A&M Commerce to Host Entrepreneurship Conference
By Kim Williams
Commerce, TEXAS-Texas A&M University-Commerce will host the Small Business
Entrepreneurship Conference (SBECON) April 10 in the Sam Rayburn Student Center.
The conference will address economic development and entrepreneurship and the importance of regionalism in economic recovery and progress. Ideas will be shared and attention focused on developing a culture promoting small business, entrepreneurship and economic development for Northeast Texas.
Outstanding speakers experienced in economic development and entrepreneurship will be the core of the conference. Mabrie Jackson, president and chief executive officer of the North Texas Commission, will open the day's agenda with a presentation on regional issues and the workforce, the relationship of economic development and entrepreneurship, and the university's role in entrepreneurism.
Jackson will be accompanied by a group of speakers discussing key information about entrepreneurship and economic development.
A highlight of the morning's presentations will be a panel discussion made up of EDC directors in the region along with representatives from other organizations that play a key role in economic development. During lunch, there will be a first person experience in beginning a business in the region provided for attendees.
The conference is sponsored by the Paris, Greenville, Sulphur Springs and Commerce EDCs in addition to the Red River Regional Business Incubator.
For more information regarding sponsorships and booth/display opportunities, please contact Dr. J. Robert Collins at email@example.com or 903-886-5703.