David MacNeil, the CEO of WeatherTech, has turned Super Bowl advertising into an unapologetic platform for what matters most to him as an entrepreneur and an individual.
Scott O’Neill, CEO of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE), the parent company of the Sixers and the New Jersey Devils, talks with us about a winning culture, the emergence of sports gambling in the U.S. and much more.
CEO Chris Prendergast was a full-time teacher before he took the leap and launched his company Jamstack into a full-time venture.
In order to stay in front of the curve you need to be willing to try new innovations, fail and learn in incremental ways from the information you’ve gathered.
Neil Grimmer, CEO of a startup called Habit,, is achieving success with his new company just a few years after selling his first company, Plum Organics, to Campbell Soup.
Many companies fail to capture the trade secrets in their own organizations, but by deliberately identifying and protecting them, companies can increase profits and shareholder value.
Many U.S. manufacturers struggle to balance sustainability and the desire to make products at home with the need to reduce costs and boost their margins. Here’s one that’s succeeding.
The head of the world’s biggest tobacco company has just envisaged a world without cigarettes in a stark demonstration of the almost boundless disruptive power of digitization.
1:00 - 5:00 pm
Over 70% of Executives Surveyed Agree: Many Strategic Planning Efforts Lack Systematic Approach Tips for Enhancing Your Strategic Planning Process
Executives expressed frustration with their current strategic planning process. Issues include:
Steve Rutan and Denise Harrison have put together an afternoon workshop that will provide the tools you need to address these concerns. They have worked with hundreds of executives to develop a systematic approach that will enable your team to make better decisions during strategic planning. Steve and Denise will walk you through exercises for prioritizing your lists and steps that will reset and reinvigorate your process. This will be a hands-on workshop that will enable you to think about your business as you use the tools that are being presented. If you are ready for a Strategic Planning tune-up, select this workshop in your registration form. The additional fee of $695 will be added to your total.
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Female leaders face the same issues all leaders do, but they often face additional challenges too. In this peer session, we will facilitate a discussion of best practices and how to overcome common barriers to help women leaders be more effective within and outside their organizations.
Limited space available.
10:30 - 5:00 pm
General’s Retreat at Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by UBS
General’s Retreat, built in 1986 with architect Gary Roger Baird, has been voted the “Best Golf Course in Nashville” and is a “must play” when visiting the Nashville, Tennessee area. With the beautiful setting along the Cumberland River, golfers of all capabilities will thoroughly enjoy the golf, scenery and hospitality.
The golf outing fee includes transportation to and from the hotel, greens/cart fees, use of practice facilities, and boxed lunch. The bus will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for a noon shotgun start and return to the hotel after the cocktail reception following the completion of the round.