BY DAN TAYLOR, ENERGIZING ENTREPRENEURIAL COMMUNITIES PROGRAM COORDINATOR, THE HUB
The Robert C. Byrd Institute in Huntington has two upcoming events that could be of interest to you and your community!
The first event is on the weekend of November 3rd through 5th, and is dubbed Start Up Weekend Huntington! This cool, new event from RCBI and Marshall University will host one of the most “hands-on” innovative events this year. The 52-hour event will allow you to experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure of making a startup. Attendees will form teams consisting of those who specialize in varying fields, from entrepreneurship to business to coding and more! By working together, your team will use those 52 hours to turn thoughts into actions. Participants will present their final products to a panel of experienced judges, and the top 3 groups will receive prizes. To register, go here.
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The West Virginia Ag Innovation Showcase – offered in partnership with Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College – features breakout sessions on a variety of topics as well as hands-on activities for students. The event will be held twice. Once at the National Guard Armory in Moorefield on November 2nd, and again at the Student Center at Marshall University on November 17th. Register here.