Creating Entrepreneurial Communities

Description

Join other like-minded leaders and learn best practices to promote economic development, innovation, and foster entrepreneurship in your community. Breakout sessions are held in local businesses and venues, giving participants a unique way to learn and experience host communities. 

The Creating Entrepreneurial Communities conference aims to create, connect, and promote community economic revitalization through entrepreneurship as a driver for economic growth across communities in Missouri where entrepreneurs and innovators flourish and are celebrated!

Cost: $85 (includes meals during the conference); $100 after August 15, 2021.

Conference Agenda & Breakout Session Details (PDF) 

Conference Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021

  • 10:30 AM – Registration & check-in (Location: Rialto Banquet Hall, 601 Broadway)
  • 11:15 to 11:45 AM – Box Lunch & Opening Panel Discussion - Creating an Entrepreneurial Community in Hannibal
  • 11:45 AM – Opening Welcome - MU & Hannibal
  • 12:00 PM – Keynote Speaker
  • 1:00 PM – Breakout Session 1
  • 2:30 PM – Breakout Session 2
  • 4:00 PM – Breakout Session 3
  • 6:00 PM – Evening Social and Networking Event

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021

  • 7:30 AM – Breakfast & Opening Session
  • 9:00 AM – Breakout Session 4
  • 10:15 AM – Breakout Session 5
  • 11:15 AM – Luncheon & Panel Discussion – Business Resilience - Planning for Hardships
  • 12:15 PM – Closing Keynote

**The Hannibal Convention & Visitors Bureau is offering an early bird networking event. Limited to the first 100 paid registrants. Riverboat Cruise, Tuesday, September 28, 4:00 PM** 

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate for Creating Entrepreneurial Communities through September 14.

Reserve your room at:
Best Western on the River
401 N. 3rd Street
Hannibal, MO 63401

$109.70/night

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