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Oct 20

Thomas Nelson Hosts Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum

Posted on October 20, 2017 at 9:19 AM by Communications Department

10-20 tnccJoin Thomas Nelson Community College on Friday, October 27,  for the Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum. The forum supports entrepreneurs through education and networking while providing attendees the opportunity to learn from and engage with other entrepreneurs. The event takes place at the Peninsula Workforce Development Center, located at 600 Butler Farm Road in Hampton, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Newport News Economic Development Authority is serving as a sponsor for this year’s Peninsula Entrepreneurship Forum. 

This year’s event includes content speakers, keynote presentations and entrepreneurial highlights. Guests can also enjoy a local entrepreneur spotlight during which the speakers will discuss their entrepreneurial journey, as well as their products and creative process.    

Event speakers include Chris Heivly, co-founder of Mapquest and an Contributor; Hamilton Perkins, Founder and President of the Hamilton Perkins Collection; Nisha Witt, CEO and founder of Aesop Technologies; and Cheryl Tan, CEO of The event is free and open to the public. To register or to learn more, visit Thomas Nelson’s website.