The agenda for the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) has been announced and it includes a wide range of workshops, panels, ignite talks, pitch competitions, mentoring, and networking sessions designed to give the more than 700 entrepreneurs joining from around the world an opportunity to build the skills and relationships that will help their business ventures grow.
The agenda of GES 2016, June 22-24, at Stanford University caters to the diversity of the GES participants and their needs as entrepreneurs, from industry and regionally focused sessions to skills building workshops, as well as a full day dedicated to emerging youth and women entrepreneurs.
Within the Summit space, there will also be demonstration areas, experiential learning exhibitions, and opportunities for GES attendees to connect with seasoned entrepreneurs, industry experts, and a select group of government officials.
President Obama will host the seventh annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at Stanford University, June 22-24, 2016, showcasing the U.S. government’s commitment to utilizing entrepreneurship as a foundational tool to build more communities around the world that are economically prosperous, secure, and globally connected.
As the partner and venue for the GES, Stanford University will serve as the nexus for innovative global entrepreneurs to connect with one another through numerous workshops and hands-on sessions.
Hosting GES in Silicon Valley highlights not only America’s entrepreneurial spirit, but allows U.S. investors and entrepreneurs to see the talent, solutions, and opportunity that exist around the world.
Since 2009, GES has emerged as a global platform connecting emerging entrepreneurs with leaders from business, international organizations, and governments looking to support them.
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