Nov. 16, 2009
MADISON, Wis. -- Members of the Wisconsin community are invited to spend an evening with alumnus, serial entrepreneur and proud Badger fan Kenny Dichter. He will be speaking at Heritage Hall in Camp Randall Stadium at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Hear how Dichter parlayed a passion for Badger sports into a series of entrepreneurial ventures that ultimately led him to found Marquis Jet, the leader in fractional ownership private aviation.
Hear what Wisconsin Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez has to say about Dichter.
For more information, please visit the University of Wisconsin Events Calendar.
The Original Bleacher Creature: Kenny Dichter
* Date Nov. 17
* Time 7 p.m.
* Location: Heritage Hall, Camp Randall Sports Center
* Description: Spend an evening with alumnus, serial entrepreneur and proud Badger fan Kenny Dichter. Hear how Dichter parlayed a passion for Badger sports into a series of entrepreneurial ventures that ultimately led him to found Marquis Jet, the leader in fractional ownership private aviation.
* Web site: http://today.wisc.edu/events/view/21791
* Contact: 608-263-2840, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dichter event is part of a larger university initiaves celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week
The University of Wisconsin-Madison---along with more than 1,000 organizations worldwide---will mark Global Entrepreneurship Week during the week of Nov. 15.
Led by its Office of Corporate Relations, the university is taking part in a number of events on and off campus, including:
-- Entrepreneurial Boot Camp: From Nov. 15-20, UW-Madison students will visit Wageningen University in the Netherlands to participate in its entrepreneurial boot camp. For more information, contact Gitte Schober at Gitte.Schober@wur.nl.
-- Briefing for companies on export control: Monday, Nov. 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Room 50 of the MGE Innovation Center, 510 Charmany Drive. Eric Wilson and Adam Briggs of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. will explain international trade and transactions, including export and import regulations. To attend, contact Pam Munoz at Munoz@ocr.wisc.edu.
-- Kenny Dichter: The Original Bleacher Creature: Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. at Heritage Hall in Camp Randall. Dichter will share how he turned his passion for sports into a successful venture. For more information, contact Doug Bradley at Bradley@ocr.wisc.edu.
-- Third Annual Entrepreneurial Deli: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m. in the first floor lounge of Sellery Hall, 821 W. Johnson St. This interactive "deli" will feature mini-presentations by several young entrepreneurs on topics important to those considering new ventures. For more information, contact Molly Lahr at email@example.com.
-- Wisconsin Youth Entrepreneurs Conference: Thursday, Nov. 19, UW-Whitewater. The conference is dedicated to collegiate, emerging entrepreneurs, and to entrepreneurial education. For more information, contact Jordan Leahy at firstname.lastname@example.org.