness Conference 2013.
Desc: Discover new trends in health care benefit services, ways to finance benefits, and the secrets to integrating health and prevention initiatives into the workplace. Attend and welcome two renowned speakers who are experts in the field: Dee Edington, PhD., Chairman & CEO of Edington Associates and Denise Christy, Founder & CEO of iSelect Custom Benefits Store.
Date/Time: Monday, June 3, 9-11 a.m.
Addr: U-M Health Management Research Center, 1015 E. Huron St., Ann Arbor
Day: Monday
https://m360.michbio.org/ViewEvent.aspx?id=81425&instance=0
Twin Lakes Golf Club, 455 Twin Lakes Drive, Oakland Township MI
Title: 14th Annual Automation Alley Golf Outing.
Desc: The Automation Alley Annual Golf Outing promises a great day of golf and networking. This is an excellent opportunity to have fun on the course while connecting with other Automation Alley members.
Date/Time: Monday, June 10, check-in starts at 8 a.m.
Addr: Twin Lakes Golf Club, 455 Twin Lakes Drive, Oakland Township
Day: Monday
http://www.automationalley.com
SPARK Central, Lower Level, 330 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Business Law & Order – Privacy.
Desc: Starting a new business is complicated: there are many t’s to cross and i’s to dot. The Business Law & Order Legal Series will give entrepreneurs insight into some of the most important legal issues they must consider during business formation. Some of these issues include: proper business structure, intellectual property protection, founders and key employee compensation, considerations regarding employees versus independent contractors, doing business overseas and commercial agreements.
Date/Time: Monday, June 17, 5-7 p.m.
Addr: SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty, Lower Level, Ann Arbor
Day: Monday
http://www.annarborusa.org/events
MICHIGAN
Title: Michigan Bioscience Technologies Entrepreneurial Boot Camp.
Desc: These boot camps focus on Medical Tech and Biopharma Development and are an MEDC funded entrepreneurial support services program. These boot camps are meant for academic faculty, fellows, students, company executives and personnel, bioscience suppliers/manufacturers and other related professionals who want to gain a better understanding of R&D processes and learn how to commercialize technologies and therapies. Medical Technologies Development. Application Deadline is May 31.
Date/Time: Monday, June 17, all day
Addr: online
Day: Monday
http://www.MichBio.org/EmergingBizSolutionsBootCamps
Spring Lake District Library, 123 E. Exchange, Spring Lake MI
Title: Building Your First Website.
Desc: This workshop targets those new to website creating and marketing on the Internet. Topics include: help with design decisions: DIY vs. contractor-created, designing a website to fit your budget, naming your site, measuring its effectiveness, the importance of content, utilizing social media, and legal issues. Hosted by SCORE Muskegon Chapter.
Date/Time: Monday, June 24, 6-8 p.m.
Addr: Spring Lake District Library, 123 E. Exchange, Spring Lake
Day: Monday
http://616.846.5770
West Shore Community College, Schoenherr Campus Center, Muskegon. MI
Title: West Shore Inventor/Entrepreneur Network Monthly Meeting.
Desc: The West Shore Inventor/Entrepreneur Network (WIN) supports inventors and entrepreneurs in the Lake/Manistee/Mason/Oceana County region. Monthly meetings offer peer support, confidential idea reviews, and advice about the invention, patenting and promotion process. WIN also teams up with local, regional and statewide business development organizations to refer members for help with writing a business plan, marketing research and access to capital.
Date/Time: Monday, June 24, 6-8 p.m.
Addr: West Shore Community College, Schoenherr Campus Center, Muskegon.
Day: Monday
http://www.wininventors.org/
ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette MI
Title: Venture Plan.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is a six-week program for starting and growing your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 28, 1-5 p.m.
Addr: ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
Jackson Community College, 2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson MI
Title: Jackson Inventors Network Monthly Meeting.
Desc: This month's guest speaker, Mr. Jon Shackelford, an intellectual Property lawyer and founding member of Endurance Law Group, PLC with more than 25 years of experience dealing exclusively in IP. During the evening members will have an opportunity to share successes and network.
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 28, 6-8:30 p.m.
Addr: Jackson Community College, 2111 Emmons Rd, Jackson
Day: Tuesday
http://www.JacksonInventors.org
BD’s Mongolian BBQ, 43155 Main Street, Novi MI
Title: Motor City Connect Live – Novi.
Desc: Join the business professionals of Motor City Connect for an effective and fun alternative to the traditional networking meeting. This is a chance for everyone to come face-to-face with other MCC members. MCC Live lunches are relaxed, casual and usually good for a few laughs. It's never a something you have to attend; it's an event you want to attend. No sixty-second commercials. No ten-minute speakers. This is just a chance to break bread together, meet new people, seek to understand their needs and connect on a new level.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: BD’s Mongolian BBQ, 43155 Main Street, Novi
Day: Tuesday
http://motorcityconnect.groupsite.com
Bizdom, 1528 Woodward Ave., Detroit MI
Title: Bizdom Lunch and Learn with Cecilia Pagkalinawan.
Desc: Interested in building amazing e-commerce platforms and implementing digital marketing strategies? Come join in at the new Bizdom space for a lunch and learn with experienced entrepreneur and e-commerce expert, Cecilia Pagkalinawan.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Bizdom, 1528 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Day: Tuesday
http://bizdom.com/events/
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Mornings.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
MICHIGAN
Title: Creating a Budget for Your DOD SBIR/STTR Proposal.
Desc: This webinar provides a sound approach for preparing a credible budget for your DoD proposal. Receive tips on direct vs. indirect costs, how to come up with an overhead rate, how complete unfamiliar forms and more.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 1-2 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR
Day: Tuesday
http://www.bbcetc.com/training/
ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette MI
Title: Venture Plan.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is a six-week program for starting and growing your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 1-5 p.m.
Addr: ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
UICA’s Rooftop Deck, 2 Fulton West, Grand Rapids MI
Title: GR Current Launch Party.
Desc: Ushering in a new era of business and technology fusion in West Michigan, GR Current invites you to inaugurate their doors at a hidden urban oasis. Please wear summer attire and bring good energy as your fee.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 5:30-8 p.m.
Addr: UICA’s Rooftop Deck, 2 Fulton West, Grand Rapids
Day: Tuesday
http://grcurrent.com/events/rooftop-happy-hour/
WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, 2300 Business Ct, Kalamazoo MI
Title: Venture Plan Eight Week Workshop.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is an eight-week program for starting your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 5-8 p.m.
Addr: WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, Kalamazoo
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: GROW - Financial Awareness Cluster.
