International Entrepreneurship Summit
April 13, 2018
open to the public
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM
328 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240

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April 12, 2018

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The International Entrepreneurship Summit is presented by the Institute for International Business. This summit will be Haiti focused and include speakers, a board panel, and breakout groups. This event offers prominent speakers and experts from different parts of the world a platform to showcase the entrepreneurial opportunities that exist in their countries or their region of the world to Iowa companies, organizations and entrepreneurs.
 
LUNCHEON & BREAK OUT SESSIONS
Hilton Garden Inn Iowa City Downtown University, 328 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240
12:30-4:30pm

Lunch with keynote speaker from Haiti. Rotating breakout sessions with Haitian entrepreneurs, Iowa non-profits and businesses.

Topic 1: Safe T Home & Sukup’s Entrepreneurship Initiatives in Haiti
Representatives from Sukup will be hosting a breakout session on their entrepreneurship initiatives in Haiti and their Safe T Home. Sukup has been manufacturing the Safe T Home since 2010 and are found in Haiti, some African countries, and Peru.

Topic 2: Best Practices for Sustainable involvements in Haiti
A panel focused on refocusing churches, non-profits and philanthropic interventions in Haiti to more sustainable approaches using entrepreneurship and supporting local goals and objectives.

NETWORKING RECEPTION
4:30-6:00pm

A reception will follow in collaboration with Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Advisory Board Members. Live jazz and Afro-Caribbean music will be played and hors d’oeuvres will be served.