Kilts Center Events

Kilts Center events and programs inform and prepare students for career opportunities and long-term success. All enrolled students receive email invitations to these events.

Upcoming Events


Date Information  
May  07, 2014 Marketing Day Forum View Details »
May  06, 2014 Marketing Insights at Chicago Booth View Details »
Jan  15, 2014 Kilts Speakers - Debra Crew View Details »
Oct  14, 2013 Fall Premiere View Details »

KILTS FALL PREMIERE

The annual Fall Premiere series gives MBA students the opportunity to learn from prominent alumni about the importance of marketing skills in a variety of career paths. Speakers have included:

  • Bart Becht, ’82, Retired CEO, Reckitt Benckiser
  • William McComb, ’87, CEO, Fifth & Pacific Cos. (formerly Liz Claiborne, Inc.)

KILTS QUANTITATIVE CASE COMPETITION

An exclusive marketing case competition in the Fall for first- and second-year Full-Time students interested in marketing, general management, and consulting.  Full details here »

KILTS SPEAKER SERIES

Hear from leading industry experts about current marketing topics and the latest industry practices. Speakers have included:

  • Ted Buell, ’07, head of industry–telecom at Google Inc., on innovations in search and digital marketing
  • Ann Mukherjee, AB ’87, MBA ’94, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Frito-Lay North America, on the continuous reinvention of marketing
  • Frank Piotrowski, senior vice president of measurement science at the Nielsen Company, on how consumer data drives insights

MARKETING DAY FORUM

A spring event that offers students a unique opportunity to connect in a small-group setting with CEOs, CMOs, and other senior executives and discuss current marketing issues. Speakers have included:

  • Deanie Elsner, ’92, CMO, Kraft Foods
  • Robert Mariano, ’87, Chairman and CEO, Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Daniel Eckert, ’05, Vice President, WalMart US
  • Kari Alldredge, '90, Senior Expert, McKinsey & Company

Nielsen Data Student Seminar

This annual Kilts Center event offers students an opportunity to learn more about the Nielsen data.