ADVISORY, April 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Knowledge@Wharton, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania's online business analysis journal and events will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and present The Retail and Consumer Goods Executive Summit: High Velocity Growth on April 28-29.
The summit is presented in partnership with The Jay H. Baker Retailing Center is an interdisciplinary research center at the Wharton School that was established by Patty and Jay Baker (Wharton 1956 undergraduate alumnus), former President of Kohl's Corp and Momentum, an international event and consulting company. The summit is proudly sponsored by NASDAQ OMX, EY, 4R Systems, PlumSlice and Afilias.
In honor of the occasion, NASDAQ-Listed CEO's will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Knowledge@Wharton's Retail and Consumer Goods Executive Summit Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Knowledge@Wharton's Retail and Consumer Goods Executive Summit: High Velocity Growth:
Bringing together the power of some of the world's best known and fastest growing brands such as Warby Parker, PepsiCo, Alice and Olivia, Walgreens, Zulily, Lucky Brand, hint Inc, Aden + Anais, Amway, Kraft, Triumph Motorcycles, Build-A-Bear, Bugaboo, Edible Arrangements, Green Box Foods, Newell Rubbermaid, Plum Organics, the Vitamin Shoppe and more with the world's leading business school, Knowledge@Wharton's High-Velocity Growth Summit will provide unparalleled peer-to-peer learning and networking in an intimate and highly qualified audience environment.
With attendee registrations capped and a program designed to foster audience engagement, High-Velocity Growth will not be your everyday business conference.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is committed to sharing its intellectual capital through Knowledge@Wharton, the school's online business analysis journal and events. Knowledge@Wharton events blend together practical business perspectives with strategic insights delivered by the finest academic and corporate minds in the world. Built to extend the Wharton School's intellectual capital into the business world through a live and interactive environment, Knowledge@Wharton events provides attendees with a unique opportunity to share knowledge, best practices and innovations that will help drive growth and opportunity for any enterprise, large or small.
An entrepreneurial company at heart, Momentum believes in committing our people, capital and ideas to helping our partners develop, grow and innovate sustainable conferences and live event experiences across multiple audiences and industries. For more information, visit us at www.momentumevents.com.
About The Jay H. Baker Retailing Center:
The Jay H. Baker Retailing Center is an interdisciplinary research center at the Wharton School that was established by Patty and Jay Baker (Wharton 1956 undergraduate alumnus), former President of Kohl's Corp. Its mission is to be the global leader in retail knowledge and education through cutting-edge academic research, student and alumni activities, academic-industry programs, and global initiatives. Working with faculty, senior-level industry partners, students, and alumni, the Baker Retailing Center is one of the world's premier retailing centers. For more information, please visit the Baker Retailing Center's website (www.wharton.upenn.edu/bakerretail).
About NASDAQ OMX Group
NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.