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Igniting Innovation in Michigan Event for Entrepreneurs

Calling All Entrepreneurs!
• Need to know where to go for financing or help in renegotiating business loans?
• Does your company’s burn rate keep you up at night?
• Worried about lack of runway - OR effectively managing your growth?
• Do you want to know more about the region’s latest innovation trends?
• Or what support services are available at little or NO cost?
• Want to perfect your business pitch?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions or want to make strategic connections with other business leaders, then you can't afford to miss WWJ Newsradio 950’s power-packed conference:

Wednesday, September 29, 2010
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ford Conference and Event Center
1151 Village Road | Dearborn, MI

Igniting Innovation In Michigan will bring together resources from private, public and non-profit sectors – all in one place – to assist start-up and second stage companies thrive. In addition to benefiting from lessons learned by other successful entrepreneurs who have overcome major business challenges, you’ll also hear from venture capitalists, entrepreneur training providers, legal consultants, and others.


Registration Benefits Include:
Breakfast and Lunch

Strategic Networking - Make the connections you need to succeed with funding sources, talent, service providers and support programs from government and community organizations.
Panel Discussions - Get great content and hear from a variety of panelists on such topics including: You Know The Product, Now Meet The Person Behind It; Innovation/Entrepreneurship Trends, Training and Other Resources; and Advice From Successful Entrepreneurs.

Business Coach-Up Sessions - A free 30-minute one-on-one with vetted business counselors on such topics as idea evaluation, business plan reviews, financing options, the :30 elevator pitch review and general viability feedback. Advance reservations for a specific coaching session is required at the time you book your registration.

The Mingle and Match Session - Give your pitch or make "business ask/need" to a conference audience of investors, venture capitalists, talent, strategic partners, financial service providers and more! Come prepared to give your one minute pitch to everyone in attendance at the event. Network, find partners and explore opportunities in this session.
A complimentary 1G flash drive loaded with a Conference Sponsor and Resource Guide – and lots of strategic networking throughout the day.
GLITR Awards Presentation - meet the winners from the recent GLITR Awards Competition as they are announced during a special cocktail reception.
Space is limited and advanced registration is strongly encouraged. Mingle and Match and Business Coach-Up options are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Register Here.

Posted by kkowatch at September 15, 2010 12:32 PM


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