Student entrepreneurs from both high school and college can stand up and be recognized by taking part in the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards presented by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. A San Diego competition set for Sept. 27 in La Jolla leads to regional and national meets.
Jeff Campbell, former CEO of Burger King and executive in residence at San Diego State University, is scheduled to speak at an Oct. 5 awards breakfast on the topic of “How Small and Medium-Sized Companies Are the Key Ingredient in the Economic Recovery.”
High school and college students who currently own or run a business may apply. An application is available on the Web at http://bit.ly/pG2WRW.
The event is produced by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, which includes 7,000 business owners from around the world.
More information on the contest, including information on nominating a student entrepreneur, is available from Michael Anderson, the event’s chairman, at 858-405-7172.
— Brad Graves