Desc: Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women presents this cluster of 3 workshops to assist business owners in understanding essential components of finance. This cluster of workshops includes Basic Bookkeeping, Fiancial Analysis 101 and Financing Options.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
Detroit Athletic Club, 241 Madison Ave., Detroit MI
Title: 2013 M&A Conference.
Desc: The 2013 M&A Conference, presented by the Association for Corporate Growth, boasts a premier lineup of speakers as well as a panel discussion featuring some of Michigan's leading private equity professionals.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Detroit Athletic Club, 241 Madison Ave., Detroit
Day: Tuesday
http://www.acg.org/detroit/default.aspx
SPARK Central, Lower Level, 330 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Ann Arbor OpenCoffee.
Desc: This is a networking event for entrepreneurs, investors and those who work with innovation businesses, particularly in IT, cleantech and life sciences.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 8-9:30 a.m.
Addr: SPARK Central, 330 East Liberty, Lower Level, Ann Arbor.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.annarborusa.org/events/details?e=10762
Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity, 6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights MI
Title: Capital Raise Meetup.
Desc: If you are a startup or early-stage growth-based business looking for funding, come meet and listen to capital expert, Mike Brennan. He will detail the various capital sources in Michigan, and talk about how to properly position your company to be qualified for private funding, including private equity, the angel network and venture capital, and/or public funding, including grants, pre-seed, micro-loans and venture match.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 4, 9:30-11 a.m.
Addr: Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity, 6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights
Day: Tuesday
http://macINC@Oakland.edu
Columbia Center Prudential Office, 101 W. Big Beaver, Troy MI
Title: Motor City Connect Live – Troy Brown Bag.
Desc: Join the business professionals of Motor City Connect for an effective and fun alternative to the traditional networking meeting. This is a chance for everyone to come face-to-face with other MCC members. MCC Live lunches are relaxed, casual and usually good for a few laughs. Instead of going to a restaurant, we will visit the office of an MCC member. Ideally, the Troy meeting will rotate. For now, MCC is grateful that the good folks of Prudential have offered to host this month. You will be responsible for your own lunch.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Columbia Center Prudential Office, 101 W. Big Beaver, Troy
Day: Tuesday
http://motorcityconnect.groupsite.com
Start Garden, 1st floor, 50 Louis Ave., Grand Rapids MI
Title: Class @ Start Garden: The Balance Breakthrough Model – Testing Desirability, Feasibility, and viability.
Desc: Just getting started? Learn the basics of Business Model Generation, Customer Development, Human Centered Design, marketing Communications, Finance/Law and much more.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Start Garden, 50 Louis Ave., 1st floor, Grand Rapids
Day: Tuesday
http://www.StartGarden.com
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Mornings.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette MI
Title: Venture Plan.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is a six-week program for starting and growing your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 1-5 p.m.
Addr: ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, 2300 Business Ct, Kalamazoo MI
Title: Venture Plan Eight Week Workshop.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is an eight-week program for starting your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 5-8 p.m.
Addr: WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, Kalamazoo
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, GVSU, Room 119, 301 Michigan Street NE, Grand Rapids MI
Title: GRIN Monthly Meeting- Marketing for a Reason.
Desc: This Grand Rapids Inventors Network (GRIN) monthly meeting is a great opportunity to meet those with similar concerns around inventing and formulating a business. Topic for the June meeting is “Early Financials – Estimating Cash Flow and Profitability for Early Concept Companies.”
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 6-8 p.m.
Addr: Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, GVSU, 301 Michigan Street NE, Room 119, Grand Rapids
Day: Tuesday
http://www.grinventors.org/
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: GROW - Financial Awareness Cluster.
Desc: Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women presents this cluster of 3 workshops to assist business owners in understanding essential components of finance. This cluster of workshops includes Basic Bookkeeping, Fiancial Analysis 101 and Financing Options.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: GROW - Financial Awareness Cluster.
Desc: Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women presents this cluster of 3 workshops to assist business owners in understanding essential components of finance. This cluster of workshops includes Basic Bookkeeping, Fiancial Analysis 101 and Financing Options.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
Oakland County Business Center, Bldg. 41 W., 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford MI
Title: Venture Plan 10 Week Series.
Desc: Venture Plan is an intensive 10-week program that helps evaluate business opportunities and develop an action plan for owning or growing a business. This program offers essential business information to help develop entrepreneurial skills and build your business on a strong foundation or help to prepare for expansion. The program utilizes text and online training materials from a nationally recognized program proven through use with thousands of businesses.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: Oakland County Business Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Bldg. 41 W., Waterford
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
The PNC Center, 25th Floor, 755 W. Big Beaver, Troy MI
Title: Amplify Your Professional Success with Social Media.
Desc: Now is the time to use social media to amplify your professional success! Be sure you know how to connect and stay relevant - whether you're looking to increase your visibility within your own organization or industry, or desire to get in front of potential clients. After leaving, you will know how to set yourself up for success, use social media to boost networking and create content to raise your visibility and relevancy.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 8-9:30 a.m.
Addr: The PNC Center, 755 W. Big Beaver, 25th Floor, Troy
Day: Tuesday
http://www.inforummichigan.org
TechTown, 440 Burroughs St., Detroit MI
Title: Open Offie Hourse – Chat with Charlie @ TechTown.
Desc: Are you an entrepreneur working on a technology-based or -enabled business? Do you want to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or are you seeking direction on how to secure funding, line up resources, make connections or more? Charlie Moret (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/charlie-moret/4/5a3/352) wants to help.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 11, 9 a.m.-noon
Addr: TechTown, 440 Burroughs St., Detroit
Day: Tuesday
http://techtowndetroit.org/
James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing. MI
Title: Entrepreneur Connect.
Desc: Entrepreneurs, investors, educators, mentors and support professionals - mark your calendars today. Join us as we celebrate the growth and success of Michigan’s Entrepreneur Ecosystem and acknowledge GLEQ Spring 2013 and the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge award winners. Entrepreneur Connect is a collaborative fun-filled event showcasing the energy and direction of entrepreneurship in Michigan. Don’t miss this opportunity for competition, education, networking, and mentoring. Join forces with ecosystem participants statewide working to advance innovation and entrepreneurship in Michigan!
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 1:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
Addr: James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.EntrepreneurConnectMI.org
Brann’s Steakhouse, 39715 Six Mile Road, Northville MI
Title: Motor City Connect - 275.
