Job creation and aiding startups move to the next level will be the main talking point at an upcoming conference at the Hyatt Regency-Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover.
The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation said in a news release that it is hosting its third annual Alabama Launchpad Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference at the Wynfrey on Sept. 26 and 27. The event is slated to feature several speakers, including Gov. Robert Bentley, Fast Co. editor William C. Taylor and Ted Alling, a Samford University business school graduate named one of the South’s leading young entrepreneurs.
“The conference is about learning to celebrate the small successes that collectively drive an innovation economy,” EDPA Vice President Angela Wier said.