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Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates the Community of Entrepreneurship. Penn State and the communities surrounding the campuses that are emerging as a vibrant collective of independent thinkers who work together to get important things done. This is the vision of community enabling a better world through collective effort.

At University Park each day has a theme: Go Freelance!, Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship Innovation, Entrepreneurial Women, Start-Up Shake-Up.  Keynotes are from noon-1:00 (except Wednesday) and master classes follow the keynotes. Perspective Panels, 3-5 experienced entrepreneurs talk about their successes and failures, are held from 3:00-4:00. From 4:30 to 6:30 every day you will find workshops.  New Leaf Initiative  sponsors networking opportunities every day from 6:30-8:00 followed by Flavor Flights, sponsored by the CBICC, every evening from 8:00-9:30.

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Monday, November 14 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
UP--AdClub: How to Launch a Successful Freelance Design Business

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Brian Allen (Ad '14), founder of Flyland Designs, will share his experience in running his now six-year-old State College illustration business. He will discuss launching, growing, and maintaining a freelance design business. Come and see his dynamic illustrations for clothing manufacturers, rock bands, children's book publishers, motorcycle and racing decals, gyms and fitness professionals, book covers, skateboards, and underwater wet suits, to name a few.


Brian Allen

Brian Allen is a freelance artist and creative director living in the State College/Bellefonte area with his wife, Lesha, and children, Michael and Isabella. He says his art style tends to be humorous and quirky, and "sometimes a bit odd." After graduating from Penn State, his first... Read More →

Monday November 14, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm EST
Carnegie Building University Park
  UP-Go Freelance!, Expanded Classes and Clubs
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