Posts Tagged ‘extreme entrepreneurship tour’

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization National Conference in Chicago

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

From the CEO website:

“The 2012 National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Conference will be held November 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.

Join over 1,200 students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and other entrepreneurial-minded individuals at this motivational 2 ½ day CEO Conference. Over 70 outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders will share their ideas and expertise with students on how they launched their businesses, the lessons they’ve learned, and where they are today. The Annual CEO Conference also offers students the opportunity to network with peers and successful entrepreneurs nationwide.”

Read more about the conference and register here.

Watch the video below from last year’s CEO conference. Featured in the video is Duane Spires, who was on a discussion panel with Dr. Stephen Hicks at the 2011 Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour at Rock Valley College.

December 2011 Issue of Kaizen

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

In our latest issue of Kaizen we feature an interview with Chan Luu, CEO of Chan Luu, Inc. Born and raised in Vietnam, Luu came to the USA for college in Boston before launching herself as a designer of jewelry and clothing in Los Angeles.

Also featured in Kaizen are: student essay contest winners Farzaneh Farhangi, Kelly Foster, and Rebecca Robinson; Extreme Entrepreneurship Day; filmmaker Jeffrey Van Davis‘s discussion panel for his film Only A God Can Save Us; and guest speakers Douglas Den Uyl, who visited us from Indianapolis, and Federico Fernández and Martin Sarano, who visited us from Argentina.

A PDF version of Kaizen is available here. We will soon post separately the full interview with Ms. Chan Luu.

If you would like to receive a complimentary issue of the print version of Kaizen, please email your name and postal address to CEE [at] Rockford.edu.

Video about the Extreme Entrepeneurship Event in Rockford

Monday, April 25th, 2011

McGill Original Films, a local video production company, created a short video about the recent Extreme Entrepreneurship event at Rock Valley College. CEE’s Executive Director, Dr. Stephen Hicks, was on a discussion panel at the event, and makes an appearance in the video below.

Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour comes to Rock Valley College

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

On Friday, April 15 Rock Valley College will host the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour, which takes place from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Student Center Atrium. The RVC website states: “The Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour – the first ever collegiate entrepreneur tour – includes keynotes, exhibits, workshops, and question-and-answer sessions with young entrepreneurs. Students will brainstorm with business professionals and meet like-minded students through networking events.” CEE’s Executive Director, Dr. Stephen Hicks, will be a panelist at the event.

Click here to find out more about the event.

Click here to sign up for free.