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SUMMARY OF STRONG SCHEDULE FOR INNOVATION SUMMIT ON APRIL 29 & 30
Vital topics, top keynotes and other speakers
make this a "must-attend" event for anyone serious
about innovation in their company or other organization

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130+ TOP KEYNOTES & OTHER SPEAKERS AT 2014 INNOVATION SUMMIT APRIL 29-30
Thought - and innovation action - leaders from companies, the public sector, NGOs and academia address major topics that can help propel your organization achieve greater success through innovation
Partial list of confirmed speakers

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OVER 150 COMPANIES & ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTED AT INNOVATION SUMMIT
Attend to make connections with companies from
startups to emerging growth, mid-market &
Fortune 500 businesses, plus government agencies,
nonprofits, NGOs, academia and more

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OUTSTANDING ARRAY OF VITAL TOPICS AT 2014 INNOVATION SUMMIT
Over 30 sessions on key innovation topics:
Cybersecurity, funding options (venture, angels, others),
urban issues (water, energy, transport) & huge US & global market,
healthcare, innovation accelerators, and much more

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MEMBER NEWS: INNOVATION PAYS OFF IN FUNDING FOR CLUB MEMBER'S COMPANY
Congrats to Jeff Grass, WG99, and his team at LiveSafe,
where his third time as a startup entrepreneur is again a charm!

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SIRIUS XM CHANNEL 111 - INNOVATION NAVIGATION SHOW & WEBSITE
Wharton Professor Dave Robertson has a stimulating show,
and great resources on his website, InnoNavi.com
The Motto: Charting a Path to Better Innovation,
and the show lives up to it

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INNOVATION SUMMIT LOGISTICS: FHI 360 & LODGING
Superb modern FHI 360 will foster connections and content
Five nice nearby hotels offer special rates for Summit attendees

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SIRIUS XM CHANNEL 111 - BUSINESS RADIO POWERED BY THE WHARTON SCHOOL 24/7
Tune in from car or online, to gain knowledge about
many different topics from innovation to marketing,
finance to startups, the markets, technology and branding,
from top professionals at Wharton

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EIC ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS FOR 18th ANNUAL PRISM AWARDS - NODS FOR JULIA ROBERTS, MERYL STREEP, OPRAH
Marie Dyak, the EIC (Entertainment Industries Council)'s Exec. VP
recently spoke about the PRISM Awards to the
Wharton Club of DC's Nonprofit Forum

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WHARTON ALUM JEFF GOODMAN (WG96) LAUNCHES ONLINE CHOCOLATE RETAILER BRIGHT RIVER CHOCOLATE!
Wharton alum Jeff Goodman (WG96) launched online chocolate retailer Bright River Chocolate in late 2013 and recently partnered with USA TODAY for a tour of San Francisco's iconic chocolate scene.

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HOLIDAY GREETINGS, & REPORT ON STATE OF THE WHARTON CLUB OF DC
Highlights of another terrific year for the Wharton Club of DC and its 500+ Members
Summary of key programs that help members advance in their careers & lives

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WHARTON CLUB MEMBER RUNS 'THE MOST FUN TECH COMPANY IN MARYLAND'
TechBisnow Highlights Heinan Landa in its Newsletter 12-18-2013

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BREAKING NEWS: DC WHARTON CLUB OFFERS NEW, INNOVATIVE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM FOR MEMBERS ONLY
DC Wharton Club, creates valuable new benefit for Club members:
what is believed to be first of its kind
Young Alumni Mentorship program offering recent -
and not so recent - alums chance to connect for mutual benefit

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MEMBER NEWS: HEINAN LANDA'S OPTIMAL NETWORKS CONTINUES EXPANSION
Heinan credits the Wharton-HBS Leads Council as
factor in firm's ongoing growth

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INNOVATION SUMMIT STEERING COMMITTEE
Meet the Organizers for the Upcoming
1st Annual Global Growth & Innovation Summit
in Washington, DC

