In this one-day event, Junior Achievement students from around the state will convene in Conway to learn the fundamentals of marketing, sales, finance, leadership, and supply chain management. Expert faculty and community members from the region will mentor and teach the students in break-out sessions, and lead discussions with the collective group. Students will also practice public speaking and team-building skills. This event will accelerate a semseter of learning how to start student-run entrepreneurial endeavors.
The event will culiminate with presentations by student leaders from each team. Parents and guest are invited to watch these presentations.
JA Accelerate will be September 8th from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 a.m.
JA Accelerate will take place in the Brewer Hegeman Conference Center and the McCastlain Ballroom at the University of Central Arkansas.
JA Accelerate is open to Junior Achievement students around the state.
JA Accelerate is presented in partnership with Junior Achievement of Arkansas, The Conductor, University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting.