27 Oct Entrepreneur's Connection coming to Fond du Lac in 2009
On Tuesday, November 17th, entrepreneurs and emerging business owners will come together for the Oshkosh/Fond du Lac Entrepreneur’s Connection 2009: Network. Learn. Grow. Held during Global Entrepreneur’s week, E-Connect 2009 will focus on the unique challenges, issues and concerns that matter to entrepreneurs who live and work in and around the Oshkosh Area and Fond du Lac County.
Taking into consideration the busy lifestyle of entrepreneurs, E-Connect 2009 is an evening event, running from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Last year, in the first year of the event, the event attracted over 200 participants in Oshkosh. This year, it will be held at University of Wisconsin–Fond du Lac and will be packed with real-world knowledge through networking, speakers and exposition-style product and information booths. Breakout sessions will cover topics such as social media, entrepreneurial success stories and financing in a challenging economy. The evening will include networking over hors devours as well as coffee and desserts.
The keynote speaker for event will be former Green Bay Packer and successful entrepreneur, Santana Dotson. Having completed a career that started by winning Rookie of the Year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and culminated in two Super Bowls appearances with the Green Bay Packers, Santana is no stranger to success. Today he is an accomplished businessman. He has invested in and operated fitness centers throughout Texas and the Southeast as well as an international beverage distribution-company. He also owns and operates the NFL’s youth football league in Houston.
Sponsors for E-Connect 2009 include The Reporter, The Northwestern, Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation, WTCX/Sunny 97, Cumulus of Appleton/Oshkosh, New North B2B and 4-Imprint at the platinum level; Horicon bank and Promotions with Pizzazz at the gold level; Citizens First Credit Union, M&I Bank, Huberty & Associates, Associated Bank, Moraine Park Technical College and UW-Fond du Lac at the silver level; and 44-North, Clifton Gunderson, US Bank, Choice Bank, Ripon College/Creative Enterprise Center, and Mountain Dog Media at the bronze level.
Registration is $30 per person. To register, log on to http://www.econnectevent.com. Registration deadline is Thursday, November 12th.