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Ann Arbor SPARK
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Type: 
Business Training
For Entrepreneurs
SPARK Events
215 W. Michigan Avenue
Ypsilanti, MI
United States
$25.00 (You can pay online after you have registered for the event. Just follow the link on the registration confirmation page.)

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.

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
Excellerate Associates
Hessenaur & Associates
Hylant Group
Kapnick Insurance Group
Kleinschmidt Insurance
Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC)
UHY Advisors MU, Inc.

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