Events

Change is hard. Especially when it comes to implementing new technology and ideas within established organizations. Take a look at the challenges and lessons learned from perspectives of both innovators and executives and learn how structured steps on the frontend...
From cultural initiatives to critical improvements, to aviation experts and local heroes, Chellie Cameron talks to all who help shape PHL and the transportation industry. Join Chellie, CEO of the Philadelphia Division of Aviation and special guest Yassmin Gramian, PE,...
How should we answer the call to break new ground in a world of instant gratification and intolerance for failure? Putting your heart out there and having it crushed, repeatedly, presents fertile ground for “Entrepreneurial PTSD,” cynicism, depression, and imposterism...
Innovation winners and losers find themselves spotlighted daily. Competitors morph constantly. Organizations that can pivot quickly – that INNOVATE – to seize opportunities stand in stark contrast to those who linger. Successful innovation takes a certain kind of leader: A...
You’ve heard the Netflix founding story, right? The one about an entrepreneur who gets fed up with video rental fees, has a brilliant idea about DVDs-by-mail, and launches a company that revolutionizes the entertainment world? It’s the stuff of startup...
This presentation will address the fundamental applications of branding, as part of the marketing mix, for businesses. It will provide insight on the topic of personal branding and how it can be utilized by job seekers, corporate employees, business owners,...
Some of the most prominent people in Philadelphia became so by not just climbing the ladder of success, but by building it from scratch. Their stories of grit, determination, tenacity, and creativity will inspire and demonstrate that innovation within can...
How will disruptive technologies impact career development and career longevity? How can careers best be developed for tomorrow’s workforce and which leadership skills will be most important to companies in the next 5, 10, 20 years? Drexel University President John...
B. Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” New ideas, and the knowledge behind them require resources before they can yield returns. Learn about new funding streams, incubators, and strategies to take ideas to the next...
Once upon a time, a city invited the Big Four technology companies to build a distribution center on their land. Alas, the offer, while enticing, was declined. Hear the story behind the endeavor, the lessons learned, and the opportunities knocking...