TRAVERSE CITY, MI – 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 business start up workshop being offered by the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC) in Traverse City. Venture Start: Business Start Up is being held May 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Parsons-Stulen building on NMC’s Aero Park Campus.
The workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning will be introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started.
There is no charge to attend the workshop but pre-registration is required by contacting Sharon Gordon at 231-922-3780 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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Founded in 1974, the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (NWMCOG) facilitates and manages various programs and services for the 10 county region. These programs include Northwest Michigan Works, YouthBuild, Small Business & Technology Development Center, Procurement Technical Assistance Center, various business services, and many different regional planning initiatives in response to our communities’ requests and needs. You will see the broad spectrum of workforce, business and community services NWMCOG offers if you visit our web site, nwm.org
NWMCOG’s member counties are: Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, and Wexford.