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Registration Information: 
Sponsor: 
Ann Arbor SPARK
Date: 
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Business Training
For Entrepreneurs
SPARK Events
Location: 
215 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Cost: 
$25.00 (You can pay online after you have registered for the event. Just follow the link on the registration confirmation page.)
Description: 

Looking to start a business? Join Ann Arbor SPARK and our community partners to learn about personality traits that impact entrepreneurialism, creating a marketing plan for your business, legal, accounting, and risk considerations, product development, business plans and financing options. Attendees have an opportunity to get advice from a variety of business experts and organizations that are available to support new ventures. 

Agenda
9:00am              Continental Breakfast, Registration & Networking
9:15am              Welcome, Overview & Participant introductions
9:30am              How to go from Start-Up to Small Business Success Story 
10:15am            Break
10:30am            Product Development and Intellectual Property
11:15am            Financing Your Business
12:15pm            Lunch
12:15-1:15pm    Ask the Expert and Individual Coaching
1:15pm             Setting Up Your Business & Mitigating Risk – Legal, Accounting and Insurance Considerations
2:00pm             Your Marketing Plan
3:00pm             Business Plans
3:30pm             Getting Connected to Local Resources

Receive Valuable Insight and Counseling from Companies Specializing in:

                Financing your Business

                Insurance Considerations

                Understanding Corporate Formation

                Marketing your Business

                Developing your Product and Intellectual Property Advice

                Tax Considerations

                Personal Development

                Strategic Business Planning


Registration ends 24 hours before the event.

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