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Global Entrepreneurship Week

We're hosting events across campus from November 20 to 24! Pitch your business idea, listen to successful entrepreneurs, or buy products from alumni and students who started their own companies. GEW 2023 will be filled with prizes, snacks, giveaways, and more!

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Start-Up Showcase

Monday (November 20) - University Community Centre (UCC)

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Join us at the Startup Showcase for insightful conversations with student and alumni entrepreneurs, sharing their products as well as their entrepreneurial journeys. Each day will feature different entrepreneurs and their products/companies, so make sure you drop by every day! Drop-in, no registration required. 

Date: November 20, 2023
Time: 11:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: University Community Centre (UCC)



Tuesday (November 21) - The Spoke

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On November 20th, come pitch your business at The Spoke! What are you waiting for? Pitch your business or idea, and convince our panel of judges why your idea deserves up to $150 in funding! Register now to pitch your idea or cheer on your friends!

Date: November 21, 2023
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Spoke

Ronald D. Schmeichel Speaker Series Presents:
Matt Phillips, Founder of Phillips Brewing and Malting Co

Thursday (November 23)

Matt Phillips Update

Join us on November 23 for the Ronald D. Schmeichel Speaker Series with Matt Phillips, founder of Phillips Brewing and Malting Co. After years of working for other brewers, Matt decided to start up his own brand as craft breweries across the industry were
shutting shop in the early 2000s. Two decades later, Phillips is not only still standing, but thriving as BC’s Biggest Little Brewery

Save your seat for an evening of incredible stories and lessons learned.

Date: November 23, 2023
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: BMO Auditorium, Ivey Business School