Friday, March 11, 2016

Appalachian Conference on Social Enterprise scheduled for March 17-18 in Huntington, W.Va.

The inaugural Appalachian Conference on Social Enterprise will be held March 17-18 at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va. Hosted by the university's entrepreneurship program and Lewis College of Business, the conference will look "at business and non-profit models that support the community and the environment," Brandon Roberts reports for The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington.

"With more than 30 presenters, sessions will cover a range of topics including how to make your business idea a reality, structures of incorporation, branding and marketing a social enterprise, new and alternative funding models, and current trends in social enterprise," Roberts writes. "Participants will also hear from successful social entrepreneurs on how and why they decided to choose social enterprise as their business model and how it is impacting their workers and their community." For more information or to register for the event click here.

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