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UMD Entrepreneurship Conference


Tuesday October 17th, 2017

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UMD Entrepreneurship Conference


Tuesday October 17th, 2017

2017 UMD Entrepreneurship Conference

October 17, 2017 - UMD Campus Ballroom

The UMD Entrepreneurship Conference brings together Twin Ports students, educators, entrepreneurs and innovators for a one-day event. Conference goers will hear from talented national, local, and regional entrepreneurs that are making an impact in their respective industries. 

The UMD Conference is 100% student run and is an initiative of the Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE).

Please Join Us! 


Get Involved

UMD students who are interested in volunteering or joining the committee,
can email UMDconf@gmail.com for more information.

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UMd Kirby Ballroom


UMd Kirby Ballroom


 

Where?

This years conference will be held on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus in the UMD Kirby Ballroom. Click below to view an interactive map.

 
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Schedule


2016 Conference Schedule at a glance.

Schedule


2016 Conference Schedule at a glance.

2016 Conference Schedule

(2017 Conference Schedule Coming August 1st, 2017)

UMD Kirby Ballroom

9AM-4:00PM

8:00AM-9AM: check-in

9:00AM-9:15AM: CONFERENCE WELCOME FOR UMD AND COMMUNITY

Dr. Lendley C. Black, Chancellor, University of Minnesota - Duluth (UMD)
Dr. Amy Hietapelto, Dean UMD Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE)
Jireh Mabamba, Conference Director

9:15AM-10:00AM: JON THRALOW

10:15AM-11:00AM: JENNIFER SMITH

11:00AM-11:15AM: INTERMISSION

11:15AM-12:00PM: DR. DOUG SMITH

12:10-12:50PM: LUNCH

12:10-12:50PM: ALL WORKSHOPS

How to Start a Business
Curt Walczak - Consultant at the Center of Economic Development

The Legal Side to Starting a Business
Dr. Roger Reinsch - LSBE Professor

12:50-1:30 PM: GREG BENSON

1:45-2:30 PM: CHUCK BAXTER

2:45-4:00PM: RESTAURANT INDUSTRY PANEL

Bill Marker - Co-Founder of Chilly Billy's
Brian Daugherty - President of Grandma's
Tom Hanson - Co-Founder 0f Duluth Grill
Carol Valentini - Founder of Valentini's

5:00-7:00PM NETWORK SOCIAL AND RAFFLE

Location: Grandma's Sports Garden

Contact


Contact


Conference Contact Information

UMD Entrepreneurship Conference
University of MN - Duluth
Labovitz School of Business and Economics
1318 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
UMDconf@gmail.com