Wednesday and Thursday, January 25-26, 2023

Purchase your tickets now!

Over the past 12 years, Catalyst University has built up over 14,000 existing and emerging leaders to carry our organizations and community into the future. This conference is designed to spark fresh ideas and motivate you to new heights in 2023. The team at Southwest Michigan First is thoughtfully curating a speaker lineup that will ignite a leadership evolution.

On January 25 and 26, 2023, we’ll have an incredible event planned for you, filled to the brim with innovation, action plans, energy, leadership takeaways, motivation, excitement, and so much more.

Individual tickets are $450. Secure your seat today!

Have questions about Catalyst University? Looking to purchase a block of group tickets for your organization?

Contact Nick Riashi via email or at 248.766.4342 to discuss Wednesday and Thursday ticket options as well as sponsorship opportunities.

 

2023 Makers’ Mart Competition

Makers’ Mart is the region’s largest entrepreneurial competition. The winner receives $2,500 in cash, $5,000 worth of legal and marketing consulting, and is recognized on stage at Catalyst University 2023. Are you ready to take your business to the next level? Learn more about the 8th Annual Makers’ Mart competition!

 

Are you ready for our Catalyst University 2023 speakers and emcees?

Clarence Lloyd

Clarence Lloyd

Emcee

Gretchen Slenk

Gretchen Slenk

Emcee

Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon

Creativity Strategist, Figure 8 Thinking

Damon West

Damon West

Change Agent, Be A Coffee Bean

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner

Leigh-Kathryn Bonner

Founder/CEO, Bee Downtown

Phil Gwoke

Phil Gwoke

Managing Director, Bridgeworks

Sponsored by PNC

Speaker TBA

Speaker TBA!

Speaker TBA

Speaker TBA!

Thank You to Our 2023 Event Sponsors!