Celebrating Small Business Week: UP Region Wins Excellence and Innovation Award
The week of April 29 was National Small Business Week. Posted to Google's search page all week was a small message asking users to "Share your love for a favorite small business" by writing a review or adding ratings of places on Google Maps.
Google also promoted the hashtag #SmallThanks, though most users opted for the more obvious #SmallBusinessWeek to shout out to their favorite local businesses.
For Michigan Tech's Office of Innovation and Industrial Engagement (IIE), it's small business week every week, especially since Jan. 1, when Michigan Tech took over as host of the UP Regional Office of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Jim Baker, executive director of IIE, says, "IIE has been involved in small business engagement forever. We’ve been involved in the regional SBDC office in one way or another for 15 years."
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