e-nnovations 2008 – Mid-Atlantic Entrepreneurship Conference Friday, November 21, 2008 hosted by Anne Arundel Community College This interactive one-day conference is designed for anyone interested in learning about entrepreneurship. This includes students from two- and four-year colleges and universities, Entrepreneurial high school students, faculty and staff from colleges, universities and high schools, career changers, life changers and aspiring entrepreneurs. Join us to learn from experts as they share their wisdom about entrepreneurship, starting a business, and strategies for achieving success. In addition to the informative and inspiring guest speakers you will experience, you will also have the opportunity to network, share best practices, and interact with exhibitors. Breakfast and lunch are included in your registration fee. For more information or if you are interested in being an exhibitor, please contact AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute at (410) 777-2066 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
AACC will show a PBS film about Fair Trade Coffee- “Guatemala /Mexico- Coffee Country.” The owner of Café Pronto, an Annapolis coffee bean roaster and retailer will lead a discussion on the coffee grower industry. Our Entrepreneurship Sales & Marketing for Small Business class will prepare brochures publicizing the event and provide logistical support during the film and subsequent talk.
The first 40 people to register will each receive a free copy of the book, “Be Bold”, which tells the stories of twelve outstanding leaders in the nonprofit sector, who Echoing Green had the privilege of working with.
November 6, AACC will show a film about Fair Trade issues in the flower industry- “Flower Power - Ecuador.” There will be a mini-Global Giving Market at the same time/same location selling only Fair Trade foods, coffees and teas. Our Entrepreneurship Sales & Marketing for Small Business class will be in charge of the retail side of the market.
The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Entrepreneurial Studies Scholarship deadline for the Spring 2009 semester is December 17, 2008. The scholarship was created to provide financial support to students who aspire to start a business or who own a business and seek additional knowledge. Funds may be used to pay for tuition, fees, books and required course materials for both credit and non-credit courses. The maximum award is $10,000.