Like camping in grizzly country, starting a business involves taking smart risks, picking the best location, and keeping everything that smells valuable out of easy reach. Prepare for success in the wild world of business with today's Groupon: for $99, you get one ticket to the three-day Enlightened Entrepreneur Summit 2011 presented by CEC Global Events at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport from Friday, June 24, at 12 p.m. to Sunday, June 26, at 5 p.m. (up to a $198 value).
CEC Global Events' Enlightened Entrepreneur Summit 2011 fosters three days of networking and partnership building between venture-savvy pioneers, investors, business leaders, and market experts. Accrue tips for success in an array of summit sessions with well-known speakers such as John Scherer and Les Brown, and meet like-minded speculators in a series of facilitated networking rendezvous and impromptu Cornelius Vanderbilt impersonations. Guests attend an investor pitch presentation on Sunday, helping mobilize marketing, branding, and revenue strategies to woo potential backers. Sponsors include Smart Money Talk Radio, CBS Radio News Talk 980 with Les Brown, Tech Coast Angels, and Opis Network. Hotel costs are not included with registration; check the schedule for a day-by-day breakdown of events to figure out the best day to impress investors by wearing monocles in both eyes.
Though CEC Global Events sometimes offers a discounted price online, this Groupon still represents the best deal available.
Irvine Business Complex
18800 MacArthur Blvd.
Irvine, California 92612