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160 hear Collins at Women Leading Kentucky conference

Former Governor Martha Layne Collins speaks. Machaela Ballard/The Register

by Machaela Ballard / The Richmond Register

When Kristel Smith and her team began planning for the Women Leading Kentucky conference at Eastern Kentucky University, they expected no more than 60 people to show up.

“I said, ‘No, let’s shoot for 100,’” Smith said Thursday as the conference culminated.

SSI Named to INC 5000 List

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SSI Earns Inc. 5000 Honors as Fast Growth Government Contractor  

EIEA Finalists to be Honored Sept. 8

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Twelve entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky will share their business success stories as finalists in the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program at a regional awards recognition luncheon on Monday, Sept. 8, at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

EKU to Host "Women Leading Kentucky" Conference

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Eastern Kentucky University will host a Women Leading Kentucky conference on the Richmond campus on Thursday, Sept. 4.

Exporting Education coming to Region

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Eastern Kentucky University - CEDET has partnered with the World Trade Center Kentucky along with targeted business and governmental agencies to present a workshop on exporting aimed at central and southeastern Kentucky business owners and entrepreneurs to help realize the potential in exporting their products and services.

"Richmond 5" Competition Assists Local Entrepreneurs

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Have a great business idea but don’t know what to do next?

The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University is looking to help five ambitious entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality.

Bee-ing in the know

Linda Wyatt of North Carolina speaks with customers.

Conference draws apiarists from around the globe

By Machaela Ballard, Register News Writer

Bee lovers were buzzing around Eastern Kentucky University this week for the Eastern Apicultural Society’s 2014 conference.

EKU, Berea College to Co-Host Eastern Apiculture Society Conference

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Eastern Kentucky University and Berea College will co-host the Eastern Apiculture Society conference from July 28 to Aug. 1.

SOAR Community Listening Session - Tues, July 15

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The SOAR Education and Retraining Committee is meeting in your area! Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) is hosting a Community Listening Session at EKU's Manchester Campus on Tuesday, July 15.

Richmond Pitch Competition Set for Friday, June 20th

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Entrepreneur Pitch Competition Coming to Richmond

Winners will receive cash prizes to start their businesses; gain access to angel investors

 FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 18, 2014) – Aspiring entrepreneurs in central Kentucky will have the opportunity to make their dreams of starting a business come true.

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