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So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?
Loyola University Chicago Alumni Association Sponsors 13th Annual Entrepreneurship Night
Interested in starting your own business? Start Spring 2005 with great ideas! Learn how to get started, identify niches, finance a start-up and estimate potential for success. Find out if you’ve got what it takes to become an entrepreneur!
David Oreck, Founder and President of Oreck Corporation, best known for producing vacuum cleaners, floor care and air care products, and Jamie Crouthamel, Founder of Performics, in Chicago, will share their insights on how to start a business.
Bring your business card to enter a chance to win a free Oreck XL Vacuum cleaner autographed by Mr. Oreck!
Wednesday, April 27, 2005
5:30-6:30 pm – Reception
6:30-7:30 pm – Presentation
Loyola University Chicago
25 East Pearson, Rubloff Auditorium
Admission is $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Loyola students free with ID. Space is limited. RSVP by April 18 to Wendy Crupper, (312) 915-7660 or register online at www.loyolachicagoalum.net/entrepreneur
David Oreck recently received the “American Marketing Association’s Master of the Year Award.” He is the friendly face you see on the Oreck vacuum cleaner TV commercials. The Oreck Corporation operates over 500 stores in the U.S. Oreck ranks number one in advertising expenditures in its field.
Crouthamel founded Performics in 1999. It was recently bought by Doubleclick Inc., the leading provider of solutions to ad agencies, marketers and web-publishers to plan, execute and analyze marketing programs. Performics has been a winner of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 programs. Crouthamel won the 2004 “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” from Ernst and Young and was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Technology in the Midwest by Chain Store Age.