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Sponsor: 
Ann Arbor SPARK
Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 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: 

At this forum you will 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. You will have an opportunity to get advice from a variety of business experts and organizations that are available to support new ventures.

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

Registration ends 24 hours before the event.

 

Participating Companies:

Ann Arbor SPARK
Ann Arbor State Bank
Barton Consulting
DesignHub
Excellerate Associates
Hessenaur & Associates
Hylant Group
Kapnick Insurance Group
Kleinschmidt Insurance
Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC)
SCORE
UHY Advisors MU, Inc.

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