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2018 Schedule of Events 

Business Week at Flagler College is a multi-day event designed to give Flagler students real-world experience in an environment where business professionals are able to teach and give back.

  • Monday, Mar. 5th

    Saints Panel 

    Location: Flagler Room  
    Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

    Business Professionals Question and Answer session with students in the Flagler Room. This is a great opportunity for students to direct questions specific to their interest and to also gain insight into what the business leaders are doing in their industry regarding "Embracing Sustainability."

  • Tuesday, Mar. 6th

    Etiquette Dinner 

    Location: Virginia Room
    Time: 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

    Ever wonder whether you should order spaghetti at a business dinner? Join us for dinner in a professional business setting where you can learn the dos and don'ts of eating with a client, colleague or boss.

    Jeff Davis, 12 Mavens CEO/Entrepreneur

  • Wednesday, Mar. 7th

    Coffee Break

    Location: Alumni House
    Time: 8:30-10:00 a.m.

    Saints Showcase

    Location: Bailey Lounge  
    Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

    Bailey Lounge - this is the preliminary round of the Lion's Cage. Our saints will be able to present their ideas to the student body, faculty, staff and outside professionals. This is a prerequisite for the Lion's Cage event later in the day which will mimic the show "Shark Tank." We will have students vote in advance for the top 5 business ideas. The top 5 will then move on to present to a panel of judges in the Lion's Cage.

    If you are interested in participating in the Saints Showcase, please review the rules and guidelines and email submissions to

    Saints Showcase Application

    LinkedIn Networking Event hosted by Microsoft Executive Patrick Perkins

    Location: Gamache-Kroger Theater
    Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

    Saints Retreat 

    Location: Anderson Cottage 
    Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

    Alumni House- This is an alumni networking event showcasing alumni business leaders providing students with knowledge and insight into the business environment after graduation. Students receive feedback on resume presentations, interviewing, and overall expectations of entering the marketplace after graduation.

  • Thursday, Mar. 8th

    Coffee Break

    Location: Alumni House
    Time: 8:30-10:00 a.m.

    This event, hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations, connects students with faculty, staff, alumni every Wednesday during the academic year. Free Kookaburra coffee, donuts and fruit are provided. 

    Lion's Cage 

    Location: Flagler Room
    Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

    Flagler Room- final round of competition similar idea to the famous TV-Show Shark Tank. Students will present their ideas to a panel of judges as well as to a peers and professors. The top 3 business ideas will win the cash prize money along with the opportunity to attend the Keynote dinner. This year our cash prize money is $3,500!

    CEO Dinner

    Location: Solarium 
    Time: 6 p.m.- 8 p.m.

    Solarium- The top five teams who competed in the Lion's cage will be invited to listen to our Keynote speaker, Herb Peyton, Founder and President of Gate. It is at this dinner that the top three teams will be presented with their prize winnings.

Business Forums
Ameris BankArtsy Abode
The St. Augustine Record
Alumni Networking /Coffee Break/Saints Showcase
Ameris Bank 
Groux Investments
Regions Bank
St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce
Mike and Carole Flodin

Presenting Sponsor

Rulon International

Keynote Dinner Sponsors

CenterState Bank

Carlisle Interconnect

Ring Power

Lion's Cage Sponsors

Stellar Group

Etiquette Dinner Sponsor

Firehouse Subs