BDB Entrepreneur Luncheon

Date: November 16, 2018Time: 11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Location:  Show map Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Contact: Sarah MarcadisPhone: 561-651-4101Email:

Corporate Table - includes 10 seats, table top sign with company logo,
half page color ad, display table in lobby

Registration & Networking 11:30 am
Luncheon Program begins at 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm




Keynote Speaker: Maria Meyers

Co-author of the book Beyond Collisions: How to Build Your Entrepreneurial Infrastructure,
 Executive Director of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Innovation Center,

 and Founder of SourceLink and KCSourceLink



A thought leader in building entrepreneurial communities.

Maria Meyers is executive director of KCSourceLink, which connects a network of more than 250 business-development resources in the Kansas City region, and founder of SourceLink, a network helping communities across the country build vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems. Meyers currently heads the University of Missouri-Kansas City Innovation Center. She has been at UMKC since 2003, when she crafted a public-private partnership to launch the venture that became known as KCSourceLink. Since then she has collaborated with the community to connect entrepreneurs to help, fill in service gaps and measure the development and impact of KC's entrepreneurial infrastructure. Meyers has held positions in a variety of start-up and large companies, and has a degree in physics from Iowa State University.






Other entrepreneurship events during Global Entrepreneur Week in the County: 

Monday, November, 12, 2018

10am-3pm // JA Launch Lessons @ High Schools (3 -5 high schools a day)

6:00pm // Palm Beach Tech Talks (Veterans Event) @ Twisted Trunk Brewing (Bricks, Adams Center)

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

10:00am // Palm Beach County Resolution

6pm-8pm // Palm Beach Tech Pitch Competition

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

8:30am // 1 Million Cups @ Delray Beach

6:00pm // 1909 Launch Event

Thursday, November, 15, 2018

6:00pm // Palm Beach Tech Councils (Founders, IT, Women’s)

Friday, November 16, 2018

8:30am-10am // Creative Mornings Palm Beach

11:00am // Business Development Board Luncheon

9am-5pm // Free Coworking Day @ Palm Beach Tech, Flamingo House, & Social House

6:00pm // Startup Weekend @ FAU Tech Runway

Other entrepreneurship events during Global Entrepreneur Week in the County >


Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America BB&T CareerSource Centennial Bank
DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach Equestrian Center Florida Crystals Corporation FPL
GL Homes GliddenSpina + Partners Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction J.C. White JP Morgan Chase LRP Publications
MBAF Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Palm Beach Park of Commerce Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company) Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc.
RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal TD Bank Tortoise Properties
Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital