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 2022 GCEC Conference – October 27-29, 2022

We invite you to join the UNLV Troesh Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Las Vegas for this year’s Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) conference on Oct. 27-29, 2022. Join us for three-days of workshops, breakout sessions and an opportunity to connect with your peers from entrepreneurship centers from across the globe. Keynote speakers and other experience opportunities will give attendees a behind-the-scenes look of the unique experience of entrepreneurship in Las Vegas. To become a GCEC member and register for the conference click here.

 

CALL FOR CONFERENCE SESSION PROPOSALS!

 

Interested in leading a session at the conference? We encourage you to submit your session proposals. Deadline extended: Due July 5, 2022 – submit here.

 

Leading a session is a great way to share your learnings with other schools, meet colleagues from other universities with similar interests or programs, and gain visibility for your program.

 

Submit Presentation Proposal by Tuesday, July 5, 2022. 

 

 

 

GLOBAL CONSORTIUM OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP CENTERS (GCEC)

 

The GCEC is the premier academic organization addressing the emerging topics of importance to the nation’s university-based entrepreneurship programs. It has become the vehicle by which the top, established entrepreneurship programs, as well as emerging programs, can work together to share best practices, develop programs and initiatives, and collaborate and assist each other in advancing, strengthening, and celebrating the role of universities in teaching the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

 

The GCEC membership includes 250 university-based entrepreneurship programs ranging in age from well-established and nationally ranked to new and emerging programs. Each year a global conference is held on the campus of a GCEC member school. The 2022 GCEC Conference will be hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Oct. 27-29, 2022.

 

The monthly GCEC Virtual Connections series covers a variety of topics for entrepreneurship center directors. Register to attend an upcoming session or watch previous webinars here.

Feedback from 2021 GCEC Conference Attendees

“The GCEC conference unlocked a treasure trove of ideas for new ways of teaching, best practices for delivering high quality student programs, and connections to colleagues around the country who are likely to be lifelong friends.”

“What I liked best was the ample opportunity to meet other faculty and people in a variety of roles from entrepreneurs to staff. The keynotes were innovative and inspiring. Loyola was a great host!! I’m so happy to have discovered GCEC. I’m delighted about this!”

“Diversity matters. Thank you for your selection of keynote speakers.”

“Great to be at a well-organized event in person, weather cooperated beautifully, Loyola campus a pretty setting.”

 “The best part of the conference was the logistics. Having all of the sessions contained in connecting buildings.”

“Location was fantastic. It was nice to have the sessions in just a couple of buildings. Great location of the hotel.”

“Amazing opportunity to learn and share with other colleagues from other universities.”

“Incredible workshops and idea sharing.”

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Become a GCEC Member

All four-year academic institutions are invited to join the GCEC, the premier organization linking the nation’s leading university-based entrepreneurship centers. The GCEC, with over 200 university members, has become the primary vehicle linking established, as well as emerging centers, from both large and small schools, both public and private, for the purposes of sharing best practices and advancing, strengthening, and celebrating the impact of university-based entrepreneurship centers and programs.

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Become a Leadership Circle Member

The Leadership Circle represents an elite group of universities who have united to provide leadership for the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. These universities represent the very best in entrepreneurship education, and remain committed to sharing their expertise with the world. Through their commitment, the organization has been able to grow and prosper into a truly international force.