2013 Mid-Market Convention Highlights

Program Highlights

Day One

Welcome Reception

Day Two

Welcome Remarks: Kenneth Beck

Private Briefing by Mayor Michael A. Nutter

General Session: Edward G. Rendell

Breakout I

  • Corporate Security vs. Employee Privacy in the Digital Age
  • Opening the Door to Emerging Markets

Breakout II

  • Competitive Advantage Through Customer Centricity
  • Education to Create Tomorrow’s Workforce

Breakout III

  • Beyond Corporate Social Responsibility: Corporate Social Impact
  • The Organizational Culture Challenge

End of Day Debrief

CEO Connection Mid-Market Awards Dinner

Day Three

General Session: Jostein Solheim

Breakout I

  • Tax Policy to Promote Growth
  • Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life

October 20-22, 2013

The Wharton School

2013 Awards & Honorees

MID-MARKET COMPANY OF THE YEAR

  • Insperity

MID-MARKET CEO OF THE YEAR

  • John A. Meyer – CEO, Arise Virtual Solutions Inc.

MID-MARKET RISING STAR

  • Dylan Taylor – CEO, Colliers International’s Americas Region

MID-MARKET SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

  • Steve Bilt – President & Chief Executive Officer, Smile Brands

Conference Speakers

  • Donald W. Bakke – National Tax Mergers and Acquisitions, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Jonathan Berman – Author, Success in Africa, Senior Advisor, Dalberg
  • Doug Burcin, Global CEO, Havas Health
  • Peter Fader – Professor and Co-Director, Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative
  • Philip L. Gordon – Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, P.C.
  • Eric S. Grossman – Senior Partner and Exchange Business Leader, Mercer
  • William Haddad – Partner, Reed Smith
  • Andrew E. Huemmler – Lecturer, Energy & Sustainability, School of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • Erika Karp – Founder and CEO, Cornerstone Capital Inc.
  • Polly Morton – Chief Strategist, Reputation.com
  • Michael O’Malley – PhD, VP, Sibson Consulting
  • Edward G. Rendell – News Analyst, NBC, Special Counsel, Ballard Spahr, LLP, Governor Of Pennsylvania (2003-2011), Mayor Of Philadelphia (1992-2000)
  • Jon Solheim – CEO, Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc.
  • Tom West – Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP