In the face of widespread economic turmoil, there is no greater source of hope than in the efforts of local entrepreneurs.
February 2010, members of the entrepreneur, information technology, and marketing communities will join forces with local businesses to provide a one of a kind startup and innovation camp. The Saint Louis Innovation Camp will spark technical innovation, support economic recovery for unemployed or underemployed technicians, and most importantly will usher in an entrepreneurial renaissance in the Saint Louis area.
Attendees: This three day camp will offer a full education series, interactive workshops, a number of networking events, and the coveted Innovator’s Cup. Each component of the camp will aid entrepreneurs in the development and support of innovative new products and services. The winners of the Innovator’s Cup will receive a support package from local businesses to encourage the development of their business plan. Cost of attendance is $50 per attendee.
Sponsors: Today’s entrepreneurs are the customers and suppliers of tomorrow. Support for the Innovator’s Cup will provide unique opportunities to expand your market reach, access key decision markers & early adopters, research the products & services that will impact tomorrow’s competitive landscape. Further, your support will accelerate the economic recovery of the Saint Louis market. Saint Louis Innovation Camp offers a variety of competitive sponsorship opportunities sure to fit any budget. Sponsorship ranges from $100 – $2,500.
Speakers: Share the experience that can only be learned through entrepreneurial success (& failure). In these trying economic times, entrepreneurs are even more dependent on the wisdom of their predecessors. Partner with us to teach the next generation about the journey they may face and the tips and tricks needed to thrive. At the same time, promote your company to a large audience of potential customers and suppliers. If you have time, join us on Sunday for small group workshops to implement the lessons taught in a number of speaker series. Speakers will be granted admission to the entire three day camp at no cost!