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LES Research Triangle Park Chapter Meeting

11/10/2015
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
11:45 am – 1:30 pm
Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy The Streets at SouthPoint
8030 Renaissance Parkway
Suite 890
Durham, North Carolina  27713
United States

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DATE & TIME
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
11:45 am – 1:30 pm

LOCATION
Maggiano's Little Italy
The Streets at SouthPoint
8030 Renaissance Parkway Suite 890
Durham, NC 27713
www.maggianos.com

TITLE
Startups to Scaleups

SPEAKER
Joan Siefert Rose, President, Council for Entrepreneurial Development

DESCRIPTION
Cities and regions around the country and the world are building hubs for entrepreneurship. While many of these hubs have experienced some success in growing an early-stage entrepreneurial ecosystem, Joan Siefert Rose argues that few have considered how they can support those companies in a way that will allow them to scale to their full potential. Joan will share Council for Entrepreneurial Development's vision for helping companies scale and describe how that approach can be modeled by other entrepreneurial hubs hoping to see their companies meet with great success.

SCHEDULE
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Registration, Networking and Appetizers
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch and Speaker

REGISTRATION
Early by October 27, 2015
LES Members: $35
Non-Members: $40

Regular & Onsite
LES Members: $40
Non-Members: $45

Please note that space is limited, so please register early and note that onsite registration will be subject to available seating.

Online Registration Deadline: November 5, 2015, 12 PM EST

CANCELLATION POLICY
No refunds after Monday, November 2, 2015
Substitutions are permitted

SPEAKER BIO
Joan Siefert Rose is the President & CEO of the Council for Entrepreneurship (CED).  With entrepreneurs increasingly seen as critical to the nation’s economy, Joan Siefert Rose has emerged as a leading expert in how to help startups succeed and scale. Rose currently serves as president of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, the largest and longest-running entrepreneurial network in the country.  Under her leadership, CED has become a trusted source on the state of the entrepreneurial sector not just in North Carolina, but also in emerging entrepreneurial hubs across the nation. CED’s research sheds light on regions outside Silicon Valley, Boston and New York that are leading the next wave of innovation in America – places like Raleigh-Durham, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago and Denver. Rose is a Forbes contributor, and has been interviewed by prominent national media such as The Wall Street Journal, American Public Media’s “Marketplace,” Xconomy, Crain’s Chicago Business and others. A former 30-year radio veteran, she is the winner of both the George Foster Peabody Award for excellence in radio or television, and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, the broadcasting equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize.