RuralRISE Summit

Emporia, Kansas
Sep 28 - Sep 30, 2022 — Emporia, Kansas

Now more than ever, it is essential to amplify the voices of our rural entrepreneurs and communities. Join ELI and others working to impact rural communities by registering for the annual RuralRISE Summit today!

Registration for this year’s annual RuralRISE Summit is still open with an in-person registration fee of $250. The Summit will be held September 28-30th in Emporia, Kansas. While the event is in-person, there will be opportunities for virtual participation too. We are proud to sponsor this event!


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Join a Network of Rural Ecosystem Builders, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators

RuralRISE is a growing network of organizations and individuals that aims to increase opportunities and prosperity for rural and tribal communities across the United States. Our annual Summit drives connections, ideas, and actions for rural communities by spotlighting innovation, entrepreneurial, and startup activities that work in a rural context.

Whether you’re helping get a great idea out into the world, solving a current challenge, or looking to grow your network, the RuralRISE community is here for you!

Never been to a RuralRISE Summit? Check out the video below from the 2019 Summit in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to learn more about the network and what to expect!