Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University 
2350 Business Ct.
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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Cheri Bales 
SCORE Kalamazoo / SW Michigan 

SCORE-Kalamazoo/SW Michigan

1126 Gull Rd.

Kalamazoo, MI 49048

(269) 344-1419


SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling.


SCORE's 2018 Entreprenuership Day

Ever have a great idea for a business, or say to yourself, “There has got to be a better way!” From the internet to cars, from cassette tapes to duct tape, someone, somewhere had an idea for a new product or service.

Do you have that same entrepreneurial spirit?

The 2018 Entrepreneurship Day is where entrepreneurs meet experts in the fields of marketing, business start up, finance, nonprofit management, and more. The world is full of great business, services, and products because someone had “a better idea."

Who will attend:

  • Budding business owners
  • Existing successful business owners
  • Expert-in-their-field presenters
  • Business owners seeking advice

Why attend:

  • Networking with business experts
  • Exposure for your business
  • 16 breakout sessions to choose from
  • Access to concentrated resources and expertise
  • Discover free resources from SCORE

Choose from 16 workshops including:

  • Market Research
  • Digital Media and Direct Marketing
  • Buying or Selling a Business
  • Legal Issues in Businesses
  • Hiring versus Contracting
  • Crowdfunding
  • Effective Web Design
  • Video for Small Business
  • Financing Options
  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounting
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Women in Business
  • Operating a Nonprofit
  • Social Media Marketing…and more!

All activities take place at WMU’s Fetzer Center. The schedule for the day is as follows

  • Registration and Continental Breakfast, 8 to 9:15 a.m.
  • Opening Session, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m.
  • Session I, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Session II, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Lunch, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Session III, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
  • Extended Session IV, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
  • Public Networking Event, 4 to 6 p.m.

$85 after September 1

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