Towson University to host Think Big Baltimore 2011

Think Big Baltimore, Towson University and the Baltimore Business Journal have partnered to produce Think Big Baltimore 2011, the premier conference for entrepreneurs, investors and startups on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Towson University’s University Union.

Think Big Baltimore features keynote speaker Yanik Silver, a self-made Internet marketer millionaire who will share strategies for success. Small Business CEO magazine said, “…Yanik Silver is an online mastermind when it comes to setting up a business on autopilot to make millions of dollars… and is recognized as one of the leading experts on web marketing”

The conference will also feature other inspirational speakers, business presenters and offer networking opportunities. Think Big Baltimore’s 2011’s attendance is expected to exceed 400 people.

“Entrepreneurs are by nature independent. This can sometimes work to our detriment, as often there’s no natural support network to tap into for advice, guidance and encouragement. Think Big Baltimore is about strengthening, expanding and amplifying that support network,” said Tighe Greenhalgh, partner and co-founder of Think Big Baltimore.

The Think Big partnership offers entrepreneurs the best chance of success by connecting them to resources, capital and people from across the country in the shortest amount of time, helping them quickly grow their companies. Think Big Baltimore is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to grow and for partnerships to be made on a national level.

“As Maryland’s largest producer of undergraduate business majors, Towson University is the perfect partner and host for Think Big Baltimore! Our students, incubator members, and partners, will have the unique opportunity to not only hear from motivating entrepreneurs but simultaneously tap into the resources of the Baltimore entrepreneurship community,” says Dyan Brasington, vice president for economic and community outreach.

TowsonGlobal, Towson University’s Business Incubator, is working with the organizers to help plan the conference and will be providing scholarships for Towson University students interested in attending.

Think Big Baltimore, will help more entrepreneurs, investors and startups succeed through the expanded resources that Towson University and the Baltimore Business Journal partnerships provide. The Journal, with its in-depth weekly coverage of top local business news, is a natural partner to work with Think Big Baltimore due to their commitment, support and coverage of entrepreneurship and business in the Baltimore community.

Source: Towson University

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