Celebrate Entrepreneurship Day 2009

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The Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Celebrate Entrepreneurship Day

Program Schedule





Registration/Booth Visitation



Judith Sheft, Assistant Vice President, NJIT(Representing North Jersey Partners)

Jill Johnson, COO, Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Dr. Randal Pinkett, CEO, BCT Partners/Author of The Campus CEO


Panel Discussion

Growing Green Companies

Presented by Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD)

Baye Adofo-Wilson, Executive Director

Kimberlee Williams, Principal/Marketing Director

Robert Wisniewski, Dir. Sustainable Development



Roundtable Discussions

Taking it to the Next Level – A Conversation about Survival and Growth


Next Level Luncheon

Remarks – Jill Johnson, Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Welcome from City of Newark Representative

Presentations – IFEL Clients

Keynote Speaker – John Delbridge, Chief Operating Officer, Mimeo.com

Dessert Sampling


Panel Discussion

From the Small Business Owner Mentality to an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Jill Johnson, Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership moderator

David Wolfskehl, Networking 4 Connections

Edward Young, Blackbird - A 40A, Inc. Company

Carole DeNatale, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C.

Valerie Mason-Robinson, Eden Organix

Jeffrey Robinson, Rutgers Business School / Center for Urban Entrepreneurship
      and Economic Development (CUEED)


Break Out Discussions

Access to Capital:  Where the Money Is and How to Get It

Jeffrey Robinson, Rutgers Business School / CUEED moderator

Monica Cordero, Accion USA

Darryl Godfrey, Brick City Development Corporation

Pasquale Nocito, Capital One

Jessica Ballew, Investor’s Savings Bank

Paul Profeta, The Profeta Fund


New Models for Non-Profit Funding

Jill Johnson, Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Jennifer McVetty, Non-profit Finance Fund



Wrap-up and Closing



Name Sales End Price Fee
Early Bird   Ended $75 $1.88
General Admission Ticket   Ended $85 $2.12
Lunch Only   Ended $45 $1.12

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