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April 2019

Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council 7th Annual Member Meeting

April 23 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Kellog Hotel and Conference Center, 219 South Harrison Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823 United States
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Free – $185

Please join Michigan EIBC on Tuesday, April 23 for the 7th Annual Member Meeting at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing. This full-day conference - our most popular event of the year - provides attendees an opportunity to network, learn about innovations in advanced energy, and get an overview on the latest policy developments. There will be several break-out panels throughout the day and dozens of expert panelists. The event brings together leaders in Michigan's advanced energy…

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Employee Handbooks and Personnel Policies

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 600 S. Walnut
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
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$270 – $295

Protect your organization from employment litigation and costly legal fees by updating or drafting your employee policy manual. This workshop will guide you through what should and should not be included in your employee manual. You will then break up into groups to review your own organization’s manual or discuss creating one. In either case, you’ll have the unique opportunity to collaborate with others in the group and benefit from input from an attorney. Due to the nature of the…

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Google Drive: Working in the Cloud

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Small Business Development Center – Lansing, 309 N Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
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Free

Google Drive has 240 million active users, which means you are probably using it; but are you using it to its best potential? Learn some tips about how to go beyond the basics of using Google Drive; including creating forms, sharing files, organizing files, revision histories, useful Drive Apps, and more. Please install an up-to-date Google Chrome browser. You will also need a Google login and password. Bring your own laptop.

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Putting Social Media to Work for Your Business

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152 United States
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Free

Connect with prospective customers, raise awareness of your brand, increase traffic to your website, and grow your business in this advanced, hands-on class. Discover how to select and manage the right social media platforms(s) for your product or service.

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Starting a Business – Mt. Clemens

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mt. Clemens Public Library, 150 Cass Ave
Mt. Clemens, MI 48038 United States
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Free

It will help aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. Start-up costs, financing options, and business planning are introduced, along with necessary steps to getting started. Speaker(s): Michigan SBDC Staff Co-Sponsor(s): Mt Clemens Public Library

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Employee Hiring, Selection and Motivation

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NEW Center Building, 1100 N. Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States
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$10

Everyone knows that if you hire the right people for the right job, your company's productivity can skyrocket. However, one of the most difficult tasks a manager or entrepreneur faces today is finding that right person. In this workshop, you will learn how to properly prepare for an interview and use effective screening questions to increase your chances of finding the right fit. You will also learn what motivates an employee once you hire them and how to effectively reward…

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May 2019

Tax Policy and Wage Compensation Conference

May 1 @ 9:00 am - May 2 @ 3:00 pm
Walsh College, 41500 Gardenbrook Rd
Novi, MI 48375 United States
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$470 – $495

Day One: Tax Policy If you are having difficulty keeping up with the latest changes in Michigan taxes or trying to figure out whether recent cases have any effect on your tax planning, look no further. This day will review the pertinent legislative and judicial changes in business taxes to let you know how your organization will be affected. Current audit trends and tips for future planning and filing will also be revealed. Agenda: Corporate Income Tax Federal Tax Conformity…

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How to sell to the Federal Government-Detroit

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council, 100 River Place Drive Suite 300
Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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Free

Each year, our government spends billions of dollars purchasing goods and services fro private firms. The SBA works to create an environment for maximum participation by small, disadvantaged, and woman-owned businesses in federal government contract awards and large prime subcontract awards. SBA administers several programs and services that assist small businesses in meeting the requirements to receive government contracts, either as prime contractors or subcontractors. These include the 8(a) Business Development Program, System Award Management (SAM), HUBZone Program and SUB-Net.…

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Using Online Surveys to Understand Your Market

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Small Business Development Center – Lansing, 309 N Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
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Free

How much should you charge for your product or service? What are the "must have" features customers want? Are there enough interested customers near your business location? Using surveys to ask these types of questions is critical to understanding your market and sales potential, whether you’re starting or growing an existing business, presenting at a business pitch competition or seeking a loan at a bank. In this session, we’ll cover why you should create a survey, discuss techniques for writing…

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Discover How to Sell Your Product or Service to the Federal Government

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Macomb OU-Incubator, 6633 18 Mile
Sterling Hieghts, MI 48314 United States
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Free

Each year, our government spends billions of dollars purchasing goods and services from private firms. The SBA works to create an environment for maximum participation by small, disadvantaged, and woman-owned businesses in federal government contract awards and large prime subcontract awards. SBA administers several programs and services that assist small businesses in meeting the requirements to receive government contracts, either as prime contractors or subcontractors. These include the 8(a) Business Development Program, System Award Management (SAM), HUBZone Program and SUB-Net.…

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