Fast Growth Tour: Chicago

Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/21/19
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location
Morgan Manufacturing

Hosted by
Inc. 5000


Fast Growth Tour: Chicago

Inc.

May 21

 

Join Inc. at Morgan Manufacturing for a very special, one-day Inc. 5000 Series event, featuring one-on-one coaching sessions, tactile breakouts, high-level keynotes, and plenty of opportunities to network with other attendees, Inc. editors, and featured speakers.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

Agenda

CHICAGO / MAY 21

Join Inc. at Morgan Manufacturing for a very special, one-day Inc. 5000 Series event, featuring one-on-one coaching sessions, tactile breakouts, high-level keynotes, and plenty of opportunities to network with other attendees, Inc. editors, and featured speakers.

Click here to see the full agenda.

Speakers

Nicolas Jammet
Co-founder and Chief Concept Officer / Sweetgreen

Adam Lowry
Co-founder / Ripple Foods & Method Products

Peter Rahal
Co-founder / RXBAR & Insurgent Brands

Morris Miller
Co-founder / Rackspace; CEO / Xenex; Managing partner / Tectonic Ventures

Ami Kassar
Founder and Chief Executive / MultiFunding

ANGELA KEAVENY
Founder, CEO, and President / ROWDYDOW bbQ

Stephen Lease
Co-founder and CEO / goodr

Katlin Smith
Founder and CEO / Simple Mills

Kendra Scott
Designer, Founder, and CEO
/ Kendra Scott, LLC

Grace Zuncic
Senior Vice President, People / Chobani

Howard Tullman
Executive Director / Ed Kaplan Family Institute, Illinois Tech

Mary Massad
Division President / Insperity

Mike Lenard
Founder and CEO / TaKorean

Christina Stembel
Founder and CEO / Farmgirl Flowers

Scott Khary
VP of Business Development – Small Business Card / Capital One

David Collado
Co-owner and President / Happy Howie’s
◣ More speakers to be announced

CONSULTING CORNER

Sign up on-site to meet one-on-one with topic experts, executive coaches, and Founders Project mentors for creative feedback, personalized solutions, and constructive advice.

CONSULTING TOPICS*

CONSCIOUS BUSINESS
Products/Services for Good
Industry Reinvention
Environmental Responsibility

E-COMMERCE
Converting Visitors Into Customers
Simplifying Your Supply Chain
Keeping Customers Happy

FEMALE FOUNDERS
Finding and Raising Funding
Difficult Conversations
Building a Support Network

FINDING MONEY
◣ Raising Growth Capital
◣ Debt Structuring and Financing
◣ Government Lending

LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES
Scaling Growth
Performance Management
Effective Team-Building

WORKPLACE CULTURE
Hiring and Retaining Top Talent
Increasing Employee ROI
People vs. Profits

VALUE PROPOSITION
Marketing Your Uniqueness
Targeting Customer Needs
Strategic Partnerships

VENTURE CAPITALISTS
Good vs. Bad Ideas
Entering a New Industry
When to Say No

*Topics subject to change based on city and/or consultant availability.

VENUE

Morgan Manufacturing
401 N Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60642

AGENDA

Click here to view the full lineup of sessions and speakers. See an overview of the day’s events below.

8 a.m.
8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
9:00 a.m.
9:15 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
10:45 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Registration Opens
Networking Coffee & Tea
All-Day Inc. Consulting Corner
Welcome from Inc.
Fast Growth Sessions
Morning Networking Break
Fast Growth Sessions
Networking Lunch
Fast Growth Sessions
Afternoon Networking Break
Fast Growth Sessions
Closing Cocktail Reception

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