November 7, 2008
RSU to Celebrate the First-ever Global Entrepreneurship Week
Countries from around the world come together in an effort to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.
WHO: Rogers State University Innovation Center and Students In Free Enterprise
WHAT: Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 17 to 23,is designed to bring together young people from a variety of cultures and disciplines to understand how they can be innovative and think entrepreneurially. More than 75 countries have joined this global celebration to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.
As part of this celebration, the RSU Innovation Center and SIFE, will host a keynote speaker and round table luncheon.
The keynote speaker for this event is DJ Clay Clark, founder of DJ Connections and 2007 Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Following the Keynote presentation, participants are invited to attend a roundtable luncheon where they will have the opportunity to network with successful entrepreneurs from various industries. Some of the entrepreneurs attending the luncheon include:
WHEN: Tuesday, November 18th
WHERE: Rogers State University Claremore Campus, Herrington Hall Room 149
COST: The keynote presentation and the roundtable luncheon is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to the RSU Innovation Center at 343-7533.
WHY: Innovative entrepreneurship drives our economy, creates jobs and solves global problems. Recognizing this, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation in the United States and Make Your Mark in the United Kingdom, founded Global Entrepreneurship Week. To view a complete list of participating countries and organizations or to learn more, visit www.unleashingideas.org.
About RSU Innovation Center
For more information about services provided by the Innovation Center visit www.rsu.edu/innovation.
About Global Entrepreneurship Week