Rochester Celebrates Local Innovation during Upcoming Entrepreneurship Week


Rochester, Minn., October 11, 2019: Join the Rochester entrepreneurial ecosystem for Entrepreneurship Week from Tuesday October 22nd through Friday October 25th. Entrepreneurship Week is a four day celebration of local ideas and innovators open to anyone in the community who is already integrated with or wants to learn more and connect to our entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

This four day celebration includes nine different events hosted all around the city of Rochester to tell the story of and recognize contributions from our entrepreneurs. This year’s Entrepreneurship Week includes staple events like Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc’s. R.A.V.E. event on Tuesday October 22nd. The 2019 celebration also includes a brand new Business Legends LIVE on Wednesday October 23rd sharing lessons learned from Garwin McNeilus, Founder of McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing. Programming also includes a Managing Wellness as an Entrepreneur panel discussion with local business owners during the afternoon and a close look at Rochester’s art community during the evening on Thursday October 24th.

Entrepreneurship Week is a grassroots event organized this year by Collider, Rochester Area Economic Development, Inc. (RAEDI), Rochester Rising, and Gray Duck Theater & Coffeehouse. The week is also supported by Destination Medical Center, Mayo Clinic Ventures, 1 Million Cups Rochester, Sterling State Bank, the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, The Musicant Group, and Mortenson

All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Find more information and registration details at: