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Here's some samples of what NACCE members did last year!

Anne Arundel Community College
Johnson County Community College
Bunker Hill Community College
North Iowa Area Community College
Tulsa Community College
Truman  College

Anne Arundel Community College

Monday November 15

Social Entrepreneurship and Toms Shoes.
Learn how buying one pair of shoes helps someone else who cannot afford them. Explore how a company can leverage its social responsibility to help sales.

Tuesday November 16

The Entrepreneur’s Club and the International Student Associationare sponsoring an International Business Theme meeting during the E-Club meeting time (3:00 – 5:00). There will be international food, a presentation on business culture in a global perspective, or "This hand gesture means what in Turkey?!!?” and more.

Wednesday and Thursday Nov. 17 and 18

Best of Business Judging.
Outside experts will judge your student’s presentations and give them direct feedback from their experience in the business world.

Thursday Nov 18

Hatchery/Incubator Open House
Meet past winners of the Business Plan competition. Learn what ESI can do for you and your students! We have scholarships and business advising.

Friday Nov 19

Movie screening
Ten9eight, an award winning film featuring 24 high school students who compete in a national business plan competition. In America, a high school student drops out of school every 9 seconds. Imagine what would happen if they did not. We will have approximately 100 high school students as our guests. They will see the movie and see a panel discussion of our own business plan winners.

Two Sided Flyer



Johnson County Community College

Unlocking the Options: 2010 Entrepreneurship Awareness Event
Saturday, November 13, 2010 - The event will highlight the innovation of local entrepreneurs and help student identify options for their future. JCCC, KU, UMKC and William Jewell will be on hand to provide information about the educational opportunities available in the Kansas City region in the area of entrepreneurship.

Speakers include:

Jim Sheridan

Sheridan’s Frozen Custard

Jeff Hargroves

ProPharma Group, Inc

Gail Worth

Gail’s Harley-Davidson

Valerie Jennings
Hippie Chow Granola

Delena Stout

Brookside Barkery and Bath

Devin Henderson
Magic Entertainment, LLC

Kurt Knutson

Freedom Bank


Bunker Hill Community College

Monday November 15

Keynote Speaker, Sylvia Maxfield, Ph.D.
Professor, Simmons School of Management and former Executive, Lehman Brothers
"The Case for Corporate Social Responsibility”Tuesday, November 16
Panel Discussion:"What are Funders Looking For? How to Best Position Your Venture for Outside Funders”
Panelists include:
Rodrigo Cerveira , Senior Loan Consultant, New England Lending, ACCION USA
Rafael Carbonell, Deputy Director, Office of Business Development, City of Boston, MA
Chuck Dwyer, Vice President, Middlesex Savings BankGene Pettinelli, Co-Founder, Cambridge Light PartnersWednesday, November 17
Joint Elevator Pitch Event – Bunker Hill Community College and Young Entrepreneurs Alliance
"Effectively Pitching Your Business"

Thursday, November 18

Panel Discussion:"Challenges and Opportunities of Socially Responsible Business”
Panelists include:
Michael Murphy, Co-Founder, Mass Design Group
Larry O’Toole, Founder and CEO, Gentle Giant Moving Company
Jodi Rosenbaum, Founder and CEO, More Than Words Bookstore
HeatherJean MacNeil, Founder and CEO of Proxy Apparel and BHCC Adjunct Instructor, Marketing

Friday, November 19

Bunker Hill Community College Tech Prep Entrepreneurship Conference
A Day-long Conference for Boston-Area High School students interested in starting their own businesses



North Iowa Area Community College

Monday November 15
"Ask the Experts.” 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. This free event will be held in the Pappajohn Center, Rooms 117 and 118, on the NIACC campus. The public is welcome but registration recommended.

Tuesday, November 16
Entrepreneurs’ Exchange, 6-7:30 p.m. Tricia Janes, market research coordinator for the Iowa Small Business Development Centers, will present "Marketing Research: 101,” a free event in McAllister Hall, Room 104G, on the NIACC Campus.

Wednesday, November 17
NIACC Student/Faculty/Staff Marketplace, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; open to the public to visit the merchants in the Activity Center.

Thursday, November 18
Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Kickoff for the New Venture Business Plan competition will begin with an information session for college students in the Pappajohn Business Incubator Conference Room on the NIACC campus







Tulsa Community College

Tuesday, November 16

Tulsa Metro Chamber
Round Table Connections
7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
SpiritBank Event Center
10441 S. Regal Blvd.

Confessions from Entrepreneurs: Biggest Lessons Learned
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Stokely Event Center
10111 East 45th Place
$10.00 admission / lunch provided

TCC - SpiritBank Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
5:30 p.m.
TCC Center for Creativity
909 S. Boston

Wednesday, November 17
Friends or Frenemies: Working with the Media
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
IDL Ballroom
230 E. First St.
$10.00 admission / lunch provided

Get Moving: Business Resource Center Crawl
Tulsa Collaboratorium, Tulsa Metro Chamber Business Resource Center,
Tulsa Library Research Center,
Forge, and i2E
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 18
Funding, Bootstrapping and Cash: Show Me The Money
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Silo Event Center
4501 W. 41st St.
$10.00 admission / lunch provided

The Tulsey Awards
VIP Reception: 6:00 p.m.
Tulsey Awards: 7:00 p.m.
Cain’s Ballroom
423 N. Main St.
$10.00 / admission
Appetizers provided by local restaurants 



Truman College

Schedule At A Glance



Friday, November 19, 2010, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Time & Room


What you will learn


8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



Registration And Small Business Resource Exhibit Hall Open


Hosted by: Truman College & Edgewater Development Corporation

8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.



