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Immigrant Entrepreneur Panel & Mexicantown Fiesta
May 24, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00-5:30pm Immigrant Business Owner / Entrepreneur Panel
“Immigrants! We Get the Job Done!”
Despite language and cultural differences, immigrants are the largest group of new entrepreneurs. Come and explore their challenges and insight on how to survive as an entrepreneur in a new country.
Attendees will get to hear a unique perspective from active entrepreneurs.
5:30-8pm Mexicantown Fiesta
Food, Musica, Entertainment!
With the support of local businesses, organizations, and entertainers, the Mexicantown Community Development Corp. invites neighbors, Detroit Startup Week attendees and sponsors, and Detroiters to join in food, music, and community-building. Food trucks will be on-site while entertainers from the Southwest Detroit community perform in the outdoor activation area at the foot of the Bagley Pedestrian Bridge in the neighborhood of Mexicantown. Situated around shops, restaurants, and community organizations, this event will be a great way to get to know the community while interacting with neighbors and visitors alike.
Attendees will learn in this unique opportunity for entrepreneurs of any focus to come to the Mexicantown neighborhood and learn more about its culture, people, and businesses.
Mexicantown Community Development Corporation, Southwest Detroit Business Association, ProsperUS Detroit, Build Institute, TechTown Detroit, LifeLine Business Consulting, and Puente Cultural Integration.