Our Club supports alumni success and the business community in our region through our rich calendar of 150-200+ annual business, economic, finance, cultural and embassy programs, featuring business, government and other thought leaders. We also have focused Interest Groups, including Leads Council,(now in its 11th year) and Forums (such as Green Business and Investment). Members gain access to beneficial contacts and other valuable benefits, including complimentary Wharton School webinars on vital topics.
Major events include our Annual Joseph Wharton Award Dinner, now in its 45th year, and our major Conferences, such as the 2nd Annual Wharton DC Innovation Summit: Connect - Create - Transform, April 28-29, 2015. It will feature private, public and academic thought leaders, plus inspirational entrepreneurs, connections to funding sources & potential partners, and much more to help innovators network, connect and succeed. It will again be at the FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave., NW), building on the foundation of last year's successful Summit.
The beautiful Embassy of Indonesia will host the Summit's opening night reception; all registrants by April 18 will be able to attend as part of their registration - only 45 places left, and filling fast. To learn more about the 40+ sessions and 100+ confirmed speakers, and join 400+ select attendees, check our Summit website, WhartonDCInnovation.com. Discounted ADVANCE RATES in effect through April 18, 2015.
This follows our highly reviewed 2014 Wharton DC Innovation Summit (April 29-30, 2014). It featured 40+ sessions with 130+ private and public sectors speakers who are leading innovators. They covered vital aspects of innovation such as Funding (Angel, VC, Crowdfunding, Accelerators), Building Your Innovation Prowess, and Leading an Innovative Team to special resources of the National Capital Region, including life sciences, cyber, tech and other opportunities. The nearly 400 attendees represented 150+ companies and organizations of all sizes, from start-up to Fortune 500 and in the private and public sectors. To build connections among attendees and between them and speakers, there were many breaks, networking sessions and two receptions, one at the British Embassy.
If you are a member of our large, vibrant Club - one of the largest of any Wharton Club in the world - you gain access to all this to keep your knowledge and contacts at the forefront, by joining a leader among business school groups, in our region, nation and the Wharton Global network