Creating Entrepreneurial Communities: Promoting Entrepreneurship and Business Resilience
Entrepreneurial communities are those cities, neighborhoods, or townships that are continuously working to develop an environment that fosters entrepreneurship to promote community economic development. They have created networks, cultures, resources, and policies that enable invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship to succeed.
2021 Conference in Hannibal, MO, Sept. 29-30, 2021
Conference Schedule (PDF)
Breakout Session Descriptions (PDF)
Bring Others With You
We encourage you to invite your coworkers, colleagues, community leaders, entrepreneurs and other local stakeholders. Whether you work in economic development, government, business, arts and culture, education, the nonprofit sector, or philanthropy, you have an important part to play in supporting local businesses and entrepreneurial development in communities. There is something for everyone!
Communities need entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs need communities to flourish!