2014 Washington Business Leader Will Give Keynote Speech At Bootcamp
Keynote Speech – Patrick L. Hughes, Sr.
April 17, 2014 (Moscow, Idaho; Pullman, Washington)
Mr. Hughes grew up on a farm in Mississippi before heading to college and joining the military. Today, he knows times are changing. “Someone in an audience somewhere will come up with something that revolutionizes business as we know it,” Mr. Hughes said, citing the evolution of the telephone to the smartphones and mobile devices of today as an example. “They’re getting ready for the launch pad, which is when preparation and opportunity will meet and create success.” Mr. Hughes will speak at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 23, at the University of Idaho Student Union Building’s International Ballroom. The first Entrepreneur of the Palouse awards, which will be awarded to an individual, small business and Palouse newcomer, will be awarded that evening. The keynote dinner and award banquet are open to the public. Tickets for individuals not attending the Bootcamp are $75.\r\n\r\nThe Palouse Knowledge Corridor’s Be the Entrepreneur Bootcamp is a five-day event aimed at entrepreneurs in value-added agriculture, animal health and technology. The three topics were selected based on area expertise and regional demand, and Bootcamp instructors represent the best in research, agriculture, animal health, technology and business in a two-university, technology-rich region. Daily sessions will include lectures, practical experience, assignments and takeaways, as well as networking opportunities. More information about the Palouse Knowledge Corridor is online at palouseknowledgecorridor.com. For more information on the Bootcamp or to register, go to pkcecamp.com. The Palouse Knowledge Corridor’s Be the Entrepreneur Bootcamp is June 21-25 in Moscow, Idaho, and Pullman, Washington.