Grand River WorkPlace, located at 19120 Grand River, hosts numerous workshops and seminars throughout the year geared toward supporting small business growth. Here are a few upcoming events:

  • Grand Circus and Grand River WorkPlace are hosting a free Introduction to Coding Workshop. On Thursday, December 10 from 6 – 9pm at WorkPlace, attendees will learn programming foundations needed to eventually build a website or mobile app, whether you are a business owner or an aspiring software developer. To rsvp, go to and search for “Grand Circus and Grand River WorkPlace.”
  • ProsperUs Detroit will again offer a 20-week winter training session this February, 2016. The will be an information session for this training on Wednesday, January 27, and applications will be due Tuesday, February 2, 2016.
  • Great Lakes Women’s Business Council (Formerly known as CEED)

Great Lakes Women’s Business Council meets weekly at Grand River WorkPlace every Tuesday at 10am. Meet with GLWBC to discuss their non-traditional financing program at WorkPlace by signing up for their microloan orientation. Register online at

  • Detroit SCORE

SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses for over 40 years and has a network of over 13,000 volunteers who donate their time to help entrepreneurs. Detroit SCORE provides free consultations to new and existing businesses to help them grow their business. Consultations are held every Tuesday from 10am – 2pm. To register for a consultation, visit

  • TechTown SWOT City

Sign up for a business consultation with Tech Town every third Wednesday of the month from 1pm-5pm. Register online at

  • Sadek Bonahoom Legal Strategy Sessions

Schedule your appointment for a free legal consultation with Sadek Bonahoom every third Thursday of the month. To register for a consultation contact Larissa Carr at 313. 387.4732 ext. 120.


Trish’s Garage, the retail pop-up shop in Grand River WorkPlace, will be open for your holiday shopping needs through the end of December. According to Ebony Rutherford, her time in Grandmont Rosedale was “really helpful in developing community outreach strategies, and to get to know the community.” Get your loved ones something unique from Trish’s Garage and let owner Ebony know that she will be missed! Keep an eye out for the next pop-up in the retail space at the WorkPlace in January!


Grand River WorkPlace is open for new membership! WorkPlace is looking for small businesses and startups to be a part of our co-working community. WorkPlace provides a space for businesses to work in an affordable shared space, learn through various workshops and trainings, allowing businesses to grow in a supportive collaborative environment. If you would like to learn more about WorkPlace, contact Larissa Carr at 313.387.4732, ext. 120 or  To stay informed about upcoming workshops and events at WorkPlace, “like” Grand River WorkPlace on Facebook.