Upcoming Summit Focuses on Local Entrepreneurs


Upcoming Summit Focuses on Local Entrepreneurs

A summit is on the horizon to aid local entrepreneurs in understanding the Rio Grande Valley ecosystem.

On Feb. 28, the McAllen Chamber of Commerce, Texas Regional Bank, Texas A&M University and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas present the McAllen Entrepreneur Summit. The event focuses on helping entrepreneurs navigate forward with their projects with a ecosystem context understanding.

Among topics of interest for “Growing Entrepreneurs and Creating Ecosystems in South Texas” are a regional economic snapshot, digital divides and creating makerspace. Panel discussions include those on local food startups as well as market pathways. Deep Dive Discussions address “What’s Working and What Needs to Change.”

The summit takes place at Embassy Suites, McAllen from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost per attendee is $25.

Reservations may be made online or by contacting Michelle at 956-682-2871 or mrodriguez@mcallenchamber.com.