• UWA to host Youth Entrepreneurial Success Summit

    Posted: April 19, 2016

    Author: Public Relations

    The University of West Alabama’s Small Business Development Center and the Black Belt Commission Small Business Committee will host its sixth annual Youth Entrepreneurial Success Summit on Thursday, April 28 from 8:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m. at UWA’s Bell Conference Center.

    The event will focus on youth leadership motivation, entrepreneur opportunities, business dining etiquette, and young entrepreneur showcase. All high school students in the area are invited to attend.

    The training session will feature Motivational Ole Pete Key Inc. of Florence, Ala., and will offer hands-on learning opportunities for attendees.

    The agenda includes two sessions, lunch, and a keynote speaker. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required.

    To register for the training session, call UWA’s Small Business Development Center at 205-652-3665 or email Sheena Turner at srturner@uwa.edu by Monday, April 25.

    UWA’s SBDC is a member of the Alabama Small Business Development Center Network, which aims to strengthen Alabama’s economy through small businesses. Learn more at www.asbdc.org.

    The SBDC at the University of West Alabama is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Donald Mills at 205-652-3665.

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