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Join Us in Celebrating National Entrepreneurship Month in Western Kansas
31 Oct 2022
Join our team at WKREDA in celebrating local entrepreneurs throughout Western Kansas and their many accomplishments this November for National Entrepreneurship Month! Entrepreneurs throughout Western Kansas are busy creating the newest products and innovations and strengthening our economy.
The United States was ranked as the world’s most entrepreneurial country in 2021. This year, StartupBlink’s Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2022 ranked the U.S. as the number one country with the most business startups and a strong startup ecosystem.
These startups often develop into small businesses. Small businesses made up 99.9 percent of U.S. businesses in 2021, so it’s important to give those nearby mom-and-pop shops the recognition that they deserve. That’s 32.5 million small businesses in the U.S. alone.
What is National Entrepreneurship Month?
Be sure to celebrate National Entrepreneurs’ Day on November 15th this year. Each year National Entrepreneurs’ Day is on the third Tuesday in the month of November. The celebration extends all month as National Entrepreneurship Month is the whole of November. This is the perfect time to recognize the hard work of entrepreneurs in every community across the U.S. that continue to grow their local and national economies.
Entrepreneurship brings together like-minded business people, those with a goal of providing top-tier goods or services to meet customer requirements in a new and improved way. These startups also help to bring new employment opportunities to the surrounding area. Whenever a company is launched in Western Kansas, more jobs become available to our community members. These new businesses and innovators have earned the spotlight this month and deserve community support.
New Businesses in Western Kansas
During this National Entrepreneurship Month, WKREDA would like to honor entrepreneurs in Western Kansas. We applaud their hard work, passion, and dedication to designing new businesses, and in doing so, building the U.S. and local economies. The team members at WKREDA are proud that so many incredible innovators call Western Kansas home.
How to Celebrate Startups in Western Kansas
To meet and learn about startups in Western Kansas, check out local events that are coming up. Industry events and farmers markets are occasions to connect with new business people in the area.
Attending a TechStars Startup Weekend is one way to mingle with the local startups or promote your own entrepreneurial endeavors. This three-day event brings together local startups, entrepreneurs, new business owners, investors, sponsors, and more. It provides an opportunity to learn more about startups in the area and to meet possible mentors or partners for your own business ventures. Find upcoming TechStars Startup Weekends in Western Kansas!
After you’ve met some entrepreneurs in Western Kansas, be sure to follow their social media accounts. Give them a shout-out in your social posts, stories, and hashtags to spread the word about their business. Mention National Entrepreneurship Month and National Entrepreneurs’ Day and share all the fun ways that you will be supporting these startups in Western Kansas.