2020 Global Entrepreneurship Week

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The 2020 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) takes place Monday, November 16 through Sunday, November 22. AEI is hosting a variety of events tied to the 35,000 separate events happening all over the world. Our events are designed to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit for both University of Alabama students and residents of the West Alabama community.

The AEI hosted events for GEW 2020 have now concluded.

See the 2020 River Pitch Winners

Watch the Session Recordings

A selection of these events is listed below, you can also see the full agenda, or read the press release to learn more about GEW.

Featured Events

1. River Pitch Workshop – Open Pitch Practice

To begin Global Entrepreneurship Week here at UA we will be offering last-minute pitch practice on Monday, November 16. This will be offered in 15-minute time slots.

Need to Know

  • November 16, 2020
  • 11am-12pm and 5pm-6pm CDT
  • Online

2. River Pitch Competition

The River Pitch Business Idea Competition was created to help early-stage businesses have a chance of earning $1,000 to further progress. There is no entry fee and the event is open to both students and community members alike. Registration information and additional details are available at the page linked below.

Details Here

Need to Know

  • November 17, 2020
  • 5pm-7pm CDT
  • Online

3. Startup Exhibit

Meet with local entrepreneurs and learn about their businesses on this day for entrepreneurship. View the full agenda and list of exhibitors to learn more.

Need to Know

  • November 18, 2020
  • 5pm-7pm CDT
  • Online