Business Plan Competition

Business Plan Competition

Business Plan Competition For Mason County Based Businesses $50,000 prize Applications due by July 31, 2017 One lucky entrepreneur with a viable business idea or with less than $100,000 in sales annually will win $50,000 in prize money in a “Shark Tank”-style competition in front of a live audience Sept. 15. And the only catch […]

Pitch Competition

Three Opportunities for Entrepreneurs to Compete for Prizes  in Ypsilanti Pitch@WCC  Pitch@WCC is geared toward students and the community to strengthen entrepreneurial skills and advance business concepts, improving success at the event and beyond. The event takes place at Washtenaw Community College, located at 4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI‎, on April 20, […]

2017 National Small Business Week Nominations

  The countdown is on! Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell? If so, submit your nomination today for the 2017 National Small Business Week awards. All nominations must be mailed or hand delivered to the nearest SBA Office no later than 3:00 p.m. ET on January 10, 2017. […]


Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship Westin Southfield Detroit Southfield, Michigan 48075 United States AND MichBio Conference & Expo Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites 100 W Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI  49007 Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:30am – 5:30pm   ACE 2017 S A V E — T H E — D A T E – Thursday, January […]

Michigan Celebrates Small Business – Save the Date

Michigan Celebrates Small Business – Save the Date The premier small business awards program celebrates Michigan with over 60 small business owners recognized for their leadership and their business’ impact on their communities. The Michigan 50 Companies to Watch, the Contractor of the Year, Main Street USA, Small Business Innovation and the Small Business Administration […]

ACE 2015

Get ready for ACE’15! The 15th Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship will be connecting hundreds of the state’s technology startups with investors and service providers on January 29. The program features many annual favorites, including the ACE Elevator Pitch Competition, one-on-one advisory sessions in the Consultants’ Corridor, and an afternoon of relevant and timely breakout sessions. […]

Michigan Celebrates Small Business May 7, 2015 Event/ Award Nominations Sought

Michigan 50 Companies to   Watch – Nominations Now Open The Michigan  50 Companies to Watch will be recognized at the 11th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event on May 7, 2015. This year’s theme is Unleashing Innovation and Growth: Michigan Entrepreneurs and we’re looking for companies that are innovative in their fields or business   practices and are achieving growth and success. This […]

Michigan Celebrates Small Business

Michigan Celebrates Small Business The tenth annual awards ceremony for Michigan Celebrates Small Business on May 6 will feature the not-to-be-missed networking reception and the Award Ceremony.  Governor Snyder will give the opening address at this black tie optional event featuring the 50 Companies to Watch. Small business owners and supporters come from all across the […]

EY Entrepreneur of the Year

EY Entrepreneur of the Year.  The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program is awarded to those who seek to manifest their ideas, moving the economy forward and creating good in their communities.  They’re all around us — maybe you’re one of them. Entrepreneurs are nothing if not diligent, often relentless in pursuit of their dreams. But […]

Inforum Awards to Organizational Solutions LLC

Organizational Solutions Receives Inforum Award March 6, 2011 Battle Creek Enquirer Business Notables Inforum has named Kathleen Mechem of Organizational Solutions LLC in Battle Creek an Inner Circle Honoree for being one of Michigan’s top female executives. Mechem is a founding member of Inforum’s Southwest Michigan chapter and a member of its Regional Council.  Inforum […]