Idenitfying Local Business Trends

April 18, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

This program is a practical guide to identifying pertinent business trends in 2017. Join us as we identify the state of the entrepreneurship marketplace, evaluate the new business fundamentals and "profit models," and understand the new strategies of business ownership.

Featured speaker: Corrie Meyer of Carmel Redevelopment will provide an overview of Carmel's ever changing business corridors. Discussions will include progress with Carmel's Midtown development.

The Entrepreneurship Carmel Workshop series (E Carmel) identifies trending business ideas, new business fundamentals and pertinent business concepts in our new economy. E Carmel is a monthly, free series of standalone workshops addressing business ownership issues from concept, to start-up, to scaling your business. Featured guest speakers join the discussion for the second half of each workshop providing their first-hand perspective.

Interested individuals are invited to register for workshops at

E Carmel is led by Mark A. Roger, a business consultant and franchise expert for FranNet MidAmerica. Mark has worked with business start-ups in Indiana since 1993 and is a local business owner. These workshops are presented with the support of the Indiana Small Business Development Center.

Upcoming Workshops:

  • May 16: Showcasing Best Business Practices

This program will be held in the Program Room and is underwritten by FranNet MidAmerica.