November 18, 2008 | Los Angeles, California, United States
About The Governor's Conference on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
The Governor’s Conference will gather California’s most inspired and innovative entrepreneurs and small business leaders to create a forum for ideas, inspiration, and practical solutions that will drive the state’s entrepreneurial economy forward into its next era of prosperity. This unprecedented assembly of California’s brightest and most visionary leaders from industry segments, generations, and geographic areas will create a new dynamic, sustainable network of business owners and entrepreneurs. This network will accelerate information sharing, incubate new ideas, and contribute new policy proposals for boosting the state’s economic success.
The Governor’s Conference will feature world-renowned speakers and experts from the fields of economic development, technology, venture capital, and entrepreneurship. The conference also will showcase many of California’s up-and-coming 20-something entrepreneurs.
On site, diverse groups will caucus to finalize policy recommendations for the state’s policy leaders on topics including AB32 and Energy, Access to Capital, Entrepreneurial Encouragement, Healthcare, Innovation & Technology, Procurement, Regulatory Reform, Taxation, Transportation, and Workforce Development and Education. Other topics also may be considered for presentation to the Governor if the Conference attendees choose to add them to the agenda.
You can watch the free live Webcast of the Tuesday event by clicking below on Nov. 18, 2008, between 10:45 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. CT. (Tuesday and Wednesday sessions will be available for on-demand viewing following the event.)
Watch The Governor's Conference on Small Business & Entrepreneurship here
(Windows Media Player (PC) required to view.)
Start Date: November 18, 2008
End Date: November 19, 2008
Los Angeles, California, United States
The Kauffman Foundation is a sponsor and an exhibitor at this event. Kauffman Foundation President and CEO Carl Schramm along with California state officials, will announce the launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week at the conference. The launch will be webcast live on Tuesday, November 18, 2008.
Carl J. Schramm ( bio
Registration is open to the public. Register online at http://www.sba.ca.gov/.