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MAY 2017

Profit Mastery
Day 1-Marietta, OH

18 May 2017
9:00 AM-4:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Marietta, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at Ohio University will be hosting Profit Mastery in Marietta. This FREE two-day workshop will provide unparalleled financial management and business planning education and resources to attendees.

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Pipeline H2O Demo Day

18 May 2017
5:30-8:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
The Hamilton Mill
Pipeline H2O
Cintrifuse
StartUpCincy
Village Capital

The Hamilton Mill, Pipeline H2O, Cintrifuse, #startupcincy, and Village Capital will be hosting Pipeline H2O Demo Day in Cincinnati. This FREE event will educate attendees on the program that Pipeline H2O has developed to allow water-based startup technologies to pilot locally and deploy globally.

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Employee Owned Cooperatives

18 May 2017

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Athens, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at Ohio University will be hosting Employee Owned Cooperatives in Athens. As part of their Lunch and Learn Series, this FREE workshop will feature Roy Messing, Director of the Ohio Employee Ownership Center who will discuss considerations for creating an “employee ownership” structure.

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Business Orientation

18 May 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


Small Business Series

19 May 2017
7:30-10:30 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC
OEOC
CUCI
Ohio Means Jobs
SWORWIB

CUCI, Ohio Means Jobs, SWORWIB, Ohio SBDCs, and OEOC will be hosting Introduction to Succession Planning in Cincinnati. This FREE workshop will offer an overview of succession planning, review the selling options available, cover the succession planning process, and highlight succession planning time frames.

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Small Business Series
Starting Right & Beyond

19 May 2017
9:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting Small Business Series: Starting Right & Beyond in Cincinnati. This FREE workshop is designed to help facilitate the creation of the essential small business network team of legal, accounting, and insurance professionals.

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The Library
Your Premier Source for Business Information

19 May 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM EDT

$5

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Columbus, OH

PRESENTED BY
SCORE

Columbus SCORE will be hosting The Library – Your Premier Source for Business Information in Columbus. This workshop will educate attendees on how to access free business data, how to understand your industry and competitive landscape, and how to identify target customers for growth.

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Go To Market Fundamentals for Business Success

19 May 2017
9:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

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Columbus, OH

PRESENTED BY
SCORE

Columbus SCORE will be hosting Go To Market Fundamentals for Success in Columbus. This workshop will provide information and advice on the steps required to go from a product idea to scale up and how to effectively use marketing techniques to generate sales on a budget.

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Asian Small Business Summit

20 May 2017
9:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
Indian American Chamber of Commerce
Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce

The Indian American Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce will be hosting The Asian Small Business Summit in Cincinnati. This event will educate attendees on how to connect to resources, how to grow a business, and networking opportunities.

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10 Top-Secret Tactics Used by Email Marketing Ninjas

22 May 2017
8:00-9:30 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Springfield, OH

PRESENTED BY
Springfield SBDC

The Springfield SBDC will be hosting 10 Top-Secret Tactics Used by Email Marketing Ninjas in Springfield. This FREE event will provide an inside look at the tactics that the best email marketers are using right now to achieve explosive growth in their businesses.

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DIY Marketing
Press Releases 101

23 May 2017
8:30-9:30 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at Clermont County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting DIY Marketing: Press Releases 101 in Cincinnati. This FREE workshop will educate attendees on how to successfully use press releases as part of a marketing plan.

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Sixth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference

23 May 2017
8:30 AM-2:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Athens, OH

PRESENTED BY
Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

The Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs, in partnership with the EDA University Center, will host the Sixth Annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference in Athens. This FREE event will focus on the theme “A New Era in Economic Resiliency” in a series of panel discussions and presentations.

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Succession Planning

23 May 2017

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Uhrichsville, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC
Twin City Chamber of Commerce

The SBDC at Ken State-Tuscarawas and the Twin City Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Succession Planning in Uhrichsville. This session will provide an overview of succession planning, which when done properly, will help you exit your company on your terms.

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Doing Business with Sinclair College
Luncheon

24 May 2017
11:30 AM-1:30 PM EDT

$18

Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
ORV~WBC

ORV~WBC will be hosting Doing Business with Sinclair College in Cincinnati. This workshop will feature Sinclair’s purchasing team who will share info about their Equal Opportunity Supplier Diversity Program and their 15% minority and women business spend goal.