Desc: Join the business professionals of Motor City Connect for an effective and fun alternative to the traditional networking meeting. This is a chance for everyone to come face-to-face with other MCC members. MCC Live lunches are relaxed, casual and usually good for a few laughs. It's never a something you have to attend; it's an event you want to attend. No sixty-second commercials. No ten-minute speakers. This is just a chance to break bread together, meet new people, seek to understand their needs and connect on a new level.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Brann’s Steakhouse, 39715 Six Mile Road, Northville
Day: Tuesday
http://motorcityconnect.groupsite.com
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Mornings.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette MI
Title: Venture Plan.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is a six-week program for starting and growing your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 1-5 p.m.
Addr: ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing. MI
Title: Entrepreneur Connect.
Desc: Entrepreneurs, investors, educators, mentors and support professionals - mark your calendars today. Join us as we celebrate the growth and success of Michigan’s Entrepreneur Ecosystem and acknowledge GLEQ Spring 2013 and the Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge award winners. Entrepreneur Connect is a collaborative fun-filled event showcasing the energy and direction of entrepreneurship in Michigan. Don’t miss this opportunity for competition, education, networking, and mentoring. Join forces with ecosystem participants statewide working to advance innovation and entrepreneurship in Michigan!
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 1-8:15 p.m.
Addr: James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.EntrepreneurConnectMI.org
Schuler’s Books, 2660 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids MI
Title: AWE Biz connect: Evening Networking Event.
Desc: Business professionals and speakers are frequently seen promoting their books online, on TV, and in person, but not all information is created equal. Have you ever wondered which books have been the most helpful for other women entrepreneurs and business professionals? Join in for a discussion on which books are going to help you and your business reach the next level!
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Addr: Schuler’s Books, 2660 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids
Day: Tuesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
SPARK Central, Lower Level, 330 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Marketing Roundtable – Content (Not Elivs) is King.
Desc: The Marketing Roundtable is a monthly series featuring regional talent who will discuss practical and cost-effective innovation marketing. Program topics range from brand strategy to social media, and from financial accountability to guerrilla marketing. This month’s speaker is Chris Kochmanski of DesignHub, Inc.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 5-7 p.m.
Addr: SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty, Lower Level, Ann Arbor
Day: Tuesday
http://www.annarborusa.org/events
WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, 2300 Business Ct, Kalamazoo MI
Title: Venture Plan Eight Week Workshop.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is an eight-week program for starting your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 5-8 p.m.
Addr: WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, Kalamazoo
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
Law School, Smith Hall, Room 1225, 701 S. State St., Ann Arbor MI
Title: A2New Tech Meetup.
Desc: Five presenters this month take the stage for ten minutes each, five minutes to demo and five minutes to answer questions, followed by open announcements and community networking.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 6:30-8 p.m.
Addr: Law School, Smith Hall, Room 1225, 701 S. State St., Ann Arbor
Day: Tuesday
http://www.a2newtech.org/
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: GROW - Financial Awareness Cluster.
Desc: Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women presents this cluster of 3 workshops to assist business owners in understanding essential components of finance. This cluster of workshops includes Basic Bookkeeping, Fiancial Analysis 101 and Financing Options.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: GROW - Financial Awareness Cluster.
Desc: Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women presents this cluster of 3 workshops to assist business owners in understanding essential components of finance. This cluster of workshops includes Basic Bookkeeping, Fiancial Analysis 101 and Financing Options.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: GROW - Financial Awareness Cluster.
Desc: Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women presents this cluster of 3 workshops to assist business owners in understanding essential components of finance. This cluster of workshops includes Basic Bookkeeping, Fiancial Analysis 101 and Financing Options.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
Oakland County Business Center, Bldg. 41 W., 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford MI
Title: Venture Plan 10 Week Series.
Desc: Venture Plan is an intensive 10-week program that helps evaluate business opportunities and develop an action plan for owning or growing a business. This program offers essential business information to help develop entrepreneurial skills and build your business on a strong foundation or help to prepare for expansion. The program utilizes text and online training materials from a nationally recognized program proven through use with thousands of businesses.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: Oakland County Business Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Bldg. 41 W., Waterford
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
MICHIGAN
Title: Michigan Bioscience Technologies Entrepreneurial Boot Camp.
Desc: These boot camps focus on Medical Tech and Biopharma Development and are an MEDC funded entrepreneurial support services program. These boot camps are meant for academic faculty, fellows, students, company executives and personnel, bioscience suppliers/manufacturers and other related professionals who want to gain a better understanding of R&D processes and learn how to commercialize technologies and therapies. Medical Technologies Development. Application Deadline is May 31.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, all day
Addr: online
Day: Tuesday
http://www.MichBio.org/EmergingBizSolutionsBootCamps
Mid-Michigan Innovation Center, 2007 Austin St., Midland MI
Title: Innovator Spotlight – Barb Muessig.
Desc: The Innovator Spotlight is a one-hour educational gathering in which an industry authority will speak on a technology-related topic. Attendees will be exposed to the expert's experiences, successes and failures and how to replicate successes or avoid pitfalls. This is an interactive event where questions will be answered and attendees have the opportunity to network with forward-thinking, experienced entrepreneurs.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, noon-1 p.m.
Addr: Mid-Michigan Innovation Center, 2007 Austin St., Midland
Day: Tuesday
http://www.mmic.us/events
Tequilla Blue, 526 Main, Royal Oak MI
Title: Motor City Connect – Royal Oak.
Desc: Join the business professionals of Motor City Connect for an effective and fun alternative to the traditional networking meeting. This is a chance for everyone to come face-to-face with other MCC members. MCC Live lunches are relaxed, casual and usually good for a few laughs. It's never a something you have to attend; it's an event you want to attend. No sixty-second commercials. No ten-minute speakers. This is just a chance to break bread together, meet new people, seek to understand their needs and connect on a new level.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Tequilla Blue, 526 Main, Royal Oak
Day: Tuesday
http://motorcityconnect.groupsite.com
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Mornings.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 25, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette MI
Title: Venture Plan.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is a six-week program for starting and growing your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 25, 1-5 p.m.
Addr: ThumbWorks!, 3270 Wilson Street, Marlette
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
Location TBD, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Hot Shots – Career Connections.
Desc: Bring your resume, and come and mingle with growing, innovative companies in a fun and relaxed environment! This event is only for talent seeking opportunities for themselves.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 25, 5-7 p.m.
Addr: Location TBD, Ann Arbor
Day: Tuesday
http://www.annarborusa.org/events
WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, 2300 Business Ct, Kalamazoo MI
Title: Venture Plan Eight Week Workshop.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship as you get your small business up and running! Venture Plan is an eight-week program for starting your business, recognizing that you need a plan to chart your course. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 25, 5-8 p.m.
