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2011 NC Governor's Entrepreneurship Summit




7:30 AM - 3:30 PM


NC Office of the Governor

The NC Entrpreneurship and Innovation Alliance


North Carolina has long been home to successful entrepreneurs, from American Tobacco to the Wright Brothers to Cone Mills to Red Hat.  Today there are thousands of small to mid-sized companies across the state that are innovating, retaining and creating jobs, and helping to boost North Carolina’s economy.

The 2011 Governor’s Entrepreneurship Summit is a gathering of entrepreneurs and leaders from across our diverse state on a mission to break the mold by developing innovative products and services, create jobs and help NC grow.  At the Summit you’ll be able to:

  • Hear NC entrepreneurs share their experiences with reinventing traditional industries, green technology, local food, health care, money, marketing and more
  • Meet GenY entrepreneurs
  • Find out how communities are fostering entrepreneurship
  • Learn how social entrepreneurship is making a difference
  • Share your opinions via interactive polling technology
  • Celebrate and learn from successful NC entrepreneurs
  • Discuss how to make NC the best state for entrepreneurs
The Governor’s Entrepreneurship Summit is a gathering of North Carolina entrepreneurs and leaders on a mission to develop innovative products and services, create jobs and help NC grow. When: Sept 21, 2:00PM— Sept 22, 3:30PM Where: ​ ​Durham Convention Center ​ 301 W Morgan StreetDurhamNC  Category: Conference Online Registration until 16 September 2011.

Registration Status

Register by September 20:

Full conference: $110 pre-reg / $140 at-the-door

Wed, 9/21 only: $40 / $50

Thurs, 9/22 only: $95 / $125


Durham Convention Center
301 W Morgan Street
Durham, NC 27701