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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Florida Atlantic University’s Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, located within the FAU College of Business, in conjunction with over 120 countries, celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week Monday, November 18 to Sunday, November 24, 2013.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is an international celebration of the innovators and job creators that launch startups in which ideas come to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.
The following calendar of events offer FAU students of all disciplines, FAU alumni, faculty/staff and the greater FAU community the opportunity to explore their potential as entrepreneurs and innovators.

Are you ready to compete for your share of $200,000 in cash and prizes to launch your business idea?  Attend this informative workshop to learn how!

Attendees will learn how to register for the FAU Business Plan Competition, how to access business plan development and startup resources, receive tips on competition preparation and will have the opportunity to meet the Entrepreneurs In Residence, highly experienced and successful executives, entrepreneurs, engineers and attorneys who are here to guide you on your path to success!  Register today at fauwinners.eventbrite.com.

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Social media has become a critical part of marketing for businesses and individuals. There are now over 24 million Facebook fan pages offering unprecedented marketing opportunities, YouTube is the #3 website in the work and individuals are using a new marketing vehicle to make millions from their personal expertise. Jay Berkowitz, founder and CEO of Ten Golden Rules, will explore real case studies from 10 businesses and individuals who have used social media to deliver bottom-line profitability for themselves and their businesses. Register for this free session today at fausocialmedia.eventbrite.com today!
  IBM is a global institution embracing innovation. The IBM SME (small medium enterprise) Toolkit is a free program that enables entrepreneurs and small businesses to learn how to implement the sustainable business management practices needed for growth in areas such as finance, accounting, international business, marketing and human resources. IBM Engineers will present this workshop and answer your IBM SME Toolkit questions. This workshop is open to the public, visit fauibm.eventbrite.com to register.
The executive forum is designed to provide the wealth of knowledge and experience of inspirational leaders and executives from a wide variety of businesses and industries. The speakers present a brief overview of their businesses, as well as specific professional experiences, followed by a discussion of key issues facing their industries in the current business and economic climate. This session features Scott H. Adams, founder of the FAU Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, a successful and innovative leader in the business community and an enthusiastic advocate of entrepreneurship and innovation – strengthening the links between education, research, and the development of future business enterprises. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with one of FAU's most successful graduates!  Register for Scott Adams and view the Executive Forum Speaker schedule at business.fau.edu/executiveforum.
Entrepreneur Boot Camp is a fast-paced, 30-hour certificate course designed to help aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs develop an effective business plan utlizing business development fundamentals. FAU students, alumni, faculty/staff and the greater FAU community are welcome to attend this session to learn more about Entrepreneur Boot Camp and hear aspiring entrepreneurs make their pitch. Register today at faubootcamp.eventbrite.com.
Startup Weekend is an exciting 54-hour weekend event for students of all disciplines, alumni and members of the FAU community. If you're an idea person, entrepreneur, startup enthusiast, passionate about social change, and/or up for a life-changing weekend, Startup Weekend Boca Raton is for YOU!  Register by October 31st for special earlybird pricing at bocaraton.startupweekend.org!
Startup Weekend Boca Raton participants will be hard at work developing their ideas and preparing to launch their startups. If you want entry into the Palm Beach county entrepreneurial ecosystem, make sure you register for Startup Weekend Boca Raton here.
Startup Weekend Boca Raton participants will be wrapping their business plans and finalizing their presentations. Elite Startup Weekend Judges will be here to select the winners. Do you have ideas, special talent, or just dream of being your own boss, click  here and register so you don't miss out on this stellar weekend!


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