Innovation Summit to be held in Owensboro this May

December 27, 2023 | 12:06 am

Updated December 26, 2023 | 9:25 pm

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Visit Owensboro is collaborating with influencer Brian Wallace to launch The Innovate Summit (called Innovate) from May 21-May 23, 2024. 

Innovate, to be held at the Owensboro Convention Center, will bring together industry experts providing insights on innovation and leadership development, deep dives on the latest trends, and exclusive networking opportunities with experts from around the nation. 

Attendees can expect a wide range of programming including an exhibitor space, multiple tracks, and stages of speakers and panels, along with a podcasting lounge.

Experts include Troy Sandidge, founder of more than 35 brands and an award-winning growth strategist who has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in business like Oprah Winfrey and President Barack Obama; and Dr. Ai Addyson-Zhang, the CEO and founder of Classroom Without Walls whose work has been featured in Forbes and on The Today Show.

The full list of speakers can be found here.

“It’s time for Owensboro to shine on the world’s stage,” said Brian Wallace, Founder of NowSourcing and Innovate Organizer.

Margaret Bedilion, lead event planner and co-founder of the event, added, “You will grow as a professional and learn about the latest trends and challenges while exploring the opportunities that exist in our world.”

Jamie Johnson, Kentucky Small Business Development Center Director, said the conference is an opportunity for entrepreneurs to connect with like-minded individuals, including business leaders.

“It’s the first step towards nurturing exciting new ideas and businesses that can transform a community,” she said. “For small business owners, it’s a valuable chance to expand their businesses, collaborate with others, and learn from industry experts.” 

Registration and more information is available here.

December 27, 2023 | 12:06 am

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