#Millennials targeted for #GEW2016

Entrepreneurship and Economy are a vital part of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) mission, so it’s no secret that the education of the two are part of its objective.

To celebrate National Entrepreneurship Month and Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 (GEW), the LSBDC developed a statewide initiative to educate the millennial generation on entrepreneurship and economy.

During the week of November 14 – 20, GEW is developed to inspire people through local, national and global activities and is designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.

The LSBDC targeted the millennial generation in a variety of ways in multiple areas across the southern part of the state for GEW and are as follows:

Passion & Innovation on Main Street: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Nov. 14, Nicholls State University, Chef John Folse Culinary Institute, Thibodaux. Join a discussion with bankers, business development professionals and successful Millennial Entrepreneurs to answer questions on startup, opportunities, financing and more.

Positive or Poison? Maintaining a Healthy Reputation Online: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Nov. 15, Southeast Louisiana Business Center, Hammond, La. We want to help you take control of your online presence, tap into the power of reviewing and responding to recommendations, referrals and reviews. In our seminar, we will share how to manage your online reputation and reviews, how to get those powerful reviews and maintain that powerful relationship. We’ll also share the powerful tool of how you can use your email marketing and social sites to create a great reputation management team!

Passion & Innovation on Main Street: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Nov. 15, Xavier University, Convocation Center Annex – Room 111, New Orleans, La. Join a discussion with bankers, business development professionals and successful Millennial Entrepreneurs to answer questions on startup, opportunities, financing and more.

Millennials & Business – #SWLAMills: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 15, LSBDC at McNeese State University: Main Office, SEED Center, Lake Charles, La. The topics will include: The Millennial Entrepreneur/Potential Business Owner, Millennials and Credit, Innovation Curriculum and McNeese State University resources. We will have live social media feed for this event.

Millennials and the Economy: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 16, Louisiana Small Business Development Center, 616 Harding Blvd., Baton Rouge, La. A seminar hosted by the LSBDC at Southern University that looks at how millennials earn, spend and save money, designed to help entrepreneurs tap into the generation.

#NorthshoreMILLS – Northshore Millennial Meetup: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Nov. 17, Southeastern Louisiana University Student Union – Ballroom, Hammond, La. Join as we share tips to help you start and grow your business. Let’s link up via social media #NorthshoreMILLS or join us in the student union 1st floor near the pool tables.

For event registration, visit https://www2.lsbdc.org/events.aspx

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