Sponsored by the City of South Haven, South Haven Chamber of Commerce, Greater Kalamazoo Business Resources Network, and Lake Michigan College.

LIVE Workshops and Tools

Business Startup and

Making the South Haven Region a place where entrepreneurs want to start and grow.

Combining collective knowledge, connections and resources of the community, creating initiatives and partnerships for ALL our local entrepreneurs.

Mark your calendar for a series of business workshops and informational roundtables to help local small businesses in the South Haven area grow. The sessions are designed to help the budding entrepreneur, the early start-up or the existing business improve their business acumen, marketing, and operations, and find new sources of funding and investment to support growth.

The series of events is free but registration is required.

Wednesday, February 15 Peer-to-Peer Community Wide Business Roundtable

ThinkBar Coworking & Events from 4-6 p.m.


Join local small business owners to discuss the wins (and challenges) of owning a small business.


A place to share views, be heard, and propose solutions. During this session you will:


  • Share your successes with the group
  • Learn how to overcome obstacles from others
  • Make an impact with your input
  • Share and minimize your challenges

Moderator Debi Howe started her company building computer-based models for healthcare organizations with seven employees and grew it to 400 in 12 years, then sold it. She has walked in an entrepreneur’s shoes and understands the fundamentals of running a business and the emotional challenges.


Sponsored by Sturgis Bank & Trust.