GCSC hosts Enlightened Entrepreneur Workshop featuring Allan Bense

GCSC hosts Enlightened Entrepreneur Workshop featuring Allan Bense

enlightened entrepreneurThe Business Innovation Center (BIC) and Millaway Institute for Entrepreneurship at Gulf Coast State College are hosting an Enlightened Entrepreneur Workshop titled “What I Wish I Knew Before I Started.”

The featured speaker is Allan Bense, Chairman and CEO of Bense Enterprises. He is a GC alumnus and a local and Florida icon with plenty of stories to share. Bense served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006, is Chairman of the Board for the James Madison Institute and a director of the Gulf Power Company to name a few.

The event is on Tuesday, November 7 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in GCSC’s Advanced Technology Center, room 303. It is free and open to the community, please visit to RSVP.

For additional information, please contact Naisy Dolar at (850) 769.1551, ext. 2840 or


The Millaway Institute for Entrepreneurship (M.I.E.) is a commercial and social accelerator that supports innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs as they explore transforming ideas into commercial products, services and companies. The Millaway Institute is a service of Gulf Coast State College.