Fostering Future Entrepreneurs Trade Show

*Teachers must attend, or have attended, a summer Entrepreneurship program through MCEE to participate*

In February 2019, MCEE will host a trade show at Wells Fargo Minneapolis for students to share their protoypes and startup ventures. Students will have the opportunity to practice elevator pitches and discuss their ideas with a broad audience, including:

  • MCEE board members
  • University and college educators and students
  • Current and future entrepreneurs
  • Community business leaders
  • Venture philanthropists
  • Potential mentors
  • Teachers
  • Peers

Teachers can bring up to 6 teams with 5 students on each team.

MCEE is additionally excited to announce that students will have the opportunity to present for awards.

  • Business Ready Award: $1,000
  • Prototype Award: $500
  • People's Choice Award: $500

Teachers interested in this program and supporting curriculum should contact MCEE about its entrepreneur education workshop at mcee@umn.edu.

See photos from the inaugural 2018 Trade Show, hosted at Wells Fargo, on our Facebook!

To register for this event, visit the registration page and fill out all necessary information. This is due February 7th, and a signed consent form from each student is needed by Feburary 11th.

More information can be found at the FAQs page.

The 2019 Entrepreneur Trade Show is possible through the generous support of the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation and the Deluxe Corporation.