Addr: WMU, Haworth College of Business, 3110 Schneider Hall, Kalamazoo
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
Oakland County Business Center, Bldg. 41 W., 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford MI
Title: Venture Plan 10 Week Series.
Desc: Venture Plan is an intensive 10-week program that helps evaluate business opportunities and develop an action plan for owning or growing a business. This program offers essential business information to help develop entrepreneurial skills and build your business on a strong foundation or help to prepare for expansion. The program utilizes text and online training materials from a nationally recognized program proven through use with thousands of businesses.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 25, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: Oakland County Business Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Bldg. 41 W., Waterford
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Afternoons.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, July 2, 4-5 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Afternoons.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, July 9, 4-5 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Afternoons.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, July 16, 4-5 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
MICHIGAN
Title: Venture Plan Online - Afternoons.
Desc: Venture Plan Online is an eight-week training program for starting or growing your business. From the initial steps of clarifying your goals and business concept to setting up your operations, marketing and financial planning, this online workshop-based course guides you through the business planning process. If you are considering starting a business or already running one, Venture Plan can help you shape your company for growth. Online access to small business experts, business planning software, and a pipeline of resources are key to this unique online learning opportunity.
Date/Time: Tuesday, July 23, 4-5 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR series
Day: Tuesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
Henry Executive Center, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing. MI
Title: Entrepreneur Connect.
Desc: Join GLEQ and a statewide community of entrepreneurs, investors, educators and service providers at this annual gathering in the center of the state. The day kicking off with an investor golf scramble. There will also be breakout sessions including a live BOOST pitch event, Q&A sessions for raising capital, impact investing, and the Entrepreneur Operating System, plus a resource round robin on statewide opportunities. The evening event features the presentation of over $300,000 in awards to Michigan entrepreneurs including, the SmartZone Award, GLEQ Emerging Company and New Business Idea Awards, the first Pure Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards and the Community Ventures Prize. You won’t want to miss this event.
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 18, 1-8:30 p.m.
Addr: Henry Executive Center, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing.
Day: Tuesday
http://www.EntrepreneurConnectMI.com
TechTown, 440 Burroughs St., Detroit MI
Title: NewME Detroit Popup.
Desc: NewME Accelerator, a nationally recognized Startup Accelerator for minorities and women based in San Francisco, hits the road! NewME will launch an intensive three-night version of the critically acclaimed program in Detroit at TechTown. Local entrepreneurs will get a taste of what it’s like to participate in the 12-week program in just three nights right in their own backyard. Participants will get critical advice, hands-on classes, and even a Demo Day that includes pitching to top investors, in addition to a $45,000 service prize pack. Advanced registration is required.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Addr: TechTown, 440 Burroughs Street, Detroit
Day: Wednesday
http://techtowndetroit.org/
Capitol Building, West & South Wings, First Floor, 101 North Capitol, Lansing MI
Title: 1st Michigan Biosciences Capitol Day.
Desc: (MichBio Members only) Join MichBio in celebrating the bioscience industry and show legislators the producs, services and discoveries developed in our state. Each company participating receives display space (easel, table or floor).
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 5, 11:30-1:30 p.m.
Addr: Capitol Building, West & South Wings, First Floor, 101 North Capitol, Lansing
Day: Wednesday
http://www.MichBio.org
Conor O’Neills, 318 South Main St., Ann Arbor MI
Title: LA2M – Using Social Media and Search to Get the Right Customers.
Desc: This LA2M luncheon featuring Bud Gibson of Easterm Michigan University, gets you in and out on time and exposure to a group of people who care and know about marketing all kinds of businesses.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 5, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Conor O’Neills, 318 South Main St., Ann Arbor
Day: Wednesday
http://www.la2m.org/
SPARK Central, Lower Level, 330 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Beyond the Hype – The Impact and Potential of Personalized Medicine.
Desc: Join in on Wednesday, June 5 at BioArbor to discuss this new personalized medicine world from where the science has led us, to what hurdles need to be overcome, and the policies that are required so that personalized medicine becomes a more widely adopted part of our approach to addressing global health issue.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 5, 5-7 p.m.
Addr: SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty St., Lower Level, Ann Arbor
Day: Wednesday
https://m360.michbio.org/ViewEvent.aspx?id=81408&instance=0
Atomic Object Detroit HQ, 1407 Randolph St., Detroit MI
Title: D-newTech.
Desc: Five presenters this month take the stage for ten minutes each, five minutes to demo and five minutes to answer questions, followed by open announcements and community networking.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
Addr: Atomic Object Detroit HQ, 1407 Randolph St., Detroit
Day: Wednesday
http://www.meetup.com/DNewTech/
21000 W. Ten Mile Road, Southfield MI
Title: How to Start and Build a Business.
Desc: This workshop includes Commercialization 101 with Francis Criqui, Managing Principal of Technology Highway and SOAR with Dr. Jacqueline Stavros, Dr. Matt Cole of the LTU College of Management. Although this event is free you must register to attend.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 5, 8:30-11 a.m.
Addr: 21000 W. Ten Mile Road, Southfield
Day: Wednesday
http://www.southfieldchamber.com/
Earnst & Young, 20th Floor, 155 North Wacker Drive, Chicago MI
Title: SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop.
Desc: A 2-day Intensive Workshop format to cover all aspects of writing SBIR/STTR grants focused on life science technologies including: eligibility, sources of funding and agency differences, understanding what reviewers look for, step-by-step instruction on how to write each section of your proposal.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Addr: Earnst & Young, 155 North Wacker Drive, 20th Floor, Chicago
Day: Wednesday
http://www.bbcetc.com/training/
SPARK Central, Lower Level, 330 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Selling Smart Workshop – Increase Your Pipeline with Networking Finesse.
Desc: The Selling Smart Workshop series will be held the first Wednesday of the month. Each of the Workshop events will include an hour of practice selling, followed by an hour presentation on a different sales topic.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 5, 9-11 a.m.
Addr: SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty, Lower Level, Ann Arbor
Day: Wednesday
http://www.annarborusa.org/events
12220 Fillmore St., West Olive MI
Title: SBIR/STTR 101 and Proposal Prep for USDA.
Desc: This program gives you the option of attending a morning SBIR/STTR introduction, an afternoon workshop in proposal preparation for the US. Dept. of Agriculture — or both!
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Addr: 12220 Fillmore St., West Olive
Day: Wednesday
http://www.bbcetc.com/training/
Oakland County Business Center, Bldg. 41 W., 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford MI
Title: CEED Microloan Orientation.
