Keynote Speakers

South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association & University of Phoenix present

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Only $49.00! Early registration ends Friday September 15th!

September 22, 2017 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 

Title Sponsor:

Jan Cardwell, MBA, PhD

VP/Campus Director of University of Phoenix 

Some of our Exhibitors Include:

Derek  Edwards

Vice President at Invest Detroit


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Conference  and discover a path to your dreams!

Irene Spanos

Oakland County Economic Development Director

"5 Ways To Boost Business Now"

Alison Vaughn

Speaker, Author & CEO of Jackets for Jobs


Ken Siver

Mayor of Southfield

21 breakout sessions facilitated by Michigan thought leaders from Michigan's Entrepreneurial Community! 

Camille Walker Banks

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Ryan Mack

Financial Consultant & CNN Commentator 

"How Businesses Become Profitable"

Business Conference

Carolyn Cassin 

CEO of the Michigan Women's Foundation

Kim Schott

Marketing & Sales Strategist

Schott Cultural Consulting


7 Conference Tracks


  • Leadership/Motivation
  • Finance/Operations
  • HR/Management
  • Sales/Operations
  • Networking/Presentation
  • Internet/Social Media
  • Technology/Innovation




​​​Entrepreneur & Small

Kirk Armstrong

Owner and Principle

​Armstrong Sales Coaching


​Other Featured Speakers Include:

Association Sponsor:

Spend a day networking & learning with Michigan entrepreneurs. Whether you are seasoned or just starting out there is something for you!

The entrepreneurial spirit is booming in Metro Detroit with more interest in entrepreneurship than ever.  This conference is designed to provide entrepreneurs with a road map to success. At the conference  you will discover new opportunities for entrepreneurs in Metro Detroit. You will learn about an abundance of resources available to Michigan entrepreneurs. You will meet potential clients and referral partners. You will have an opportunity to connect with organizations on a mission to help entrepreneurs overcome challenges & achieve success.







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Platinum Sponsor:

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Come out and learn new ways to grow your business on the beautiful campus of the University of Phoenix in Southfield

Pathways to Success

Pam Perry

Social Media Strategist &

Public Relations Guru 

Here is what you can expect:


  • 2 Nationally Renowned Keynote Speakers
  • 2 Dynamic Panel Discussions
  • 21 Breakout Sessions 
  • 40 Exhibitors and Vendors
  • Resource Agencies for Entrepreneurs
  • Professional Networking
  • ​Breakfast and Lunch

Join Us for One of Michigan's Largest Small Business Conferences!

Gold Sponsors:

If you have questions feel free to give us a call at 248-491-3146

ZaLonya Allen, PhD

South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association