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2019 Entrepreneurship through Acquisition Conference

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Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

540 N Michigan Ave.

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Chicago, IL 60611

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The ETA Group at Chicago Booth, the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Kellogg Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative are delighted to host the 6th Annual Booth-Kellogg Entrepreneurship through Acquisition (ETA) Conference.

The Booth-Kellogg ETA Conference is an annual event that brings together search fund entrepreneurs, investors, MBA students, faculty, and other participants in the ETA ecosystem to meet one another and share insights into this rapidly-growing area. This year's conference will feature two distinct tracks: Traditional ETA and Alternative ETA. The Traditional ETA track will highlight ETA models employed by graduating students and young alumni, including traditional, self-funded, and incubated search funds. This track is tailored to undergraduate and MBA students as well as professionals looking to learn more about the ETA model and/or considering ETA as a potential career path. The Alternative ETA track will highlight alternative paths to ETA and the CEO role, market trends, and other important topics. Some panels in this track will be tailored to more experienced executives.

The conference is co-organized by Chicago Booth and Kellogg and offers the opportunity to meet industry experts and practicing entrepreneurs from across the country, who provide their perspectives on various aspects of the ETA model. ETA rests at the intersection of academia and the private sector, blending the vast knowledge and insight of academia with the wisdom and experience of practicing professionals.


CONFERENCE AGENDA:

9:00 - 9:30 am Registration and Breakfast

9:30 - 9:45 am Opening Remarks

10:00 - 10:45 am Track 1: ETA Career Path

10:00 - 10:45 am Trackt 2: Mid-Career Transition to CEO

10:45 - 11:00 am Break

11:00 - 11:45 am Track 1: The Investor Perspective

11:00 - 11:45 am Track 2: Topic TBD

12:00 - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch

1:00 - 1:45 pm Track 1: Working with the Owner

1:00 - 1:45 pm Track 2: ETA Trends and Updates

1:45 - 2:00 pm Break

2:00 - 2:45 pm Track 1: Young CEO Perspective

2:00 - 2:45 pm Track 2: Creating Value

2:45 - 3:00 pm Break

3:00 - 4:00 pm Closing Keynote with Eric Roza, CEO of DataLogix

4:00 - 5:30 pm Networking Reception (on-site)


Full details and more Information: www.etaconference.com

Questions? Interested in Sponsoring? Contact Nora Mansfield at nora.mansfield@chicagobooth.edu

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