CANCELED - Entrepreneurial Leadership Week 2020
Entrepreneurial Leadership Week is a collaboration of the Kutztown University College of Business, the Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ELC), the KU Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce. This event includes workshops, panels and presentations that provide students and the local community with insight, strategies and tools from experts to launch or boost their business.
Tuesday - March 17, 2020
Keynote Speaker, Jack Gulati, 11:00 a.m., LC135
For fifty years, Jack Gulati has been a serial entrepreneur. During this period, he has owned 44 companies worldwide, including the Reading Royals. Currently, he owns the Allen Americans, an ECHL professional hockey team in Dallas, Texas.
Wednesday - March 18, 2020
Student Entrepreneurial Marketplace, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., MSU Lobby
The Student Marketplace is a showcase of businesses run by KU students and recent alumni. It will feature products and services owned and operated by the students entrepreneurs. All transactions are done directly with the businesses.
Keichalies Ciuro Sanchez
The Morenita Collection
Women's Panel & Luncheon, 11:00 a.m., MSU 218
Six successful woman from our community will discuss the road to entrepreneurial excellence. They will focus on the strategies and tools that lead to the creation of a thriving and vibrant business. Attendees are welcome to network at the following free luncheon. The panel will be moderated by Ms. Lori Donofrio-Galley. Registration required.
Lori Donofrio-Galley, Moderator
Executive Director, Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce
Financial Services Representative at New York Life
Owner of Elite Business Solutions, LLC
Freelance Make-up Artist for Film & Television
Banking & Investment Industry
Owner of Interlace Communications, Inc.
Owner & Community Director of kTown Hall
SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION 101 (SBDC), 1:00 p.m., MSU 116
Robert Kieke will introduce the concept of starting from ground-level and building up, different types of Search Engine Optimization and their applications using online tools to promote website content.
E-MAIL MARKETING QUICK START (SBDC), 2:30 p.m., MSU 116
Dawn Wivell will help kick-start your email marketing strategy with a workshop that it designed to assist you with taking the email marketing leap.
THURSDAY - MARCH 19, 2020
Student Entrepreneur Panel, 11:00 a.m., LC135
FRIDAY - MARCH 20, 2020
Family Business Panel, 7:30 a.m., MSU 218
Successful family business owners will offer their advice and expertise on the challenges and triumphs which come with owning a family business. Registration required.