NMU AND COOL CITIES GROUP HOST ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPO

          MARQUETTE –  Northern Michigan University and Marquette’s Cool Cities Group will play host to an entrepreneurial forum for area residents interested in starting a business or formulating a business plan.  The event will take place from 4:30-8:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at the University Center.

          From 4:30-5:30 p.m., more than 20 booths will be on display in the Michigan room, providing resource professionals on topics ranging from financing to how to run a successful small business.

          Three 45-minute break-out sessions will take place from 5:30-8:15 p.m. in the Ontario, Pioneer A and Pioneer B rooms. The 5:30-6:15 p.m. topics are e-commerce for beginners, business plan development, and accounting and legal issues.  The 6:30-7:15 p.m. topics are home-based and cottage industries, advanced e-commerce and start-up financing.  The 7:30-8:15 p.m. topics are art and design, considering a franchise, and marketing.

          There is no admission charge and pre-registration is not necessary.  For more information, contact Nheena at 906-226-3911.



Prepared By
Julee Basal
Media Relations Coordinator
906-227-2888
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