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How to Buy or Sell a Business Workshop-Marquette

Wed 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Topic: Buying and Selling a Business

The buying and selling of a small business are among the most important and too often over-looked topics an entrepreneur will face during the lifespan of a business. Buying an existing business is one of the best ways to obtain small business ownership and while many aging small business owners are eager to retire; many are looking to sell. It’s been estimated that only 5% of attempted business sale transactions are successful and this conference is targeting the small business owners least likely to have the resources or be adequately positioned to successfully complete these lengthy and difficult transactions. This conference is presented by a team of experts and concludes with a single panel discussion allowing sufficient time for networking with the speakers and presenters that include MI-SBDC specialists, small business owners, accountants, lenders, and attorneys. Participants will learn more about: - Steps to buying or selling a business - Post-acquisition planning, change management, and company culture - Tax implications, retirement, and estate planning - Positioning your business to sell - Transition planning for success WHO SHOULD ATTEND: New and existing business owners who are looking to purchase or sell a business, as well as accountants, attorneys, business brokers, financial planners, CEOs and CFOs. A light breakfast and lunch will be included

Speaker(s): Brooks Kindel Small Business Strategist and Coach, MISBDC

Co-Sponsor(s): Michigan Certified Development Corporation (MCDC)

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact SBDC Upper Peninsula at (906) 399-2647 or email to make arrangements. The Michigan SBDC program is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. All MI-SBDC programs or co-sponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. *No refunds will be issued after October 15th, 2019. **Online registration for this event will close at 8:00 AM on October 15th, 2019. Registration will be available at the door the morning of the event (fee payable via check or cash.

Fee: $ 75.00

Pre-registration is preferred; however, walk-ins will be welcomed. Michigan Mainstreet members and Veterans should call or email the Upper Peninsula MI-SBDC Regional Center to receive a coupon code

Phone: 9063992647


Holiday Inn Marquette
1951 U. S. 41 West, Marquette, MI 49855