1 Million Cups returns to CETES to educate and connect local entrepreneurs

Lawton’s 1 Million Cups (1MC) initiative returns to Cameron University’s Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES) on Wednesday, June 1, at 9 a.m. with presentations by Shonda Carter of Shonda Carter Productions and Brittney Newton of Expert Prospecting. The event, sponsored by CETES in conjunction with the Economic Development Center at Great Plains Technology Center, is open to the public and will be of special interest to entrepreneurs seeking opportunities for networking. Presentations will take place in the Sarkey’s Conference Room, Room 207 of CETES.

Shonda Carter Productions works with entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in their marketing efforts through a full array of film and video production services.

Expert Prospecting offers insight and tips to real estate agents, companies and teams on prospecting, lead generation, nurturing and client relationships as well as data management.  

To learn more about 1MC and to apply to make a presentation, go to www.1millioncups.com/Lawton. Presentations are six-minutes in length and are followed by 20 minutes of Q&A from audience members. For additional information, contact Arun Tilak, CETES, at 580-581-5447 or atilake@cameron.edu or Jennifer McGrail, Small Business Development Coordinator, Great Plains Technology Center, at 580-250-5556 or jmcgrail@greatplains.edu.

1 Million Cups, developed by the Kaufmann Foundation, is an experiential learning opportunity, the format of which is consistent across the nation, helping entrepreneurs build a supportive network of like-minded individuals. The culture surrounding1 Million Cups is that of a supportive, neutral space welcoming existing or potential entrepreneurs to be open and honest about their business idea or business journey to include successes and challenges they are facing or have faced in the past.

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March 24, 2016

PR# 16-112