The CEO Club at Florida Gulf Coast University is a Chapter of the nationally recognized Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) and is open to all FGCU students, regardless of their degree program. We are dedicated to fostering an entrepreneurial mindset across the FGCU campus and the SWFL community. Our club provides a vibrant ecosystem where students can unleash their entrepreneurial potential and strive to make a lasting impact in the business world. Through this collaboration, the CEO Club at FGCU aims to empower and connect students of any major, enabling them to thrive as visionary leaders and successful entrepreneurs. Visit the dropdown menu below to learn more.
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Join us for our lively and interactive weekly meetings that go beyond the traditional classroom experience. Our gatherings are designed to infuse excitement into your academic journey, providing a dynamic platform for students to apply what they're learning in their courses. These engaging activities foster a hands-on approach to education, empowering our members to connect theory with real-world practice while having fun along the way. Come be a part of the CEO Club at FGCU's vibrant community of learners and doers.
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Experience the power of connection at the CEO Club at FGCU's exclusive Speaker and Networking Events. We bring you seasoned and influential local business leaders, both men and women, who are passionate about sharing their journeys and insights with students. These events provide a unique opportunity to engage with individuals who have navigated the complexities of the business world successfully. Join us to expand your network, gain valuable perspectives, and be inspired by the stories of these accomplished professionals. Elevate your entrepreneurial spirit with us.
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At the CEO Club at FGCU, we believe in taking education beyond the classroom. Our special events are curated to supercharge your engagement. Sometimes, our guest speakers graciously open the doors to their workplaces, offering students an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour. Additionally, we host university recruitment events that can be your gateway to exciting career opportunities. But it's not all business; we also embrace the FGCU spirit by attending sporting events. These outings foster a sense of camaraderie among our members and allow you to cheer for our Eagles while forging lasting friendships. Join us for these extraordinary experiences that go beyond textbooks and lectures, enriching your college journey in memorable ways.
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At the CEO Club at FGCU, we believe in the power of collaboration and giving back. We are dedicated to fostering relationships with like-minded programs and forging partnerships with new allies. Our commitment to community outreach extends to mentorship, where members of the CEO Club play a vital role as mentors for middle school students enrolled in Collier County Public Schools' Entrepreneurship programs.
These mentorship initiatives aim to inspire and guide the next generation of entrepreneurs, providing them with invaluable insights and support to ignite their entrepreneurial aspirations. Join us in making a positive impact on our community and beyond through meaningful outreach activities and partnerships. Together, we're shaping a brighter future for aspiring business leaders.
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Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs! Prepare for an extraordinary journey "From Classroom to Boardroom" at the 40th annual Global Conference & Pitch Competition hosted by the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) in sunny Tampa, Florida. Join us from Thursday, November 2 to Saturday, November 4, 2023, for a weekend that promises inspiration, innovation, and boundless opportunities.
Inspiring Community: Immerse yourself in a vibrant community of like-minded individuals, including CEO members, partners, investors, and seasoned business mentors.
Pitch for Success: Showcase your entrepreneurial prowess in our highly anticipated pitch competition, where you can compete for a share of the $20,000 prize pool.
Venture into E-Sports: Gamers, gear up for the thrilling Venture Valley E-Sports Tournament, with a chance to win a grand prize of $8,000.
Learn from the Best: Gain wisdom from 65 renowned entrepreneurs and subject matter experts who will share their insights on various business-advancing topics. Be captivated by 10 exceptional keynote presenters and visionary startup founders.
Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow entrepreneurs, mentors, and potential partners during this immersive event.
Don't miss this chance to be part of the largest gathering of collegiate entrepreneurs. Register now for the CEO's 40th annual Global Conference & Pitch Competition and unlock the secrets to entrepreneurial excellence. Secure your spot today and shape your entrepreneurial future.
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|Weekly Meeting||05||09||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Weekly Meeting||12||09||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Speaker Event||19||09||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||3||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Special Event||22||09||2023||1:00 pm - 4:30 pm||1||3||Lucas Hall 303 (Computer Lab)|
|Special Event - Scout Comics HQ Tour||23||09||2023||1:30 pm - 3:30 pm||1||1||10231 Metro Pkwy # 100, Fort Myers, FL 33966|
|Weekly Meeting||26||09||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Weekly Meeting||03||10||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Weekly Meeting||10||10||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Weekly Meeting||17||10||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Special Event - Eagle Expo||21||10||2023||8:00 pm - 1:30 pm||1||1||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Networking Event||24||10||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||3||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)||
"Creating Relationships" Networking Workshop with Special Guest; Kena Yoke
|Weekly Meeting||31||10||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||1||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|CEO Global Conference||02||11||2023||12:00pm - 6:00pm||3||4||2900 Bayport Drive Tampa, FL 33607-1479 United States||
Calling all aspiring entrepreneurs! Get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey From Classroom to Boardroom at the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization's 40th annual Global Conference & Pitch Competition in sunny Tampa, Florida. Join us from Thursday, November 2 to Saturday, November 4, 2023, for an unforgettable weekend filled with inspiration, innovation, and endless opportunities.
Students Interested in this opportunity should click this link fill out the interest form.
|Weekly Meeting||07||11||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Weekly Meeting||14||11||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Weekly Meeting||28||11||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|
|Weekly Meeting||05||12||2023||4:30 pm - 5:30 pm||2||Lucas Hall 104 (Incubator Space)|