2023 WID-MI Small Business Summit


March 21


08:00 am - 06:00 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-wid-mi-small-business-summit-tickets-519759052317

Women in Defense - Michigan Chapter

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/women-in-defense-michigan-chapter-16028821800

Gem Theatre Detroit

333 Madison Street, Detroit, MI 48226

Detroit, MI, US, 48226

Join WID-MI for the second annual Inspire | Cultivate | Grow Small Business Summit presented by NAMC on March 21, 2023

Join WID-MI for the second annual Inspire | Cultivate | Grow Small Business Summit on March 21, 2023. Attendees will connect with Department of Defense leaders, cultivate relationships with primes, learn about opportunities for small business engagement, and discover how to stand out from competitors.


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  • Brigadier General Michelle M. T. Letcher Chief of Staff, Army Futures Command
  • Col Rachel McCaffrey, USAF (Ret), Senior Vice President, Membership & Chapters and Executive Director, Women In Defense


  • Engage with potential customers and partners
  • Deep-dive into OEM-supplier dynamics and incentives to build lasting partnerships
  • Platform for impactful engagement with fellow industry leaders, pairing with tangible business opportunities
  • Outline DOD initiatives aimed at leveraging small business / non-traditional defense contractors’ solutions

The Small Business Summit is just the start, the connections last forever.


The Gem Theatre is located at 333 Madison Avenue and Brush Street. It is located next to the Detroit Athletic Club, near Comerica Park and Ford Field. The Gem Theatre Garage is located on Brush Street between the Gem Theatre and The Elwood Bar and Grill, across the street from the Ford Field Box Office. Parking in The Gem Theatre Garage is $8.


Women in Defense-Michigan Chapter elevates the Michigan defense ecosystem and small business innovation through the Summit, where we’ll tackle industry engagement, obstacles to success, selling to government and so much more.

Thank you to Women In Defense- Michigan Annual Sponsors!

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