Thank you!

Confirmation and Instructions

Thank you for submitting your application for the South Haven Region Business Hub Growth Series. Congratulations, you have been accepted into round #1 of the Growth Series.

Next steps

There are four steps to successful acceptance into the program.

  1. Complete the application online.
  2. *Upload the Concept Paper with Financial Summary (2-3 pages).
  3. Pitch your business on May 1 at Lake Michigan College
  4. Final selection of participants by May 2.

If you cannot upload your Concept Paper or Financial Summary in the application portal, email Debi Howe ( with your name and “Growth Application” in the subject line.

Instructions for Preliminary Pitch Night

Monday, May 1
4-6 p.m.
Lake Michigan College SH

  • ALL APPLICANTS will prepare and present a 6-minute promotional pitch to the Planning Committee on May 1 from 4-6 p.m., to be selected as a final program participant.
  • This is your initial “pitch” for your business to the Planning Team.
  • You will need to come prepared and may use one visual aid but no projectors or electronic aids. Just you and your voice.

Tuesday, May 2

  • Final participants will be notified by telephone of acceptance into the Growth Series and receive any advance materials via email or electronic download.
  • Those who are not accepted may be eligible for one-to-one mentoring and notified of other available workshops presented throughout the year.

Watch your email for correspondence from Debi Howe the official contact email for the Growth Series. Add this email to your address book to avoid any correspondence going to your spam folder.

*To qualify for participation in this program, please make sure you have uploaded the Concept Paper and the Financial Summary via the application portal. For any documents you are NOT able to upload, please send via email as an attachment to Debi Howe by Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 6 p.m. with Growth Series and your name in the subject line ( Call 269-207-0747 with any other questions.

Work on your business, not just in your business.

All South Haven Region Business Hub programs or co-sponsored events are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Arrangements for persons with disabilities are made when requested two weeks in advance.