UA Research Innovation Day – April 16th

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UA Research Innovation Day – April 16th

Do you have an idea for a business? Already have a business and looking to grow? Interested in learning more about marketing, social media, or sales? Then join us on Wednesday April 16th from 9:00 am – 2:15 pm in the Rast Room at the Bryant Conference Center for UA Research Innovation Day with content focused on building and growing your business.

Learn about new technologies from 3D printing with metal to antennas for flexible smartphones at The University of Alabama and give your input on how they could be commercialized.

Ask questions at our Panel Discussion where entrepreneurs and experts in marketing and sales give candid answers. Confirmed panelists include:

Haley Townsend, Owner of Downtown Baby in Tuscaloosa

Trey Newman, Performance Marketing Coordinator at Randall-Reilly in Tuscaloosa

Allison Tolar, Sales and Marketing Manager at Cahaba Grand Conference Center in Birmingham.

Keynote presentations include “How to Fund Your Idea Through Crowdfunding” by Dr. Craig Armstrong, Associate Professor of Management at The University of Alabama and “Social Media Marketing for Your Business” by Susan Fant, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing at The University of Alabama and President of Castle Sands LLC. These presentations will provide great insight into how to successfully run a crowdfunding campaign and tips on how to leverage social media.

University-affiliated start-ups will also be showcased to allow the community to learn more about these student and alumni entrepreneurs.

Do you have an idea for a business? Already have a business and looking to grow? Interested in learning more about marketing, social media, or sales? Then join us on Wednesday April 16th from 9:00 am – 2:15 pm in the Rast Room at the Bryant Conference Center for UA Research Innovation Day with content focused on building and growing your business.

Learn about new technologies from 3D printing with metal to antennas for flexible smartphones at The University of Alabama and give your input on how they could be commercialized.

Ask questions at our Panel Discussion where entrepreneurs and experts in marketing and sales give candid answers. Confirmed panelists include:

Haley Townsend, Owner of Downtown Baby in Tuscaloosa

Trey Newman, Performance Marketing Coordinator at Randall-Reilly in Tuscaloosa

Allison Tolar, Sales and Marketing Manager at Cahaba Grand Conference Center in Birmingham.

Keynote presentations include “How to Fund Your Idea Through Crowdfunding” by Dr. Craig Armstrong, Associate Professor of Management at The University of Alabama and “Social Media Marketing for Your Business” by Susan Fant, Adjunct Instructor of Marketing at The University of Alabama and President of Castle Sands LLC. These presentations will provide great insight into how to successfully run a crowdfunding campaign and tips on how to leverage social media.

University-affiliated start-ups will also be showcased to allow the community to learn more about these student and alumni entrepreneurs.

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