The event will take place at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. ACE brings together entrepreneurs, service providers, investors, educators, government agents and growing regional businesses. The ACE event has grown to more than 1,200 attendees and is open to the public with an admission of $11.
“We want to help individuals create an mindset. We can help our youth by encouraging their innovation and preparing them for a future in business,” said Gen EI Executive Director Cheryl Peters.
The Generation E Institute (GenEI) is a non-profit organization based in Battle Creek (MI) that offers youth entrepreneurial education programs and consulting services to all schools and community-based organizations. Its primary goal is to develop sustained educational programs with community mentoring and support.
GenEI determined that it is a good fit to sponsor the ACE event. This year’s event will deliver extraordinary value to entrepreneurs who seek to exchange ideas, workshops, displays and presentations. In addition, ACE will provide information and contacts to entrepreneurs about funding sources and how to grow a business. To register for the 11th Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurs event visit: http://ace11.eventbrite.com/
For more information about The Generation E Institute, visit www.genei.org.
About The Generation E Institute
The Generation E Institute (GenEI) is a non-profit organization based in Battle Creek, Michigan that offers youth entrepreneurial education programs and consulting services to schools and community-based organizations. It has certified over 220 educators in 21 counties in Michigan and in several other states. Since all of the students actually start their own businesses as a requirement for completing the courses, GenEI provides an excellent foundation for middle and high school age students to explore entrepreneurship as part of any career pathway. Visit www.genei.org.
About 11th Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship
The Annual Collaboration for Entrepreneurship is an event that celebrates and promotes entrepreneurship in the Great Lakes region. ACE brings together entrepreneurs, service providers, investors, students, government agents, and other members of the business community to network, learn, and connect. ACE began in 2001 as a joint meeting hosted by the New Enterprise Forum (NEF) and the MIT Enterprise Forum of the Great Lakes. Today, additional organizations participate in organizing, supporting, and promoting the event, and the scope of ACE has grown to encompass participants from the broader Great Lakes region. http://www.ace-