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Published April 20 2013

Business Digest (April 20, 2013)

Hometown Tourist

event set May 4-18

The Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau will host a Hometown Tourism campaign May 4-18 to encourage area residents to visit their own local attractions at a reduced rate.

The CVB will be selling passports for $5 each that allow one person admission to six separate attractions during the promotional period. The passports can also be entered into a drawing for door prizes.

The passports can be purchased at the CVB, Bonanzaville, Fargo Air Museum, Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Plains Art Museum, Red River Zoo and Rourke Art Museum and Gallery.

For more information, call the CVB at (701) 282-3653.

Eichhorn retiring from Laneys after 30 years

Service manager Larry Eichhorn is retiring from Laneys in Fargo after 30 years of service.

An open house sponsored by Laneys and Eichhorns friends and family is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondayat Divas & Rockstars, 1410 9th St. E. West Fargo.

Free CULTIVATE.you event Friday in Fargo

Rich Karlgaard, a North Dakota native and Forbes publisher, and Mike Cannon-Brookes, cofounder and co-chief executive officer of Atlassian, an enterprise software company, will be the keynote speakers at Cultivate.you, a public event to promote entrepreneurship, from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the Fargo Theatre.

Their presentations will be followed by a question-and-answer session moderated by entrepreneur/philanthropist Doug Burgum.

Karlgaard, a native of Bismarck, started at Forbes as the editor and became publisher in 1998. He writes the column Digital Rules for Fortune magazine and also writes a blog for Forbes.com. He is a regular panelist on Forbes on FOX and a frequent guest analyst on CNBCs The Kudlow Report.

The event is free, but registration is required at http://arthurventures.eventbrite.com/.