DEC and Ohio SBDC Present:  NOW is the Best Time for You to Start a Business! 

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BOOM, it hits you…The million-dollar idea! You need to jump on this and start a business. Then your mind gets in the way.  You start to think about all of the complicated business processes, legal structures and the need for financing and you forget about it…Your million-dollar idea is gone forever.

Join Ohio Small Business Development Center Director Michael Bowers as he helps you Stop and get that million dollar idea back on track. Mike will share tips and techniques that he has used during the past 25 years of consulting and working with people wanting to start their own business.


Why now is the most important time ever for you to start you own business.

Easy to follow steps for setting up a business

Building your business message to get attention

Speaker:  Michael Bowers

Michael Bowers has worked with entrepreneurs and small business owners for over 25 years. He is the Director of the award winning Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State where he works closely with entrepreneurs and business owners assisting them in building their companies. He has a diverse business skill set with experience in banking, private equity, strategic planning, digital media and marketing. 

11:45 am – 1:00 pm:  Complimentary networking lunch sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm:  Free Professional Small Business Advice

• Startup/Scaleup 1-on-1 with Representatives from Rev1 Ventures

• Financial 1-on-1 with Andrew Rosenbeck, 5/3rd Bank

• Human Resources 1-on-1 with Representative Tyler Abrams, Sequent

• Legal 1-on-1 with legal counsel, Carlile, Patchen & Murphy

• Accounting 1-on-1 with Rea & Associates

Location: The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is located at 565 Metro Place South, Dublin, Ohio 43017. For more information visit our website or even better join the conversation on twitter,facebook, or LinkedIn.