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Global Entrepreneur Week

Martin Venzky-Stalling (far right) joins Bijoy Goswami and an attendee at the GEW event held at CMU. (Photo courtesy of CityNow!)

By Shana Kongmun
Chiang Mai joined cities from more than 125 countries worldwide to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Week for the second year running. Organized by the Chiang Mai Creative City and supported by the Thai-US Creative Partnership (and the US Embassy) as well as other sponsors, the event brought together entrepreneurs from the local scene for a series of talks and exercises all day Saturday, November 10, 2012.
Led by the TDCI at Chiang Mai University and supported by the Management Innovation Center at Faculty of Business Administration, the Knowledge Innovation Center at CAMT, SIPA, Chiang Mai Chamber of Commerce, and other universities in Chiang Mai the event was well attended and featured many interesting speakers.
The keynote speaker and guest, Bijoy Goswami from Austin, Texas gave several talks including one about types, Maven, Relator or Evangelist that had the participants in the seminar determining their business styles.
Global Entrepreneurship Week began in the United Kingdom in 2004 as Entrepreneur Week, the success and popularity of the idea spread and the week long event now sees participation in 115 different countries.

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