NMU College of Business Hosts Entrepreneurship Celebration

Friday 22, 2017

Northern Michigan University’s College of Business is hosting a “Celebration of Entrepreneurship.” The event will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the first-floor atrium of the University Center. There is no cost to attend. Lunch and a t-shirt are included.

NMU alumnus Keith Glendon will be the keynote speaker. He is the global program director of strategy and business development at IBM Security. He has experience working with startup companies, government institutions, global corporations and community volunteer organizations.

The conference will also include multiple sessions about starting, financing, marketing and managing a business. These sessions will be led by community entrepreneurs and business leaders, including representatives from Double Trouble DJs and DIGS Gastropub, NMU Marketing and Communications, Invent@NMU, Velodrome Coffee and more.

Check-in will be from 7:30-9 a.m. Attendees must register by Friday, Sept. 29, at www.universe.com/nmuentrepreneurship2017.

Jill Vermeulen
Student Writer