Registration open for NEK Entrepreneurship Week

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — Do North Coworking and NorthCountry Federal Credit Union are presenting the second annual NEK Entrepreneurship Week on October 12-17, this time in a fully virtual format.

This week of free events will highlight local resources that can help entrepreneurs, makers, and creatives establish businesses right here in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, with events hosted by Do North Coworking, Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, Vermont Small Business Development Center, Center for an Agricultural Economy, Center for Women & Enterprise Vermont, Spark at WonderArts, The Foundry, Sunshine Silver Lining, and The Work Commons.

Registration is open at ​NEKEntrepreneurshipWeek.com​ with a full schedule of virtual classes and workshops, innovation challenges, and inspiring panel discussions.

Do North Coworking created NEK Entrepreneurship Week with support from NorthCountry Federal Credit Union in the fall of 2019 to shine a light on the Northeast Kingdom’s rural ingenuity, and to help local entrepreneurs learn and be inspired by resources that are here to meet the business development needs of our community.

“Innovation and the creation of new small businesses are key to the future of our region’s economy,” said Evan Carlson, Do North Coworking Entrepreneur-in-Residence. “If these events push an aspiring entrepreneur to take the next step in pursuing a new business idea, then we’ve been successful.”

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