FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 16, 2013
Program Publicity Specialist
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 in Traverse City by the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center (MI-SBTDC). The workshop is being held October 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Parsons-Stulen building on NMC’s Aero Park Campus.
The workshop will be taught by SBTDC Business Consultant Walt Muellenhagen 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.
There is no charge to attend the workshop but pre-registration is required at: northwestmichiganbusiness.com. For more information contact 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 northwestmichiganbusiness.com.
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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.