Check out the following upcoming events and programs related to
Economic Development in Novi.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Mobilize Today Presentation - Thursday, 5/9 - 5:30pm - Attendees will gain insight into opportunities to improve the mobile strategy for any organization. Free Event.
Begins Friday, May 10, 2013
Venture Forward program begins May 10 in Waterford
Venture Forward is an intensive 11 week program designed for
owners, CEO's and top management team members held in Waterford
starting May 10. Applicants and their businesses must have at
least two years experience or operation, revenue of more than
$100,000 and a minimum of two full-time employees. Focus is on
issues most important to business health and growth.
Attendees learn to make critical business and strategy
decisions, investigate next-stage growth and opportunity, plan
for strategic growth, build and maintain a competitive advantage
and maximize cash flow for profitability.
Complete the online confidential application. (Applications
are vetted and subject to program guidelines.)
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 Thursday, June 6, 2013
Business Research: Feasibility and Expansion Business
Research shows you ways to find your ideal customers, your
competitors, perform competitive analysis and more.
Presented by: The Oakland County Business Center, Oakland County
Market Research Department and an Oakland County Business
Attend and get the following
takeaways: Find your ideal customers Find new customers
Find your competitors Perform competitive analysis
Identify new site locations Target direct mail campaigns
Reveal untapped markets Expand into appropriate new markets
Click here for more information.
Friday, May 17, 2013 7:30am to
9:00am Walsh College Novi Campus 41500 Gardenbrook Road,
Room 502, Novi, MI 48375
Business Development Roundtable Breakfast Hosted by Walsh
College, Novi Campus Walsh College proudly hosts a forum
on Michigan's economy. Walsh College President Stephanie
Bergeron presents: - Senate Economic Development Committee
Chair Senator Mike Kowall (R-White Lake, 15th District) -
Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson - City of Novi
Mayor Bob Gatt Continental breakfast sponsored by: The
Suburban Collection Showplace, Blair Bowman Questions can be
directed to: Andrea Richards, Manager, Special Events & Donor
Relations, Walsh College 248-823-1204 or
firstname.lastname@example.org There is no charge for this event
and you can register online at
Small Business Workshops Offered at Oakland County Business
Center The Oakland County Business Center - MI-SBTDC offers
various small business workshops in including Marketing Your
Business, Twitter/Facebook/Linkin for Business, Fundamentals of
Writing a Business Plan, Achieving Fiscal Fitness, and many
For more information on workshops, click here.
Schoolcraft College - Small Business & Technology Development
Center Seminars Whether you're considering
self-employment or are at the beginning stages of starting your
business, the Schoolcraft College SBTDC offers a number of
classes, workshops, and seminars catering to the needs of
entrepreneurs. Registration is currently on-going for their
Entrepreneur Series which includes seminars on the following
topics: • Starting a Business • Writing a Business Plan
• Marketing Your Business • Business Legal Issues •
Financial Management Advance reservations are required.
For more information on programs offered at the Schoolcraft
College Small Business & Technology Development Center , click