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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | SBDC's Role in Preparation

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
March 13, 2018 9:00 AM

Join Michigan’s small business celebration! Tickets are now available for the 14th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala, held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Lansing. 

In the SoundCloud PodCast embedded below Michigan Celebrates Co-Founder Chris Holman speaks with Michigan SBDC's Special Projects Coordinator Joshua Marko.

As Michigan Celebrates Small Business Annual Celebration less than two months away Chris Holman speaks with SBDC's Joshua Marko. They discuss what's been going on all year in preparation? Founding organization Michigan SBDC now the event coordinator. Who is being recognized in May? (categories). They also cover the nominations process... narrowed to awardees. Founders to recognize, Partners to recognize, along with details the business community might not realize about MCSB.
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Michigan Celebrates Small Business | 2018 Event Tickets Now Available

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
February 26, 2018 12:00 PM

Coastal Automotive

Join Michigan’s small business celebration! Tickets are now available for the 14th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business awards gala, held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in Lansing.

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Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Ceremony

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 18, 2016 10:00 AM

Michigan Celebrates Small Business

Excerpts from the 2016 Michigan Celebrates Small Business annual dinner, including 2016 Michigan Small Business Innovation Award, 2016 Main Street USA Award, thanking of the partners and sponsors on the evening, then back in for the second half of the evening after the dinner. Then the acknowledgment of the founding partners and introduction of Sherri Jones, who formally announces Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award winners for this year.

 

Michigan Celebrates Small Business - Inspiring Progress and Prosperity.

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MCSB Michigan Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year Award - Contract Professionals, Inc.

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 12, 2016 9:53 AM

Contract Professionals, Inc

Certified by the National Veterans Business Development Council (NVBDC) as veteran owned, Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) is a DoD cleared, ISO certified, ITAR compliant global staffing company with over 33 years of operating history. Founded in 1982, CPI has extensive experience providing services to aerospace, automotive, defense, industrial, information technology, manufacturing and telecommunication industries.

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MCSB Main Street USA Award - Mrs. Glee's

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 12, 2016 9:37 AM

Mrs. Glee's

Seeking alternative markets for the Michigan produced navy bean; a group discovered that the gluten-free food market was in need of products with more protein and fiber. When navy beans were converted to flour, it was shown to be very adaptable as a base ingredient for a number of gluten free products.

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MCSB 50 Companies to watch - Coastal Automotive

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 12, 2016 9:26 AM

Coastal Automotive

Clarence Martin was one of Coastal Automotive’s three founders in January of 2008.  A Massachusetts native, he earned his Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Massachusetts.  Martin has over 17 years’ experience in the international automotive and manufacturing industry, serving as a Director of Purchasing, Quality Engineer, Field Engineer, and his current role as President of Coastal Automotive.

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Michigan Women-Owned Small Business of the Year - Motawi Tileworks

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 12, 2016 9:17 AM

Motawi Tileworks

Nawal Motawi founded Motawi Tileworks in 1992. A University of Michigan art school graduate with a restless spirit and an interest in applied arts, Nawal moved to Detroit to learn tilemaking at Detroit’s storied Pewabic Pottery. She returned to Ann Arbor after just two years to begin making her own tiles in a garage studio and selling them from a stand she rented at the local farmers market.

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MCSB Awardee - ContentOro

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
May 3, 2016 8:00 PM

Named 2016 Innovation Award Winner

ContentOro was founded in 2014 by Bob Chunn to address a problem he had while attempting to attract and engage customers online. “Finding a freelancer or company to write for my sites was a time consuming and expensive proposition. The writing was inauthentic and usually written to promote keywords versus delivering value to my end consumer.”

Bob knew there had to be a better way.

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RMC Strategies on Combating The Talent Gap

Michigan Business Beat
May 3, 2016 4:00 PM

Jim Biermiester and Jamie Lytle, Managing Partners of Recruitment Management Consultants, LLC, (RMC) return to MBN after a recent spotlight on the Michigan Celebrates Feature. 
 
As one of the largest recruitment companies in the Michigan area. the discuss dealing with an unemployment rate of 2.8% in the IT sector and what that means for recruitment agencies in Michigan stating, "This is the essence of why we started the business."
 
RMC also talks about helping to combat Michigan talent moving out of state.
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Health and Safety Firm Named to MI 50 Companies to Watch List

Business Next
April 25, 2016 8:42 AM

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Ellen Hallett, chief operating officer for RightAnswer.com, Inc., of Midland. The firm was recently named a member of the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch.

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