2013 Summit

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The 2013 Smith School Business Summit was held on Friday, March 8, 2013 (1:30 - 7:30 p.m.) at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.

The event opened with a keynote address, followed by a series of expert panels including:

  • Financial Services
  • Consulting
  • Nonprofit
  • Startups
  • Cyber Security
  • Sustainability
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Hospitality

The afternoon concluded with a networking reception that included invited business leaders, Smith students, faculty and alumni.

Highlights:
Smith Business Summit Draws Students, Industry Experts Deep into the Issues

Just before launching their real estate panel discussion, the moderator and panelists abruptly abandoned the stage and instructed the audience to encircle and join them on the main floor. An intimate, spirited discussion ensued as both experts and inquisitive MBAs delved into the state of Washington, D.C.’s commercial real estate industry and its broader implications. Read more.