TRAVERSE CITY, MI – “Shape Your Success Through Personal Branding” will be the topic for the Business Owners Speaker Series May 22 in Traverse City. The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front Street.
The guest speaker will be Bill Marsh, Jr., a partner in the Bill Marsh Automotive Group, northern Michigan’s largest automotive retailer. Marsh oversees advertising, e-commerce, and leadership development, which has helped earn the company nationwide recognition for innovative retailing and community engagement.
The Business Owners Speaker Series brings you the opportunity to hear local business leaders share strategies and ideas that can help your business succeed. “Charter Business recognizes the importance of setting your business apart from the crowd through an online presence, customer service and personal branding,” said Joni Brengman, Sales Director with Charter Business. “We chose Bill Marsh, Jr. as our first speaker because of his success in business, strong ties to the local community, and generosity in helping other business owners.”
The Speaker Series is being presented by Charter Business and the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC), in conjunction with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
There is no charge to attend the event and breakfast is included, but pre-registration is required at: speakerseries.biz
The MI-SBTDC 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. For more information, go to: nwm.org/sbtdc.
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