Upcoming Events

CEO Conference in Tampa, FL

Date & Time Thursday, October 27 - Saturday, October 29 12:00pm
Location Hosted by the University of Tampa
Contact Nolan Herlocker, nolanh12@iastate.edu

The Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization (CEO) Conference gathers over 800 college students, faculty, and young entrepreneurs from around the world to attend the 2 ½ day CEO National Conference to network, learn, and be inspired to pursue their entrepreneurial passions.  Over 80 outstanding entrepreneurs and business leaders will share their ideas and expertise as to how they launched their businesses, the lessons they’ve learned, and where they are today.  Speakers are available to network with student entrepreneurs.

Past speakers have included the founders of:

Redbox, Chuck E Cheese, Jimmy Johns, The Keurig Company, As Seen On TV, Inc.

Southwest Airlines and Shark Tank judge, Kevin Harrington

This year the conference is hosted by The University of Tampa in sunny Tampa, Florida!

Any Iowa State student Entrepreneur Club member can attend; however, spots are limited to only 15 (due to airfare).  For students interested, please fill out the form below ASAP!  Not a club member?  It’s easy to join!

  • Early-bird registration before September 14th, $250 deposit to secure your spot.  No refunds after October 1st.
    • Club fundraising opportunities available to cover remaining trip expenses.
  • Late registration September 15thOctober 1st (if space is available), $275.  No refunds after October 1st.

Total trip cost includes: Round-trip airfare to Tampa, Florida; All meals covered during the conference; Hotel room for 3 nights; CEO Conference registration for entire 2 and 1/2 days; and ISU Entrepreneur Club membership dues.  Students responsible for non-conference meals and personal expenses.

Fundraising will be required for any student looking to attend.  The ISU Entrepreneur Club will be providing fundraising options over the summer and prior to the conference.

Depending on group’s consensus, departure on Wednesday or Thursday, returning on Sunday.