July Business Workshops

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Wish your business was as hot as the weather outside? Do you have a brilliant idea, but need help turning it into action? Boost your business potential with the help of Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center. Get help from experts with advice regarding small business loans, start-ups, and more. Register today and let the One Stop Shop’s business experts provide the advice and assistance you need to bring that summer heat to your venture.

July Business Workshops:

Market Research Basic At the Troy Library
Tuesday, July 11th, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Troy Public Library, 510 W. Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48084
Fee: This workshop is free, but pre-registration is required

Market Research Basics will show you ways to find your ideal customers, your competitors, perform competitive analysis and more.

CEED Lending Small Business Loan Orientation
Wednesday, July 12th, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Fee: This workshop is free, but pre-registration is required

If you have a need for alternative financing and your business is located in Oakland County, consider learning more about the CEED Lending Small Business Loan Program.

Discover the requirements and process necessary to apply for and obtain a Small Business Loan. CEED Lending is an initiative of Great Lakes Women’s Business Council.

Starting a Business At the Troy Public Library
Thursday, July 27th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Troy Public Library, 510 W. Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48084
Fee: This workshop is free, but pre-registration is required

As an introductory session delivered in a workshop format, this course helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products. The basics of business ownership are introduced, along with resources available to help launch new ventures in Michigan. The seminar is FREE and the information is PRICELESS!

Walk-In Start-Up Thursdays – Now in Two Locations
Waterford: Every Thursday, 9:30 AM – Noon & 1:30 – 4:30 PM
Novi: First Thursday of Every Month, 9:30 AM – Noon & 1:30 – 4:30 PM
Fee: This workshop is free and no appointment is necessary

Individuals who want to launch a business but don’t know where to begin can receive confidential, one-on-one advice from an experienced business consultant. Counselors will answer start-up questions; suggest next steps and guidance on business planning tools. Walk-in sessions available on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 15 minutes.

Registration and Workshop Details:

Pre-register by visiting Advantage Oakland’s Business Workshops page or by calling 248-858-0783.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are held at the Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, west of Telegraph, in Waterford.

Stay connected with the Business Center on Advantage Oakland’s Facebook and Twitter and learn more about the Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center on their website or visit their Eventbrite page.


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