Local and statewide micro, small and diverse business owners and consumers interested in supporting Michigan-owned businesses.


Shop Michigan Expo, hosted by The Greater Lansing Area Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs Inc., The Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce and others.


Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933


Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 from 8:45 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Business to Business: 8:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Business to Consumer: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
8:45 to 9:30 a.m.
Business to Business Networking Breakfast
9:45 to 11:15 a.m.  
3 C’s U.S. Small Business Administration Workshop
11:15 to 11:30 a.m.
Official Opening Ceremony
12 to 1 p.m.   
Networking Luncheon
12 to 3 p.m.
Mateen Cleaves, MSU Spartan Basketball Great & Sports Analyst and Commentator – Photo Op and Autographs
1:15 to 2 p.m.   
Microlending 101 Workshop
2 to 2:45 p.m.   
Marketing Your Business Workshop
3 to 3:45 p.m.   
Protecting Yourself from Identity and Credit Card Fraud 4 to 4:45 p.m.   
Taxpayer Advocacy Workshop
4 to 5:30 p.m.  
Musician Brandon Marceal
6 to 6:30 pm  
50/50 Raffle
Door prize give-a-way throughout the day by personalities Musical sounds provided by DJ Radd 1



The Shop Michigan Expo offers micro, small and diverse businesses the chance to connect with and build lasting relationships with new consumers and other business owners. The Shop Michigan Expo aims to increase awareness and support for micro, small and diverse businesses that are a vital part of local communities where consumers live, work and play. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with many interesting and different businesses that they may wish to support. MSU Spartan basketball great, sports analyst and commentator, Mateen Cleaves, will be on hand to meet guests, take photos and sign autographs. Win exciting prizes such as a hotel get-a-way, Broadway tickets, fine dining and more, enjoy entertainment by musician Brandon Marceal, attend informative FREE workshops and networking sessions, meet local personalities, and most of all – Shop Michigan businesses.


Interested persons may participate in the Networking Breakfast from 8:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. for $25 and a Networking Luncheon from noon until 1:00 p.m. for $35. To attend, there is a $5 registration fee which can be paid in advance or at the door.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Michigan Association of United Ways. 


517 Shirts
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Tau Omega Chapter
American Laser Skincare
Battery Giant
Black Operations by Tarra Price
BUnique by Dolly
Chierie International Market, LCC
Comcast Business
Dean Transportation
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Lansing Alumnae Chapter
Designed Living
Doctors Approach
DRM Genesis Home Healthcare Providers
DRM International Learning Center
Duckett Brothers Distributing
Full Circle Financial Planning
Greater Lansing Area Club
Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau
Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
It Works! Global
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Lansing Alumni Chapter
Lansing Black Chamber of Commerce
Lansing Board of Water and Light
Legal Shield
Marees Favorite Things, LCC
Lovejoy Rehabilitation Center
Lumen Flow
M3 Group
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Michigan Business & Professional Association
Michigan Creative Media, LLC
Michigan Public Service Commission
Michigan State University
Michigan State University Federal Credit Union Northwestern Mutual
Office of Financial Empowerment/City of Lansing
Pure Michigan Business Connect (MEDC)
Spring Arbor University
State Farm Insurance Agency
U.S. Small Business Administration
Unique Jewelry Candles
Women 2 Women
Written by Kids Publishing Company


Capitol National Bank
Case Credit Union
City of Lansing
Comcast Business
Emergent Biosolutions
Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau
Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis and Gotting, P.C.
Prima Civitas
PNC Financial Services Group
Duckett Brothers Distributing
Dean Transportation
Pure Michigan Business Connect

For more information about the Shop Michigan Expo, visit
www.shopmichiganexpo.com or email info@shopmichiganexpo.com.