Continental Breakfast


Hosted by: Swedish Bakery, Truman College & Edgewater Development Corporation





8:20 a.m. -8:30 a.m.



Welcome & Introductions


Dr. Pervez Rahman,

Vice-President, Truman College


Tina Travlos Nihlean,

President, Edgewater Development Corporation


8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.



How To Achieve A Winning Brand Image

  • What is your differentiator?
  • What makes your brand stand out?
  • How to make a winning brand image with little cost.

Thomas J. Walter, CEO Tasty Catering





9:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m.


Lecture Hall B

3rd Floor

How To Start A Business In The City Of Chicago"

  • Learn how to open a business in the City of Chicago
  • To operate a successful business in Chicago you must know the requirements, ask questions - get answers.
  • Learn about the many programs and services that BACP offers including free business workshops.


Alfredo Camarena, Projects Administrator, City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP)





9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


Lecture Hall C

3rd Floor

Uncovering The New Small Business Opportunities In Your Community

  • Learn how these small businesses sought local opportunities to expand their business.

Panel Discussion


Michael Moorman, Owner, M. Henri’s & M. Henrietta


John W. Pfeiffer, CEO, Inspiration Corporation


9:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.


Room 3150


5 Classic Business Disasters Owners Themselves Create:

Stopping The Madness

  • Understanding the role of your business attorney: Bodyguard vs Assassin
  • Protecting your personal liability: Creating & Controlling a stable business system

Robert M. Dreger, Esq., Principal,


10:00 a.m.-

10:30 a.m.


Room 3152

Small Business Support, Truman College and You/Owning Your Own Business

You will gain a clearer understanding of how to answer these questions

  • How do you take your idea and turn it into a business?
  • Who’s going to make it large scale?
  • How are you going to buy equipment?

Benjamin Goldman, Professor, City Colleges of Chicago, Truman College





10:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.



Hosted by: Dessert Sponsored by: Eli’s Cheese Cake





10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.


Lecture Hall B

3rd Floor

Website Design: What Every Business Owner Needs to Know About Participating In The Process, Working With A Designer And Producing A Site That Works For Your Business



  • How to plan for structure and content.
  • Important information that every business owner must control.
  • The process of having a site done and how to budget for it.


Becky Davis, Principle, Becky Davis Design

11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.


Lecture Hall C

3rd Floor

Alternative Financing Options

  • You will understand the economic/lending climate for small businesses in Chicago.
  • Your will learn what public and private resources are available for small business.
  • You will understand how to navigate through the lending process.


Panel Discussion


Debbie Meyers-Martin, Program Coordinator, Illinois State Treasurers Office


Nitika Chauhan, Special Programs Manager, ACCION Chicago


Hussain Bhanpuri, Loan Analyst, Chicago Community Ventures


11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.


Room 3150

What Can Your Chamber Of Commerce Do For You?

  • You will learn the benefits of being a chamber member.
  • Why you should join.

Jay Delaney, CEO, Edgewater Chamber of Commerce


Christie Hahn, Executive Director, The Chamber For Uptown


Edmond Lighthall, Northern Region VP, Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce





12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.


Room 1907





Cash Box Lunches Sponsored by Harris Bank







1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.


Room 3150

Healthcare Tax Credits

  • You learn how the program works.
  • Which employers are eligible.
  • What expenses are calculated

Richard Allen, Independents Accounts Association

1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.


Room 3152

Understanding How And Why Your Customers Buy

  • You will understand customer behavior?
  • Transaction or solutions?
  • What motivates a customer to buy?
  • How can I stand out from the competition?
  • How do I get customers to buy?

Dan Kreutzer, Partner, Samurai Business Group

1:00 p.m.-

2:00 p.m.


Lecture Hall C

3rd Floor

Financing Your Business For Longevity

  • You will understand the best financing solutions to support your business.

Warren Broome, Business Banker, Harris Bank

1:00 p.m.-

2:00 p.m.


Lecture Hall B

3rd Floor

5 Keys To Email Marketing

  • Learn How to Create and Deliver Highly Branded, Professional looking emails designed to wow your customers and prospects.

Steve Robinson , Regional Development Director, Constant Contacts





2:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m. 



Hosted by: Eli’s Cheesecake





2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.


Lecture Hall B

3rd Floor

Using Social Media For Small Business Success

  • You will learn how to think social media to highlight the aspects of your business that make you shine.
  • You will understand the differences and opportunities contained in Facebook and Twitter
  • You will learn the tools to implement a social media marketing strategy in your business.

Patti Guerzo, Guerzo Business Solutions Center

2:30 p.m.-

3:30 p.m.


Room 3150

Credit Availability And The Stimulus Package

  • You will learn about current financial markets and how the stimulus package can help your small business.

Morgan Wise, Stakeholder Liaison IRS Communications, Internal Revenue Service

2:30 p.m.-

3:30 p.m.


Room 3152

Determining The Best Legal Structure For Your Business

  • You will understand the various legal structures for your business
  • How your legal structure affects you

Tom Wendt Chief Legal Officer, Center for Disability & Elder Law and Paralegal Instructor City Colleges of Chicago





3:30 p.m.-

4:00 p.m.


Room 3140

Are You Ready For Entrepreneurship?

  • Do I have the right idea?
  • Is now the right time?
  • What do I do first?
  • Can I do this?

Brad Moorehead, President, Bolster Security

3:30 p.m.-

4:00 p.m.


Room 3152

How You Can Reduce Consumption And Become Energy Efficient

  • You learn practical eco-friendly solutions for businesses

Jeanine Otte, Outreach Associate, CNT Energy-A Division of Center for Neighborhood Technology




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