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GCEC Conference Sponsors

  • The Burton D. Morgan Foundation
  • EntrepreneurEDU
  • Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • NIICA (National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance)
  • The Coleman Foundation

Special Session Sponsors

  1. Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

Leadership Circle Sponsors

  1. Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College
  2. The Entrepreneurship Program and The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, Ball State University
  3. John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship, Baylor University
  4. Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
  5. Laurence A. Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship, Drexel University
  6. Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Kelley School of Business, Indiana University - Bloomington
  7. Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Rice University
  8. Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, Syracuse University
  9. Neeley Entrepreneurship Center, Texas Christian University
  10. Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, The Pennsylvania State University
  11. John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, The University of Iowa
  12. Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  13. McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Arizona
  14. Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, WU Vienna, Austria
  15. The Florida State University, Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
  16. University of North Carolina, UNC Kenan-Flagler, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
  17. Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, The Bloch School, University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
  18. Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
  19. Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia

Bronze Sponsors

  1. Entrepreneurship @ Cornell, Cornell University
  2. Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
  3. Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario

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GCEC Membership Information

Membership in the GCEC is open to all university-based entrepreneurship programs. To attend the conference, the university must first renew its annual membership or join as a member of the GCEC for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Annual membership in the GCEC is $200 per institution and runs through June 30, 2011. This fee is paid only once per year, regardless of how many individuals attend the yearly conference from that university.

The administrative home of the GCEC is the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University - Bloomington. The Co-Administrative site is Ball State University. Administrative Coordinator of the GCEC is Maggie Ailes at Ball State University and she can be reached at: mailes@bsu.edu. Please contact Maggie for information on GCEC membership.

To join or renew membership in the GCEC, click here.

If you have questions about GCEC membership, please contact: Maggie Ailes, GCEC Program Coordinator, Ball State University, at mailes@bsu.edu or 765.285.9009.

Current Members Include:

Aalto University

Abilene Christian University

American University

Appalachian State University

Babson College

Ball State University

Baylor University

Belmont University

Benedictine College

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Bennett College for Women

Bernelli Foundation

Boston University

Bradley University

Butler University

Cambridge Judge Business School

Carnegie Mellon University

Champlain College

Chatham University

Ciputra University

Clarkson University

College of Charleston

Cornell University

Coventry University

Cranfield University

Davenport University

Deakin University

DePaul University

Drake University

Drexel University

Drury University

Duke University - Biomedical Engineering

Duquesne University

EARTH University

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Michigan University

Elizabethtown College

Elon University

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fayetteville State University

Florida International University

Florida State University

Foothill College

George Mason University

George Washington University

Georgetown University

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Southern University

Georgia State University

Gonzaga University

Grand Valley State University

Harrisburg University

Hiram College

IECE/CSU San Bernardino

Illinois State University

Illlinois Institute of Technology

Indiana University

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Indiana Wesleyan University



Jackson State University

James Madison University

John Carroll University

Kansas State University

King Saud University

Lamar University

Lancaster University

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Louisiana State University

Louisiana Tech University

Loyala University-Chicago

Loyola Marymount University

Mansfield University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Enterprise Forum

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Entrepreneurship Center

McGill University

McMaster University

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Miami University

Michigan Technological University

Millikin University

Monmouth University

Montana State University

Morgan State University

Mount Royal University

New Mexico State University

New York University

Northern Illinois University

Northern Kentucky University

Northwestern University

Northwood University

Ohio State University

Ohio University

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma University

Oregon State University

Pace University

Penn State Altoona

Pennsylvania State University

Portland State University

Prairie View A&M University

Purdue University

Renssealar Polytechnic Institute

Rice University

Rollins College

Rowan University

Royal Roads University

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Ryerson University

Saint Johns University & College of Saint Benedict

Saint Louis University

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

San Diego State University

San Ignacio de Loyola

Santa Clara University

Seton Hall University

Shippensburg University

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Southern Methodist University

St. Edward's University

St. Mary's University

Stanford University - Graduate School of Business

Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship

Syracuse University - Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship

Temple University

Texas A & M University

Texas Christian University

Texas Southern University

Texas State University-San Marcos

Texas Tech University

The College of Wooster

The George Washington University

The University of Salford

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

The University of Toledo


Trinity University

Tufts University

Tulane University

Unitec New Zealand

Universidad Francisco Marroquin

Universidad UDLA De Las Americas Puebla

Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina

Universitetet i Oslo

University College London

University of Agder

University of Alaska

University of Arizona

University of Arkansas

University of California-Berkeley

University of California-Davis

University of California-Los Angeles

University of Central Florida

University of Chicago

University of Cincinnati

University of Colorado-Boulder

University of Colorado-Denver

University of Connecticut

University of Dayton

University of Delaware

University of Evansville

University of Florida

University of Guam

University of Hawaii

University of Houston

University of Houston-Downtown

University of Houston-Victoria

University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Technology Entrepreneur Center

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - The Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership

University of Iowa

University of Kentucky

University of Louisville

University of Manitoba

University of Maryland-Baltimore County

University of Maryland-College Park

University of Miami

University of Michigan

University of Michigan-Dearborn

University of Missouri-Kansas City

University of Nebraska-Kearney

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Omaha

University of Nevada Las Vegas

University of New Brunswick

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina-Greensboro

University of North Carolina-Pembroke

University of North Texas

University of Notre Dame

University of Oregon

University of Pittsburgh

University of Portland

University of Rochester

University of San Diego

University of San Francisco

University of Saskatchewan

University of South Carolina

University of South Florida

University of Southern California

University of Southern Mississippi

University of St. Thomas

University of Surrey

University of Tampa

University of Tennessee

University of Texas at Arlington

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Dallas

University of Texas at San Antonio

University of Texas System Administration

University of Toronto

University of Tulsa

University of Vermont

University of Victoria

University of Virginia

University of Washington

University of Waterloo

University of Western Ontario

University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Platteville

University Oklahoma


Utah State University

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Wake Forest University

Washington State University

Washington University in St. Louis

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Texas A&M

West Virginia University

Western New England College

Western Washington University

Wichita State University

Wilfrid Laurier University

Wilkes University

Winston-Salem State University

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Youngstown State University, WCBA

Past GCEC Conference Participants Include:

Arizona State University

Baruch College

Berry College

Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Brigham Young University-Idaho

Cal Poly State University

California State University San Bernadino

Chapman University

Clemson University

Duke University - Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Florida Atlantic University

Kent State University

Lewis-Clark State College

Stanford University - Stanford Technology Ventures Program

Syracuse University - Enitiative

Taylor University

Union College

Unisul Business School

University of Baltimore

University of California-San Diego

University of Minnesota

University of Missouri-Columbia

University of North Carolina-Wilmington

University of North Dakota

University of Oklahoma

University of Washington

University Pittsburgh

Utah Valley State College

Western Michigan University

Xavier University

Zagreb School of Economics and Management