Invitation to EmprendeSV: A Free Conference for El Salvador’s Entrepreneurs

The EmprendeSV conference is a learning opportunity for all young entrepreneurs in El Salvador who are part of the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) network.  The objective of EmprendeSV is to promote innovation and support entrepreneurship to promote the economic development of El Salvador. This is an initiative of the United States government in cooperation with the American Space Cultural Center Institute (ICC).

The conference will be held during Global Entrepreneurship Week:

  • Friday, November 16th from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. –  Opening of EmprendeSV and networking cocktail at the Holiday Inn Hotel
  • Saturday, November 17th, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. –   Presentations and Professional Development Workshops led by U.S., Mexican and Salvadoran speakers

To participate, YLAI members must register at this link:

Participants will be selected on a first-come-first-served basis until registration is full.

Participant profile for EmprendeSV

Candidates to participate in the EmprendeSV conference should have the following profile:

  • Members of the YLAI network of El Salvador between 20 and 35 years of age.
  • Entrepreneurs or have a startup, or social entrepreneurial venture.
  • Available to attend the entire EmprendeSV conference to be held on November 16 and 17 according to the schedule above.
  • Entrepreneurial leaders with the ability to motivate or influence future entrepreneurs.

Requirements to participate in the EmprendeSV conference

How Can You Be Part of the YLAI Network?

To join the YLAI network as an entrepreneur follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Enter the official website of the YLAI network:  
  • Step 2: Select the JOIN THE NETWORK icon
  • Step 3: Provide the personal information requested
  • Step 4: Confirm your registration in your email
  • Step 5: Enjoy the benefits of being part of the network