Business Week '21 to focus on tech in business
Feb 15, 2021
Business Week is an annual event at Flagler College that allows students to showcase their entrepreneurial skills in a series of panels, dinners and competitions. This year’s theme is “The Future is Now: Technology and Business.”
From March 1-4, students will engage in professional discussion and pitch their products and ideas in competitions. The academic week’s culminating event is Lion’s Cage, in which finalists from earlier in the week compete for cash prizes. As a highly competitive event, it draws a crowd including the public, potential business mentors, college donors and Flagler faculty from across disciplines. The Business Week academic program is co-hosted by and supported with funds for the winners by the Flagler College Business Advisory Board. This year’s Presenting Sponsor is Rulon International.
- March 1, 4 – 5:30 p.m. – Saints Panel hosted by Joe Bateman, Business professionals engage with students via a Q&A session based on this year’s theme
- March 2, 6 – 7:30 p.m. – Own Your Future Workshop hosted by Ameris Bank, Students (in professional attire) hear guest speaker Gino Barbaro of “Jake & Gino” and author of “TheHoney Bee” inspiring students to own their own futures
- March 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Saints Showcase hosted byScine & Associates, Students present business ideas to student body, faculty, staff and outside pros, competing for a chance to present in the Lion’s Cage
- March 4, 6 – 8 p.m. – Lion’s Cage Main Event hosted by Bozard Ford Lincoln, Saints Showcase finalists present to a panel of judges from the business community and a live audience, competing for cash prizes. Audience will case a live vote for the top business pitch.