The Pathways to Entrepreneurial Success 2012 conference will be held at Monroe Community College on January 18th, 2012. This event is the creation of Jeffrey Shepard, Bob Spinelli and Sherry Tshibangu and provides information and resources for:

  • starting a business
  • continuing the success of your parents’ businesses
  • expanding new business opportunities outside of Rochester and western New York

Energizing the region’s entrepreneurial spirit helps keep our local talent and fuels our economic growth. Attending the conference will spark new ideas for products and services and expand your network of resources, contacts and customers. Why miss the natural buzz of excitement – especially with a group of people who are passionate about building a future?

This year’s key-note speaker is Tom Herman, President, Adventures in Entrepreneurship who has  15 years of experience in startups. The breakout sessions for the morning and afternoon are repeated except for the Social Media track which is broken into two parts: beginner and advanced.

  • Meet the Entrepreneurs
  • Basics of Start ups
  • Are you an Entrepreneur
  • Marketing on a Shoe String Budget
  • Morning: Social Media 1 of 2 (Basic)
  • Afternoon: Social Media 2 of 2 (Advanced) – Hannah Morgan will be speaking!
  • Dealing with Difficult Decisions

It’s easy to register for the conference or more details, simply go to the Pathways to Entrepreneurial Success website. The cost is $25 for a full day of engagement. Students can attend for $15.

Pathways to Entrepreneurial Success is more than a once a year conference – their website provides more resources and information for you to refer to throughout the year.