2018 Youth Business Summit

Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Location: Troy University, Montgomery Campus
231 Montgomery Street
Montgomery, AL 36104

Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Local high schools are invited to participate!
This program is free of charge.

Nature of Program:

The purpose is to:
  • Enlighten high school students about careers in business
  • Engage participants in business workshops
  • Enable participants to network with business professionals
  • Present participants an opportunity to apply knowledge of business concepts in business plan and financial investment competitions
The program consists of:
  • Overview of breakout sessions
  • Breakout sessions – Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and more
  • Panel of alumni business professionals
  • Lunch, networking
  • Business Plan competition
  • Awards ceremony


  1. Attendance per high school is limited to 30 participants
  2. Details of the business plan competition will be sent out via hard copy with the informational packets mailed to your school
  3. Schools are not required to participate in the competitions but are encouraged to do so
  4. Scholarships will be awarded for the best business plan

Program Chairs:

  • Dr. Gregory Jones
  • Dr. Carmen Lewis
  • Amy Waters

For more information, contact:

Amy Waters
Director of Community Outreach
Troy University
Montgomery Campus
Sorrell College of Business Troy University
Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Innovation