Get ready for an exceptional, effervescent, electric, ecstatic… I ran out of adjectives… ahem, entrepreneurial extravaganza in Southeast Minnesota! The E1 (Entrepreneurs First) E1 Expo & Showcase is right around the corner — Thursday, December 9 from 12-6 p.m. at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota – Rochester Campus.
The event (which is in-person only with masks required) will kick off with the WE Forum Panel (Co-founding Couples) and a box lunch. The afternoon features three tracks running concurrently with each focused on a specific slice of the entrepreneurial journey:
- Track 1: Access to Capital
- Track 2: Entrepreneurial Spirit
- Track 3: Entrepreneurial Resource
After the track sessions, three keynote speakers will take the stage:
- Neela Mollgaard — Launch MN
- Beth Fynbo — Busy Baby
- Susan Langer — Spave
The day will close out with an hour of networking.
Check out the full list of track sessions below, register here for the E1 Expo & Showcase, and read through the rest of our E1 coverage.
Track 1: Access to Capital
- Financing Your Business
- Bank Loans 101
- Investors 101
Track 2: Entrepreneurial Spirit
- Mental Wellness
- Ride the Bike – Spirit of Entrepreneurship (English)
- Ride the Bike – Spirit of Entrepreneurship (Spanish)
Track 3: Entrepreneurial Resource
- Mastering the Side Hustle
- Social Media/E Commerce
- Regional Competitions