National Entrepreneurs Association and Mike Ilitch School of Business present...

Power Up
Your Business!

October 11, 2019 in Detroit 

@ Wayne State University 

Mike Ilitch School of Business

Technology has revolutionized the world creating tools and resources that make accessing information easier and faster than ever before! Regardless of your niche, entrepreneurs must keep pace with the times. This one-day event is designed to train entrepreneurs to grow and sustain healthy businesses using today's technology. This year’s theme is “Power Up Your Business” and will focus on simple ways to leverage relationships, finance and marketing to accelerate your growth through tech, with the help of our sponsors at "Grow with Google"

What to Expect

Educational Sessions

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Sessions will focus on simple ways you can use technology to maximize your efforts in every area of your business. Topics include: increasing your online presence, digital tools, podcasting, financial literacy, funding & professional networking online.

Business Resources

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You'll learn about the many online resources that can change the way you do business. Professionals will be on hand to discuss a variety of online and offline tools entrepreneurs can use to make money  using a laptop and a mobile phone. 

Power Networking

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Business is about relationships and at this conference you'll have endless opportunities to rub elbows with industry giants and experts from organizations like Google, Goldman Sachs, Better Business Bureau and Mike Ilitch School of Business. 

Morning Keynote Speaker

TOMMEY WALKER, OWNER AND CREATOR OF DETROIT VS EVERYBODY

Tommey Walker became his own boss at the age of 25. In 2012 the Detroit native became the owner and creator of Detroit VS Everybody which was introduced as an apparel line but has since been adopted as the cities motto. In five short years, Detroit VS Everybody has grown from an online retail store to a global brand with six storefront locations. The impact of the brand has reached well into the world of sports, news and entertainment and caught the attention of many celebrities including Big Sean, Drake and Nas. The mantra has also been licensed to Eminem and Shady Records for an ongoing "Shady Vs. Everybody". Attend the 2019 Entrepreneur and Small Business Conference to find out how a local entrepreneur, who started online, became a global brand in just a few years.

Afternoon Keynote Speaker

PAUL GLANTZ, ENTREPRENEUR AND CHAIRMAN OF EMAGINE ENTERTAINMENT

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Since 1989 Paul Glantz has focused his efforts on building entrepreneurial businesses. Mr. Glantz has been the driving force behind the development and operation of Metro Detroit’s Emagine Theatres. Serving as the CEO of Emagine Novi, Emagine Canton, Emagine Rochester Hills, Emagine Royal Oak, and Emagine Macomb, he raised over $55 million in capital to initiate those ventures, and in doing so, brought his concept of an exemplary entertainment experience to reality. Emagine’s theatres were recognized by the readers of The Detroit News as the “Best Theatres in Michigan” for three years. WDIV Detroit viewers also voted Emagine as Detroit’s best theatres for two years in a row. In addition to Emagine, Glantz grew an insurance company into a 50 million dollar business. Mr. Glantz will deliver the closing keynote and receive the NEA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Breakout Session Speakers Include:

Monica Wheat

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Tech Entrepreneur and Co Founder

of Detroit Start Up Week

Lydia Michael

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Founder and CEO of Blended Collective: Multicultural Marketing

Robin Kinnie

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 President of Motor City Woman and 

Audio Engineers of Detroit

9 CONTENT DRIVEN BREAKOUT SESSIONS TO POWER UP YOUR BUSINESS

Events

8:30am - 9am

Registration

Atrium

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8:30am - 9am

Registration

Registration and badge pick up.

Atrium

8:30am - 9am

Breakfast / Meet & Greet

Atrium

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8:30am - 9am

Breakfast / Meet & Greet

Join us for breakfast and networking to get things started.

Atrium

9am - 9:45am

Welcome and Morning Keynote

Lear Auditorium

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9am - 9:45am

Welcome and Morning Keynote

ZaLonya Allen, PhD, President of National Entrepreneurs Association

Bob Forsythe, PhD, Dean of WSU Mike Ilitch School of Business 

Morning Keynote, Tommey Walker, Creator of Detroit VS Everybody

Lear Auditorium

9:45am - 10am

Exhibitor Networking Break

Atrium

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9:45am - 10am

Exhibitor Networking Break

We invite you to connect with our exhibitors and attendees.

Atrium

10am - 10:45am

Breakout Sessions - Round One

Classrooms

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10am - 10:45am

Breakout Sessions - Round One

Millennial Tech Talk Panel: NEW Strategies to Grow Your Business 

Instant Credibility: How to Launch a Podcast In Your Niche 

Power Up Your Online Networking


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About Us

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National Entrepreneurs Association

 The National Entrepreneurs Association is a 501c3 non profit organization created to help entrepreneurs grow and sustain successful businesses. We focus on creating quality networking experiences so that entrepreneurs can build relationships and get the information and training needed to be successful. NEA hosts monthly networking events that are well attended by serious entrepreneurs and business resource providers who have a genuine interest in collaborating. Upon completion of our unique training program, members become NEA certified entrepreneurs.    

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ZaLonya Allen, PhD, Event Organizer

Dr. ZaLonya Allen has an extensive background in the meetings industry having worked on both sides of the business, onstage in front of national audiences as a subject matter expert and behind the scenes as an event organizer. She has been planning both small and large scale events for eight years. Dr. Allen is a graduate of the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and North Central University. She  earned a BA and a PhD in Psychology, a BA in Sociology and a MA in Industrial Relations and uses her training to coach entrepreneurs on "mindset." Dr. Allen is a member of the National Speakers Association and the American Psychological Association.    

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2019 Entrepreneur and Small Business Conference

18444 West 10 Mile Road Suite 103, Southfield, Michigan 48075, United States

Phone: (248) 491-3146