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Press Release: Ada Hosts Spring Entrepreneurial Summit

2/21/2018 by Jessika Leatherbury
Tags: Press Release, entrepreneur, workshop, New Business, James Eldridge

Ada Hosts Spring Entrepreneurial Summit    

Free workshops for entrepreneurs and small businesses

Becky McCray to speak on Innovative Rural Business Models in Ada, Oklahoma on March 9
ADA, OKLAHOMA - The Ada Jobs Foundation (AJF) is dedicated to improving entrepreneurial services, assets and the culture of entrepreneurship in Ada. With entrepreneurship as a leading focus for the AJF, they along with the Chickasaw Nation Small Business Development Center, University of Oklahoma Tom Love Innovation Hub, Pontotoc Technology Center, and East Central University Wilburn L. Smith Center for Entrepreneurship will host the Ada Spring Entrepreneurial Summit on March 9 from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the McSwain Theater, 130 W Main Street, Ada, Oklahoma.

The Entrepreneurial Summit is a day of free workshops for entrepreneurs and small businesses capped off with a lunch and keynote presentation from Becky McCray on Innovative Rural Business Models.
The day will start at 8 a.m. with the opportunity to network, followed by an introduction to local resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses, then speakers from across the state representing venture capital firms and incubators will provide an overview of state resources that are available to help start-ups grow.   The day will conclude with lunch keynote speaker Becky McCray. McCray has presented her program on rural trends, downtown development and small business at over 200 events including entrepreneur conferences, small town events, ag groups, economic development organizations, and chambers of commerce in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia.

"Registration is free, but seating is limited." Shared Ada Jobs Foundation President James Eldridge, "We ask everyone to RSVP as soon as possible. We're very excited to share the many resources available locally and across the state, in addition to having Becky McCray speak."

Register to attend at http://adaentrsummit2018.eventbrite.com. For more information contact the Ada Jobs Foundation at 580.235.0070 or info@growada.com

Download agenda HERE!