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SummitUp

24 May 2017

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
AAF-Dayton
Better Business Bureau
NMD
WiBN
PRSA
ARC Ohio

AAF-Dayton, Better Business Bureau, NMD, WiBN, PRSA, and ARC Ohio will be hosting SummitUp in Dayton. This event is a full day of marketing communications, public relations, and digital information and will feature exceptional speakers and networking opportunities.

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15th Annual Economic Development Summit

25 May 2017
7:30 AM-8:00 PM EDT

Sinclair Community College
Ponitz Center
Building 12

301 W. Fourth Street
Dayton, OH 45402

PRESENTED BY
I-70/I-75 Development Association

The I-70/I-75 Development Association will be hosting the 15th Annual Economic Development Summit in Dayton. This conference features respected keynote speakers discussing topics such as finance, real estate, regional cooperation, workforce development, infrastructure construction, and more.

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Succession Planning

25 May 2017
7:30-10:30 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Montgomery County Building
10th Floor
Room 1002

451 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45422

PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC
Ohio Means Jobs
SWORWIB
GDUCI
OEOC

Ohio Means Jobs, SWORWIB, GDUCI, Ohio SBDCs, and OEOC will be hosting Introduction to Succession Planning in Dayton. This FREE workshop will offer an overview of succession planning, review the selling options available, cover the succession planning process, and highlight succession planning timeframes.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Updating Work Cultures for Millennials
Sunrise Series Breakfast Briefings

25 May 2017
8:00-9:30 AM EDT

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Sinclair Workforce Development

Sinclair Workforce Development will be hosting Updating Work Cultures for Millennials in Dayton. As part of the Sinclair Sunrise Series, this workshop will focus on the unique work expectations and motivators to attract and engage millennials in an organization.

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Making Progress

25 May 2017
8:00 AM-12:30 PM EDT

University of Dayton
1700 S Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, OH 45409

PRESENTED BY
FASTLANE

FASTLANE will be hosting Making Progress in Dayton. As part of their FAST Talk Series, this workshop will feature a professional organizer and productivity trainer who will help identify daily obstacles and some simple techniques to overcome them and make progress.

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Business Orientation

25 May 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


Why Not Now?
There’s Never an Ideal Time to Launch Your Business

26 May 2017
11:30 AM-1:00 PM EDT

New Albany, OH

PRESENTED BY
Innovate New Albany

Innovate New Albany will be hosting Why Not Now? There’s Never an Ideal Time to Launch Your Business in New Albany. As part of the TIGER Tales Series, this session will feature Kevin Stoller of Kay-Twelve.com who will discuss his story of overcoming various challenges in launching his business.

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Sunrise Series
Coffee & Capital

31 May 2017
8:00-9:00 PM EDT

Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
Columbus Council on World Affairs

The SBDC at the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Sunrise Series: Coffee & Capital in Cincinnati. This FREE workshop will educate attendees on trends in small business banking and the small business loan market, as well as the products and services offered.

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Columbus Logistics Conference

31 May-01 June, 2017
8:00 AM-6:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Columbus, OH

PRESENTED BY
Serving Logistics

Serving Logistics will be hosting the Columbus Logistics Conference in Columbus. This premier event will include a variety of experts covering various topics on international trade such as classification, NAFTA/EU, compliance, accounting, purchase orders, legal updates, and more!

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JUNE 2017

Business Orientation

01 June 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


The Resurgence of Downtown Dayton

01 June, 2017

$45-$360

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Business Journal

The Dayton Business Journal will be hosting The Resurgence of Downtown Dayton in Dayton. This event will highlight the intricacies of redevelopment, the obstacles that still exists, the many successes of the plan, and the opportunities for business and private investors.

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Understanding Working Capital in Your Small Business

05 June 2017

NO CHARGE

Small Business Administration Logo

Hillsboro, OH

PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration (SBA) will be hosting Understanding Working Capital in Your Small Business in Hillsboro. This FREE event will educate small businesses on the various programs the SBA offers and how to utilize them.

