Greater Pontiac Community Coalition Second Business Forum Conference Series is Aug. 7-8 at Oakland University, School of Business Administration, 242 Elliott Hall (Auditorium), Rochester. The event is for small business owners. An Open Forum and Panel with discussion on start-up business planning, marketing, capital resources and lending is 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7. Break-out sessions with discussions with experts and opportunity to qualify for OU’s i2B (ideas to Business) is 9 a.m. – noon, Aug. 8. Register at www.eventbrite.com.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Macomb-Oakland University INCubator pitch competition deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3. With support of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and local businesses and partners, the Macomb-OU INCubator will award $20,000 in cash and in-kind prizes to winning Michigan high-growth technology businesses with $2.5 million or less in revenue and in business for thre years or less. In-kind prizes include legal aid from Butzel Long. Finalists will be announced, Aug. 24 and the Finalist’s Live Competition is Oct. 8. Visit wwwp.oakland.edu/macombouinc.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Detroit SCORE and Entrepreneurs Network Of Michigan are presenting an interactive seminar for ages 50 and up, to consider starting a business. The seminar is 6-8 p.m. July 29 at Next Center 2121 Midvale, Birmingham. It offers resources from the SCORE and the Small Business Association's Encore Entrepreneurs. A growing number of entrepreneurs ages 50 and up, are using interests, hobbies or skills to start a small business.To sign up for free, contact Ike Engelbaum, founder of Entrepreneurs Network Of Michigan at 313-929-6105.
Monday, July 20, 2015
SCORE Detroit is presenting “Social Media for Small Business Owners,” 8:45 a.m.-noon, July 25 at 28200 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, detroit.score.org, 313-226-7947.