The 2010 Business Plan Competition sponsored by the Herman J. Russell International Center for Entrepreneurship at Georgia State University is scheduled for Tuesday, October 26 at the Rialto Center for the Performing Arts. The festivities begin at 5:45 pm with food, drink and networking before the formal program begins. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Annie Dillard at firstname.lastname@example.org by October 10th.
This year, the keynotte speaker will be Mitch Fee, founder and CEO of MFG.com. Mr. Fee is considered an expert on topics of entrepreneurship, Internet businesses, manufacturing industries and globalization. He regularly appears on CNBC, Fox News and various radio programs. Following his talk, the student competitors will present their business plans and $10,000 will be awarded.
For some background on the importance of entreprenreneurship programs in building a strong economy, check out these titles in the GSU Library collection:
- Creating Entrepreneurs: Making Miracles Happen
- Closing the Innovation Gap:
Reigniting the Spark of Creativity in a Global Economy
- Measuring the Social Value of Innovation:
A Link in the University Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship Equation