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with fellow entrepreneurship educators & researchers

USASBE is the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. Our organization is committed to four pillars: entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship research, outreach, and public policy. USASBE is the network advancing the art of entrepreneurship education.



Innovative Teaching Practices


USASBE facilitates the sharing of best practices in the entrepreneurship classroom among members. Teaching ideas based on classroom experiments that have proven successful over a number of semesters are shared through the Innovative Practices Clearinghouse on the USASBE website, as well as at the annual conference. USASBE members ONLY are provided access to a range of other resources to enhance their own innovative efforts including: the syllabus and teaching exchanges, video library, white papers, links to entrepreneurship blogs, program assessment materials, and much more. E-mail addresses are provided with each of the innovations so that members can follow up with innovators to better understand how they might use these materials.





USASBE members include leading educators, researchers, policy makers, management professionals, support foundations, and entrepreneurs. Members are listed in the USASBE Member Directory and can be contacted for personal networking use.




All members have access to the resource materials located on the USASBE website which includes

  • The syllabus exchange
  • Bibliography database
  • Social Entrepreneurship resources
  • Webinars
  • eBooks and research reports
  • Learning Journeys
  • Video library
  • Innovative teaching practices
  • Teaching cases exchange
  • Web links for entrepreneurship educators
  • White papers
  • Conference proceedings



USASBE Annals provides members the leading developments in entrepreneurship teaching and pedagogy. Present and pursue opportunities to leverage your innovative research ideas at the annual conference.


USASBE Mentor Program


This unique opportunity matches seasoned Entrepreneurship Faculty in providing guidance in paper development and publications, tips on navigating academia and career guidance.


USASBE Conference


The annual USASBE conference each January is one of the premier gatherings of entrepreneurship scholars and educators in the world.  Interact and network with friends, colleagues, and leaders in the field of entrepreneurship during formal and informal gatherings.  Enjoy keynote presentations from the most thought provoking leaders in entrepreneurship and attend presentations relating to the established values of our membership titled Pillar Sessions.  These sessions include some of the leaders in our field providing their direct experiences. Present your competitive papers, cases, and workshops to other professionals in the field. Present work in progress in an informal setting in the Developmental Track, or attend a professionally developed Doctoral Consortium matching our future professionals with seasoned leaders in entrepreneurship.  Stop by the on-site Career Center to schedule interviews or post your resume, and finally enter your program to compete in the National Education Awards.


Access to Leading Publications


Members receive subscriptions to Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and The Journal of Small Business Management. You may access the journals online, or you may elect to add printed journals when you join. Access the online journals at

  • Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
  • Journal of Small Business Management 
  • Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Experiential Entrepreneurship Exercises Journal

USASBE Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education Awards Program


USASBE’s mission is supported by recognizing outstanding programs and achievements in education, research and advancement of the entrepreneurship discipline. This objective is fostered annually through the presentation of prestigious awards in the following areas:

  • Entrepreneurship Achievement and Advocacy
  • Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education
  • Excellence in Entrepreneurship Research, Case Development and Workshop Development/Presentation

Learn more about the awards program and see past winners here


USASBE Newsletter Liaison


The USASBE Newsletter LIAISON is published quarterly with updated news announcements and information of interest to members.  Archives are also available on line here:




USASBE members include leading educators, researchers, policy makers, management professionals, support foundations, and entrepreneurs. Members are listed in the USASBE Member Directory and can be contacted for personal networking use. 


Membership in USASBE = Membership in ICSB 


USASBE is a globally connected affiliate of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB). Membership in ICSB provides our USASBE members access to entrepreneurship educators on an international level. You can discover all ICSB member Benefits at: http://www.icsb. org/about/icsb-membership. Discounts are also available to our USASBE members interested in attending the ICSB Global conferences. Here is a link to the ICSB homepage


Special Interests Groups


USASBE Special Interest Groups (SIGS) interact with members on an ongoing basis regarding focused specialty areas within entrepreneurship. Visit


Groups include:

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  •  Entrepreneurship in the Arts
  •  Entrepreneurship Pedagogy & Teaching
  •  Family Business
  •  International Entrepreneurship
  •  Law and Entrepreneurship
  •  Minority & Women Entrepreneurship
  • Public Policy
  •  Small Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  •  Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Program
  •  Technology Entrepreneurship Certificate Program
  •  Technology & Life Sciences
  •  Venture Financing

Contact Us

We are committed to serving our members. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Patrick Snyder, USASBE Executive Director, at or 262-472-1449.

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