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Northwest Michigan Tech Business Summit April 25

Finding Opportunity in New and Emerging Technologies 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Hagerty Center, Traverse City
Breakfast and Registration: 8:00 am - 8:30 am
Presentations: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
$40 (includes breakfast)

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Emerging technologies and innovations in technology create even bigger opportunities for both new and existing businesses. The Northwest Michigan Tech Business Summit can help you make the most of those opportunities as they relate to Industry 4.0, Intellectual Property and legal considerations, general business startup, or even scaling an existing tech business. 

Business owners, tech entrepreneurs, and tech enthusiasts alike will find value in this educational event and gain a better understanding of how technological advancements are affecting small businesses.  Industry leaders from both the public and private sector will share their knowledge and experience to provide participants with insights on current trends in technology and what businesses need to know to make their tech business a success!  

Presentations include: 

Doing Business in an Industry 4.0 World

Legal Considerations for Tech Businesses

Tech Entrepreneur War Stories

"Navigating the Ecosystem" Panel Discussion

Speakers and Panelists include: 

Pavan Muzumdar
COO, Automation Alley

John DiGiacomo
Founding Partner, Revision Legal

Scott Taylor
Co-Founder, SOLOSHOT
Technology Commercialization Consultant, MI-SBDC

Russell Schindler
Founder, TCNewTech

Charlie Tyson
Project Manager, PlanetM

Andy Cole
Executive Director, Startology



Northwest Michigan Works! is an essential resource for employers and job seekers in the Northern Michigan area.

Kathy Stuart, Michigan Rubber Products Human Resource Manager