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Entrepreneurship Conference

Release Date: 4/3/2009

CONTACT: Sylvia Blair 
Executive Assistant to the President
Carroll Community College


Carroll Community College Hosts Entrepreneurship Conference


Westminster, Md., April 3, 2009-If you are a community resident, high school junior or senior, or Carroll Community College student,  and would like to start a small business, consider attending the Entrepreneurship Conference. The event will be held at Carroll Community College on May 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"Participants will learn to think like entrepreneurs and receive pointers on becoming successful in the business world," said Marlene Titus, Coordinator of the Miller Entrepreneurial Institute at Carroll Community College. "This interactive conference include a questions and answer period with the keynote speaker and breakout sessions with local business experts."

Ben Casnocha, a SiliconValley-based entrepreneur and author of My Start-Up Life is the keynote speaker. At age 20, he serves on the board of Comcate, Inc., the leading government technology firm he founded six years ago. In 2006, Business Week named him one of America's best young entrepreneurs.

The course number is XXZ-658-A4. The course is free for high school students, $10 for college students with an ID, and $39 for the general public (includes boxed lunch). To register, college students and the general public should call Continuing Education and Training at 410-386-8100 or register online at High school students should call 410-386-8095 or send e-mail to Use telephone registration to obtain the student discount.

The Miller Entrepreneurial Institute is a one-stop resource for small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking training, peer relationships and state-of-the-art technology. It is located in the Hikel Business Training Center at Carroll Community College.

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