January 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Have you been thinking about starting a business or side hustle but don’t know where to start? Startup Saturday offers a great opportunity for entrepreneurs at any level to work with experienced business mentors and receive a crash course on starting a new business. The team from Innovate Marquette SmartZone will help you define your idea, identify your target market, evaluate marketing opportunities, and review the process on how to make your business official. Complimentary lunch and all coffee provided.
Make it a 2019 resolution to start pursuing your idea and attend this one-day bootcamp to kick off the year right! This is a FREE event that includes lunch, however, seats are limited to the first 15 registrants, so RSVP quickly to ensure your spot!
BUSINESS ON TAP: entrepreneurs as educators
Ore Dock Brewing Company
January 30, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
This month’s #BusinessOnTap features guest speaker Dr. Joe Lubig, Associate Dean of Education, Leadership, and Public Service at NMU. Dr. Lubig, who was recently appointed to Michigan’s 21st Century Education Commission, presents on the relationship between entrepreneurship and education. He discusses the shared opportunity between entrepreneurs and educators to form socially responsible and curious individuals, as well as talks about how practices from the classroom can translate successfully into the workplace.