September 25-26, 2024 / Downtown Kalamazoo, MI / Registration Open Now

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Roll up
Your
Sleeves

Create and discuss in interactive workshops

Experience
Kalamazoo

Move between sessions hosted at a variety of beloved downtown establishments.

Choose
Your Own
Adventure

Personalize your own itinerary around the topics, sessions and speakers that are the best fit for you.

Reflect and
connect

Join in fun activities, like cocktail hours, running groups, live music and more.

Get inspired.
Get to work.

Designed specifically for SMBs with big goals, The Co. Lab allows leaders to roll up their sleeves, engage in active strategy sessions with peers and uncover real solutions alongside accomplished industry experts.

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The Co Lab

September 25-26, 2024
Downtown Kalamazoo, MI
Registration Open Now

keynote
speakers

With a variety of talks, presentations and breakout sessions led by those who know what it takes to run a successful business, you won’t just get motivated; you’ll get to work. Inspiration plus implementation. That’s what The Co. Lab is all about.

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  • Ari Weinzweig
    Ari Weinzweig

    CEO and Co-founder, Zingerman's Community of Businesses

  • Claire Lew
    Claire Lew

    CEO, Canopy

  • Michael J. McFall
    Michael J. McFall

    co-CEO and Founder, Biggby Coffee

  • Verne Harnish
    Verne Harnish

    Owner and CEO, Scaling Up: A Gazelles Company

  • Dr. Tom Deans
    Dr. Tom Deans

    Author, Every Family’s Business

Ari Weinzweig
Ari Weinzweig

CEO and Co-founder, Zingerman's Community of Businesses

Claire Lew
Claire Lew

CEO, Canopy

Michael J. McFall
Michael J. McFall

co-CEO and Founder, Biggby Coffee

Verne Harnish
Verne Harnish

Owner and CEO, Scaling Up: A Gazelles Company

Dr. Tom Deans
Dr. Tom Deans

Author, Every Family’s Business

The Why

The Co. Lab
Experience

You’ll have full control over your agenda at The Co. Lab. Choose from dozens of topics, speakers and formats to build an experience tailored to your interests, all while exploring beautiful downtown Kalamazoo. Sessions and events will take place at a variety of venues featuring delicious grab-and-go bites and opportunities to relax and connect with peers.

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