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  • Author: The News-Enterprise
  • Author: Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Fort Knox Education Cen­ter and Western Kentucky Un­i­­versity, Elizabethtown and Fort Knox campuses, are partnering with the Kentucky Innovation Network and the Kentucky Cabinet for Eco­no­mic Development to host an Ent­repreneurial Summit.

The day-long conference is 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Fort Knox Education Center. Registration and coffee begins at 8:30 a.m. at 31 Warehouse St., Building 65 in Room 202.

Featured speakers include retired Col. Darrall Henderson, an expert on how to conduct business with the government and the certifications that are required and Rebecca Wheel­ing, a local entrepreneur who raised more than $1.7 million in venture capital in a week’s time.

The summit is free and open to the public. The military community especially is encouraged, along with veterans and spouses. A free lunch will be provided to those attending.

As many as 15 experts will cover topics throughout the day including — agriculture business grants, business plan writing, information on patents and intellectual property, loans specific to veteran-owned businesses, raising venture capital, business mo­del canvas, business certifications for disabled veterans and minorities and Kentucky tax incentives.

For information and to pre-register, call 270-706-8870 opt. 3, or go to www.wku.edu/etown-ftknox.summit.php

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