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Ann Arbor Spark

Presentations & Webinar Materials

Behind the Noise: Understanding the Real Issues Behind Our Current Talent Crisis (updated Apr 18, 2022)

Slide deck to accompany Behind the Noise webinar
Presented by Ann Arbor SPARK and Michigan Works! SE
April 14, 2022

Presentations & Webinar Materials

ACE Webinar | The Fork in the Road – Is M&A or Succession Right for You? (updated Feb 23, 2022)

ACE Webinar | The Fork in the Road – Is M&A or Succession Right for You?
Presented by Jacob Katz, UHY
February 22, 2022

Presentations & Webinar Materials

Inclusive Workplace Series – Unconscious Bias Training (updated Jan 27, 2022)

Inclusive Workplace Series – Unconscious Bias Training
Emotion Wheel

Presentations & Webinar Materials

ACE Webinar | Best Practices for Growing a Business to Effectively Manage or Exit (updated Jan 27, 2022)

Slide deck to accompany ACE webinar presented by UHY
January 25, 2022

Early-Stage Companies, Funding & Incentives, Toolkits

Ypsilanti Incentives Factsheet (updated Jan 13, 2022)

Working together, Ann Arbor SPARK and the Washtenaw Office of Community and Economic Development have created robust incentive options for businesses in eastern Washtenaw County.

Ann Arbor SPARK teams up with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Works! Southeast, local governments, lending institutions, and other partners to maximize available capital within this region.

Learn more about:

  • SPARK East Resources
  • Innovate Ypsi
  • Washtenaw County Gap Manufacturing Fund

Inclusive Workplace Series – DEI Awareness (updated Jan 20, 2022)

Inclusive Workplace Series – DEI Awareness
My Personal Action Plan

Presentations & Webinar Materials

ACE Webinar | Your Small Business … IT Ain’t So Small (updated Jan 12, 2022)

Slide deck to accompany ACE webinar – Tuesday, January 11
Presented by Cary Grigg, UHY

Presentations & Webinar Materials

ACE Webinar | Creating a 100-Year Friend: Relationship-Focused Sales Approach for Your Business (updated Dec 10, 2021)

Key highlights from ACE Webinar | Creating a 100-Year Friend: Relationship-Focused Sales Approach for Your Business
Presented by Patricia Berry
December 7, 2021

Presentations & Webinar Materials

SPARK.ed | Prenuptial Patenting: Responsible Engagement with Engineering Firms (updated Dec 10, 2021)

Slide deck to accompany SPARK.ed webinar – Thursday, December 9
Presented by Ashley Sloat, Aurora Consulting