((o
Knowledge • News • Insights
 o))
In Partnership With

MBN Blog

Under the Bridge Campaign Within $6,000 of Goal After SkyVue Pledge

Michigan Business Network
September 4, 2015 8:30 PM

LANSING, MI - With only 7 days left in the Under the Bridge campaign, RISE Real Estate, the development company supporting the SkyVue on Michigan project, has made a $10,000 pledge to the placemaking campaign.

Read More

MEDA Annual Meeting - A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development

Michigan Business Beat
September 4, 2015 7:30 PM

During the MEDA (Michigan Economic Developers Association) Annual Meeting in Bellaire, MI, one of the panel discussions was "A Millennial Perspective on Economic Development."

Read More

Four Flag Area Apple Festival Taking Place October 1 - 4, in Niles, MI

Party @ MI Place
September 4, 2015 6:30 PM

Sue Bila talks with Pat Teeter, about the Niles, Michigan's Four Flag Area Apple Festival, taking place October 1 - 4, 2015. They discuss all of the great events happening at this festival and also take a look at the history behind the event pageant.

Read More

Unique Festivals and Events Around the State of Michigan

Party @ MI Place
September 4, 2015 5:00 PM

John “Gonzo” Gonzalez is the statewide entertainment, travel, beer and food writer for MLive.com, leading a statewide multi-media approach for MLive Media Group, to help his readers experience all things Michigan. John and Sue Bila will discuss unique festivals around the State of Michigan, and the festivals' economic impact on their communities.

Read More

Fallasburg Fall Festival for the Arts Happening this Month!

Party @ MI Place
September 4, 2015 1:30 PM

Sue Bila is joined by Lorain Smalligan, from the Fallasburg Fall Festival for the Arts. The festival takes place September 19 and 20, 2015, in Lowell, Michigan. Sue and Lorain discuss the different art aspects of the event, different activities for children and adults, the history of event and the economic impact the event has on the community.

Read More

Michigan Brewers Guild Festivals

Party @ MI Place
September 4, 2015 12:30 PM

Sue Bila is joined by Scott Graham executive director of Michigan Brewers Guild. Scott and Sue discuss the Michigan Brewers Guild Beer Festivals around the State of Michigan. How do the festivals help Michigan Brewers Guild grow? They discuss the highlights for the events, dates for next year and the latest new products.

Read More

Half Top Ten List of Great Marketing Books

Marketing Moments
September 4, 2015 11:30 AM

In a Hat’s Off to David Letterman,
Here is a Half Top Ten List of Great Marketing Books

It seems everyone on the Internet has a “top 10” list of marketing books. As a professor at Michigan State University, I’m often asked for my recommendations too.

Read More

09-30-2015: Hispanic Heritage Month Recognition & Cesar Chavez Commemorative Dinner

Michigan Business Network
September 4, 2015 9:51 AM

Keynote Speaker: Francisco “Pancho” Gonzalez, Vice President & General Manager, Michigan Region, McDonalds. Individuals will be recognized in the areas of Arts, Business, Advocate, Educator and Lifetime Achievement. Scholarships will also be awarded. 

Read More

Great Tips to Improve Your Market Research

Business Next
September 4, 2015 8:30 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, interviews Anne Wenzel, author of The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Market Research. Wenzel, herself a principal in a market research firm, takes entrepreneurs through the process of assessing such things as market size and growth, market trends and needs, emerging technologies, competition, and distribution patterns.

Read More

The Seven Deadly Sins of Entrepreneurship

Business Next
September 4, 2015 6:59 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with sales coach and trainer, Greg Coyne, of Gerry Weinberg and Associates Sandler Training, about the seven deadly sins of entrepreneurship: not having written goals, not cultivating new prospects, having no system to grow the business, talking too much, not being comfortable talking about budget, lacking an upfront agreement and mistaking suspects for prospects.

Read More

NEWER POSTS  |  ALL POSTS  |   |