Watch for the 2018 RBIS schedule.


Our interactive sharing sessions will provide you with the latest thinking and best practices on rural economic/employment situations, finding opportunities for growth, and dealing with risk and failure.   

Our Sponsors

Thanks to these businesses for helping support this event.

Grow your business in your community


These experts will be available each day to offer advice, assistance, and guidance.

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About the Event

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The Rural Business and Innovation Summit will inspire entrepreneurs to accelerate innovation, cultivate a successful business ecosystem within their communities, and take advantage of opportunities for growth. 

Rural business and innovation summit networking

Startups, entrepreneurs, corporate business leaders, accelerators, and investors will come together to exchange ideas, share experiences, and discover best practices that provide a competitive edge and lead to thriving business in rural areas. 

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Meet our 2018 RBIS Speakers

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