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

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Apr  16, 2015 Marketing Day Forum View Details »
Oct  16, 2014 Marketing Week View Details »


This inaugural week of marketing events will take place Thursday, October 9, to Thursday, October 16, 2014.


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


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


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.