Talks and Boards


Talks and Boards is Free…
Food and Networking at both Events!
Register Online TODAY!

 University of Central Arkansas, College of Business Auditorium

 → Thursday, October 9 – Doors open: 5:30 pm, Talk begins at: 6:00 pm – Featuring Mr. Steve Landers, Sr.

Talks + Whiteboard Sessions = Talks & Boards

How does Talks and Boards Work?

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Talks & Boards is a new entrepreneurial series offered through UCA’s Division of Outreach & Community Engagement and Matt Hampton with Elevate Youth Entrepreneurs System. This innovative session is designed for veteran and aspiring entrepreneurs to receive relevant advice from other successful entrepreneurs. Participants will engage in an interactive mind-mapping exercise to explore ways to better develop an idea or product for market. Simply put, Talks & Boards is all about entrepreneurs helping entrepreneurs.

If you have ideas, we want to hear them. Talks & Boards is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs. Every great business starts with a great conversation, so leave your suit and tie at home, and join us for a casual evening of idea development. We’ll bring the white boards and food; you bring your best ideas to this free event.

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Featured Speaker


Steve Landers, Sr.

Steve Landers Bio


Want to share your ideas?

If you would like us to consider your business idea for a whiteboard session, please e-mail Kristy Carter,

Would you like to pitch your idea at one of our Talks and Boards Sessions? Complete this short and easy Pitch Registration Form.

All sessions are hosted by Matt Hampton, Entrepreneur and Founder of Elevate Youth Entrepreneurs & MakePaper®.

Sponsored by:  Delta Regional Authority, Elevate Youth Entrepreneur Systems, MakePaper, UCA College of Business, UCA Center for Community & Economic Development and the UCA Division of Outreach & Community Engagement.