Entrepreneurs Forum in Southfield – 5 FREE student passes available!

February 21, 2011 at 11:40 am Leave a comment

Check out this event — if you are interested, email Amanda Falkenbury at ump@ltu.edu and see if she has any free passes available. This looks like it will be a great networking event!


Local business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs are invited to attend the 2011Entrepreneurs Forum. Southfield Mayor Brenda Lawrence will welcome entrepreneurs from acrossSoutheast Michigan for a day of information and networking.
The day-long event, which will take place, Friday March 18, 2011, from 9 a.m. – 4p.m., will feature educational workshops, panel discussions with leading experts in the fields of finance, business development and internet marketing, as well as networking opportunities with local leaders and business owners.
Panel guests include Nancy Grose from the Small Business Association, Brad Wyatt, Esq. from DickinsonWright PLLC, Ebony Johnson of Tech Town, Pierre N LaVoie from the Small Business Administration ofMichigan and Walt Bender, Tim Horton’s franchisee.
The afternoon session will feature breakout sessions, with relevant and informative topics for businessowners such as How to Find Capital for Your Business, Using Internet Marketing and Social Media toExplode Your Business, The Power of Email Marketing, Three Steps to Unlimited Clients and The Secrets of Savvy Networking
The event, organized by the South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association (SEMEA) in conjunction withYMB Training Solutions, was developed “to give business owners a voice in the community. It addressesthe needs of area businesses in an effort to increase awareness and survival rates,” explains SEMEAboard member and conference speaker, Dr. ZaLonya Allen.
Registration is $25 by March 11th and $50 at the door. Registration fees include access to paneldiscussion, breakout sessions, exhibitor and vendor displays and lunch with invited guest Irv Lowenberg,Southfield City Treasurer and keynote speaker Sylvia Jordan, former Southfield city council president.Attendees will also have an opportunity to participate in Speed Networking to connect with other areabusiness owners that can help them grow their businesses.
For additional information and to register, please visit http://www.semea.info or call 248-352-0509.
The South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association is designed to encourage Michigan residents todevelop and grow area businesses. The group meets the fourth Thursday of each month from 6:30pm –8pm at YMB Training Solutions located at 18444 W 10 Mile Road in Southfield. For more information visitwww.semea.info


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