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2019 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities conference

Thursday, September 5 - Friday, September 6

Join us for our inaugural Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) conference in Minnesota. Strengthen and broaden your regional networks as you connect with fellow:

  • Economic development professionals
  • Local and regional decision-makers
  • Small business consultants
  • Business leaders
  • Community champions
  • And others with ties to entrepreneurs

Come to share ideas, learn best practices and find tools and resources to make your community a place where entrepreneurs can succeed.  You'll be inspired by keynote speakers Amanda Brinkman, host of Deluxe’s hit HULU series Small Business Revolution - Main Street, and Tom Smude, co-owner of Smude Enterprises, LLC.

Event information

Date(s)
Thursday, September 5 - Friday, September 6
Time
8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location
Waseca City Hall
508 S State St.
Waseca, MN 56093
United States
Contact

Rani Bhattacharyya, University of Minnesota Extension educator, community economics
rani-b@umn.edu or 218‐281-8689

Jennifer Hawkins, University of Minnesota Extension educator, community economics
hawki044@umn.edu or 507‐280‐5575

Neil Linscheid, University of Minnesota Extension educator, community economics
lins0041@umn.edu or 320-203-6109

Note: On Thursday (September 5), the conference is from 10:30 a.m.–7:30 p.m. On Friday (September 6), it's from 8:30–11:30 a.m.

Cost

$80 - early bird rate (before August 1)

$100 - regular rate (August 1 - September 5)

Registration

Register, view the conference agenda and learn more about breakout sessions and lodging.

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