As one of the hosts for the Lansing Marketing Hackers group, I help plan, facilitate, and market local events. Learn more.

About the Organization

Born in 2024 in Lansing, MI, MIpreneur is a testament to our commitment to fostering a vibrant and inclusive community for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and professionals across Michigan. MIpreneur is a social learning and networking community where members can explore, connect, and thrive, together. We host bi-monthly events that focus on topics related to the entire experience of building a brand or business in Michigan. Hosted by: Desi M. Slaughter of Brand & Press Studio and Paul Schmidt of UnoDeuce Multimedia.

"The Location Never Changes, But the People Do."

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Highlighted Skills

Content Marketing, Event Planning, Marketing

Formerly Lansing Marketing Hackers Group. Click here to learn more.

About My Role:

As a host for MIpreneur, I am honored to play a pivotal role in nurturing a dynamic community of entrepreneurs, small business owners, and professionals across Michigan. Alongside my co-host, Paul Schmidt of UnoDeuce Multimedia, we curate bi-monthly events that serve as invaluable platforms for exploration, connection, and growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize bi-monthly events focused on topics relevant to entrepreneurs and small business owners in Michigan
  • Coordinate with co-host and guest speakers to ensure smooth execution of each event
  • Promote MIpreneur events through various marketing channels to attract attendees and grow the community
  • Update and manage content on the website and within the Mighty Networks community
  • Welcome and engage with attendees to foster connections and facilitate networking opportunities
  • Introduce guest speakers and moderate discussions during events
  • Collect feedback from attendees to continuously improve the MIpreneur experience
  • Collaborate with sponsors and partners to enhance the value proposition for members
  • Manage logistical aspects of events, including venue selection, catering, and audiovisual setup
  • Stay informed about industry trends and local business developments to inform event content and programming decisions

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Desiree' M. Slaughter

Desiree' M. Slaughter

Creative Professional, Solopreneur, Digital Creator

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