Formerly known as the Rural Entrepreneurship Forum, the event will bring together leading entrepreneurs, economic developers, innovators and future business owners to learn more about the current entrepreneurial climate and the future of entrepreneurship in Mississippi.
Tasha Bibb (Innovate Mississippi), John Brandon (MC), Dr. Marty Brock (MUW), Phil Hardwick (Millsaps), Dr. Nicholas Hill (JSU), Dr. JR Love (UM), Nash Nunnery (MDA), Jeffrey Rupp (MSU), Will Tabor (Belhaven), James Wilcox (USM), and Dr. Glendscene Williams (DSU)
University of Mississippi’s McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement, the event is part of the Catalyzing Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) initiative. The CEED initiative is funded with a generous financial gift from the Robert M. Hearin Support Foundation.
Now in its fifth year, the Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum will provide working opportunities for aspiring business owners and thriving entrepreneurs to share practical and immediately useful information about building a business.
Additionally, attendees will hear best practices of successful case studies and learn more about resources and strategies available to entrepreneurs from institutions of high education in Mississippi and other key organizations.
Panels on technology and innovation, student entrepreneurship, and the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem also will be conducted.
Contact JR Love at firstname.lastname@example.org or Phil Hardwick at email@example.com