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  
Oct  16, 2014 Marketing Week View Details »
Sep  12, 2014 #BoothMKTG Contest View Details »
May  07, 2014 Marketing Day Forum View Details »
May  06, 2014 Marketing Insights at Chicago Booth View Details »
Oct  14, 2013 Fall Premiere View Details »

KILTS MARKETING WEEK

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

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.