Featured Events

business on tap: what’s newsworthy?

how to maximize media visibility

ore dock brewing co.

September 25th, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Our next segment of #BusinessOnTap features Kristi Evans, news director for NMU Marketing and Communications, where she will bring her many years of experience to the table and address the value of media visibility and what makes something "newsworthy" for your business.

Join us for this free event on September 25. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. All attendees who drop a business card or provide an email address upon arrival receive one complimentary beer and has the opportunity to win a free signature Innovate Marquette SmartZone pub glass!

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

 

Business on Tap: Ignite Your Passion

applying purpose to your business

ore dock brewing co.

August 28th, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

#BusinessOnTap is back! Jesse Wilson, a purpose and leadership consultant from Ann Arbor, Mich., brings his decades of experience to this session. Ignite Your Passion will help you understand and apply the Natural Planning Model, a model aimed at finding your passion (your WHY!) and applying it to your business to achieve ultimate success.

Join us for this free event on August 28. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. All attendees who drop a business card or provide an email address upon arrival receive one complimentary beer and has the opportunity to win a free signature Innovate Marquette SmartZone pub glass!

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

 
 
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Blueberry festival

downtown marquette, outside ampersand coworking

July 26th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Come visit Innovate Marquette SmartZone outside Ampersand Coworking to learn about our upcoming event, The U.P. Pitch. Play games, win prizes, enjoy treats, and submit your innovative product and business ideas to theUPpitch.com.

“Washington and Front streets will be bustling with sidewalk sales, food vendors, artists, demonstrations, pony rides, inflatable arcade games, and activities for children and families. Downtown restaurants will satisfy your cravings for blueberry fare, from blueberry pizza to blueberry beer, while many downtown shops offer will offer “blue” specials.”

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Upper peninsula State fair

U.p. state fairgrounds, escanaba, mi

August 12th - 18th, 2019. 10:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Interact with Innovate Marquette SmartZone and Invent@NMU employees at the U.P. State Fair. Learn about our programs, our upcoming events, our provided services, and more.

“Since 1928, the Upper Peninsula State Fair has provided a place for folks from across the nation to experience and celebrate the unique culture and heritage of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. […] Come experience “Pure Fun, Pure Goodness, and Pure Michigan” at the Upper Peninsula State Fair – this year and every year!”

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