The MainStreet Speakers Series is a community lecture series that provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas, opinions and perspectives. The Series is presented each fall and spring semester and generously sponsored by NorthStar Bank.
The Speakers Series is held at The University of Tampa on the 9th floor of the Vaughn Center which overlooks beautiful downtown Tampa. The series is open to the public, although advance registration and payment is requested.
Entrepreneurship Center Speaker Series
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012
“Business, Family and Community Leadership”
Hear the story of Sykes Enterprises from the father son duo who have not only built one of Tampa’s largest publically traded companies but have also provided The University of Tampa’s College of Business with its campus home. Both John and Chuck Sykes have had successful business careers but have also been and continue to be philanthropic role models.
When & Where
The Entrepreneurship Center
The University of Tampa Entrepreneurship Center in the Sykes College of Business teaches skills that are critical for today’s entrepreneur. Learning to identify opportunities, prepare executable business plans and hone skills through a combination of classroom study and applied learning, makes our program unique. Entrepreneurship education is the fastest growing field of study in the United States, with entrepreneurs projected to be the group that creates vigorous and sustained economic development worldwide.
Our mission is to be nationally ranked and recognized as one of the top private universities for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Learn more: http://www.ut.edu/entrepreneurcenter/