... live conference event with a remote option

Join the global movement of celebrating and empowering entrepreneurs. The eRising conference event, THRIVEing On The Suncoast is your officially sanctioned Suncoast destination for Global Entrepreneurship Week.

2021 Conference Video Recap

This in-person live event brings together, under one roof,  some of the most connected local, regional, and national minds on entrepreneurship. Come learn how entrepreneurs are a force for change.  Our slate of regulatory, economic strategy, lending and academic subject matter experts will offer research findings, firsthand experiences, and forward-thinking solutioning for THRIVEing On The Suncoast.

The conference venue, Selby Auditorium at the USF Sarasota Manatee campus, is limited to an audience of 100. If you can't be there in person, you can still attend by joining our live stream. 

It's part of our "Event On The Go" series. Access the event on your mobile or tablet device for a fully interactive and immersive experience. No downloads, apps, or configuration is needed. Simply login to the event from your mobile phone or tablet and join the crowd!

Presenting Partner

GEW, (Global Entrepreneurship Week) is a massive campaign to celebrate and empower entrepreneurs in every country and community around the world. Each November, 10 million people take part in tens of thousands of activities, competitions and events that inspire them to act and provide them with the knowledge, experience and connections they need to succeed.


200 countries

10 million people

40,000 activities

20,000 partners

2022 eRising Conference Agenda

       Date:    Thursday, 

                     November 17th, 2022

       Time:    8:00am - 1:00pm

Location:    University of South Florida

                     Sarasota-Manatee Campus

                     Selby Auditorium (View Map)

       Cost:    No Fee - event is fully sponsored

                     Breakfast and Lunch Included

Virtual attendees click the button below to enter the conference!

eRising Partners