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September 2017

Grow Your Business

September 23 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Koncenter cohost with Score Detroit and Score Ann Arbor, created an intimate forum for entrepreneurs in the Hispanic community to learn skills, gain information and connect with other business professionals in the Metro Detroit Area. These forums offer an opportunity for social engagement, true connections and an increase in professional business practices that benefit both emerging businesses and well-established organizations. The series is called Money Making for Small Business. Grow Your Business will bring together the expertise from the Money…

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Breakfast with Senator Gary Peters at Bamboo

September 25 @ 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Bamboo Detroit,
1442 Brush St
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

You are cordially invited to join U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters for a breakfast next Monday, September 25th 8:00 - 9:00am at Bamboo Detroit. 1420 Washington Ave Blvd – Detroit MI Kindly RSVP to Elisa Malile at (313) 288-2734 Or event@petersformichigan.com Contributions or gifts to Peters for Michigan are not tax deductible for federal income tax purposes. Paid for by Peters for Michigan.

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$30 - $60

Marketing Strategies Trainings

September 26 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Muskegon Innovation Hub,
200 Viridian Drive
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Marketing Your Business Online, September 26 Time: 3:00 - 6:00 pm Effective online marketing involves so much more than just having an engaging website. Discover the online marketing options available to your business and decide which ones will best help you connect with your customers. Learn how to set marketing objectives, develop a social media calendar, and use metrics to track success.. http://grow.nonprofitsoapbox.com/component/events/event/488 Registration is non-refundable. As event seating is limited, we regret that walk-ins cannot be accommodated. Please register…

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Retail Boot Camp Showcase 2017

September 26 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
TechTown,
440 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

TechTown's 2017 Retail Boot Camp comes to a close with our Showcase Night! Be the first to see the newest small businesses ready to burst onto the retail scene. Check them out in our Showcase Marketplace and find out who will walk away with our Kickstart Awards, which will help five new businesses secure their brick-and-mortar locations right here in Detroit! Refreshments will be provided. Free parking is available in our secured lot on Amsterdam between Cass and Woodward Ave.

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Nonprofit Accelerator Session

September 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bamboo Detroit,
1442 Brush St
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

The daily struggle for most nonprofit leaders is finding enough energy, money, people, and time to do as much good as they want to do. You burn up resources looking for resources so you can...find more resources! BT Irwin (smallnonprofitcoach.com) has been working in community organizations and small nonprofits most of his life (going back to being president of his church youth group in seventh grade). He's discovered that when it comes to sourcing your nonprofit, all you really need…

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Grandmont Rosedale SOUP – Harvest Gathering

Join us for our next Grandmont Rosedale SOUP at the Northwest Detroit Farmers' Market on Septmeber 28th! Bring a picnic blanket or a couple lawn chairs and settle in for an evening of fun, great food and conversation, and the chance to fund creative projects happening in our community. A $5 suggested donation gets you a vote and dinner. Everyone is welcome at SOUP! 5:30PM Doors Open 6:00PM Welcome & Presentations 6:45PM Dinner & Voting 8:00PM Winner Announced **Proposal deadline…

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Creativia Make Change a Choice

September 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bamboo Detroit,
1442 Brush St
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

Companies Who Thrive in a Shifting Marketplace Have Mastered the Creative Process Creativia shows companies faced with the complex challenges of the evolving marketplace how to use the creative process to successfully innovate and thrive. If you are curious about how you can use Creativia’s Six-Step System to visualize, collaborate and innovate, then join us for an Introductory Workshop on Thursday, September 28. We will meet at Bamboo, Detroit from 6:00- 7:30pm. Light dinner fare be provided. Due to the…

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FoodLab Detroit Office Hours

September 29 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Garage Detroit,
4444 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201 United States

Are you interested in starting a food business? Does your existing food business need expert feedback and advice? FoodLab Detroit invites specialty food & beverage producers, caterers, bakers and other food entrepreneurs to stop by and meet with FLD staff members to address questions you may have about starting & operating a food based business in the Detroit metro area. RSVP to info@foodlabdetroit.com. **FoodLab's 2017 Office Hours will be held on the First and Last Fridays of the month from…

