Rural Business and Innovation Summit
Don Macke will address how rural communities can grow a stronger economy and community through entrepreneurship.
BALLE Fellows Immersion
Deb Markley will attend her second BALLE immersion.
ESHIP Summit 2018
Don Macke will be attending this Summit--a convening that brings together entrepreneurial ecosystem builders — leaders connecting communities to accelerate entrepreneurship.
Training - Community Foundation Serving West Central IL and Northeast MO
Deb Markley will be conducting training for the foundation.
Third Peer Learning Institute
Deb Markley will be attending the 3rd Peer Learning Institute of the Rural Economic Development Philanthropy Innovators Network (REDPIN).
E-Community Coaches meeting
Deb Markley will be meeting with the WV Hub e-community coaches.
Appalachian Ohio State of the Region Conference
Deb Markley will be the kick off speaker for the Seventh annual conference. More details to come!
Regards to Rural Conference
Regards to Rural is the signature event hosted by Rural Development Initiatives. Deb Markley will present three sessions:
1. "Building Prosperity for Rural People and Places: Finding Your Foundation's Niche"
2. "Align to Thrive: Philanthropy and Rural Prosperity"
3. "An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: What Is It? How Do You Build One?"
Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit
The second Growing Entrepreneurial Communities Summit brings together a variety of best practice programs from many disciplines and perspectives, urban and rural, in one place to talk about what it takes to build a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. This time the focus will be on what it takes to build e-ecosystems in distressed communities both urban and rural and especially how to reach marginalized members of those communities.
Healthy Communities Initiative Team Meeting
Deb Markley and Don Macke will be attending the Kansas Health Foundation's Healthy Communities Initiative team meeting.
E-Ship Field Day
Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri annual event
A program featuring Co-director of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship Deb Markley will run from 9 o’clock to 10:30. The mission of the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship is to help community leaders build a prosperous future by supporting and empowering business, social, and civic entrepreneurs.
Deb Markley will also lead two Community Conversations on the topic of “Finding Your Best ‘Next Step’ Toward Regional Prosperity” at the Community Building in Cameron March 8th from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon.