Event Date and Time:
03/07/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Please join the Small Business Administration for a Young Entrepreneur Event with leading young entrepreneurs on March 7, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
Join U.S. SBA Acting Regional Administrator Robert H. Nelson in a dialogue with young entrepreneurs and local experts. A distinguished panel of young business leaders will share their personal stories, business tips and lessons learned during an interactive session. With youth unemployment twice the national average in many communities, SBA recognizes a need to promote and better support the efforts of young people looking to create jobs for themselves and others. Young entrepreneurs are a dynamic resource for our national recovery and growth.
Eastern Connecticut State University at “Smith Library/Johnson Room”
83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT
The Young Entrepreneur event is intended to:
Bring together leading young entrepreneurs, youth advocacy organizations and government experts to listen, address critical challenges and formulate public policy measures needed to move the young entrepreneur’s business agenda to the next level;
Connect young entrepreneurs to each other, the federal government and other economic development resources;
Engage young people to discuss entrepreneurship; and,
Highlight the accomplishments of young entrepreneurs.