Tuesday, May 14, 2013

IBM Hosts Smarter Business Connection Day

With partners CED and TiE; Sharon Decker, Secretary of Commerce, to Keynote

Attention entrepreneurs, small business owners and regional thought leaders: Here’s an exciting FREE event to put on your calendars. On Friday, June 7th, IBM, CED and TiE will host an informational day of discussions designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners discover technology trends and take-away tips for commercialization success. Join in to have your voice heard as we strategize how to take RTP to the next level of entrepreneurial success. 

Date:                     June 7, 2013
Time:                     9 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Location:              IBM RTP Recreation Center, 1 Davis Drive, RTP, NC 27709

Sharon Decker, newly appointed North Carolina Secretary of Commerce, will deliver the keynote speech and discuss her strategy for stimulating and promoting innovation and sustainable economic growth in North Carolina.  Joan Siefert Rose, CED President, will take part in a panel at 1:30pm, with Research Triangle Foundation’s Bob Geolas moderating.

Community leaders and university experts will strategize ideas, plans, and funding sources to transform RTP from the top research and enterprise ecosystem to the top “Entrepolis” - a vibrant place for entrepreneurs between the three key cities of great academic institutions and big enterprises.

Come network with promising entrepreneurs and successful business owners to exchange ideas, growth strategies and build a network of future business partners.

Register Today!

Questions? Contact chiachi@us.ibm.com

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