Entrepreneurship Expo: Preparing the Future with Innovation and Entrepreneurship


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lpmcampus.ukm.ums.ac.id- Entrepreneurship Expo was coming back to Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS). It is held by Management Student from Economics and Business Faculty. The theme of this expo was "Preparing Future with Innovation and Entrepreneurship". 

The expo was held on Wednesday, 2nd May to Saturday, 5th May 2018 in the Hall of Economic and Business Faculty of UMS. The event started more or less at 9 am. On the first day, the event was opened by a speech delivered by the Entrepreneurship Training’s lecture, Mr. Nur Achmad S.E., M.Si., and the assistant lecturer,  Mr. Febrianur Ibnu.

There were 84 groups of student who participated in this expo. On Wednesday and Thursday, there were consist of 44 groups. Meanwhile, on Friday and Saturday there were 40 groups. The Hall of Economics and Business Faculty was full of food, beverage, and services stall. 

They sold many unique foods, such as Es Kepal with matcha flavour, Donut with Papaya seeds, Catfish Burger, and many more. There were also a helmet cleaning service.

According to Febrian, they chose "Preparing the Future with Innovation and Entrepreneurship" as the theme is in order for student to study entrepreneurship in real life and not just based on theory. In addition, it is to prepare the students to be an entrepreneur.

"It is fun, because I can feel customers' rejection in reality. So, it is not just about selling things. Moreover, when the customers are not our friends. Here, we can also learn about teammates.", said Evi Widiyawati (2016) one of the student who became the participant.
Photo by Salsabila
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Written by : Ardhi & Salsabila

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