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DDF17 Presents:Good Design is Good Business

September 29 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
TechTown,
440 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

Jeevak Badve, VP Strategic Growth at Sundberg Ferar, presents "Good Design is Good Business." This hands-on talk is geared toward start-ups, inventors and entrepreneurs. Design is everywhere you look—in those everyday objects you touch: a tooth brush, a coffee maker, a lawn mower, a Playstation, your shoes, that bicycle helmet—everything around you. We are surrounded by a sea of objects. Where do they come from? Who makes them? Why not here—in the one of the most innovative and forward-thinking cities…

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The SHOP at TechTown

September 29 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
TechTown,
440 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

Join us for our monthly retail pop up. Bring a couple of friends. You never know what you’ll discover! As always, we'll be selecting a variety of local goods and services. Check Facebook for details on vendors as they’re announced.

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DDF Design Village at Ponyride

September 29 @ 4:00 PM - September 30 @ 6:00 PM
Ponyride,
1401 Vermont St
Detroit, MI 48216 United States

Shop from and discover Detroit's most talented makers and designers at the DDF Design Village at Ponyride. Featuring everything from apparel and accessories, to homewares and interiors, this pop-up marketplace is sure to please design practitioners, consumers, and enthusiasts alike. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 | 4-10pm 7:30pm | Pecha Kucha Night Detroit A fast-paced presentation format for creative topics and inspirations that allows each presenter just 20 slides, shown for 20 seconds each. Because each presentation takes less than 7 minutes,…

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Future of Design Technology: Mixed Reality

September 30 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Ponyride,
1401 Vermont
Detroit, MI 48216 United States

From the iPhone to the Oculus Rift, today's latest devices are using Virtual and Augmented Reality to provide new experiences to users. New applications for VR and AR are appearing across every industry from immersive educational programs to futuristic entertainment and even industrial prototyping. Learn about how designers and developers are building for this new medium and try out virtual reality demos for yourself. Developer Adam Stogdill of Deep Canvas will be leading the workshop on September 30th from 4-5:30pm…

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October 2017

Paying Yourself and Your Employees

October 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
TechTown,
440 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

Please join Shayne Gleason with Bank of America and Megan Walsh with ADP for an informative session around properly managing payroll taxes, compliance, and Human Resources for new or existing businesses. You will learn about the responsibilities of the employer in regards to payroll taxes, record keeping, and HR processes, and we will cover some of the services that are available to keep you in compliance.

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FoodLab Detroit Office Hours

October 6 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Garage Detroit,
4444 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201 United States

Are you interested in starting a food business? Does your existing food business need expert feedback and advice? FoodLab Detroit invites specialty food & beverage producers, caterers, bakers and other food entrepreneurs to stop by and meet with FLD staff members to address questions you may have about starting & operating a food based business in the Detroit metro area. RSVP to info@foodlabdetroit.com. **FoodLab's 2017 Office Hours will be held on the First and Last Fridays of the month from…

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Lunch with Mary Sheffield

October 11 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Bamboo Detroit,
1442 Brush St
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

Come join us for lunch with Detroit City Councilwomen Mary Sheffield. Lunch is free for members. Non-members must purchase a ticket for lunch: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lunch-with-councilwomen-mary-sheffield-tickets-38119029042 About Mary Sheffield In November of 2013, Mary became the youngest person ever elected to the Detroit City Council at the age of 26. Elected to serve in District 5, Council Member Sheffield was appointed as Chair of the Neighborhood and Community Services Standing Committee and also serves as a member of the Planning and Economic…

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Startup Boost Kickoff NIght

October 11 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bamboo Detroit,
1442 Brush St
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

