Institute for Emerging Issues to Host Virtual Panel During GEW
Chelsea Grieco @C_Grieco
Nov 08, 2012
A recent analysis of Inc. 500 data shows that high-growth firms are thriving in regions throughout the U.S., not just in Silicon Valley, Boston and New York. That point is illustrated through Global Entrepreneurship Week by a number of cities and regions--here we take a look at Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University will host two events in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week. One is virtual and open to - appropriately - the globe; the second is a live forum held in Raleigh where good ideas, vision and leadership come together to strengthen North Carolina entrepreneurship.
This online panel will feature via live broadcast panelists Chris Anderson of Wired Magazine, Adam Friedman of The Pratt Center for Community Development, Joe LaRussa of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers; industrial marketing strategist and blogger A.J. Sweatt, multi-faceted entrepreneur Aly Kalifa of DesignBox. Moderated by the Institute for Emerging Issues’ Executive Director Anita Brown-Graham, this event will feature curated questions collected through online submission prior to the event, as well as live discussion via hashtag #mfg4z on Twitter during the event.
Discovery Forum Presented by BB&T (Nov. 13)
Designed to discover innovative ideas and unsung leaders in North Carolina, the Discovery Forum brings together entrepreneurs to share, collaborate and present their business ideas and innovations in five-minute presentations, followed by networking, and socialization. These same entrepreneurs will go through leadership training in the weeks and months following the event. This live event in connection with Triangle Entrepreneurship Week will be hosted at Cobblestone Hall in downtown Raleigh. The event is open to the public, but presenters have been previously chosen through submissions and online polling prior to the event.