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Detroit Means Business

May 2 • Ford Field

As a coalition, Detroit Means Business invites all aspiring and existing Detroit small business owners to register for its annual summit!


This one-day in-person event will offer tangible takeaways to strengthen your business, including panels and workshops, and 1:1 expert consultations in the areas of:

  • Funding and Financial Readiness

  • Contracting and Procurement

  • Digital Business

  • Business Operations

  • City and State Regulatory Processes

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National Small Business

Week Events

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Date: May 2, 2023

Registration: 8am

Summit: 9am-4pm

Event Location

Ford Field
2000 Brush St.

Detroit, MI 48226



Free parking is available at the Ford Field parking deck located off of St. Antoine across from Gate G. (map)

Need help? We want to provide you access to the expert assistance you need to keep your business thriving! Contact us today.


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  • Accounting Aid Society 

  • Ascendus

  • Bank of America

  • Build Institute

  • Centrepolis Accelerator

  • CEED Lending

  • City of Detroit  

  • Department of Civil Rights Inclusion and Opportunity (CRIO)

  • Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT)

  • Detroit At Work 

  • General Services Department

  • Office of Early Learning

  • Water and Sewerage Department 

  • Comcast Business

  • Community Tech Workers

  • Detroit Community Wealth Fund

  • Detroit Economic Growth Corporation

    • BuyDetroit
    • District Business Liaisons
    • Motor City Match

  • Design Core Detroit

  • Detroit Development Fund

  • Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation

  • East Warren Development Corporation

  • First Children's Finance

  • Global Detroit

  • Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

  • Huntington Bank

  • International Strategic Management Inc.

  • Invest Detroit

  • Jefferson East, Inc.

  • MEDC Pure Michigan Business Connect

  • Metro Detroit Black Business Alliance

  • Michigan Small Business Development Center

  • Michigan Women Forward

  • MSU Product Center and Center for Regional Food Systems

  • New Economy Initiative

  • Nicole Lewis & Associates

  • Our Strong Start

  • ProsperUs

  • QT Biz Solutions


  • Southwest Detroit Business Association

  • Taste The Local Difference

  • TechTown

  • TechTown Venture 313

  • TMR & Associates

  • Tried and True Financial Services

  • U.S. Small Business Administration - Detroit Office

  • University of Michigan Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurship Project

  • Y R Real Estate Development Services Inc.

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Promo Kit

Thank you partners for helping to spread the word about the Detroit Means Business Summit! Instructions: View promo assets below for sharing. Need something custom? Contact with details.

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