Grant County Economic Growth Council
18 November 2011-19 November 2011
2011 Spirit of Entrepreneurship Luncheon November 18, 2011 Event: Spirit of Entrepreneurship Luncheon Guest Speaker: Mickey Maurer - Entrepreneur, IBJ Columnist, & Chairman @ IBJ Media Corp Location/Time: Meshingomesia Country Club @ 12pm 2225 North Lagro Road Please RSVP to Angelina @ (888)668-3203 or by November 11, 2011 Submissions for the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award: Criteria for Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award Nominees Main Criteria: Company has been in existence at least five (5) years Displays innovation in product/service Judges will also take the following into account: Creates significant impact on community (financial or otherwise) Reasons for remaining in Grant County Company has high visibility in community Has been able to either create or retain jobs An entrepreneur who shows perseverance/tenacity Please submit your nominations via email/mail/fax to: Angelina Lindahl Grant County Economic Growth Council 301 S Adams St Marion, IN 46952 (765) 662-8340 In your nomination, please be sure to include your name, your nominee's name/company name, their address/phone number, plus a short paragraph on why you are nominating the individual. Nominations are due by October 21, 2011.
16 November 2011-17 November 2011
Come network with nationally recognized leaders in small business development and entrepreneurship and hear them share about overcoming the challenges of launching and growing a business in our current economy. Free lunch provided! Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Part Two Date: November 16th, 2011 Time: 11:30-1:00pm Location: Indiana Wesleyan University (Student Center - Bedford Banquet Room, Marion) Keynote Speaker: Troy Burk, CEO/Founder Right On Interactive Troy Burk is the CEO and Founder of Right On Interactive (ROI). He is a recognized thought leader and speaker on the topics of Customer Lifecycle Marketing, Marketing Automation, Lead Scoring and Nurturing, and Email Marketing. ROI is a customer lifecycle marketing software provider that transforms the way marketers nurture business relationships - from initial contact to brand advocacy. The ROI "software-as-a-service" (SaaS) solution helps companies win and retain more customers, optimize marketing effectiveness, and maximize the lifetime value of customers. ROI serves more than 300 customers, including Carrier Corporation, Marsh Supermarkets, Wild Birds Unlimited, Autobase, Delta Faucet and LightBound. Please confirm your attendance by contacting us at or (765)662-0650.