GEW/USA News & Updates: 100+ DECA Chapters Planning for GEW 2012
Chelsea Grieco @C_Grieco
Aug 09, 2012
Each year, DECA chapters around the world embrace Global Entrepreneurship Week in new and interesting ways. This year, more than 100 DECA chapters in the United States alone have registered as GEW/USA partners and are planning activities for November. How did they sign up so many? A simple booth at its International Career Development Conference that brought 14,000 high school students, advisors, businesspersons and alumni to Salt Lake City. Stay tuned for updates on what activities they are planning.
Other exciting GEW/USA news comes from New York:
- Women 2.0 has registered its Pitch Conference and Competition NYC 2012 in New York, New York. Attendees will hear from top speakers who have started and successfully lead companies in the high-tech or high-growth sphere.
- A GEW success story: Sanchia Marquez launches her company, Kiddie Captions, after attending Global Entrepreneurship Week in New York City last year. The mobile app lets parents easily share photos of their children using digital scrapbooks.
We want to hear what you have planned. Be sure to begin planning your events and activities for GEW 2012 and registering them on the site. If you need help thinking of new and interesting ideas, be sure to visit the Ideas Bank that has been updated with even more great concepts for empowering entrepreneurship in your area.
In other news from the Unleashing Ideas network:
- The third-quarter Kauffman/LegalZoom Startup Confidence Index reveals that although overall confidence in the economy is low, younger entrepreneurs remain optimistic about future profitability.
- Congratulations to Carole Feeny, winner of Startup Weekend Cincinnati. She pitched Project Blue Collar, a company that will promote the adoption of rescue dogs.