Desc: Many small businesses face obstacles when trying to obtain a business loan. The recognition of the serious need for working capital for existing businesses, start-up or expansion, equipment purchases, and job creation is not the priority it once was. If you have a need for alternative financing consider the MicroLoan Program. Discover the requirements and process necessary to apply and obtain a microloan.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 12, 9-11 a.m.
Addr: Oakland County SBTDC, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Bldg. 41 W., Waterford
Day: Wednesday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
Holiday Inn, 310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: Lunch with Punch! Articulate Your Entrepreneurial Passion.
Desc: Lunch with Punch Networking Register Here! A monthly networking event focused on fostering professional relationships and providing practical applications to build networking skills. This event offers every participant an opportunity to highlight their business services at every meeting.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Holiday Inn, 310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids.
Day: Wednesday
http://www.GROWBusiness.org
Start Garden, 1st floor, 50 Louis Ave., Grand Rapids MI
Title: Class @ Start Garden – How to Present Like a Pro.
Desc: This session is designed to equip you with the basic skills you need to know before your next presentation. Participants will learn how to refine your topic, how to best identify the needs of your audience, gather and organize your research and present it all in such a way to leave them wanting more. We will also talk about the appropriate use of visuals and how to polish your delivery skills.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19, 5:30-7 p.m.
Addr: Start Garden, 50 Louis Ave., First Floor, Grand Rapids
Day: Wednesday
http://www.StartGarden.com
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: Start Smart.
Desc: A business readiness course offered monthly. The Start Smart class focuses on the fundamentals of doing business. Once completed, Start Smart provides participants with the ability to understand what it takes to run their own business. Prerequisite: Intro to GROW.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19, 6-9 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Blvd SE, Ste. 210, Grand Rapids
Day: Wednesday
http://www.GROWbusiness.org
Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton MI
Title: FinnFest USA 2013 Technology & Bioenergy Forum.
Desc: Network with business and government leaders, identify opportunities for developing business in Finland and attend presentations, tours and breakout sessions that could greatly benefit your Bioenergy company. Save the dates on your calendar now.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Addr: Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, Houghton
Day: Wednesday
http://www.newpowertour.com/
The Fetzer Center at WMU, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo MI
Title: Innovations in Life Sciences & Technology in Improving Food Protection.
Desc: This symposium explore novel technologies in-development and commercially available for their benefits and application for a safer global food supply.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Addr: The Fetzer Center at WMU, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo
Day: Wednesday
https://m360.michbio.org/ViewEvent.aspx?id=80899&instance=0
The Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo MI
Title: Innovations in Life Sciences & Technology in Improving Food Protection.
Desc: This symposium, brought to you by MichBio and the Global Food Protection Institute, will explore novel technologies in-development and commercially available for their benefits and application for a safer global food supply.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Addr: The Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University, 1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo
Day: Wednesday
https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/61126/113552/
Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham, Troy MI
Title: The Talent Games – Effective Interviewing Techniques.
Desc: Finding the right person to add to your staff is not an easy task. Determining whether a candidate is right for a job in one conversation is a real challenge. There are things you can do in an interview to make it as useful and effective as possible, both for you and the candidate. Join in for a discussion on interviewing techniques designed to help you find your ideal employee.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Automation Alley, 2675 Bellingham, Troy
Day: Wednesday
http://www.automationalley.com/a2_nws_eventinfo?id=a086000000JEuFkAAL
1402 E. Sharon Ave., Houghton MI
Title: The Ins and Outs of SBIR/STTR Funding: Is your Technology a Fit?.
Desc: A full day session with and SBIR/STTR introduction in the morning, mix and mingle lunch, and one-hour focus each on NIH, NSF and DOD in the afternoon.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Addr: 1402 E. Sharon Ave., Houghton
Day: Wednesday
http://www.bbcetc.com/training/
Conor O’Neills, 318 South Main St., Ann Arbor MI
Title: LA2M – How to Develop a Brand that Matters.
Desc: This LA2M luncheon featuring Hajj Flemings of Brand Camp University, gets you in and out on time and exposure to a group of people who care and know about marketing all kinds of businesses.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 12 – 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Conor O’Neills, 318 South Main St., Ann Arbor
Day: Wednesday
http://www.la2m.org/
Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton MI
Title: FinnFest USA 2013 Technology & Bioenergy Forum.
Desc: Network with business and government leaders, identify opportunities for developing business in Finland and attend presentations, tours and breakout sessions that could greatly benefit your Bioenergy company. Save the dates on your calendar now.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 19.
Addr: Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, Houghton
Day: Wednesday
http://www.FinnFestUSA.org
TechTown, 440 Burroughs St., Detroit MI
Title: NewME Detroit Popup.
Desc: NewME Accelerator, a nationally recognized Startup Accelerator for minorities and women based in San Francisco, hits the road! NewME will launch an intensive three-night version of the critically acclaimed program in Detroit at TechTown. Local entrepreneurs will get a taste of what it’s like to participate in the 12-week program in just three nights right in their own backyard. Participants will get critical advice, hands-on classes, and even a Demo Day that includes pitching to top investors, in addition to a $45,000 service prize pack. Advanced registration is required.
Date/Time: Thursday, May 30, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Addr: TechTown, 440 Burroughs Street, Detroit
Day: Thursday
http://techtowndetroit.org/
Dow Diamond, 825 E. Main Street, Midland. MI
Title: Heading for the Big Leagues.
Desc: Heading for the Big Leagues celebrates innovation & entrepreneurship in the mid-Michigan region and gives attendees an opportunity to network and see firsthand some of the innovative products and services being developed here. Special recognition will be given to entrepreneurs and businesses that have cultivated mid-Michigan's entrepreneurial environment, including established and emerging companies that are critical to growing Michigan's economy. Be on the lookout for the five GLEQ companies exhibiting!
Date/Time: Thursday, May 30, 3-10 p.m.
Addr: Dow Diamond, 825 E. Main Street, Midland.
Day: Thursday
http://www.mmic.us/events/view/12
LIVE, 102 S. 1st Street, Ann Arbor MI
Title: EntreSLAM – The F word: Fear.
Desc: Come to EntreSLAM and judge, tell a story, network and taste some great local area food ... and judge that too! You can register to tell your entrepreneurial story based on this month's theme of "The F word".
Date/Time: Thursday, May 30, 7-9 p.m.
Addr: LIVE, 102 S. 1st Street, Ann Arbor
Day: Thursday
http://www.entreslam.com/
MICHIGAN
Title: Quickbooks and Compliance for SBIR/STTR Recipients.
Desc: This webinar will discuss how to manage your SBIR/STTR grant or contract to can improve your odds of moving from Phase I to Phase II, and Phase II to Phase III (transition and/or commercialization).
Date/Time: Thursday, Jun 6, 1-2 p.m.
