Marketing Department Past Events

Marketing Department Past Events

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Thinking Forward Conference 2022

Thinking Forward is our biannual, student-centered conference for undergraduate marketing seniors and MBA students. Each year marketing professionals are invited to campus to speak to students about various topics in marketing. This year, we heard from Robert Eckert, the previous CEO of Mattel and Pam Kermisch, the Chief Customer Growth Officer at Polaris. 

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Marketing Homecoming Celebration 2022

We thoroughly enjoyed commemorating our marketing alumni at our 2022 Homecoming celebration! We heard industry talks from Steve Moore, Elyse Flynn Meyer, Andrew Acedo, Kirk Williams, and Stevie Eller. We also awarded Liann Zimmer as our Outstanding Alumni winner. 

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Lisle & Roslyn Payne Symposium

The Lisle & Roslyn Payn Symposium is our annual research conference with presentations from high impact marketing scholars. We honor and remember Lisle Payne as an outstanding marketing Alumnus, a dear friend and a long-time supporter of the Marketing Department. This past year, we had the pleasure of listening to research talks from Krista Li from Indiana University, Tonya Bradford from UC Irvine, Beth Fossen from Indiana University and Nailya Ordabayeva from Dartmouth. 

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Spring 2023 Graduation Celebration

Congratulations to our spring 2023 graduates!