Small Business Week at BUILD Institute

Join BUILD Institute and the SBA for a FREE day of workshops to grow and scale your business for maximum impact.

May 7, 2019 from 12 pm to 7:30 pm at 2701 Bagley St, Detroit 48216

The day includes valuable business resources and one-on-one consulting to help you take your business to the next level.

12pm-1pm Resources for the Human Side of Your Business
Are you starting or growing a small business and feeling overwhelmed by it all? The SBDC is here to help with a variety of free resources and answers to your questions.

1:15- 2:15pm Marketing & Mail in the Digital Age
Those ready for the next level already understand that it takes money to make money. You know it is necessary to repeat your brand message to your audience. You will learn the advantages of mail and how it can work with your digital efforts (and is quite affordable!).

2:30- 3:30pm Branding Your Business 101
Learn the tips and methods from local expert, Eric Thomas from SAGA Marketing, on how you can best brand and promote your small business. Hear best practices for developing a customer-friendly cohesive brand to drive sales and marketshare.

3:45- 4:45pm Put Your Mark on It
When thinking about trademarks, copyrights, and patents for your business, they are always followed by more questions. Denise Sylvester from the US Trademark and Patent Office will share her knowledge of the HOW, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, and WHY for trademarks and patents.

5:00- 7:30pm Business Plan Mentoring Session
Bring your business plans for some spring cleaning! SCORE mentors will give useful group mentoring and 1-on-1 feedback sessions that can save you time and money.