Walk-In Start-Up Thursdays
One Stop Shop Business Center 2100 Pontiac Lake Road Building 41W Waterford, MI 48328 (248) 858-0783 Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Walk-In Start-Up Thursdays

Walk In Start Up Small Business Counseling

​Now In Two Locations


Every Thursday
9:30AM-Noon | 1:30-4:30PM

One Stop Shop Business Center
Oakland County
2100 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328

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New Novi Location
First Thursday of Every Month
9:30AM-Noon | 1:30-4:30PM

Satellite Location: Novi Civic Center
Community Development Center Room
45175 Ten Mile Road
Novi, MI 48375

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Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson wants entrepreneurs to prosper. His Walk In Start Up Thursdays- Small Business Counseling initiative is for individuals who want to launch a business but don't know where to begin. They will receive confidential, one-on-one advice from an experienced business consultant with no appointment necessary.

Counselors will provide direct answers to startup questions, suggest next steps and provide guidance on business planning tools.

Walk-in sessions are held at the One Stop Shop Business Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, Michigan 48328. Walk-in sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each session is limited to 15 minutes.

Chambers of Commerce, Downtown Development Authorities, Rotary Clubs and other business resource entities may order Walk-In Start-Up program marketing materials at no cost by contacting smallbusiness@oakgov.com.

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L. Brooks Patterson