The Oakland County area has an abundance of opportunities for existing businesses and new ventures.
When the going gets rough, the entrepreneurial spirit gets creative and resourceful.
The Oakland Press has gathered upcoming events, news and links to help business owners and professionals succeed.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Southfield Chamber to host Entrepreneurs Forum

The Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce and South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association are hosting Entrepreneurs Forum, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 18 at Regency Manor, 25228 W. Twelve Mile Road, Southfield. The cost is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers, For more information, visit southfieldchamber.com.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Tech248 MeetUp to be held at winery in Highland

The next monthly Oakland County Tech248 MeetUp is 3-5 p.m. May 8, at Hoffman Farms Winery, 2521 Rose Center Road, Highland Township. The topic is Connected Vehicles. For more information, call Christopher Dinnan at 248-858-1922. There is a no solicitation policy for the MeetUps. Register at www.AdvantageOakland.com/businessworkshops.
The MeetUps are networking events designed to connect people of tech companies in Oakland County.

Friday, April 27, 2018

SBA and SCORE host National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

The National Small Business Week Virtual Conference is 12:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. May 1-3. Hosted by the SBA and SCORE Association, the three-day virtual conference is held during the annual Small Business Week, (April 30-May 5).

The conference is free and features 12 educational webinars, as well as mentoring sessions, networking opportunities and resources. Participants can attend any of the live sessions that interest them.

Register for the conference at score.6connex.com/event/vc/nsbw/login?lang=en-us&mcc=homepage.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Tech248 networking event set for Madison Heights

The next monthly Tech248 MeetUp is 3-5 p.m. April 26 at MRA Mobile Experiential, 950 E. Whitcomb Ave. Madison Heights.
This month's topic is “Classroom to Commercial” featuring Greg Doyle, Tech248; Brad Frederick, founder, Media Genesis; Tony Amato, CEO, MRA Mobile Experiential; Guss Issa, CEO of GHI Electronics, LLC and Ross Sheleh, director of Business Development, GHI Electronics.
The MeetUps are networking events designed to connect people of tech companies in Oakland County.
Register for Tech248 MeetUp. Admission is free. There is a no solicitation policy for the MeetUps. For more information, call Christopher Dinnan at 248-858-1922.
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson formed Tech248 in 2014 to promote Oakland County as a global technology hub and increase tech-based business, skilled tech labor and collaboration.