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Starting a Business Workshop Offered September 18 in Traverse City

Individuals 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 September 18 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Parsons-Stulen building on NMC’s Aero Park Campus.

The workshop will be taught by SBDC Regional Director Mary Rogers 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. 

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.

There is no charge to attend the workshop, but pre-registration is required at: northwestmichiganbusiness.com. For more information, contact Tricia Stevens at 231-922-3780 or triciastevens@nwm.cog.mi.us.

 

 For more information, go to: northwestmichiganbusiness.com.

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