Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Convergence Conference at Bradley

September 7, 2021

Bradley's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and Convergence Conference, hosted by the Turner School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, will feature locally and nationally known speakers in entrepreneurship and business development. Participants, including students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members, will learn about our local entrepreneurial ecosystem and connect with business professionals.

Taking place this Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Hayden-Clark Alumni Center, the conference's keynote speaker is Suzanne Clark, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Justin Kauffman, general manager at Precision Planting, is the leading speaker. Additional speakers include Paul Leamon, executive director of Distillery Labs, and Bradley President Stephen Standifird.

The presentation will feature two awards:

  • Entrepreneur and Convergence Business Award - offered to a local business for excellence in entrepreneurial and convergence activities
  • Entrepreneur and Convergence Leadership Award - offered to a national leader in business development