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UW Students Invited to Annual Entrepreneur Conference
MARCH 17, 2005--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls' College of Business
and Economics is hosting the first annual Young Entrepreneurs Conference
April 29-30, which will highlight the entrepreneurial spirit in students.
Established by a grant from the Excel Energy Foundation, the conference
will give industrious students and budding entrepreneurs the chance to
submit business plans to a competition.
All students in the University of Wisconsin System, including UW Colleges,
are invited to take part in the two-day conference.
To compete, students must submit a business plan, whether as an individual
or a team, to be judged during the conference. Schools may have more than
one entry. Awards will be given out for the best poster, best written
business plan, best business plan presentation and best overall business
plan. The best overall business plan winner will receive the traveling
Lydecker Award, sponsored by the St. Croix and Pierce county economic
Students interested in the competition must complete a registration form
by March 30 to be eligible. Registration forms are available online at
and will be accepted by e-mail or mail.
All majors and disciplines are invited to submit their ideas and attend.
Students not interested in presenting at the conference, but who want
to attend, are encouraged to fill out a registration form and experience
The purpose of the conference is to bring together UW students, faculty,
entrepreneurs and business people. The conference gives students the opportunity
to find out what goes into a successful business plan, to share ideas
with leading business executives and entrepreneurs, to network with business-minded
individuals from all over Wisconsin and to represent their UW institution.
In addition to the business plan competition, entrepreneurs will lead
workshops and offer tips, strategies and answer questions.
For more information visit the Web site or contact assistant Professor
Jude Rathburn at 715/425-3335 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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