Lecture: 'Hot Trends for Small Business 2018' with Rieva Lesonsky

Event Details

November 8, 2017
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Isenberg School of Management

Room: 118

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available

Rieva Lesonsky, former editorial director of Entrepreneur Magazine and current CEO of GrowBiz Media, will speak on future hot trends for small businesses.

Lesonsky is a columnist for Small Business Trends covering employment, retail trends and women in business. She is president and founder of GrowBiz Media, a content and consulting company specializing in covering small businesses and entrepreneurship. Before co-founding GrowBiz Media, Lesonsky was editorial director of Entrepreneur Magazine. A nationally known speaker and authority on entrepreneurship, Rieva has been covering America’s entrepreneurs for more than 26 years.

Lesonsky has appeared on hundreds of radio shows and numerous local and national television programs, including the "Today Show," "Good Morning America," "CNN," "Fox Business News," "The Martha Stewart show" and "Oprah" and can regularly be seen on MSNBC’s Your Business. Lesonsky has written several books about small business and entrepreneurship, including the bestseller, "Start Your Own Business." She is an editor-at-large at AllBusiness.com and contributes to The Huffington Post.