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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2022

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a global celebration that occurs from November 14-20. People come together through local, national, and global events to create solutions for worldwide economic growth. This year, we want to bring Entrepreneurship Week to Topeka to help celebrate our Dream Chasers, Opportunity Makers, and Success Creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life. We want to provide a week full of events that provide knowledge and substance to the entrepreneurs of Topeka! Our goal is to have a robust list of events put on by organizations and people throughout the city for community members choose from during the week!

2022 Topeka Global Entrepreneurship Week Events:

Monday, Nov. 14, 2022

  • Small Business Strategies for Success
    Location: Brownstone
    Time: 8am – Noon
    Cost $35
    Details: Speakers, roundtable, and a workshop. Breakfast provided

 Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022

  • Innovation Breakfast
    Location: Townsite 16
    Time: TBD
    Cost: $25 
    Details: A chance for stakeholders in our broader innovation ecosystem to connect with each other and talk about innovation efforts.
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset Panel Discussion and Workshop
    Location: Cyrus Hotel
    Time: 3:30pm-5pm, Business Unwind 5pm
    Cost: $10 (Business Unwind is free)
    Details: Panel discussion and group activities followed by the Business Unwind networking event.
  • GTP Business Unwind
    Location: Cyrus Hotel
    Time: 5pm – 7:30pm
    Cost: Free
    Details: Networking

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022

  • Opportunities in International Trade
    Location: St. Francis Community Room at GTP, 6th Floor
    Time: 1pm-3pm
    Cost: $10
    Details: For businesses interested in global markets. This will be training on how to use resources to pursue opportunities and expand your business

Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022

  • Washburn Entrepreneur Showcase
    Location: Washburn University, Bianchino Pavillion (Football Stadium, 2nd Floor)
    Time: 2pm-4pm
    Cost: Free
    Details: More details to come.

Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 – Boots to Business Reboot
Location: St. Francis Community Room at Greater Topeka Partnership, 6th Floor
Time: 8am-3pm
Cost: Free
Details: Entrepreneurial education and training providing an overview of entrepreneurship and business ownership fundamentals for for active duty service members and their spouses (National Guard and Reserve included). USSBA & Department of Defense program.


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