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10 Ways to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

By NetWork Kansas | November 17, 2014

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November is National Entrepreneurship Month, and there are gobs of events (a bonafide bevy) that honor entrepreneurs and innovators, right here in Kansas. Global Entrepreneurship Week hosts quite a few, and that runs November 17-23. But the celebration of entrepreneurship can’t be contained in just a week.

Here are 10 more opportunities to inspire and aspire this month.

1. 1 Million Cups Kansas City

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Read more.

2. Marketing for Success

How to build your brand and grow your business at the Washburn SBDC. Read more.

3. BASH - Business & Social Hour

A monthly event in Garnett Kansas for current and aspiring entrepreneurs! Read more.

4. Become an entrepreneur! Find inspiration!

Watch the animated sketchbook video by Jonathan Ortmans, president of Global Entrepreneurship Week, and learn why millions of people celebrate it each November.

5.  Support Small Business Saturday, November 29

It’s a long, tough road from startup to sustainable business. Show local businesses that you have the moxy to stick around and support them through the journey when you choose local, independent shops over the big box on Sat., Nov. 29.

6. Take 5 minutes and vote YES!

Support establishing a National Entrepreneurs’ Day and let Congress know. Vote YES

7. Support Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

November 19th is the day to celebrate, engage and empower female entrepreneurs. Visit https://www.facebook.com/WomensEntrepreneurship  and https://twitter.com/Womenseday to follow celebrations held around the world.

8. Share your story.

Leave your breadcrumbs of inspiration and share your story at adewvall@networkkansas.com. We will featuring stories in our next newsletter.

9. Connect with NetWork Kansas

Follow, fan and connect with us all year long to find more tips and events for entrepreneurs, whether you’re startup or second stage, microenterprise, innovation-led or Main Street. We're on TwitterFacebook, and LinkedIn. And we also boast the most comprehensive business calendar in town. 

10. Give thanks.

Take the time this holiday season to sincerely thank those you helped you get where you are—your coaches, mentors, employees and customers. And call your mom.

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