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, July 19, 2017

Events for business owners and start-ups planned

• The Waterford Chamber Young Professionals Network is hosting their annual Brewing for Business, July 20 at Oakland Yard. Taste brews from local breweries: Parker’s Hilltop Brewery and CJ’s Brewing Company. Entertainment by Johnny Stevenson, register at
• Starting a Business workshop is 10 a.m.-noon July 27 at Troy Public Library, 510 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy, register at or call 248-858-0783, free admission.
• “Oakland is Open for Business” vendor workshop is 2-4 p.m. Aug. 9 at Oakland County Executive Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township. Oakland County business owners, entrepreneurs, vendors, suppliers and contractors are invited to learn how to become a registered vendor with Oakland County. It was organized by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, along with the Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs and Purchasing. Register for the free event at Contact Connie Srogi at 248-858-4078 or email

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