About GEW

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a drive to celebrate the empowerment of entrepreneurs in every country and community around the world – especially those who face structural barriers or may have never considered the idea of launching a startup. Each November, over 10 million people take part in of thousands of activities, competitions and events that inspire them to act and provide them with the knowledge, experience and connections they need to succeed.

GEW was held November 13-17, 2023.

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2023 GEW Events Included:

Mon., Nov. 13, 2023


4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The WT Enterprise Center Blueprint program – A strategic program that helps new entrepreneurs and startups outline and visualize their business concepts, strategies, and plans for success led by the WT Enterprise Center coaches and America’s SBDC at WTAMU consultants. This is a free event.

To signup, go to WTEnterpriseCenter.com/GEWBlueprint.


Wed., Nov. 15, 2023

Role of the CFO with Eric Alexander of Six Arrows Consulting

11:30 a.m.

The Role of the CFO program equips financial professionals with the essential skills and knowledge needed to effectively select a CFO who will manage an organization’s finances and make strategic financial decisions. Lunch will be catered at this free event.

RSVP Here: http://tiny.cc/WTEC-GEW-CFO


Fri., Nov. 17, 2023

Navigating the Business Lifecycle

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Presented by Wes Wright and Mindy McLain of Wright Law TX, PLLC. They will present a program that provides legal education, guiding entrepreneurs through the entire business lifecycle, from startup to exit strategies, ensuring legal compliance and success at every stage. Cost for this program is $99 and includes a catered meal. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

To register, click here: http://tiny.cc/WTEC-GEW-Lifecycle

Harvesting Success: Celebrating Local Food Entrepreneurs

4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

This event brings the community together with a delicious array of food trucks, the Ogallala Commons producers, and music offering entrepreneurs a perfect setting to network and celebrate our local entrepreneurial spirit in a family-friendly atmosphere. Entry to this event is free.

Our GEW Partners

WT College of Business

WTAMU Paul & Virginia Engler College of Business

America's SBDC (WTAMU)

America's SBDC (WTAMU)