Registration has been extended through Oct. 28 for Jones College's business conference "2020: Millennial Game Plan—Maximizing Millennial Entrepreneurship and Innovation" to be held Oct. 31 from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Embassy Suites Conference Center in Murfreesboro, TN.
When: October 31 (Friday), 8:15 AM to 12:30 PM (buffet breakfast to be served 7:30 to 8:15)
Where: Embassy Suites Conference Center, Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro
·The keynote speakers include John Martin and Matt Thornhill of GenerationsMatter, a research-driven firm that is a national leader in advising major companies—Walmart, Google, Proctor and Gamble, Lincoln Financial, and many others—about how to approach business decisions using a generational lens. They will provide a “deep dive” into what makes millennials tick.
·John Boyens of the Boyens Group®, who will provide practical action steps for companies wanting to build the type of culture that will allow them to attract, retain, and get the most out of their millennial employees.
·A discussion panel featuring Dr. Bill McDowell, Wright Travel Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Jones College, along with successful and budding millennial entrepreneurs.
·The “millennial” generation is expected to make up 40 percent of the workforce by 2020. Nashville’s millennial growth rate is among the nation’s highest.
·Other questions to be addressed at the conference:
oWhat makes millennials special? How are they shaping companies inside and out?
oHow and why are millennials driving innovation and entrepreneurship?
oHow can an organization create a culture that capitalizes on the unique strengths of millennials?
Cost: $30 per person for non-MTSU personnel; free for MTSU faculty/staff/students.