Independent Youth Inc. is proud to announce the expansion of its Teen Entrepreneurship Symposium into Charlotte, North Carolina. This event will take place on Monday October 18, 2012 from 9:00 am to 2:30pm on the campus of The University of North Carolina - Charlotte.
The Symposium will focus on giving high school students various perspectives on entrepreneurship while teaching key entrepreneurial concepts in a hands-on setting. During the Symposium students will hear from keynote speaker Mr. Michael J. DeLazzer, creator of the Redbox movie kiosk, as he shares his entrepreneurial journey and road to success. In addition, students will attend break-out sessions that focuses on various facets of entrepreneurship, a networking lunch and a panel discussion. Each break-out session is presented by a Nationally-recognized teen entrepreneur.
Teen Entrepreneurship Symposium participants; develop and strengthen their entrepreneurial mindset, increase social and networking skills, and gain an in-depth understanding of entrepreneurship. In cooperation with several local businesses, The Teen Entrepreneurship Symposium has become a unique, educational and engaging conference that inspires teens to discover their passion and become an entrepreneurial-minded individual.