Exploring Peoria Entrepreneurship ON-LINE COMMUNITY CATALYST  SERIES
Exploring Peoria Entrepreneurship ON-LINE COMMUNITY CATALYST SERIES

ASU Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute’s Peoria Forward, the City of Peoria and televëda have teamed up to provide Peoria residents with a one of a kind experience. Connect with local business owners, entrepreneurs, artists, and authors growing in Peoria. This program will utilize a custom, easy to access platform, with direct technical support so everyone in Peoria can safely participate and actively connect with their community and resources.
Dynamic content includes trivia, sharing your story, conversation with real partners and the opportunity for every member of Peoria to support locally-owned businesses. Learn more about the impact these brave pioneers who are transforming our region and how they have navigated the pandemic.
A four-part series, join us every Friday in October from 11:30 - 12:30 or select what program speaks to your interest.
Part 1: Meet your neighbor, the secret entrepreneur
11:30am - 12:30pm | Friday, October 2nd 
Whether it is your favorite local restaurant or the Zumba class that gets your heart pumping, entrepreneurs are all around you! Join us as we discuss entrepreneurship in Peoria, interview local entrepreneurs, dive into exciting trivia on Peoria’s community and end with a big question for you and your family, to test your entrepreneurial skills!
Part 2: Authors, books and innovation
11:30am - 12:30pm | Friday, October 9
Did you know Peoria is home to many highly successful global authors? Join us as we meet these literary entrepreneurs and explore the resources and innovative treasures held within the doors of our local libraries.
Part 3: The artists and makers of Peoria
11:30am - 12:30pm | Friday, October 16
From finger painting kits for kids to murals that stretch across an entire intersection, artists and creatives provide Peoria with moments to reflect and appreciate the beauty all around us. Join interviews with local artists as they discuss their entrepreneurial journey and learn more about resources Peoria has to connect these talented innovators to the world.
Part 4: A look to the future
11:30am - 12:30pm | Friday, October 23
Peoria is a fast-growing community. What role will innovators and entrepreneurs play in the next evolution of Peoria? Hear from community leaders about exciting projects and the resources available for you to help move Peoria Forward.