Addr: WEBINAR
Day: Thursday
http://www.bbcetc.com/training/
Bizdom, 1528 Woodward Ave., Detroit MI
Title: Bizdom Lunch and Learn – Fake it Till you Make it: Launching a Tech Startup without Tech.
Desc: Looking for some tips on how to launch your tech company without a tech team? Need to bootstrap until you gain enough traction to raise funds? Come join in at the new Bizdom digs with the Founder of Billhighway, Vince Thomas.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Addr: Bizdom, 1528 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Day: Thursday
http://bizdom.com/events/fake-it-till-you-make-it-launching-a-tech-startup-without-the-tech/
Kellogg Company Headquarters, Battle Creek MI
Title: Kellogg and APACC Supplier Diversity Event.
Desc: Learn how to become a supplier for Kellogg Company and how they support their suppliers' growth in expanding outside the U.S. and the resources available to assist you in diversifying your business globally. Panel discussion on how to do business with Kellogg's, expectations (quality, insurance, food safety, etc.), how RFPs are handled, and more. Following the seminar, there will be a networking reception and the opportunity to meet Kellogg's buyers one-on-one.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 1-4 p.m.
Addr: Kellogg Company Headquarters, Battle Creek
Day: Thursday
http://www.APACC.net
MSU Union Ballroom, MSU Campus, 49 Abbot Rd, E. Lansing MI
Title: MSU Technologies – Showcasing Research, Discovery and Entrepreneurship.
Desc: Please mark your calendars as MSU will be honoring researchers and showcasing a few of the many inventions/technologies being developed in campus labs from a diverse range of academic fields.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 4-6 p.m.
Addr: MSU Union Ballroom, MSU Campus, E. Lansing
Day: Thursday
http://www.technologies.msu.edu/events
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, MSU, 55 S. Harrison Rd., E. Lansing MI
Title: Entrepreneur Institute – Rise And Shine Celebration Breakfast.
Desc: You are invited to the Entrepreneur Institute of Mid-Michigan's Rise & Shine Breakfast to celebrate regional entrepreneurship! Keynote address by Paula Sorrell, Managing Director of Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 7:30-9 a.m.
Addr: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, MSU, 55 S. Harrison Rd., E. Lansing
Day: Thursday
http://eimm.eventbrite.com/
Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, Suite 202, 380 W. Western Ave., Muskegon MI
Title: Special Briefing – Employer Requirements after Health Care Reform.
Desc: Implementing the Affordable Care Act is no small task for employers. This briefing will review employer health care coverage responsibilities beginning in 2014. Topics also include who is subject to pay-or-play penalties, which employees must be covered, and minimum-value requirements for employer-sponsored coverage.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Addr: Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, 380 W. Western Ave., Suite 202, Muskegon
Day: Thursday
http://web.muskegon.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=3356
SPARK Central, Lower Level, 330 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Leading HR When It’s Not Your Day Job.
Desc: Training for business professionals who are responsible for human resources yet are not deeply-trained HR specialists. This is two-part series is to learn about recruiting and retaining your organization’s talent.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Addr: SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty, Lower Level, Ann Arbor
Day: Thursday
http://www.annarborusa.org/events/details?e=11916
Earnst & Young, 20th Floor, 155 North Wacker Drive, Chicago MI
Title: SBIR/STTR Grant Writing Workshop.
Desc: A 2-day Intensive Workshop format to cover all aspects of writing SBIR/STTR grants focused on life science technologies including: eligibility, sources of funding and agency differences, understanding what reviewers look for, step-by-step instruction on how to write each section of your proposal.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Addr: Earnst & Young, 155 North Wacker Drive, 20th Floor, Chicago
Day: Thursday
http://www.bbcetc.com/training/
UM North Campus Research Center, 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor MI
Title: How to Write a Compelling SBIR/STTR Proposal for NIH.
Desc: This one-day seminar is intended for those contemplating an SBIR/STTR proposal submission to the National Institutes of Health. It presents essential “how-to” instruction on writing a competitive SBIR/STTR proposal that meets the unique requirements of the NIH and the expectations of its reviewers.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Addr: UM North Campus Research Center, 2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor
Day: Thursday
http://www.bbcetc.com/training/
Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity, 6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights MI
Title: Lunch and Launch Series – Business and Social Media: The Legal Issues.
Desc: Do you use computers for requesting and providing quotes, obtaining job applications and displaying your product? If so, you are affected by the social media regulations. Guest speaker Luce Hermann from Butzel Long’s Bloofield Hills office will help attendees be aware of and address company policies as they relate to social media.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, noon-1 p.m.
Addr: Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity, 6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights
Day: Thursday
http://macINC@Oakland.edu
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: Intro to GROW.
Desc: Intro to GROW is the required first step for anyone eager to learn how to start or expand their small business. Get an overview of our programs and services, meet the staff, and watch our graduates describe their experiences in our inspirational video! Cost: Free.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 6, Noon-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Thursday
http://www.GROWBusiness.org
Start Garden, 1st floor, 50 Louis Ave., Grand Rapids MI
Title: Start Garden Happy Hour.
Desc: This is an informal time to meet the Start Garden team, some of our funded projects and people in the ecosystem.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 13, 5:30-7 p.m.
Addr: Start Garden, 50 Louis Ave., 1st floor, Grand Rapids
Day: Thursday
http://www.StartGarden.com
Walli’s, 1341 S. Center Road, Burton MI
Title: Inventors’ Council of Mid-Michigan Monthly Meeting.
Desc: This monthly meeting to help inventors pursue their dreams of bringing new and innovative products to market includes networking time, guest speaker and time for members to showcase new products. Everyone is welcome.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 13, 7-9 p.m.
Addr: Walli’s, 1341 S. Center Road, Burton
Day: Thursday
http://www.inventorscouncil.org/
GVSU Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, Room 119, 301 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids MI
Title: How to Buy or Sell a Business.
Desc: This workshop will cover how to set a value for your business and preparing to sell, as well as conducting due diligence and financing your purchase when you're looking to buy. A panel of experts will lead the first part of the workshop, followed by breakout sessions for both sellers and buyers so you can examine your area of interest in more detail. Hosted by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (Mi-SBTDC).
Date/Time: Thursday, June 13, 8 a.m.-noon
Addr: GVSU Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences, Room 119, 301 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids
Day: Thursday
https://www.misbtdc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=70330042.
SBTDC Great Lakes Bay Office, 1961 Delta Road, University Center MI
Title: Team SBA – Financing Roundtable.
