Conferences and Seminars

Upcoming events at the Edward Jones Center

October 9, 2010

Minority Entrepreneurship Conference: This conference will provide an opportunity for minority entrepreneurs to not only learn basic entrepreneurship skills, but to also hear about contracting with the government, tax breaks and specific funding opportunities. 

November 20, 2010

Ecopreneurship Conference: This conference will provide resources to those entrepreneurs interested in a sustainable or “green” business.  In addition to sessions providing basic entrepreneurship skills, it will also include special sessions on “green” opportunities, tax credits, rebates and economic stimulus initiatives.    

January 22, 2011

Women's Entrepreneurship Symposium: This conference will provide an opportunity for women to learn about various aspects of owning their own business.  Whether you simply have an idea you want to explore, work out of your home or have 12 employees at a store-front location, WES has something relevant for you.

April 2, 2011

SEA OzArts: This conference will not only provide aspiring artists an opportunity to learn from other successful self-employed artists, but will also provide educational resources to help these aspiring artists gain the entrepreneurial knowledge and skills needed to establish and maintain a career as an independent artist. 

To register for any of the conferences, or to get information on sponsoring or participating as a vendor, contact Tammy Rogers,, (417) 873-6357