South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association
The Premier Association for Michigan Business Owners

Join us for Entrepreneurs Forum September 16th at Franklin Athletic Club 

Eventbrite - Entrepreneurs Forum: Where Preparation Meets Opportunity

Come out and network with area business owners and agencies. Get inspired as you learn about the many resources and support networks available to you! Specialists from key Michigan agencies will be on hand to answer your questions. Conference topics include: funding, networking tips, help for start ups and more. You will meet hundreds of entrepreneurs showcasing their products and services. 

We will kick off the event with one of Michigan's most powerful motivational speakers DeAndre Carter, author of Demand Greatness! Get inspired to go after your dreams! Recognized as an award winning speaker and ranked among the top in the world by Toastmaster International, Mr. Carter’s impact transcends demographics as he has extended himself for more than 15 years to over 500 audiences with life changing messages. Mr. Carter received his BA from Michigan State University in Business Marketing. (Book signing following presentation).

      Our closing speaker will be President and CEO of Grand Legacy Corporation Ken Johnson. Ken is the inventor of the popular Phase 10 Card Game and Board Game sold in stores worldwide. Phase 10 products are available at Wal-Mart. Target, Toy-R-Us, K-mart and other retailers across the US. Licensees include, Mattel Corp & Ravensburger. Ken will share his powerful story along with networking strategies that helped him achieve his goals. 
Jerry Scrivo, Senior Vice President and COO of Master Mind Consulting Network, will discuss the numerous funding options available for start-ups as well as those seeking funds to expand an established business. Jerry has 36 years experience with some of the nations top corporations including GM. He has seven patents and has been working with entrepreneurs since 1999. Jerry is listed in "Who's Who in Technology Today"  

 Event Highlights Include
 Panel will Feature Reps from

Celebrity Keynote

Powerful Breakout Sessions

Panel Discussion on Resources

Exhibitors Showcase

Lunch & Hors d’oeuvres

Give-aways and more

Agencies focused on Small Business 
Small Business Administration

One Stop Shop Business Center
Oakland University Incubator

Michigan Women's Foundation 
(Q and A will follow presentation)

Eventbrite - Entrepreneurs Forum: Where Preparation Meets Opportunity

Exhibitor/Vendor Information:
Entrepreneurs, business owners and suppliers are invited to exhibit at the 2016 Entrepreneurs Forum designed to promote your business, products and services as well as provide the information and resources you need to grow your business. The showcase and expo will take place throughout the entirety of the event with multiple breaks in the program to allow attendees to connect with you! Exhibitor details include: 
  • Space is $150.00 
  • 8 Foot Table with 2 Chairs (table cloth not included)
  • 2 Event Registrations
  • Company Name in Program
  • Set up time 11am to 12 Noon

Business Name
Phone Number

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