Southern hosting entrepreneurship conference

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Southern University's EDA University Center for Economic Development is sponsoring an entrepreneurial conference featuring 20 speakers and various companies from around the nation. The conference will be held June 19 through June 21 on campus.

Business leaders will focus on the theme "Advancing Entrepreneurship and Innovation." There will be representatives from Boeing, NASA, and the Louisiana Economic Development. Retired Army General Russel Honore is one of the guest speakers.

The conference is open to business owners, economic development professionals, government officials, venture capitalists, and anyone else who is interested in the future of business in Louisiana.

The cost is $75 per person. The deadline to register is June 11. For more information, go to www.

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