Chicago | Saturday | 10.13.18

 

2nd Annual

ExploreMBA

VETERANS SUMMIT

Giving active duty, reserve, and veteran professionals insider access to the world’s top-ranked MBA programs

ABOUT

The ExploreMBA Veterans Summit connects transitioning officers, NCO’s, reservists, and veteran professionals with elite MBA programs that meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum of $100,000+ starting compensation
  • Military scholarships up to 100% of tuition

This event will be hosted immediately following the annual MBA Veterans Career Conference

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Agenda (Candidate)

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 - Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza

7:00 AM

Registration

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stop by and pick up your conference badge.

ID REQUIRED FOR CHECK-IN.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza – Lobby (15th Floor)

7:30 AM

Platinum Breakfast

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Complimentary Breakfast for all candidates with presentation by Accenture.

9:00 AM

Recruiter Panel

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

An opportunity for all military veteran attendees to hear advice on how best to navigate future opportunities.

10:00 AM

Company Presentations

10:00 AM - 11:25 AM

Hear from companies who value military veterans and learn more about their opportunities.

11:30 AM

Admissions Panel

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Learn about the value top-ranked MBA programs, funding that is available to you, career options and more. Valuable information for students considering obtaining an MBA as well as those already in an MBA program.

12:15 PM

MBA Student Panel

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

From choosing your school, applying, to the real life day to day, learn what business school is really like. Information on job searches, career assistance, and more as well.

1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Enjoy a complimentary lunch between morning and afternoon sessions.

2:00 PM

Speed Pitching

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Candidates will be broken down into small groups while company and school representatives stage at their expo tables. Candidates will rotate every 5 minutes, during which time the company and / or university representatives will introduce themselves, their university, and ‘pitch’ their opportunities. If anything sounds really interesting, the intent is that the candidates will follow up with the universities directly following during the Expo.

3:30 PM

Expo

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Candidates return to the company tables for more in depth discussion during the Expo.

Agenda (Sponsor)

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 - Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza

7:00 AM

Registration

7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Stop by and pick up your conference badge.

ID REQUIRED FOR CHECK-IN.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza – 15th Floor

11:30 AM

Admissions Panel

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Learn about the value of top-ranked MBA programs, funding that is available to you, career options and more.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza – 15th Floor

Who: Gold Sponsors

12:15 PM

MBA Student Panel

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

From choosing your school, applying, to the real life day to day, learn what business school is really like.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza – 15th Floor

Who: Gold Sponsors

1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Enjoy lunch and the opportunity to engage and interact with candidates.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza – 14th Floor

Who: Gold & Silver Sponsors

2:00 PM

ExploreMBA™ Speed Pitching

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Candidates will be broken down into small groups while company representatives stage at their expo tables. Candidates will rotate every 5 minutes, during which time the university representatives will introduce themselves, their university, and ‘pitch’ their ExploreMBA™ opportunities. If anything sounds really interesting, the intent is that the candidates will follow up with the universities directly following during the Expo.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza

Who: Open

3:30 PM

ExploreMBA™ Expo

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Candidates return to the company tables for more in depth discussion during the Expo.

Location: Holiday Inn Mart Plaza

Who: Open

VENUE

Date:
Saturday, October 13, 2018

Location:
Chicago, IL

Event Venue:
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza

Address:
350 West Mart Center Drive, Chicago, IL 60654

LODGING

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL:
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza River North
350 West Mart Center Drive
Chicago, IL 60654

Event Room Block Rate: $219 plus applicable taxes

*Group block is nearly full.  Please email liz.smith@mbaveterans.com to check availability of group rooms. We are constantly working with the hotel to manage our group block and add rooms based on availability. Note, Saturday night extensions are NOT available at the group rate due to the high occupancy at the hotel that evening.

FUTURE DATES

3rd Annual
ExploreMBA
Veterans Summit

Location: Chicago, IL

October 5 2019

4th Annual
ExploreMBA
Veterans Summit

Location: Chicago, IL

October 10th 2020

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