messaging on the next generation and where youth and young adults can look for positive role models.
Sponsors of this year’s conference and exposition include Chrysler, Dell, Deloitte, Delta, FedEx, Genentech, Humana, IBM, MassMutual, Nationwide, Pitney Bowes, State Farm, United Healthcare, Vanguard, and Wells Fargo.
Some other programming include:
Leaders of Tomorrow — Hundreds of enterprising high school students mentored through local NBMBAA chapters will meet in Atlanta to focus on excellence during this four-day conference, when they will work with the country’s most accomplished personal and professional development coaches and trainers to help them develop the habits necessary to chart a course toward their goals. In addition, students will have the opportunity to learn the secrets of success directly from the best – hearing from high-level corporate executives, public officials, and thought leaders, and networking with thousands of National Black MBA Association members
NBMBAA Case Competition – Teams of graduate business students will compete for up to $15,000 and employment opportunities. The competition will be held on Thursday, Oct. 6 and Friday, Oct. 7.
Each night after intense, no-nonsense days of learning, attendees can unwind at the various nightlife and lifestyle experiences offered this year, including Club MBA – After an intense day of learning and connecting, come to Club MBA to socialize and kick back with music and dancing. This venue, which is a popular attraction for attendees, is the perfect place to unwind and network
MBA Live – A lifestyle late-night event taking place at an off-sight venue where companies can engage with attendees in a non-traditional way, with celebrities, musical artist and celebrity DJ’s. MBA Live takes place Thursday, Oct. 6, Friday, Oct. 7 and, Saturday, Oct. 8
The National Black Masters Golf Tournament – Ready to meet and network with the Who’s Who of the NBMBAA? Then break out the golf clubs! You don’t want to miss the National Black Masters Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct.r 8, benefiting the Leaders of Tomorrow program! Hosted by actor Anthony Anderson, tee time is 8 a.m.
Daily e-blasts and social media updates will keep conference participants engaged and informed. To register for the conference, for more information about free admission to the Town Hall, and a full schedule, visit http://www.nbmbaaconference2011.org.