The entrepreneurial spirit is booming in Metro Detroit with more interest in entrepreneurship than ever.  This conference is designed to provide attendees 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.

Business Conference

Alison Vaughn

Speaker, Author & CEO of Jackets for Jobs

Ken Siver

Mayor of Southfield

Carolyn Cassin 

CEO of the Michigan Women's Foundation

Pam Perry

Social Media Strategist &

Public Relations Guru 

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

Sponsored by:

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

Kirk Armstrong

Owner and Principle

​Armstrong Sales Coaching

Confirmed Speakers:

South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association & University of Phoenix present

Kim Schott

Marketing & Sales Strategist

Schott Cultural Consulting

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​​​Entrepreneur & Small

Jan Cardwell, MBA, PhD

VP/Campus Director of University of Phoenix 


Join Us for Michigan's Largest Small Business Conference!

7 Conference Tracks

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

ZaLonya Allen, PhD

South East Michigan Entrepreneurs Association

Attend the 2017 Entrepreneur & Small Business

Conference  and discover a path to your dreams!

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

Quick Links

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

On the beautiful campus of the University of Phoenix - Southfield

Ryan Mack

Financial Consultant & CNN Commentator 

Pathways to Success

Derek  Edwards

Vice President at Invest Detroit