E-MAIL REGISTRATION:

CALL: 513-684-2814 x205


Everything you Wanted to Know About Business Finance
(but were afraid to ask)

06 June 2017
8:00-9:30 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

SBDC Ohio Logo

Springfield

PRESENTED BY
Springfield SBDC

The Springfield SBDC will be hosting Everything you Wanted to Know About Business Finance (but were afraid to ask) in Springfield. This FREE event will educate attendees about the various types of financing available to business owners, the 4 Cs of business borrowing, preparing for the loan officer review, and more!

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Building Inclusive and Collaborative Cultures

07 June, 2017

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Women 4 Technology
PNC Women Connect
LexisNexis Women Connected

Women 4 Technology, PNC Women Connect, and LexisNexis Women Connected will be hosting Building Inclusive and Collaborative Cultures in Dayton. This FREE event will feature Ben Callahan of Sparkbox and Founder of the Build Right workshop series.

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Get the LEAD Out and Confluence Connects

08 June, 2017
1:00-7:00 PM EDT

Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
Confluence

Confluence will be hosting Get the LEAD Out and Confluence Connects in Cincinnati. This workshop will take an in depth look at lead contamination challenges in the region with top level representatives from regional utilities, the US EPA Office of Water, research labs, and legislators.

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Business Orientation

08 June 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


Non-Technical Founders Guide to Building Software

09 June, 2017
12:00-1:00 PM EDT

$4-$15

Grove City, OH

PRESENTED BY
Cultivate

Cultivate will be hosting a Non-Technical Founders Guide to Building Software in Grove City. As part of their monthly Lunch and Launch Series, this session will feature Ryan McManus of ContentVia who will share the things to be aware of as a technical team is built out and drive towards a successful launch.

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Startup Week

12-16 June, 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Wright State Research Institute
Dayton Metro Plan for Economic Diversity

The Wright State Research Institute and the Dayton Metro Plan for Economic Diversity will be hosting Startup Week in Dayton. This FREE, five-day celebration of the community builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship. Events include panel discussions, workshops, and networking.

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Elements of Business
Money Management

13 June 2017

NO CHARGE

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Cambridge, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at Ohio University will be hosting Elements of Business: Money Management in Cambridge. This FREE workshop will educate attendees on the importance of managing their finances for business success.

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C-Suite Speaker Series
Luncheon

15 June, 2017
11:15 AM-1:00 PM EDT

$30-$35

New Albany, OH

PRESENTED BY
New Albany Chamber of Commerce

The New Albany Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a C-Suite Speaker Series Luncheon in New Albany. This series brings CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and other C-Suite level executives from leading companies in central Ohio to speak and engage with members of the New Albany business community.

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Business Orientation

15 June 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


Six Sigma Green Belt Training Course

16 June, 2017
9:00-11:00 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
FASTLANE

FASTLANE will be hosting Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training Course in Dayton. This FREE session will provide an overview of this unique 15 day-15 week program in which participants will learn how to successfully solve complex business issues and complete a real project for their business.

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Profit Mastery
Two Part Class

20 & 27June 2017
9:00 AM-4:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Lancaster, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at Ohio University will be hosting Profit Mastery in Lancaster. This FREE two-day workshop will provide unparalleled financial management and business planning education and resources to attendees.

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Employee Lifecycle
Interviewing, Hiring, and What Comes Next

20 June 2017
11:00 AM-1:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Dublin, OH

PRESENTED BY
SCORE

Columbus SCORE will be hosting Employee Lifecycle: Interviewing, Hiring, and What Comes Next in Dublin. This FREE event will educate attendees on various topics such as Federal laws, progressive discipline, legal matters, risky hiring practices, and implementation.

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Business Orientation

22 June 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


Multi-Cultural Communications
Sunrise Series Breakfast Briefings

28 June 2017
8:00-9:30 AM EDT

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Sinclair Workforce Development

This abbreviated session will give insight into making diversity a key ingredient to growing a strong and inclusive organization. Individuals will increase their knowledge, understanding and value of background differences, thinking styles, perspectives and interpretations; develop comfort in utilizing strategies/resources to support the success of a diverse client base, associates and other business partners. Attendees will increase their knowledge and understanding of cultural differences such a customs, standards, social mores or thought patterns; develop skills to effectively convey messages and viewpoints across all team members. (Presented by the National Conference for Community & Justice of Greater Dayton).

