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Miami at the Merc: Entrepreneurship in the Queen City

March 28, 2017
5:00 pm
Mercantile Library

Business innovation is the focus for Miami at the Merc: Entrepreneurship in the Queen City, a panel discussion March 28 at the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati.

The event, part of the Miami University Alumni Association’s Professional Enrichment Series, is open to the public and features Miami President Greg Crawford as one of four panelists. Cost is $25 and includes light hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine, and a copy of the book “Predicting the Turn: The High Stakes Game of Business Between Startups and Blue Chips” by panelist Dave Knox, a 2003 Miami graduate. Cocktails and appetizers are at 5 p.m. with the panel discussion and Q&A from 5:30-6:30.

The panel will focus on entrepreneurship, including examining why Cincinnati has become a hotbed for startups and what role higher education plays in continued innovation. The Professional Enrichment Series supports Miami alumni with professional development and networking events designed to enhance their professional and personal potential.

Crawford, who became Miami’s 22nd president in July, is an accomplished innovator with 21 credited patents. Joining Crawford and Knox on the panel are Carisa Miklusak and Jon Nielsen, both Miami graduates. Miklusak is CEO and president at tilr and Nielsen is partner and chief business officer at Everything but the House.

Register by March 21 at MiamiAlum.org/MiamiMerc.

Mercantile Library

414 Walnut St #1100, Cincinnati, OH 45202