Published on March 19th, 2020 | by University Communications


New Business Week 2020 dates announced, October 19-23

Update (3/19/2020): Business Week has been rescheduled for October 19-23, 2020.

The Business Week Planning Team has announced the rescheduled dates for Business Week 2020: A Week of Connections on October 19-23. The location is still at the Tapia College of Business building at University Campus. 

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to attend the week’s events for great opportunities to network, hear from industry experts, participate in competitions, attend a job fair, and job search. To learn more about the events planned, click here

This year’s Business Week starts at 1 p.m. on Monday, October 19, with a résumé writing workshop in the College of Business building lobby, opening remarks from a secret featured speaker, reception at 5:30 p.m., and a speed-networking event.

On Tuesday, October 20, participants are invited to check out the first day of the Logo Competition, hear from the keynote speaker, and attend a roundtable discussion with area female business leaders.

Students have the opportunity on Wednesday, October 21, to engage in three different contests: a logo competition, the annual capture the flag competition, and a story pitch competition. Additionally, a job fair with interview breakout sessions will be held from noon to 3 p.m. in the lobby with local businesses recruiting from all disciplines and majors. 

On Thursday, October 22, cheer on the six business plan competition finalists from 3 to 5 p.m. in TECO Hall. Each team has eight minutes to present a new business idea. The winning teams will be awarded cash prizes at the “Evening of Connections” dinner from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Glen E. Greenfelder and Janet L. Denlinger Boardrooms. Join donors, alumni, faculty, the student event committee, and business students for dinner, awards, and networking.  

The week concludes on Friday, October 23, with a Lego Business Plan Competition and fun events for the students. 


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