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Starting a Business Workshop October 14 in Manistee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 23, 2015

Media Contact:          
Dan Boss, Communications Specialist
231-929-5047  |  danboss@networksnorthwest.org

 

 

Starting a Business Workshop October 14 in Manistee

 

MANISTEE, 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 in Manistee offered by the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The workshop is being held October 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Alliance for Economic Success office, 395 Third Street.

The workshop will be taught by SBDC 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. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning will be introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started. 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: sbdcnorthwest.org. For more information, contact Tricia Stevens at sbdc@networksnorthwest.org or 231-922-3780.

 

The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) enhances Michigan's economic well-being by providing counseling, training, research, and advocacy for new ventures, existing small businesses, and innovative technology companies. The Northwest Michigan Regional office 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. The Northwest Michigan SBDC’s contributing partners are Baker College and Northwestern Michigan College. For more information, go to: sbdcnorthwest.org.

 

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