Celebrate Small Business Week with Build Institute

May 7th
May 7th
12:00pm - 7:00pm
Celebrate Small Business Week with Us!


Tuesday, May 7th from 12 pm to 7:30 pm

2701 Bagley St, Detroit 48216


Join Build Institute and the SBA for a FREE day of workshops to grow and scale your business for maximum impact. The day includes valuable business resources and one-on-one consulting to help you take your business to the next level.


12 pm – 1 pm Resources for the Human Side of Your Business

Are you starting or growing a small business and feeling overwhelmed by it all? The SBDC is here to help with a variety of free resources and answers to your questions.


1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Marketing & Mail in the Digital Age

Those ready for the next level already understand that it takes money to make money. You know it is necessary to repeat your brand message to your audience. You will learn the advantages of mail and how it can work with your digital efforts (and is quite affordable!).


2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Branding Your Business 101

Learn the tips and methods from local expert, Eric Thomas from SAGA Marketing, on how you can best brand and promote your small business. Hear best practices for developing a customer-friendly cohesive brand to drive sales and market share.


3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Put Your Mark on It

When thinking about trademarks, copyrights, and patents for your business, they are always followed by more questions. Denise Sylvester from the US Trademark and Patent Office will share her knowledge of the HOW, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE, and WHY for trademarks and patents.


5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Business Plan Mentoring Session

Bring your business plans for some spring cleaning! SCORE mentors will give useful group mentoring and 1-on-1 feedback sessions that can save you time and money.


You will be able to select the individual sessions you plan to attend.