Thank you to all that attended the Business to Business Expo and Workshop. This event was created to bring businesses throughout the U.P. together. We believe that goal was met.

Just in case you missed it or want to review what you learned – here is the agenda from the day.


Keynote Speaker – Deb Muchmore, Partner, Kandler Reed Khoury & Muchmore

Lunch Speaker – Jacob Schroeder, Pure Michigan Business Connect Services Director, Michigan Economic Development Corporation – Presentation

Breakout Session I

Creating an Efficient Work Space
Carol Gould, Natural Organizing

Demystifying Your 401k and Fiduciary Liability
Jessica Anderegg, Wealth Strategy Group

Great Brands Don’t Just Happen
Karyn Olsson, Upper Peninsula Marketing Department Inc.

Managing the Multigenerational Workforce
Ruth Solinski, HR Specialist

Breakout Session II

Change Management
Don Grisham, Northstar Employee Assistance Program

Identity Theft – Don’t Let Bad Things Happen to Your Good Name
Glenn Johnson & Rebecca Duke, Range Bank

Financial Wellness Program
Scott Knaffla, Ameriprise Financial – Barton & Associates

New Wage and Overtime Rules
Laura Reilly, Kendricks, Bordeau, Adamini, Greenlee & Keefe, PC

Participating in a business expo? Here are some tips for getting the most out of your time: