Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 – Hyderabad, India

By at 27 November, 2017, 10:32 pm

SBE Council Represented on U.S. Delegation

Washington, D.C. – The eight annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 will take place November 28-30 in Hyderabad, India.

Over the years, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council has been honored to participate at this important world gathering and 2017 will be no different as Entrepreneur-in-Residence Kristie Arslan, also co-owner of Popped! Republic, and Ramon Ray, an entrepreneur and CEO of Smart Hustle Magazine, who also serves on SBE Council’s Advisory Board, are members of the U.S. delegation being led by Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President of the United States.

This year’s Summit will highlight the theme Women First, Prosperity for All, and will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally.  A live stream of select sessions can be viewed here.

Kristie Arlsan is co-owner of Popped! Republic located in Alexandria, VA and serves as SBE Council’s Entrepreneur-In-Residence.

Ramon Ray is a seasoned and successful entrepreneur, and is CEO of Smart Hustle Magazine.

Kristie and Ramon will be sharing updates and snapshots of their experiences at #GES2017 on Twitter. Follow them, and check in often!

Kristie Arslan: @klarslan
Ramon Ray: @RamonRay

Reporters who wish to speak or communicate with Kristie or Ramon about their observations and experiences during the summit can email them: and

SBE Council is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy, research and education organization that works to protect small business and promote entrepreneurship. For nearly 25 years SBE Council has worked to successfully implement a range of policy and private sector initiatives to strengthen the ecosystem for startups and small business growth. To learn more, visit SBE Council’s website: Follow on Twitter: @SBECouncil



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