The 2022 Kenan Institute Frontiers of Entrepreneurship conference will take place at The Breakers Palm Beach Resort, on Thursday, January 27 and Friday, January 28, 2022. We encourage you to reserve your place today if you plan to attend, as conference capacity is limited.

Registration Fees

$1,199 – General registration and registration for corporate employees
$799 – Registration for full-time academic, non-profit and government employees
$599 – Speaker Registration Fee

Registration includes access to all conference sessions on January 27 and 28, 2022; continental breakfast, luncheon and hors d’oeuvres reception on January 27; and continental breakfast and lunch on January 28.

Visit the Logistics page for information on our refund policy.

Conference Hotel

The Kenan Institute has secured a special rate of $395 ++ per night for a block of deluxe, run-of-house rooms* at The Breakers.  These rooms are available for check-in prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, January 26 and check-out on the concluding day of the conference, Friday, January 28.

This rate will be available on a first come, first served basis.  We recommend booking your accommodations as soon as possible, as once the block is full room availability will revert to standard rates for The Breakers.  Additional nights may be available at a higher rate but are limited. *Please note these rooms are all deluxe with king-sized beds. Upgrades for additional space and double beds are available at a higher rate.

To access the exclusive, limited rate for deluxe run-of-house rooms at The Breakers for the nights of Wednesday, January 26 and Thursday, January 27, please use this reservation link and enter the access code BREAKERS2022.

As we near the conference, availability of this rate is extremely limited.

Visit the Logistics page for more information on travel and additional lodging options.



Contact Kenan Institute Events Manager Sydney Bannerman at Sydney_Bannerman@kenan-flagler.unc.edu.


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