January 27 - 28, 2022 • The Breakers, Palm Beach, FL

Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Conference


Exploring emerging trends to advance entrepreneurship in an uncertain world.

Thought leaders from academics, industry and government debate the most challenging current issues in the field of entrepreneurship and set the agenda for future research and policy.


A combination of plenary and breakout sessions, working to grow mutual understanding of vital issues and identify key questions that future research should tackle.


Key speakers from academia, industry and government will lead conversations throughout the conference.


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The Kenan Institute Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Conference will be hosted at the world-class Breakers resort in Palm Beach, Florida. A limited number of rooms are available at a discounted rate for conference attendees staying at The Breakers.


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Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

Leveraging the Private Sector for the Public Good

Established in 1985 by Frank Hawkins Kenan, the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is a nonpartisan business policy think tank affiliated with the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. The nonprofit institute and its affiliated centers convene leaders from business, academia and government to better understand how the private sector can work for the public good. The institute leverages best-in-class research to develop market-based solutions to today’s most complex economic challenges. In doing so, the institute aims to support businesses and policies that better the lives of people in North Carolina, across the country and around the world.



UNC Entrepreneurship Center

Inspiring, motivating, and developing entrepreneurial leaders who will create a positive impact in the world, locally and globally.


A Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Event