entrepreneur happy hourMADISONVILLE, Ky. (1/8/19) — Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corp. announced its first Entrepreneur Mixer, a drop-in event set for 5-7 p.m. Jan. 22 at Kentucky Innovation Station in Madisonville.

Kim Simons, business administration systems program coordinator at Madisonville Community College, will lead a team of social-media practitioners available to:

• Assess entrepreneurs’ business presence on Facebook, Instagram and other platforms
• Review their last six months of posts and discuss their effectiveness to achieve business goals
• Offer actionable tips and insights specifically tailored to the entrepreneurs’ businesses

“We are launching these Entrepreneur Mixers as a way to bring together entrepreneurs and other local business leaders to share a relaxed evening to connect, learn and walk away with concrete, tailored recommendations for improving their businesses,” said EDC President Ray Hagerman. “Supporting current and future entrepreneurs is one of the primary ways we nurture the region’s economic development, and the Entrepreneur Mixer series is the newest addition to the services we offer entrepreneurs.”

The Jan. 22 Entrepreneur Mixer at Kentucky Innovation Station is free for current and future entrepreneurs. Reservations are not required. Drinks and appetizers will be served.


The Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corp. https://www.westcentralky.com nurtures the region’s economic development by recruiting commercial enterprises that are new to the area, by strengthening our community’s existing businesses and by supporting current and future entrepreneurs. The nonprofit, governed by an independent board of directors, is located at the Kentucky Innovation Station, 38 W. Arch St. in Madisonville.

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