Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Attention Entrepreneurs: You are Invited!

Attention Entrepreneurs: You are Invited!

Business Intelligence Series - The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Orlando, Inc., is proud to announce its new Business Intelligence Series. Join us on April 22 as we explore Central Florida's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to learn about Resources for Entrepreneurs in our region.

How can we create a rich ecosystem for Central Florida entrepreneurs that provides the right environment for sustainable business innovation and growth? How, and at what point, does an entrepreneur enter the system and begin connecting with all members? How do we assist entrepreneurs in coalescing around a shared vision and culture to propel our entrepreneurial ecosystem to "greatness?"

Learn about resources that can help you grow your business, hear from experts and champions of the entrepreneurial movement, and connect to other components of our rich ecosystem including:

  • Waymon Armstrong - President, Engineering and Computer Simulations - Named 2010 Florida Small Business of the Year.
  • Cari Coats - Entrepreneur, Executive Director, Rollins College Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship
  • Dr. Tom O'Neal - Founder and Executive Director of the UCF Business Incubation Program
  • Steve Quello - President, CEONexus - Resources for Growth-Oriented Companies
  • Jerry Ross - Entrepreneur, Executive Director, Disney Entrepreneur Center
  • Economic Gardening Tools
  • GrowFL Program at the Florida Economic Gardening Institute
  • Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center
  • UCF Venture Lab
  • Funding Opportunities
  • And more

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Thursday, April 22, 2010
8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Registration, Coffee & Conversation
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Program
Embassy Suites Hotel Orlando - Downtown
191 East Pine Street, Downtown Orlando
(Click for Map)

$25 - In Advance
$30 - Day of Event
Complimentary Admission for Orlando, Inc.
Business Partners and Business Connection Investors
(Previously Regional Board of Advisors and Chamber Trustees)

Orlando, Inc. (Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce)
Orlando, Inc. (Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce) is one of four lines of business of the Central Florida Partnership and is specifically focused on Regional Entrepreneurship. A "Five-Star Chamber" - the highest level of achievement awarded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - we are positioned to serve the growing needs of businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the Central Florida Region.

Working together with BusinessForce (Public Policy Advocacy), myregion.org (Regional Research & Resolves) and Leadership Orlando (Regional Leadership), the Central Florida Partnership is moving "Ideas to Results."

For additional information, visit: www.orlando.org

NOTE: The UCF Business Incubation Program has forwarded this information to you as a courtesy to our partner Orlando, Inc.

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