Smith School Business Summit

Highlights: On March 28, 2014, at the North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Md., students, faculty and business professionals met for the third annual Smith School Business Summit.  This year’s theme looked at innovation as an essential building block for the prosperity and survival of corporations. With more than 600 registered attendants, it was the largest Summit yet. Read more.

SSBS 2014

Innovation: An Essential Building Block for Organizational Prosperity and Survival

Friday, March 28, 2014
2 – 7:30 p.m.

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Rd.
Bethesda, Md. 20852

Successful businesses thrive on innovation. It’s the key to a competitive advantage and should be part of every business strategy and strategic vision.

Discover ways to jumpstart your innovation strategy in 2014 and beyond. Join us for the third annual Smith School Business Summit, presented by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Friday, March 28 at the Marriott North Bethesda.

The Smith School Business Summit will feature a keynote by Dean Alex Triantis, who will be speaking on the topic of decision making under uncertainty. The summit will also feature a series of cutting-edge panels moderated by Smith faculty. 

This complimentary afternoon event is a great opportunity to gain knowledge and share new insights about key industry trends and strategies around the topic of innovation in business. 

The Smith School Business Summit is hosted by the Office of Career Services.

For more information contact Stephen Bennett at