Startup Boost is back! Come join us for dinner, drinks and a night of pitch practicing and mentorship. Each week 6 teams will pitch in from of a room full of investors, community leaders, and entrepreneurs. We'll give them feedback than break out into sessions. There will also be panels at the beginning of each week covering topics such as product / market fit, sales, fundraising, etc. Calling all mentors and leaders. Come join us each night over the next…

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Toast of the Town

October 12 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
TechTown,
440 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

Join us or our fourth annual celebration of all things entrepreneurial: Toast of the Town. It's a party that'll get you energized and inspired—and you know a Detroit party never stops! Enjoy a fabulous strolling dinner, signature cocktails and musical entertainment. Meet some of our stand-out entrepreneurs in the Marketplace—yes, you can shop! Win prizes in the Tip Jar Raffle. Snap a photo with friends and grab some swag. It’s the most fun you’ll have networking. Ever. The Salute Awards…

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October 2017 ServSafe Certification Course

October 13 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program for any one working in the food industry. The course discusses foodborne illnesses, including information on specific foodborne pathogens and biological toxins, contamination, and major food allergens. Prevention is also covered, with information regarding purchasing and receiving guidelines, food preparation, holding, and serving guidelines, food safety management systems, sanitation guidelines for facilities and equipment, as well as food safety regulations. Note: This is an 8 hour course that includes…

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Ponyride Market Oktoberfest

October 14 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ponyride,
1401 Vermont St
Detroit, MI 48216 United States

In celebration of local craftsmanship and artistry spirit, the Ponyride Market will close its Summer Series on Saturday, October 14th from 10a to 6p with Ponyride Market Oktoberfest. This market will feature a live performance by singer/songwriter, Sara Marie Barron from 1p to 3p, as well as art in the Loading Dock Gallery by Lucy Cahill, Rachelle Baker, and James Cherewick. Partnering with Nomadic Market and Two James Spirits and located at Ponyride, 1401 Vermont Street, the outdoor market will…

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$10.00

MARKETING MONDAYS – Utilize YouTube to Engage with Your Audience

October 16 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Muskegon Innovation Hub,
200 Viridian Drive
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

UTILIZE YouTube TO ENGAGE WITH YOUR AUDIENCE Presented by Leandra Williams, Stingray Advisory Group Maximize video marketing to introduce new products, connect with potential customers and increase engagement with your audience. Entrepreneurs and small businesses are passionate about the products and services they provide. Translating that passion to sales requires a strategic focus on marketing and promotion. Marketing Mondays at the Muskegon Innovation Hub will provide sound tools, techniques and knowledge that every small business owner and entrepreneur needs to…

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$10

Marketing Mondays

October 16 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Muskegon Innovation Hub,
200 Viridian Drive
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

UTILIZE YouTube TO ENGAGE WITH YOUR AUDIENCE Presented by Leandra Williams, Stingray Advisory Group Maximize video marketing to introduce new products, connect with potential customers and increase engagement with your audience. Entrepreneurs and small businesses are passionate about the products and services they provide. Translating that passion to sales requires a strategic focus on marketing and promotion. Marketing Mondays at the Muskegon Innovation Hub will provide sound tools, techniques and knowledge that every small business owner and entrepreneur needs to…

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Michigan Cyber Security Conference

October 19 @ 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
JW Marriott Grand Rapids,
235 Louis St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Trivalent Group, The BBB Serving Western Michigan, the West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium, and the Michigan SBDC present: The Fourth Annual Michigan Cyber Security Conference JW Marriott | Grand Rapids Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:00AM-2:00PM

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Key Issues in Negotiating and Drafting Operating Agreements

October 24 @ 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
TechTown,
440 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

Our partners and legal experts from Howard and Howard Law are back again this year to present key information every entrepreneur and small business needs to know. Class size is intentionally kept small so you can ask the questions you need answers to. H+H attorneys are extremely knowledgeable and highly qualified, but present the topics in an easily approachable way--they're happy to help! Every entity is governed by a particular set of documents. For LLCs, the operating agreement not only…

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Legal Advice You Need to Know

October 26 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
The Community House,
380 South Bate Street
Birmingham, MI 48009 United States

H. Nathan Resnick is the founding member and owner of Resnick Law PC in Bloomfield Hills MI and will be speaking on "Legal Advice You Need to Know." Mr. Resnick has been practicing law for nearly 30 years and will discuss the ABC's of a real estate transaction, property tax appeals, estate planning basics, and what you need to know when starting a business.

