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Lavin Entrepreneurship Center Community Newsletter

January, 2015

The Lavin Center Kicks off an Entrepreneurial 2015!

We here at the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center are excited to begin 2015 with a number of exciting events, and look forward to continued collaboration with San Diego State students and local community members!

January Business Forum event around the corner

Business Forum On January 27, 2015, the Business Forum Speaker Series will feature four industry leaders discussing San Diego's growing economic trends. Robert Gleason, President and CEO, Evans Hotels; Jim Ryan, CEO, Associated General Contractors of San Diego; Jerry Sanders, President, San Diego Chamber of Commerce; and Rick Valencia, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Qualcomm Life, will serve as panelists discussing the future of several local business industries.

The event will take place at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and will be moderated by Todd Polling, President and Founder, Vantage Point Advisors, Inc. Register now and don't miss out!

Sponsors of the Business Forum include Duane Morris LLP, City National Bank, Moss Adams LLP, and Vantage Point Advisors.

Entrepreneur Day is back for its 6th year

Entrepreneur Day The Lavin Center is looking for alumni companies to participate in Entrepreneur Day this March. Be a part of our "entrepreneur village" by showcasing, selling and promoting your business to more than 15,000 SDSU students, staff, and faculty!

When: March 4, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: SDSU Centennial Walkway
Who: Alumni and student run companies

The word is out—Entrepreneur Day is a MUST for SDSU alumni companies. Don't miss this opportunity to showcase and celebrate your company or idea at San Diego State!

Contact Amy Checho at or 619-594-2781 to participate.

Sponsors of Entrepreneur Day include Torrey Pines Bank, at Gold Level and Union Bank, at Silver Level.

Registration for Entrepreneurship Educators Conference still open

California Conference There is still time to register for the 2015 California Entrepreneurship Educators Conference! Hosted by the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University (SDSU), the 2015 conference will take place on March 5th and 6th on the SDSU campus. Early-bird pricing is set at $249 for the two-day event. The first day will focus on entrepreneurship research, with the second day shifting focus to entrepreneurship pedagogy.

The interactive conference experience will feature top entrepreneurship educators and researchers from a number of leading national universities serving as panelists, breakout session leaders, and guest speakers. Register now before early-bird pricing ends!

For complete conference details view the program brochure and travel guide.

Please contact Gichuhi Kamau at if you have further questions. We hope to see you in March!

Sponsors of the 2015 California Entrepreneurship Educators Conference include Union Bank, at Platinum Level and Torrey Pines Bank, at Gold Level. We would also like to thank the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at SDSU for their collaboration on this program.

Conference Registration Open
You can now register to attend the 2015 California Entrepreneurship Educators Conference! Read more about this upcoming interactive conference experience.

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Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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