2018 Entrepreneur and Small Business Conference Coming in October

The National Entrepreneurs Association and Lawrence Tech University have teamed up to host the 2018 Entrepreneur and Small Business Conference: Small Business Doing Big Business, a one day event designed to train entrepreneurs to successfully grow their businesses. The conference will feature networking, keynote speakers, panel discussions and breakout sessions on a variety of topics…

Detroit’s Burgeoning Culinary Scene

Detroit is gaining momentum as a “foodie” town.  It seems restaurants are opening constantly and chefs are now coming from across the country to the Motor City to open various concepts addressing its collective culinary tastes and appetites. Detroit native Chef Maxcel Hardy, came back home after spending time in culinary meccas New York and…

Lee to MC 2018 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group, & host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, will emcee and announce the winner of the 2018 Comerica Hatch Detroit contest on Thursday, 8/30, @Madison Building, in downtown Detroit. The top 10 semi-finalists were announced recently and now four finalists will be decided by community vote. …

“Banking” on a Business Idea

Summer vacation is in full swing and kids will kick back, relax and enjoy the warmer weather while hanging out with family and friends. Thirteen-year old entrepreneur Alina Morse, from Wolverine Lake, will do the same, but she might be a little busy. Why? Because she has a business to run. Alina started the business, Zollipops, when…

Train Station Announcement & its Impact on Detroit

As a native Detroiter who grew up in the Motor City during the Motown sound, the Tigers ‘68 championship and when the auto plants were humming, Tuesday’s train station announcement is stunning and refreshing news for a city which sorely needs it. While there have been many major events affecting this fabled city during my…

Understanding Consumers and Effectively Communicating to Them

The market continues to evolve and change at the speed of technology.  It’s more diverse, consumer-centric, technology-driven and demanding.  Developing a strategy focused on communicating directly (or, indirectly) to consumers, in a cost-effective manner, is essential to laying the foundation for business success.  Consumers are more discerning, want to be communicated to on their terms…

Lee to MC “Northville + Novi + Plymouth Stand with Detroit” Event

Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group, and host, “Small Talk with Mark S. Lee”, will emcee Life Remodeled’s Northville + Novi + Plymouth Stand with Detroit event, Tuesday, 6/26, 6:30pm-9:30pm, at The Inn at St. John’s, in Plymouth, MI.  The evening will include strolling appetizers, refreshments and the opportunity to network with…

Taking the Hassle out of Travel

Memorial Day is upon us and so is the unofficial start of summer and its travel season.  Many will hit the roads to visit family, friends or simply to getaway and enjoy some well-deserved downtime. Vacation planners have relied on travel agencies to give them “peace of mind” by making arrangements based on their needs…

Lee Discusses Doing Business in Detroit

Mark S. Lee, President & CEO, The LEE Group, was recently on “Michigan Matters” with Chris Holman, Terry Barclay and host, Carol Cain, discussing business, entrepreneurship, women entrepreneurs and a variety of other topics as part of a roundtable discussion. To view the entire discussion, please click here.