Small Business Leadership Conference


Each year the Jim Moran Institute hosts a conference for small business owners with opportunities for entrepreneurs to learn, share and network. Speakers are selected whose topics are broad enough to be helpful for every business owner, and breakout workshop sessions are held during which attendees can join smaller, more focused groups to discuss topics that interest them most.

2021 Small Business Leadership Conference

The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship, part of the Florida State University College of Business, is pleased to host the 10th annual Small Business Leadership Conference.

Held June 9-11, 2021 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes, the Small Business Leadership Conference is the premier professional development and networking opportunity for small business owners, managers, executives, economic and community development leaders, and nonprofits in Florida and beyond.

The conference will provide an opportunity for attendees to share innovative ideas and learn vital information to ignite strategic growth.

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“The Small Business Leadership Conference was one of the best conferences I have attended all year! Not only was this an opportunity to increase my business knowledge and learn new strategies, but I made new friends and new business contacts. Definitely worth my time and effort!”

Chuck Dinsmore, CEO
Data Clique, LLC

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