Desc: If you are serious about seeking financing for your business, you owe it to yourself to attend a Financing Roundtable presented by TEAM SBA. TEAM SBA consists of a preferred SBA lender, a business consultant, SBA economic development staff, and business owners like you. We'll debunk the myths and demystify the process of bank financing - in plain English. You will learn how your loan application will be analyzed, what underwriting criteria is used, and how banking regulations affect the decision. We will answer your questions based upon your business model.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 13, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Addr: SBTDC Great Lakes Bay Office, 1961 Delta Road, University Center
Day: Thursday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
GROW, Suite 210, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Grand Rapids. MI
Title: Intro to GROW.
Desc: Intro to GROW is the required first step for anyone eager to learn how to start or expand his or her small business. Get an overview of our programs and services, meet the staff, and watch our graduates describe their experiences in our inspirational video! Cost: Free.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 13, Noon-1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.
Addr: GROW, 25 Sheldon Boulevard, Suite 210, Grand Rapids.
Day: Thursday
http://www.GROWBusiness.org
Lansing Center, Michigan Ave., Lansing MI
Title: SBAM Annual Meeting & Networking Luncheon.
Desc: Join SBAM in Lansing on June 20th for a fantastic program featuring a panel of speakers sharing their stories of entrepreneurial risk, reward and success. Keynote presenations by Greg Schwartz, UpTo; Melanie Bergeron, Two Men & A Truck; Pam Turkin, Just Baked.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Addr: Lansing Center, Michigan Ave., Lansing
Day: Thursday
https://www.sbam.org/Portals/0/docs/Registration%20Form%202013.pdf
Lansing Center, Michigan Ave., Lansing MI
Title: SBAM Annual Meeting & Networking Luncheon.
Desc: Join SBAM in Lansing on June 20th for a fantastic program featuring a panel of speakers sharing their stories of entrepreneurial risk, reward and success. Keynote presenations by Greg Schwartz, UpTo; Melanie Bergeron, Two Men & A Truck; Pam Turkin, Just Baked.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Addr: Lansing Center, Michigan Ave., Lansing
Day: Thursday
https://www.sbam.org/Portals/0/docs/Registration%20Form%202013.pdf
Holiday Inn North Campus, 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor. MI
Title: The Increasing Sophistication of Cyber Threats – Protecting Your IP and your Deal.
Desc: June’s New Enterprise Forum panel will identify common threats and discuss best practices to better protect your company’s information assets. There will be a showcase presentation by an NEF coached startup, networking before and after with an opportunity to introduce yourself to the whole group.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 5-7:30 p.m.
Addr: Holiday Inn North Campus, 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor.
Day: Thursday
http://www.newenterpriseforum.org/events/
Matthaei Bontanical Gardens, Ann Arbor MI
Title: WXW’s Summer SheBang.
Desc: The Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw is hosting a sizable summer she-bang on the second-to-the-longest day of the year, AKA Summer Solstice Eve. Join in for mixing, mingling, gardens, trails, terraces, walking, flowers in blom, butterflies, birds, fireflies, deliciously artful food and live music. Celebrate Michigan’s summer days with all of your favoriate business folks. Friends and families are welcome.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 5-8 p.m.
Addr: Matthaei Bontanical Gardens, Ann Arbor
Day: Thursday
http://www.wxwbusiness.com
Cleary University, Plymouth and US-23, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Business Plan Development 101.
Desc: Learn the fundamentals of how to write a comprehensive business plan and cash flow statement. Business Plans are important in helping you set goals, determine resources needed to carry out your plan, and foresee problems. Ann Arbor SCORE Chapter representatives will cover all elements of a business plan.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 6-8 p.m.
Addr: Cleary University, Plymouth and US-23, Ann Arbor
Day: Thursday
http://annarborscore.com/events.html
Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton MI
Title: FinnFest USA 2013 Technology & Bioenergy Forum.
Desc: Network with business and government leaders, identify opportunities for developing business in Finland and attend presentations, tours and breakout sessions that could greatly benefit your Bioenergy company. Save the dates on your calendar now.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Addr: Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, Houghton
Day: Thursday
http://www.newpowertour.com/
Velocity Collaboration Center, 6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights MI
Title: Team SBA – Financing Roundtable.
Desc: If you are serious about seeking financing for your business, you owe it to yourself to attend a Financing Roundtable presented by TEAM SBA. TEAM SBA consists of a preferred SBA lender, a business consultant, SBA economic development staff, and business owners like you. We'll debunk the myths and demystify the process of bank financing - in plain English. You will learn how your loan application will be analyzed, what underwriting criteria are used, and how banking regulations affect the decision. We will answer your questions based upon your business model.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Addr: Velocity Collaboration Center, 6633 Eighteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights
Day: Thursday
https://www.misbtdc.net/events.aspx
MICHIGAN
Title: Michigan Bioscience Technologies Entrepreneurial Boot Camp.
Desc: These boot camps focus on Medical Tech and Biopharma Development and are an MEDC funded entrepreneurial support services program. These boot camps are meant for academic faculty, fellows, students, company executives and personnel, bioscience suppliers/manufacturers and other related professionals who want to gain a better understanding of R&D processes and learn how to commercialize technologies and therapies. Biopharma Drug Development. Application Deadline is May 31.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20, all day
Addr: online
Day: Thursday
http://www.MichBio.org/EmergingBizSolutionsBootCamps
in2being, Suite 208, 100 E. Michigan Ave., Saline MI
Title: BioMixer @ in2being, LLC.
Desc: Each month, a MichBio member company hosts a casual networking event at their place of business or some other select site. There is no set program and guests are encouraged to meet with their fellow life science colleagues at their own pace. BioMixers are held throughout the state and provide a unique opportunity for different bio-industry communities to gather outside their regions.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 27, 5-7 p.m.
Addr: in2being, 100 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 208, Saline
Day: Thursday
https://m360.michbio.org/ViewEvent.aspx?id=81428&instance=0
Start Garden, 1st floor, 50 Louis Ave., Grand Rapids MI
Title: Start Garden Update Night.
Desc: You've endorsed, we've endorsed and now it's time to find out how our invested ideas have grown. Each presenter will be allowed 3 minutes to answer the following questions: What was your hypothesis? What was your experiment? What did you learn? What is next?
Date/Time: Thursday, June 27, 5-8 p.m.
Addr: Start Garden, 50 Louis Ave., 1st Floor, Grand Rapids
Day: Thursday
http://www.StartGarden.com
NextEnergy, 461 Burroughs St., Detroit MI
Title: Detroit Technology Exchange Showcase.
