Join entrepreneurship service providers gathering to strengthen your small business through workshops, expert panels and programs specifically for businesses in operation 2+ years.
This 4-day conference will cover the following topics:
- Feb. 10 MEGA Resource panel, Leveraging city departments
- Feb. 11 Importance of joining a neighborhood Business Association and
- Basic Real Estate Law
- Feb. 12 Business Financials & Business Taxes Made Simple
- Feb. 13 Food Service industry Resources
Organizations confirmed for MEGA Resource panel:
U.S. Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Center - Detroit
Wayne State University Program for Entrepreneurship and Business Law
On February 12th, hear from a SCORE expert as well as a former IRS agent on how to avoid an audit and meeting tax law requirements.
February 13th is highlighting local food service resource providers - FoodLab Detroit and Detroit Kitchen Connect. This will be an engaging, highly interactive session with a panel discussion.
Keynote address given by Donald Snider, President, MetroBusiness Connect LLC and former Senior Vice President, Urban Economic Development, Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Plus, several opportunities to connect with other small business owners including the Closing Reception, Judge Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, 471 W. Palmer, February 13th at 4:00pm-6:00pm (Due to space restrictions, MUST email firstname.lastname@example.org to register)
Planning Committee Member Organizations:
Center For Empowerment and Economic Development (CEED)
Wayne State University Law School Program for Entrepreneurship and Business Law (PEBL)
Free parking provided in surface lot directly across the street from Focus: HOPE CAT (1400 Oakman Blvd.). For Closing Reception, parking provided in parking structure across the street from Wayne State University Law School, 471 W. Palmer. Please use entrances 3, 4 or 5. Must mention our event - Detroit Entrepreneur Week - for entry. Any issues, call 248-633-3641.