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Starting a Business Workshop Offered February 18 in Traverse City

News Release
February 3, 2014

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Dan Boss, Program Publicity Specialist
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Starting a Business Workshop Offered February 18 in Traverse City


TRAVERSE CITY, 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 Starting a Business workshop being offered in Traverse City by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The workshop is being held February 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Parsons-Stulen building on NMC’s Aero Park Campus.


The workshop will be taught by SBDC Business Consultant Walt Muellenhagen and will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, and 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 Tricia or Sharon at 231-922-3780 or


The SBDC 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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