Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
WCC Winter Welcome Day @ Student Center, Washtenaw Community College
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Intro to QuickBooks for the Small Business Owner @ Business Education Building, Room BE 274
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Intro to QuickBooksGet introduced to the basics of QuickBooks Online for business at this FREE in-person workshop with CPA Kim Laughton. Learn about file types, creating a company, chart of accounts, financial reporting, making an invoice and more.

Register Here!
How To Price and Exhibit Your Art @ Gunder Myran Building, GM 320
Jan 29 @ 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Pricing Your Artwork 2019 flyer FINAL

Pricing sessions CLOSED, but please join us for the workshop – no registration necessary!

A2 Entrepreneurs Student Club Meeting @ TBD
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Erik Reichenbach will be presenting about creating an artist collective in Ann Arbor similar to Meow Wolf in New Mexico. His goal is to get a working business started including artists, creators, organizers, art entrepreneurs, digital artists, musicians, and designers, where everyone can create wacky, wild, collaborative artwork full time – and have a lot of fun doing it. Learn about an interesting idea, and provide feedback for this creative venture in Ann Arbor.

For updates on the A2 Entrepreneurs Student Club, join their Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/453920061797607/

The Business of Being an Artist: Coaching with Sandra Xenakis @ Entrepreneurship Center
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am

AMB Coaching flyer“Art Meets Business” Coaching for Artists & Creative Entrepreneurs with Sandra Xenakis

Coaching sessions at: 10:30am, 11:30am and 12:30pm

Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. 50 minutes available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.

Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at entrepreneurship@wccnet.edu or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.

Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.

Links to Register Below:

10:30-11:20am Registration



11:30am-12:20pm Registration



12:30-1:30pm Registration
Startup Business Research Help @ Entrepreneurship Center
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Winter 2019 Startup Biz Research HelpWant to pinpoint information about your area of business? Want to learn about potential customers and where they’re located? Want to pick a good geographical location for your business?

Walk in and talk to a business librarian to learn how to use the library’s databases to access all this information and more.

No registration necessary, just walk in!

Adventures in Podcasting 2.0: Monetizing Your Pod @ Business Education Building, Room BE 282
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

EC Podcasting flyerFor the experienced and serious podcaster ready to take their venture to the next level. Come hear how to earn a steady residual income through your podcast!

Monica Ross Williams will be back to continue the series started last year, and this ‘2.0’ session will include a discussion of monetizing your ‘pod’, including how to increase your reach in order gain advertisers, how to negotiate contracts with them, and how to craft your podcast to attract them.

Also covered will be the philosophy behind intros, mid-rolls and outros, why creating a professional logo matters, expanding your brand through conferencing and speaking, and how the industry has changed in just the last three years.

Register Here!
“Forming Your LLC or DBA: Do it Now!” Workshop, with guest business attorney and the Small Business Development Center @ Great Lakes Regional Training Center Building, Room GL 202
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LLC DBA 2019 flyerCome attend for an overview of how to start a single member Limited Liability Company (LLC), presented by legal and accounting professionals, and SBDC and EC representatives. We will review the forms needed to register with the State of Michigan, define terms such as DBA and LLC, Articles of Organization and EIN (Employer Identification Number), as well as cover basic bookkeeping tips and tax implications for companies with the LLC designation.

Register Here!
Pitch@WCC 2019 – Applications Due!
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm

PITCH 2019 APPLICATION FLYERClick here to apply for Pitch@WCC 2019!



Application Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

Pitch @ WCC 2019 Event: Thursday, May 9, 6:00pm

Questions about Pitch @ WCC? Read our Pitch FAQs!