Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week - Philadelphia

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a collection of tens of thousands of activities, competitions and events aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere to start and scale a company. This November 16-22, GEW 2020 will rally almost every nation in the world to empower their entrepreneurs and encourage their citizens to become starters, finding new and better ways of doing things. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and its unprecedented impact, GEW 2020 is a call to action for all societies to be resilient and come together in leveraging the power of new ideas and innovation for the benefit of all.

Monday, November 16, 2020

You are Invited to the Global Entrepreneur Week Kickoff

Hear from Sylvie Gallier Howard, Acting Commerce Director for the City of Philadelphia.

Date and Time: 11/16 | 10 a.m.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to join the meeting.

Proximo Nivel Young Professionals Conference

Finding your career path and the future of work.

Presented by: Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Date and Time: 11/16-18/2020 | 10 a.m.

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PhillyiHub Alumni and the Business Model Canvas

If you’re developing a business idea but you’ve hit a roadblock you’re struggling to get around, consider the Business Model Canvas.

Presented by: Mt. Airy CDC
Date and Time: 11/16/2020 | 12 p.m.

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Facebook Basics for Business

This is a basic workshop for entrepreneurs with little to no Facebook experience, Marketing/Sales, Social Media

Presented by: SBDC - Small Business Development Ctr. Temple University
Date and Time: 11/16/2020 | 5 p.m.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Federal Procurement

"Learning How to Get Federal Contracts for Small Business"

Presented by: SBA and Power Up Your Business (CCP)
Date & time: 11/17/2020 | 10 a.m.

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Coffee with the Commerce Department

Our special guest speaker for this event is Councilmember-at-Large Isaiah Thomas. This event provides an opportunity for business owners to connect with their Business Services Manager (BSM) and have their business questions answered in an open forum. Business Services Managers work in the neighborhoods and communities of Philadelphia. 

Presented by: Philadelphia Commcerce Department
Date & time: 11/17/2020 | 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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Enough is Enough: The State of Black Business and the Significance of Wayfinding

Learn about small business resources, local and global, how to recover through COVID and civil unrest, and how to sustain your business.

Presented by: Community College of Philadelphia,and The Black Business Accelerator
Date & time: 11/17/2020 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Webinar Link

Passcode: Enough
Webinar ID: 957 4661 3209

How to Trademark Your Business

Join VIP staff and legal professionals for tips on securing your business name and logo.

Presented by: PhillyVIP 
Date & time: 11/17/2020 | 12 p.m.

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CDFI's Invest in You and The Economy

Hear from the Experts: PIDC, Enterprise Center and Finanta on Investments

Presented by: Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Greater Philadelphia
Date & Time: 11/17/2020 | 1 to 2 p.m.

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Manufacturing 101 with DVIRC. Hosted by NextFab.

Manufacturing 101 is an opportunity to gain insights into working with manufacturers. The presentation will discuss design for manufacturing, understanding supply chain development, and manufacturing practices.

Presented by: NextFab
Date & Time: 11/17/2020 | 4 p.m.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

1 Million Cups Philadelphia, Founded by the Kauffman Foundation

Supporting Philadelphia Startups

Presented by: Philly Startup Leaders
Date & Time: 11/18/2020 | 9 to 10 a.m.

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Learn More with Less

A Strategic, User-Centered Approach to Product Development (in Partnership with NextFab)

Presented by: NextFab and Power Up Your Business
Date & Time: 11/18/2020 | 10 a.m.

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Five Stars? Staying connected with your customers and mastering online review platforms [SBDC CoE]

This webinar will help small businesses better understand how to manage their reputation online.

Organizer: SBDC-Small Business Development Center Temple University
Date & Time: 11/18/2020 | 12 p.m.

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Financial Matters for Startups

Financial Matters for Startups introduces financial planning for startup small businesses.

Presented by: SCORE Philadelphia
Date & Time: 11/18/2020 | 5:30 p.m.

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CCPA's Annual Meeting and Elections

Meet the Board of Directors and place your vote in this year’s election.

Presented by: Center City Proprietors Association
Date & Time: 11/18/2020 | 1 p.m.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Eurasian – American Innovation Technology Commercialization Roundtable

Entrepreneurial innovation systems in the US and Eurasia, different strategies of commercialization, and presentations from Eurasian and American start-ups

Presented by: Mid-Atlantic - Eurasia Business Council
Date & Time: 11/19/2020 | 9:30 a.m.

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Ways to Boost an Import/Export Business in Africa

Join guest speaker Stanley Straughter, Chair of the African Caribbean Council, to learn about opportunities that exist for importing and exporting as a small business, and more. Moderator: Pamela Rich-Wheeler, Executive Director, The Business Center

Presented by: The Business Center
Date & Time: 11/19/2020 | 1 p.m.

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Assessing the Health and Equity of Philadelphia's Entrepreneurial Ecoystem

Presented by: Community College of Philadelphia
Date & Time: 11/19/2020 | 2 to 3:30 p.m.

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2nd Annual Entrepreneurial Mindset for Educators Symposium

Educators Symposium, co-hosted by Drexel's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship and the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.

Presented by: Drexel University
Date & Time: 11/19/2020 | 3:30 to 6:15 p.m.

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Strengthen Your Business During COVID

Educators Symposium, co-hosted by Drexel's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship and the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.

Presented by: 63rd Street CDC
Date & Time: 11/19/2020 | 6 p.m.

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Meeting ID: 842 1141 3723

How to Build Business Credibility to Get Business Credit

Improve your financial position through credit repair services, financial literacy, and credit education.

Presented by: Daemon at DaeWes Credit Solutions

Date & Time: 11/19/2020 | 7 p.m.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Keeping Yourself Legal

Learn about the various legal issues impacting most new businesses

Presented by: SCORE Philadelphia
Date & Time: 11/20/2020 | 10:30 a.m.

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Economic Guidance through Turbulent Times

COVID-19 chaos + election + misinformation on the economy = uncertainty, hesitation, and lost profits.

Presented by: DVIRC
Date & Time: 11/20/2020 | 10 a.m.

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