Site Search

Starting a Business Workshop May 7 in Cadillac

CADILLAC, MIIndividuals in the beginning stages of starting a business, in need of accessing capital, or simply considering self-employment, will have the opportunity to attend a Starting a Business workshop Tuesday, May 7 in Cadillac. The workshop is being held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Chemical Bank, 1408 N. Mitchell St., in the lower level training center. The workshop is being offered by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and is co-sponsored by Chemical Bank.

The workshop will be facilitated by SBDC Certified Small Business Consultant, Joni Krolczyk, who will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, and evaluate market and sales potential for their products or services.

This comprehensive 2.5-hour workshop also incorporates the SBDC’s fundamental Writing a Business Plan workshop and fully covers topics such as determining concept feasibility, startup costs, financing options, the basics of business planning, along with other necessary resources to launch. This workshop is a requirement prior to meeting with an SBDC consultant one-on-one.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, but pre-registration is required at SBDCMichigan.org. For more information, contact the Northwest Michigan SBDC at sbdc@networksnorthwest.org or 231-929-5060.

About Michigan SBDC
The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) provides expert assistance at no cost to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business. The Northwest Michigan Regional Center is hosted by Networks Northwest and serves the ten county region including: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford counties. For more information, go to: sbdcnorthwest.org.

The Michigan SBDC State Lead Center is located at Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business, in Grand Rapids. Michigan small business owners may access the Michigan SBDC services by contacting 616-331-7480 or SDBCMichigan.org.

#      #      #

Testimonial

Networks Northwest always proves to be a valued resource for our local government planning efforts. No organization does a better job of convening partners, promoting collaboration, and reporting on the data than does Networks Northwest

Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner