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1/9/2013 Press Release
Ready, Set, Venture Start - February 11, Seminar on Starting Your Business

For Immediate Release

Contact:  Christine M. Greve
Email:  christinegreve@delta.edu
Phone:  989.758.3627

Venture Start – Starting a Business

MARLETTE, MI – The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center Great Lakes Bay is pleased to offer a Venture Start – Starting a Business seminar at ThumbWorks! at 3270 Wilson in Marlette on February 11, 2013, from 1 to 4:00 p.m.

This seminar, formerly titled Fundamentals of Starting a Business, is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment and those who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. Delivered in a workshop format, this introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with other necessary steps to getting started.

For more information about MI-SBTDC business education workshops and to register online, go to www.misbtdc.org/training or call 989.686.9597. Pre-registration is required. Seminar sponsors are ThumbWorks! and the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center Great Lakes Bay hosted by Delta College Corporate Services.

Entrepreneurs and small business owners may access business resources online at http://www.misbtdc.org/ or regional services of the Great Lakes Bay (serving Arenac, Bay, Huron, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, and Tuscola counties) by visiting www.misbtdc.org/GreatLakesBay or calling 989.686.9597.  Find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/MISBTDC.GreatLakesBay.

About Michigan SBTDC
The MI-SBTDC is a partner program of the U.S. Small Business Administration and provides one-on-one confidential, no-cost business counseling services by certified business consultants, business education, information-based planning and technology commercialization to new and existing businesses throughout Michigan’s 83 counties.

The MI-SBTDC is located at the Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  As host of the MI-SBTDC State Headquarters, the Seidman College of Business oversees the eleven-region MI-SBTDC network.  Entrepreneurs and small business owners may access the services of their nearest MI-SBTDC by calling 616.331.7480 or visiting www.misbtdc.org.