Friday, December 14, 2018

UTSA Institute for Economic Development and LaunchSA partner for 2017 San Antonio Entrepreneurship Week

UTSA Institute for Economic Development and LaunchSA partner for 2017 San Antonio Entrepreneurship Week

(Nov. 14, 2017) -- As a San Antonio Entrepreneurship Week partner, the UTSA Institute for Economic Development is hosting a series of workshops today to provide valuable tools to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.

UTSA’s Entrepreneurial Essentials offerings will include more than 15 educational sessions to help entrepreneurs start or scale up businesses, international trade, government contracting, cybersecurity, digital marketing and related areas. The breakout sessions are scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the UTSA Downtown Campus Durango Building.

Following the breakout sessions, the San Antonio business community will gather at UTSA for a 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. reception and client showcase that will highlight the successes of UTSA Institute for Economic Development clients and explore the future of economic development in San Antonio.

More than 20 Institute of Economic Development small business owner clients will participate in today’s event to engage the public and share their success stories.

San Antonio Entrepreneurship Week is a five-day celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit that drives San Antonio forward. Through a series of events, spread out across the city and highlighting key industries, existing and aspiring small business owners will gather to learn, connect and motivate each other. Last year, more than 1,500 people attended events during San Antonio Entrepreneurship Week. 

- Jennilee Garza

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