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FoodLab Detroit Office Hours

October 27 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Garage Detroit,
4444 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201 United States

Are you interested in starting a food business? Does your existing food business need expert feedback and advice? FoodLab Detroit invites specialty food & beverage producers, caterers, bakers and other food entrepreneurs to stop by and meet with FLD staff members to address questions you may have about starting & operating a food based business in the Detroit metro area. RSVP to info@foodlabdetroit.com. **FoodLab's 2017 Office Hours will be held on the First and Last Fridays of the month from…

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The SHOP at TechTown

October 27 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
TechTown,
440 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202 United States

Join us for our monthly retail pop up. Bring a couple of friends. You never know what you’ll discover! As always, we'll be selecting a variety of local goods and services. Check Facebook for details on vendors as they’re announced.

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November 2017

FoodLab Detroit Office Hours

November 3 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Garage Detroit,
4444 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201 United States

Are you interested in starting a food business? Does your existing food business need expert feedback and advice? FoodLab Detroit invites specialty food & beverage producers, caterers, bakers and other food entrepreneurs to stop by and meet with FLD staff members to address questions you may have about starting & operating a food based business in the Detroit metro area. RSVP to info@foodlabdetroit.com. **FoodLab's 2017 Office Hours will be held on the First and Last Fridays of the month from…

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Making It In Michigan

November 7 @ 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Lansing Center,
333 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48933 United States

The one-day event features morning and afternoon educational sessions that will concentrate on different business strategies covering the following: • Determining when, why and how to work with a distributor • Understanding the difference in retailers to garner more product sales • Marketing to Millennials • Mastering food photography for product promotion • Learning more about Social Entrepreneurship in the Agri-food industry and how your business can create change • Identifying what you need to know about the new FDA…

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November 2017 ServSafe Certification Course

November 11 @ 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program for any one working in the food industry. The course discusses foodborne illnesses, including information on specific foodborne pathogens and biological toxins, contamination, and major food allergens. Prevention is also covered, with information regarding purchasing and receiving guidelines, food preparation, holding, and serving guidelines, food safety management systems, sanitation guidelines for facilities and equipment, as well as food safety regulations. Note: This is an 8 hour course that includes…

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Design For Innovation

November 14 @ 6:00 PM - November 15 @ 9:00 PM
Grand Circus,
1570 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226 United States

This 2-day immersive workshop uses design principles and creative practice to harness teamwork and develop innovative solutions using co-creation, the possibilities of technology and the requirements in business success.

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$65

2017 Women Entrepreneurs Conference

November 18 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
University of Michigan Detroit Center,
3663 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201 United States

Held during Global Entrepreneurship Week and honoring Women's Entrepreneurship Day, the 2017 Women Entrepreneurs Conference is a full-day business conference that brings together female entrepreneurs, business experts, media, investors, and community and government leaders to support and celebrate women in business. During the event, attendees will be immersed in a high-impact program featuring informative keynote speakers who will share actionable strategies on how to build and grow your business. The event will also feature expert panel discussions, the "Female Entrepreneur…

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December 2017

FoodLab Detroit Office Hours

December 1 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Green Garage Detroit,
4444 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201 United States

Are you interested in starting a food business? Does your existing food business need expert feedback and advice? FoodLab Detroit invites specialty food & beverage producers, caterers, bakers and other food entrepreneurs to stop by and meet with FLD staff members to address questions you may have about starting & operating a food based business in the Detroit metro area. RSVP to info@foodlabdetroit.com. **FoodLab's 2017 Office Hours will be held on the First and Last Fridays of the month from…

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