BREW 2018

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Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week is a series of events, panels, and keynotes designed to help the entrepreneurs of the capital area enhance and grow their businesses. Register via the link below or scroll further to see the lineup of speakers, a detailed schedule, parking information, and who’s sponsoring BREW this year.

 

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Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week (BREW), November 13-15, is a celebration and conversation about growth and innovation happening in our region.

Come be inspired and learn from the women and men that have started and grown the area’s most innovative businesses.  

 
 

Tuesday November 13th

OPENING NIGHT

The Louisiana Emerging Technology Center (LETC) Part of the Research District @ LSU

5:30 - 8:30 PM

Opening night of BREW is all about showcasing the tremendous innovations, products and services being created by Baton Rouge entrepreneurs. Join us for free.


wednesday november 14th

ENTREPRENEUR DAY

The Louisiana Emerging Technology Center (LETC) Part of the Research District @ LSU

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

For entrepreneurs, join us at Entrepreneur Day, on Wednesday, November 14, also at The Research District. Entrepreneur Day is for entrepreneurs of all types, and will be a day to address the core challenges of your business, whether you are scaling up or just starting out. At Entrepreneur Day, you can connect with potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. Lunch and parking is included in the small fee. A more detailed schedule than the one found below can be seen here.

 

 

MORNING SESSIONS

Morning BREW | Entrepreneur Day begins with an opening keynote from Jill Nelson

Hard Pill to Swallow | Lessons learned in product/market fit

Artrepreneurs | Entrepreneurship for creatives by The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Every Time a Bell Rings | Becoming an angel investor

Term Limits | Mock negotiations for a term sheet

BR is Better than You Think | Baton Rouge’s best resources for entrepreneurs

Jill of All Trades | Jill Nelson Meet & Greet

LUNCHTIME KEYNOTE

BREW some Meaux | Lunchtime keynote delivered by Waitr CEO Chris Meaux

AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Our afternoon sessions are geared more toward scale-up entrepreneurs and business owners looking to grow their companies rapidly.

Tip the Scales | Scaling up your venture: core challenges

Digital Sales | E-Commerce best practices: selling beyond Baton Rouge

The Future of Baton Rouge | What’s next in the Capital Region for entrepreneurs

HAPPY HOUR

5:00 PM | Hosted by the Baton Rouge Rougarou

Join all of your fellow entrepreneurs and the many presenters and panelists for complementary beer & wine.


thursday november 15th

GET STARTED LOUISIANA PITCH NIGHT HOSTED BY COX BUSINESS

The Estuary at The Water Institute of the Gulf

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cox Business, in partnership with PitchBR and Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, cordially invite you to be part of #GetStartedLouisiana – our annual live forum and pitch competition bringing together some of the best and brightest minds in our state. The event will feature our state’s hottest and most innovative business ideas, and you can be a part of it all!

 
 

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tuesday & wednesday

 
 

LOUISIANA EMERGING TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Part of the Research District at LSU

Parking within the designated BREW parking lot will be free for attendees.

 
 
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More details, events, speakers, sponsors and more will be announced in the coming days. Check back regularly to see what’s new, or sign up at the link below to be notified when additional content has been added!