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Global Fluency Training

29 June, 2017
8:00 AM-12:30 PM EDT

$295

Columbus, OH

PRESENTED BY
Columbus Council on World Affairs

The Columbus Council on World Affairs will be hosting Global Fluency Training in Columbus. This training session reveals a comprehensive framework for understanding how cultures differ in order to ensure sustainable cross-cultural acumen. This session will highlight Somalia, Bhutan/Nepal, and Mexico.

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Employee Lifecycle
Interviewing, Hiring, and What Comes Next

29 June 2017
11:30 AM-1:15 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
SCORE

Cincinnati SCORE will be hosting Employee Lifecycle: Interviewing, Hiring, and What Comes Next in Cincinnati. This FREE event will educate attendees on various topics such as Federal laws, progressive discipline, legal matters, risky hiring practices, and implementation.

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Business Orientation

29 June 2017

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


JULY 2017

NVBDC Invites you to the 2nd Annual Federal Reserve Bank Matchmaking Event
Doing Business with the Federal Reserve Bank and Private Industry

20 July 2017
8:00 AM-3:30 PM EDT

$25
Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch

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Join NVBDC for an exciting networking opportunity for Veteran Owned Businesses to meet with supplier diversity professionals and buyers.

The setting is the historic Federal Reserve Building in downtown Detroit, and promises to be bigger and better than last year.

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Continuous Improvement Process
Sunrise Series Breakfast Briefings

26 July 2017
8:00-9:30 AM EDT

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Sinclair Workforce Development

Lean Six Sigma has been touted for several years now and many larger corporations have worked at implementing continuous improvement processes. The success of these processes have mixed reviews. This briefing with discuss how basics of these Lean Six Sigma tools and provide you a quick and easy way to assess their potential application to your business. The assessment will give you a way to determine if pursuing a more rigorous continuous improvement process will yield a good return for your business. If it does, we will provide a way for you to begin this journey in cooperation with other small businesses through Sinclair’s Workforce Development. (Presented by Project & Process Professionals and CM Tickel Enterprises).

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2017 Great Lakes Lenders Conference

26-28 July 2017

$299
Early Bird Registration

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MotorCity Casino
2901 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48201

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PRESENTED BY
Small Business Development Center

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WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

Linda McMahon, the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration

Hear from SBA Administrator Linda McMahon
Network with industry professionals from the Great Lakes Region
Hear the latest changes in SBA policies and procedures
Learn best practices from industry experts
Browse innovative products and services

2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 PM Arrival and Registration - Grand Ballroom
5:00 PM Exhibitor Setup - Exhibit Hallway

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

7:00 AM Exibitor Setup (Exhibit Hallway)
7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Opening Session
9:45 AM Breakout Session 1
10:45 AM Break avvnd Exhibits
11:15 AM Breakout Session 2
12:15 PM Lunch and Keynote Speaker
2:00 PM Breakout Session 3
3:00 PM Break and Exhibits
3:30 PM Breakout session 4
7:10 PM Tigers vs. Kansas City (On Your Own)

Thursday, July 27, 2017

8:00 AM Full Breakfast
9:30 AM Breakout Session 1
10:30 AM Break and Exhibits
11:00 AM Breakout Session 2
12:00 PM Lunch and Keynote Speaker
2:00 PM Breakout Session 3
3:00 PM Break and Exhibits
3:30 PM Breakout Session 4
5:00 - 6:00 PM Reception - Amnesia
7:10 PM Tigers vs. Kansas City (On Your Own)

Friday, July 28, 2017

7:45 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Session - TBD
10:15 AM General Session - TBD
11:20 AM General Session - TBD
12:00 PM Conference Adjourns

MORE INFO: 616-331-7483

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REQUEST FOR COUNSELING

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The U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to complete the Request for Counseling (Form 641). This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strictest of confidence.

To start the process, please click on the above e-CENTER button to access our electronic Request for Counseling form. After submission, a counselor will contact you shortly.

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