Fall 2018 Expert Roundtables & Workshops

Expert Roundtables

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute hosts a series of Expert Roundtable events featuring industry experts and entrepreneur service providers. In this small group setting, attendees are able to ask questions specific to their projects and gain insight and advice unique to their business, while also taking advantage of general industry advice and tips that our experts have to offer based on their experiences. All Expert Roundtables take place on Tuesdays from 12-1:00pm in Alter Hall 503B.


Creating Your Brand: How to Find Your “Why”
Featuring Ron Bauman, Principal & Creative Director, Milk Street Marketing
Tuesday, September 18th, 12-1pm, Alter Hall 503B
Learn more about Ron.





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Featuring Patrick Bello, Founder, Provisor Law

Tuesday, October 23rd, 12-1pm, Alter Hall 503B
Learn more about Patrick.






Product Market Fit
Featuring Lindsay Tabas, Founder & Principal, Tabas Consulting
Tuesday, November 13th, 12-1pm, Alter Hall 503B
Learn more about Lindsay.



Innovative Idea Competition Workshops

This semester, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute is hosting several events to help students and alumni prepare for the Innovative Idea Competition, where finalists will pitch live for $7500 in prizes this November! Learn more about the competition.


Discover Your Idea

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
6:00-7:00pm, Alter Hall 503D

Make a living doing what you love—and have an impact while you do it! Attend this workshop to learn ways to recognize opportunities and take an innovative approach to coming up with new ideas!



Evolving Your Idea

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
6:00-7:00pm, Alter Hall 503D

So you’ve got your great idea—now what? Don’t stop there! Attend this workshop to learn how to identify your path for turning your idea into the real thing. Explore important topics like customer discovery, market fit, and competitive analysis that will help you assess your options for realistically and successfully turning your idea into a real business.



Peer Mentoring

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
6:00-7:00pm, Alter Hall 503D

Join the Entrepreneurial Student Association for a peer mentoring session leading up to the Innovative Idea Competition. Enjoy a pizza lunch and the opportunity to bounce your ideas off other students and alumni, give feedback to fellow Idea Competition participants, and learn more about ways to get involved with ESA!



Expert Mentoring

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
6:00-7:00pm, Alter Hall 503D

Join IEI and its network of entrepreneurial industry experts as you make final edits to your idea before you submit to the Innovative Idea Competition! You don’t want to miss this high-energy session, where students and alumni have the opportunity to meet in small groups with several experts (round-robin style) to share their ideas and get final, expert insight on how to make it submission-ready!