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Business Start Up Workshop Offered October 10 in Manistee

News Release
September 16, 2013

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Dan Boss, Program Publicity Specialist
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Business Start Up Workshop Offered October 10 in Manistee



MANISTEE, MIIndividuals considering self-employment or in the beginning stages of starting a business will have access to a wide variety of helpful information at a business start up workshop being offered in Manistee by the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) and the Alliance for Economic Success. Venture Start: Business Start Up is being held October 10 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Alliance for Economic Success, 395 Third Street in Manistee.


The workshop will be taught by SBTDC Business Consultant Betsy Evans and will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products or services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning will be introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started. 


There is no charge to attend the workshop but pre-registration is required at: For more information contact Sharon Gordon at: 231-922-3780 or


The MI-SBTDC is a statewide business assistance program that provides one-on-one counseling, training, and research support for Michigan small businesses. The Northwest Michigan Regional office is hosted by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments. For more information, go to:


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