Attending NFTE events is a great way to meet students and teachers, network with other entrepreneurs and business executives, and lend support to our work.

Baltimore Area Events:

May 20
Regional Semi-Final Competition

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business
William H. Thumel, Sr. Business Center

June 3
Regional Final Competition
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
5:30 to 8:30

July 3 - 24, 2015
NFTE Summer BizCamp
BizCamp Overview
BizCamp Application  (Applications due MAY 31, 2015)

For more information on any NFTE Baltimore events, Contact Darlene Ajayi at 443.994.1427 or email


DC Area Events:

Start It Up Morning
Interested in learning more about how you or your company can support NFTE and our students? Join us for one of our monthly Start It Up Morning events held the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30 - 11 am. Guests at Start It Up Morning will learn more about the NFTE mission and impact both here in the DC Region and across the globe. For those interested in volunteering with NFTE we will also provide more information about the ways that you can get involved with our students both in the classroom and out. To register for Start It Up Morning click here.

World Series of Innovation Day
Help NFTE DC Kick off the World Series of Innovation with a day filled with interactive games and activities all designed to help our students get those creative juices flowing for the World Series of Innovation! Interested in mentoring a student during the day? Contact Amir Alhambra or register as a volunteer here.

Global Entrepreneurship Week
In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 10th – 13th), NFTE DC is hosting entrepreneurs, executives and volunteers in the classroom as guest speakers to share their story with our students. Interested in sharing your story? Contact Amir Alhambra  or register as a volunteer here.

National Education Week
NFTE has partnered with National Education Week to bring together thought leaders, policy makers and key stakeholders to engage in conversation around the critical issues facing the education industry. NFTE is pleased to offer a discount on National Education Week registration through October 1, 2014. Please contact Kara Johnson to receive more information.

Youth Holiday Showcase
Kickoff the holidays by supporting NFTE DC and our students on in early December at Columbia Square. The Showcase will feature 25 local area students showcasing their companies and selling their products.

NFTE Global Gala
Join us for the 16th annual Dare to Dream Gala as we recognize the accomplishments of our teachers young entrepreneurs and the power of entrepreneurship to change lives. Drawing over 700 top entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the region, the Dare to Dream Gala is Washington, DC’s largest celebration of youth entrepreneurship and a strong networking opportunity for our sponsors and honored guests.

Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
Top NFTE students present and defend their very own business plans before an audience of 150+ entrepreneur, business, and civic leaders and prestigious judges. Awards networking reception features NFTE student entrepreneur showcase.