Desc: Join TechTown, Bizdom, Invest Detroit and the Detroit Creative Corridor Center to see twelve promising tech startups present to win one of three branding prize packages worth a total of $25,000. Attendees will have an opportunity to network, listen to the presentations and meet the founders.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 27, 5-9 p.m.
Addr: NextEnergy, 461 Burroughs St., Detroit
Day: Thursday
http://dtxshowcase-eorg.eventbrite.com/
Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton MI
Title: FinnFest USA 2013 Technology & Bioenergy Forum.
Desc: Network with business and government leaders, identify opportunities for developing business in Finland and attend presentations, tours and breakout sessions that could greatly benefit your Bioenergy company. Save the dates on your calendar now.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 20.
Addr: Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union Building, Houghton
Day: Thursday
http://www.FinnFestUSA.org
TechTown, 440 Burroughs St., Detroit MI
Title: NewME Detroit Popup.
Desc: NewME Accelerator, a nationally recognized Startup Accelerator for minorities and women based in San Francisco, hits the road! NewME will launch an intensive three-night version of the critically acclaimed program in Detroit at TechTown. Local entrepreneurs will get a taste of what it’s like to participate in the 12-week program in just three nights right in their own backyard. Participants will get critical advice, hands-on classes, and even a Demo Day that includes pitching to top investors, in addition to a $45,000 service prize pack. Advanced registration is required.
Date/Time: Friday, May 31, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Addr: TechTown, 440 Burroughs Street, Detroit
Day: Friday
http://techtowndetroit.org/
MICHIGAN
Title: ACTiVATE Class of 2013.
Desc: ACTiVATE is now accepting applications for the Class of 2013. The upcoming class, focusing on women who have an idea or technology they would like to commercialize and launch as a high growth business, begins in September 2013 both in Detroit and Grand Rapids. These 10 month program cohorts will cover 40 topics with coaching and advising from local instructors. Classes are combination of in person and online meetings. Phase 1- "what should I do?" identifies and validates ideas and Phase 2 - "How should I do it?" will help develop a business and and financing plan. Application Deadline is May 31
Date/Time: Friday, May 31, 11:59 pm
Addr: online application
Day: Friday
https://www.inforummichigan.org/activate
NewNorth Center, 62 East 8th Street, Holland MI
Title: Business Studio Series Customer vs.
Desc: Consumer. Is the consumer always right? Is the customer always right? What is the difference between a customer and a consumer? Learn the differences between the two and why it’s important to know, how innovators know what consumers want, and what internal customers want and need and recognize the value of keeping internal customers in sync with consumer trending.
Date/Time: Friday, May 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Addr: NewNorth Center, 62 East 8th Street, Holland
Day: Friday
http://bioeconinst.msu.edu/event/business-studio-series-customer-vs-consumer
Mason County Fairgrounds, 5302 US 10, Ludington MI
Title: The Michigan Energy Fair.
Desc: This annual event allows those in the sustainable energy industry an opportunity to network with one another, educating the public and have some good family fun. The fair is a great learning experience. The fair combines local food, fun activities, workshops, engaging speakers, and music thrown in for good measure. Professionals in the energy field will enjoy breakouts and an evening reception on Friday and Saturday the general public will enjoy exhibits, workshops and other activities free.
Date/Time: Friday, June 7, noon-5 p.m.
Addr: Mason County Fairgrounds, 5302 US 10, Ludington
Day: Friday
http://www.glrea.org/
The Stream, 1 State Rd., Newaygo MI
Title: Top Innovation Tools – Feeding Your Innovation Pipeline.
Desc: This course will expose you to a set of tools that can help feed your company's innovation pipeline. You'll learn how to facilitate innovation at your business, and how to increase effectiveness through each stage in the idea development, sales, and launch process. Hosted by the NewNorth Center, which develops proven, innovation-focused curriculum for entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, and corporations of all sizes and markets.
Date/Time: Friday, June 14, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Addr: The Stream, 1 State Rd., Newaygo
Day: Friday
http://www.rightplace.org/News-Media/Event-Calendar/Top-Innovation-Tools.aspx
Bizdom, 1528 Woodward, Detroit MI
Title: Bizdom Startup Office Hours.
Desc: Do you have a great startup idea? Are you looking to get some feedback from experts and investors on how to develop, grow or scale it? The Bizdom Leadership Team is hosting Office Hours at the new offices.
Date/Time: Friday, June 21, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Addr: Bizdom, 1528 Woodward, Detroit
Day: Friday
http://bizdom.com/events/bizdom-office-hours/
MICHIGAN
Title: Michigan Bioscience Technologies Entrepreneurial Boot Camp.
Desc: These boot camps focus on Medical Tech and Biopharma Development and are an MEDC funded entrepreneurial support services program. These boot camps are meant for academic faculty, fellows, students, company executives and personnel, bioscience suppliers/manufacturers and other related professionals who want to gain a better understanding of R&D processes and learn how to commercialize technologies and therapies. Biopharma Drug Development. Application Deadline is May 31.
Date/Time: Friday, June 21, all day
Addr: online
Day: Friday
http://www.MichBio.org/EmergingBizSolutionsBootCamps
Boll Family YMCA, 1401 Broadway, Detroit MI
Title: Pain Pitch.
Desc: At Pain Pitch, organizations will ‘pitch’ their urgent tech needs to an audience of technologists eager to tackle real world problems. By pairing developers with organizations, Pain Pitch hopes to accelerate Detroit’s rapidly growing tech scene.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 1, 3:30-6:15 p.m.
Addr: Boll Family YMCA, 1401 Broadway, Detroit
Day: Saturday
http://bizdom.com/events/pain-pitch/
Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor MI
Title: Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire.
Desc: Now in its 4th year, the Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire is the community-scale version of the big Maker Faires in Detroit, San Francisco, and New York City. Free to attend, free to exhibiters, it features extraordinary projects by some of the most inventive minds in our community. The faire is organized by A2 Geeks, a new non-profit foundation with a mission of making the Ann Arbor area a better place to live through support of the informal tech community.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Addr: Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor
Day: Saturday
http://ann-arbor-mini-maker-faire-2013.eventbrite.com/
Mason County Fairgrounds, 5302 US 10, Ludington MI
Title: The Michigan Energy Fair.
Desc: This annual event allows those in the sustainable energy industry an opportunity to network with one another, educating the public and have some good family fun. The fair is a great learning experience!! The fair combines local food, fun activities, workshops, engaging speakers, and music thrown in for good measure. Professionals in the energy field will enjoy breakouts and an evening reception on Friday and Saturday the general public will enjoy exhibits, workshops and other activities free.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Addr: Mason County Fairgrounds, 5302 US 10, Ludington
Day: Saturday
http://www.glrea.org/
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