Detroit Entrepreneurs Wanted: Small Business Workshop at Tech Town


DETROIT — Detroit is fast becoming the national hub for small businesses with entrepreneurs realizing their dreams and setting up shop in the city.

May is National Small Business Month and Mark S. Lee, president and CEO of the LEE Group, will present a Small Business Workshop— a Framework for Growth on May 14 at Tech Town, 440 Burroughs.  Detroit Public Television will be supporting the workshop.

Detroit Public Television’s American Black Journal caught up with Lee, gathering his insights on the issues and the conference.

Here’s a link to the interview:

The workshop is designed for individuals aspiring to start a business and businesses seeking new direction with particular emphasis on women and minority-owned business from across the region. It will provide resources and ideas to start and grow a business, and feature presentations, panels and breakout workshops with business leaders focused on small business financing, including access to capital, strategic planning, marketing and how to leverage social media.

Speakers include: Carolyn Cassin, president and CEO, Michigan Women’s Foundation; Terry Barclay, president & CEO, Inforum Center for Leadership; Dan Fuoco, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau; David Farbman, HealthRise Solutions Founder/CEO and author; RJ King, editor of DBusiness magazine; Juliana Perry, vice president, Retail Business Banking Relationship Manager; and others.

 Cost for the workshop is $40 per person. To register, visit