Category Archives: SBTDC

“Small Business Saturday” should be a year-round mindset

by Chris Wendel You may have seen the recent promotions for a national event scheduled for the Saturday after Thanksgiving branded Small Business Saturday.  The idea is to highlight the importance of small business to the American economy, keeping up … Continue reading

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Small Business Financing Roundtable

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Book Review: Small Giants

Small Giants Companies That Chose to Be Great Instead of Big It’s hard to think of a book that has been mentioned to me more often in the past five years than Small Giants. Realizing how important it is for … Continue reading

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Questions about Tax Incentives? Here are the answers…

Learn About: Hire Act, Health Care Tax Credit, Online Resources Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:00 am – 12 noon (continental breakfast served at 8am) Michigan Works! Service Center Conference Room 1209 S. Garfield Avenue, Traverse City Download/view/print Registration Flier or Register … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for TWO business plan competitions…

Two business plan competitions are heating up, the proven GLEQ and the new “Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.”  The new program focuses heavily on prizes and exposure.  There are a total of $1 million in awards, and the awards will be … Continue reading

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Last Chance to sign up for FastTrac®!

Last chance to get on the FastTrac®! Tuesday, September 7 from 6:00PM-8:00PM. University Center; Building & Room = University Center, Room #209 Instructor = Chris Wendel and Meg Havenga Click here to register online now or call (231) 995-1700 FastTrac, … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Buying In”

by Chris Wendel The world of marketing seems to be constantly adjusting to changing mediums, ad leery consumers and technology that allows us to more easily ignore messages altogether. It is a well accepted notion that through the years we … Continue reading

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