When you attend a GEW Penn State event, you engage with the best and brightest of the Penn State entrepreneurial community. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with like-minded members of the University community and special presenters who share your desire to innovate and make an impact.

Each day of GEW Penn State features these activities:

  • Keynote Address — enjoy a daily opportunity to draw inspiration from the experience of accomplished entrepreneurs
  • Master Class — get hands-on learning in these concentrated sessions taught by successful entrepreneurs
  • Alumni Panels — engage in a dialogue about topics relevant to today’s entrepreneurs at these interactive panels hosted by business leaders and educators
  • Workshops — test yourself and your ideas against equally motivated entrepreneurs, while collaborating with students and faculty from other colleges or disciplines
  • Network Nights — reflect on the activities of the day while mingling with other members of the State College entrepreneurial community
  • Flavor Flights — sample the region’s finest cuisine, provided by local entrepreneurs, in a relaxed setting with other GEW participants
  • Student Organizations — check out what Penn State students are doing in the entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship space during their evening events

GEW Penn State 2017 kicked off on Sunday, November 12, and included a number of events sponsored by Invent Penn State. GEW 2017 featured the following themes:

  • Sunday, November 12 — StartUp State
  • Monday, November 13 — Community of Creators
  • Tuesday, November 14 — The Business of Positive Change
  • Wednesday, November 15 — Entrepreneurship All In
  • Thursday, November 16 — Take the Next Step