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2022 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities conference

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Date

Add to Calendar 2022-09-08 11:00:00 2022-09-09 12:15:00 2022 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities conference Entrepreneurs will help create the future of Minnesota. That's why for the fourth year, the Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities conference will bring together community champions, entrepreneurship enablers, economic development professionals, entrepreneurs, and business leaders. Join us in Red Wing! Together, we can create the kind of supportive networks that help entrepreneurs succeed in our communities. By enhancing regional cooperative network development and use, we will: Showcase tools and resources available to support entrepreneurs in Minnesota. Provide neighboring communities with the opportunity to learn from each other and share ideas that support local entrepreneurs. Bring other state and national resources to Minnesota's regional networks — growing the number of resources we tap. Feature panel discussions with innovative members of the Launch Minnesota Network. The conference is being led by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality and joined by the Minnesota Small Business Development Centers, Rethos, Launch Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and other entrepreneurship supporting organizations. St. James Hotel St. James Hotel St. James Hotel America/Chicago public

Location

St. James Hotel
406 Main St
Red Wing, MN 55066

Contact

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

2021 Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities conference attendees at a Staple, Minnesota business.

Entrepreneurs will help create the future of Minnesota. That's why for the fourth year, the Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities conference will bring together community champions, entrepreneurship enablers, economic development professionals, entrepreneurs, and business leaders.

Join us in Red Wing! Together, we can create the kind of supportive networks that help entrepreneurs succeed in our communities. By enhancing regional cooperative network development and use, we will:

  • Showcase tools and resources available to support entrepreneurs in Minnesota.

  • Provide neighboring communities with the opportunity to learn from each other and share ideas that support local entrepreneurs.

  • Bring other state and national resources to Minnesota's regional networks — growing the number of resources we tap.

  • Feature panel discussions with innovative members of the Launch Minnesota Network.

The conference is being led by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality and joined by the Minnesota Small Business Development Centers, Rethos, Launch Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and other entrepreneurship supporting organizations.

Cost

Sign up early and save!

  • Early-bird rate: $80 (ends Sunday, July 31)
  • Regular rate: $100 (starting Monday, August 1)

Registration

The registration deadline is Friday, August 19.

Visit the conference website for the agenda and details on breakout sessions and speakers.

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