ACE ’13 Moves To Bigger Venue, New County

ANN ARBOR — The Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship has outgrown Washtenaw County.

The 13th annual version of the event has moved from its traditional home at Washtenaw Community College to a larger venue, Burton Manor in Livonia.

ACE is Michigan’s oldest and premier technology business conference with a longstanding history of educating and engaging Great Lakes entrepreneurs from innovative rapid-growth technology and bioscience companies.

The event will be held Jan. 31 at Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft, Livonia.

ACE brings together entrepreneurs, innovators and business leaders from around the Great Lakes region to network, learn and connect. Participants will have an opportunity to attend a variety of informational panels highlighting lean startups, innovation in urban Michigan and financing strategies; consult 1-on-1 with industry experts; and watch Michigan’s most innovative startups pitch their ventures in an elevator pitch competition.

ACE attracted over 1,000 attendees last year and has become the region’s premier entrepreneurial event. For more information about ACE, visit


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