A northeast Indiana event focusing on launching businesses is set for this week. The Fort Wayne Entrepreneurial Summit will feature workshops and a keynote address by Georgia-based H.J. Russell and Co. Chief Executive Officer Michael Russell. The summit is a collaboration among Community Action of Northeast Indiana and groups including the Community Development Corp. of Northeast Indiana, the Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District.

It will be held at Ivy Tech South Campus.

The schedule of events is as follows:

7:30: Registration Opens.

8:15: Opening Greetings.

8:30: Local Business Panel Discussion.

9:30: Break

9:45: Breakout Workshops.

Youth in Business

Starting Your Business

Financing Your

Growing Your Business

Social Media

10:45: Break

11:00: Repeat of 9:45 workshops.

12:00: Lunch (The first 75 attendees to sign up receive a free box lunch)

12:45: Keynote Speaker. Michael Russell, CEO, H.J. Russell and Company, Atlanta, GA

2:00: Break

2:15: One-On-One Breakouts.

4:15: Closing Remarks

Source: The Fort Wayne Entrepreneurial Summit

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