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SBC 2011 Sierra Innovation Summit

Catalyzing Business & Rural Entrepreneurship

Friday, Sept. 16, 201, 9am-5pm

A light breakfast and check-in will be hosted from 8-9am, program will run 9am-5pm.

Sierra College, Rocklin Campus, 5000 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA

REGISTER NOW

Early Registration, Member – $35

Early Registration, Non-Member – $55

After August 26th, Member – $45

After August 26th, Non-Member – $65

[Members: Please contact the SBC office at (530) 582 4800 for the Member Discount Code.]

What does economic recovery look like for the Sierra Nevada Region? What are the opportunities and tools necessary to keep our region innovating and thriving?

Join SBC as they draw leaders, business members, and community members from across the region and beyond. The Sierra Innovation Summit will feature keynote addresses about the current economic landscape of the Sierra, and innovation-based tools for sustainable economic growth, as well as exciting sessions about opportunities and tools for keeping business at the forefront of innovation in rural and developed parts of the region. Opportunities to network and visit with friends and colleagues will be available.

 WHO SHOULD ATTEND

City, county, and regional planners, Economic development professionals, Community development, housing and redevelopment officials, Business owners from rural communities, Individuals, investors, and students interested in innovation-based business . 

SESSION TOPICS

Workforce & Economic Development

Rural Entrepreneurship

Money Matters: Accessing Capital in Rural Sierra

California Stewardship Network Policy Agenda

Tools and ideas for businesses: Technology and Business in the Sierra

Tools and ideas for businesses: Sustainable Business Practices Workshop

 REFUND POLICY

If your plans change: Refunds less a $15 processing fee will be granted if the request is received by email or phone by Sept. 14th, 2011. No refunds will be granted after this date. Please note, refunds will only be processed the week after our event.

 SCHOLARSHIPS

If you are interested in obtaining a scholarship, please send answers to the following questions to nstreegan@sbcouncil.org. Please use subject line, Innovation Summit Scholarship Request.

     1. If applicable, what is the size of your organization/business?

    2. If applicable, what is the geographic reach of your organization/business?

    3. How will you apply the knowledge acquired during this summit?

Name specific projects or coursework. (250 words)

    4. How does the work or business you’re conducting build partnerships in the Sierra Nevada Region? (250 words)

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