Southeastern Entrepreneur Conference, Tampa

Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference, April 1-3 at University of Tampa.
Join over 200 other entrepreneurs and business experts for three days of ideas, energy and insight.

The University of Tampa Entrepreneurship Center
presents its premier spring entrepreneurship conference at the University of Tampa in Tampa FL.

The 2011 Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC 2011) is a three-day conference that will allow students to engage in networking opportunities with students from all over the country as well as business professionals. The main event of SEEC 2011 is the Spartan Pitch and Plan Competition.  Students will have 90 seconds to pitch their innovative business idea to a panel of judges and will competing for $1,500 to kick-start their venture.  The conference also includes meals and an optional kayaking trip.

The UT Entrepreneur organization recruited over 20 expert speakers from all over the country. They will be addressing hot entrepreneurial topics ranging from: branding and marketing to fund raising, to business operations and professional development. There will be keynotes and breakout sessions.

Some of the featured speakers include:
Joe Keeley
College Nannies and Tutors
“Severe Danger of Getting a Job” (Keynote)

Sidd Pagidipati,, Freedom Health
“What to Do With a Start-up Addiction” (Keynote)

Karen Post
Brain Tattoo Branding and Oddpodz
“The Art of Branding” (Keynote)

Ian Spector
Mobiquitous, LLC,, and Others
“Mixing Comedy, Literature, and Business” (Entrepreneurship in the Arts)

The event is sponsored by partners like: The Coleman Foundation and the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization,
along with

Grasshopper, the entrepreneur’s phone system
College Nannies and Tutors
Self employment for the arts

SEEC is open to all college majors and community business partners. This is a great opportunity for networking and learning if you are exploring entrepreneurship, are an emerging entrepreneur, or for those who are already have businesses up and running.

To learn more about SEEC 2011 and how to register log onto

If you live in Florida and are an entrepreneur, don’t miss this event! If you can’t make it, do check back on Friday, I will be posting my branding presentation and other event highlights.

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