Hazleton LaunchBox offering Global Entrepreneurship Week events Nov. 8-12

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021 Nov. 8-12
Credit: Penn State

HAZLETON, Pa. — As part of its celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) from Nov. 8-12, the Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq. will host more than a dozen events geared toward learning, innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Beginning Monday, Nov. 8, and continuing through Friday, Nov. 12, the LaunchBox and its partners will offer virtual and hybrid events featuring speakers from the Hazleton entrepreneurial community and beyond. All events are free and open to the public. 

Events will focus on topics including starting a business, creating a strong business model, achieving goals, successful strategies, nonprofit entrepreneurship, cryptocurrency and blockchain, and more. Panels on women in technology, economic development, and the restaurant startup industry also will be held. Several events will be offered in Spanish. 

More than 20,000 organizations in 180 countries worldwide participate in GEW, including GEW Penn State — one of the largest GEW events in the U.S.   

This year, the Hazleton LaunchBox will partner with local community organizations for the inaugural Downtown Hazleton Global Entrepreneurship Week, including the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, CAN DO, CAN BE, the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress, the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce, Luzerne County Community College, Lackawanna College, and the Wilkes University Small Business Development Center. 

View the LaunchBox’s complete GEW schedule. The Downtown Hazleton Global Entrepreneurship Week schedule can be found at https://downtownhazletongew.sched.com.