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FINANCIAL EXPERTS BLAME POLITICS FOR INADEQUATE ECONOMIC POLICIES
Members of Press & Wharton Club hear salient views from
Mohamed El-Erian, CEO/CIO of $2 Trillion PIMCO,
Sheila Bair. former FDIC Chair & Stanford Prof. John Taylor

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WHARTON WORLD NEWS: TRAVELERS, STARTUP FUNDING & MORE
Whether your feats are Olympian or not,
the Wharton Washington World Wire welcomes
your latest breaking news you'd like to share
with other Wharton DC Members

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BEYOND WHARTON & CHEESESTEAKS, SEVEN MORE REASONS TO PLAN A TRIP TO PHILLY NOW
Yes, we know there are SO many more reasons to head
up I-95 or by Amtrak back to Wharton, Penn's campus, & many attractions -
These include new ideas from ShermansTravel.com

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INNOVATION SUMMIT: ABOUT THE CONFERENCE VENUE
A perfect venue for this highly insightful conference,
the right atmosphere to spur your networking and creative powers

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FED GOVERNMENT TO SPEND $50 BILLION IN SMALL BIZ SET-ASIDES IN NEXT 100 DAYS
Thanks to Richard Lewis for this news you can use
Big Opportunity for businesses in a position to capitalize on this

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MONICA MEDINA NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WHARTON PUBLIC POLICY INITIATIVE
Press release from Wharton announces key part of team
who will be heading Initiative office in DC

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REMINDER: CALL FOR MEMBERS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR VP POSTS IN DC WHARTON CLUB
All current Wharton Club members welcome to be considered
for our leadership team to maintain the vitality of our Club, one of the
largest, most active, and most vibrant in the Wharton Alumni Network

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WHEN SELF-GIFTING GIVES YOU A TAX-DEDUCTION - JOIN NOW TO SAVE, BUILD YOUR CAREER, GAIN ACCESS
Self-Gifting? Here's how it can work for you,
with a 2012 tax benefit either as a business or charitable deduction,
if you charge it no later than Monday, December 31

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$11 MILLION TO ESTABLISH THE WHARTON PUBLIC POLICY INITIATIVE
Input sought from Wharton Alums for this important initiative
based in DC Area

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EMBASSY OF THE PHILIPPINES RESIDENCE: RECEPTION & BRIEFING OCTOBER 12, 2011
A fortunate group of alums and guests were very
glad they came out to attend this event and learn
so much about the Philippines' culture and
economics and the long-standing relationship
with the United States


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DELIGHTFUL EVENING AT GEORGIA'S EMBASSY RESIDENCE: LEGACY OF ACHIEVEMENT, FUTURE OF GREAT PROMISE
Members and Guests of DC Wharton, Harvard B-School & Natl Economist Clubs
glimpse beauty of Georgia and its people while visiting
Georgia's Embassy Residence and meeting with Embassy personnel

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WHY JOIN THE DC WHARTON CLUB? WHAT OUR MEMBERS SAY........
If you're unsure whether to join or renew,
consider these comments by members on the
benefits they've received
- and please let us know how the Club has helped you

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Green Business Summit II Post-Conference Summation
GBS-II Paves the Way for a Green Economy -
Matches Entrepreneurs with
Opportunities and Jolts Thinking
by Joan Michelson

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U.S. Flag Flown in Afghanistan in Honor of this Club
Wharton DC Club was Honored with an
American Flag Raised on a
U.S. Air Force Base in Afghanistan

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New Book by Jeremy Rifkin
Keynote Speaker from Wharton DC Club's
Recent Green Business Summit II Posts
Blog on HuffPost to Launch New Book:
The Empathic Civilization

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Business of Government Roundtable Session on Virtual Proposals Generates Lively Discussion
Members and guests present had opportunity to hear from outstanding speakers,
Olessia Smotrova-Taylor and Ben Rowland, and
interact and network with one another, and enjoy nice (non-virtual) dinner

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