• How to Buy or Sell a Business Conference

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    Name: How to Buy or Sell a Business Conference
    Date: June 27, 2018
    Time: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    The “silver tsunami” of retiring Boomer business owners is in full force, while, at the same time, Gen X and the Millennials are seeking opportunities to enter the entrepreneurial space. Whether you’re seeking to buy or sell a business, this conference will prepare you to successfully navigate the process as well as connect with experts who can assist you throughout all phases of the transition. Join us as MI-SBDC presents the How to Buy or Sell a Business Conference, where consultants and industry experts share tips, tools, and tactics to help ensure the success of your transaction and the transition process. Together, buyers and sellers will discover: • First steps in determining whether to buy or sell a business • How to maximize the value of your business • How to market your business and how to find a business for sale • How to form a Transition Team of experts to help you buy or sell a business • How to create a Transition Plan to keep you on track for success • The basics of valuation, due diligence, brokers, and financing • Implications for tax, retirement, and estate planning • Keys to successfully transitioning a business to new ownership • Post-acquisition planning, change management, and company culture. The conference will conclude with a Panel Discussion of industry experts and business buyers and sellers who will share their knowledge and experiences. Lunch and resource materials are included.
    Location:
    GVSU L William Seidman Center Forum (A&B Combo) Grand Valley State University 1008 L William Seidman Center Forum (A&B Combo) 50 Front Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
    Date/Time Information:
    June 27th 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    sbdc@gvsu.edu (616) 331-7370
    Fees/Admission:
    $75
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