Is your business ready to unleash the full force of its ambition?

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Multidisciplinary professional services organization

10 May 2019
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This year’s Strategic Growth Forum in Palm Springs, California will feature four days of insight-driven content to help you realize your company’s growth potential in the now, next and beyond. The Forum will culminate with the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala, hosted by Seth Meyers, host, Late Night With Seth Meyers.

  • 2:00 p.m.   Registration opens, Hotel Lobby

    6:00 p.m.   Welcome reception and dinner for all Strategic Growth Forum attendees, The Grove 

  • In this special session, family business leaders discuss what’s next for the entrepreneurial family enterprise and how they create lasting legacies.

    12:40 p.m.   Lunch with Lindsey Vonn, Three-time Olympic Medalist and Entrepreneur

    1:45 p.m.   Welcome: Family enterprise leadership summit

    2:00 p.m.   Shaking the tree

    3:20 p.m.   Family enterprise breakout sessions

    4:25 p.m.   1:1 CEO interview  Crystal Maggelet, CEO & Chairman of the Board, FJ Management Inc.

    5:00 p.m.   Free time

    6:30 p.m.   Dinner and entertainment – a taste of California, Tennis Lawn 

  • In this special session, obtain the latest outlook on the capital markets and learn strategies to prepare for a successful IPO or other strategic transaction.

    12:40 p.m.   Lunch with Lindsey Vonn, Three-time Olympic Medalist and Entrepreneur

    1:45 p.m.   Welcome: A CEO’s guide to strategic transactions

    2:00 p.m.   Market trends and outlook

    2:30 p.m.   1:1 CEO interview

    3:00 p.m.   Securing late-stage capital and exploring exits

    3:30 p.m.   1:1 CEO interview

    4:00 p.m.   Mitigating and managing transaction risk

    4:20 p.m.   1:1 CEO interview

    5:00 p.m.   Free time

    6:30 p.m.   Dinner and entertainment – a taste of California, Tennis Lawn 

  • 7:00 a.m.   Yoga wake-up: unleashing your ambition requires mental energy and effort, The Pointe  

    8:00 a.m.   Breakfast, Dining Pavilion

    9:15 a.m.   Welcome, Desert Ballroom 

    9:30 a.m.   1:1 CEO interview: Shantanu Narayen, President & CEO, Adobe Inc., Desert Ballroom

    10:10 a.m.   Market leaders meet market upstarts, Desert Ballroom

    10:40 a.m.   Unleash your goals: Stéphanie Gicquel, Elite Athlete, Polar Explorer, Entrepreneur and Author, Desert Ballroom

    11:00 a.m.   Introduction of EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Class of 2019

    11:30 a.m.   1:1 CEO interview

    12:10 p.m.   Lunch and networking, Dining Pavilion 

    1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Unleashing potential across your enterprise: choose two sessions to deep-dive with peer CEOs and savvy advisors on topics that matter most to you

    1:30 p.m.   Session options

    • Safeguarding your wealth as your company prospers
    • Tapping the power of private equity
    • Preparing and fueling your growth ambitions through an IPO
    • Protecting your company and assets from a cyber attack
    •  Increasing innovation via buy or build
    • Tapping a new source of growth capital: family offices
    • Building alliances with major corporates to drive growth
    • EY Innovation Center: making advanced technologies work for your business 

    2:30 p.m.   Break

    3:00 p.m.   Session options

    • Safeguarding your wealth as your company prospers
    • Tapping the power of private equity
    • Preparing and fueling your growth ambitions through an IPO
    • Protecting your company and assets from a cyber attack
    •  Increasing innovation via buy or build
    • Tapping a new source of growth capital: family offices
    • Building alliances with major corporates to drive growth
    • EY Innovation Center: making advanced technologies work for your business 

    4:15 p.m.   1:1 CEO interview: Arianna Huffington, Founder, The Huffington Post and Founder and CEO, Thrive Global, Desert Ballroom

    5:00 p.m.   Free time

    6:30 p.m.   Dinner and entertainment - I ♥ the ’80s, Driving Range 

  • 7:00 a.m.   Yoga wake-up: unleashing your ambition requires mental energy and effort, The Pointe 

    8:00 a.m.   Breakfast, Dining Pavilion

    8:00 a.m.   Breakfast session: Unleashing your idea: CEO discussion, Track 1

    9:15 a.m.   Welcome back, Desert Ballroom

    9:25 a.m.   Unleashing ambition in the next generation: NFTE student TBD, Desert Ballroom

    9:30 a.m.   1:1 CEO interview: Chuck Robbins, Chairman & CEO, Cisco, Desert Ballroom

    10:10 a.m.   Ambitious geopolitical strategies, Desert Ballroom

    10:40 a.m.   Power of Story: Dr. Jennifer Aaker, Behavioral Psychologist, Author and Stanford Professor, Desert Ballroom

    11:00 a.m.   The purpose-passion-ambition connection, Desert Ballroom

    11:30 a.m.   1:1 CEO interview: Carl S. Armato, President and CEO, Novant Health, Desert Ballroom

    12:10 p.m.   Lunch and networking, Dining Pavilion 

    1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Unleashing potential across your enterprise: choose two sessions to deep-dive with peer CEOs and savvy advisors on topics that matter most to you

    1:30 p.m.   Session options

    • Attracting, engaging and retaining top talent across your workforce
    • Being a mindful leader in the modern world
    • Adapting nimbly to today’s demanding consumer
    • Positioning your company for growth in your industry
    • How FinTech innovation is impacting traditional consumer finance 
    • Engaging health and care: anytime, anywhere
    • EY Innovation Center: how to make advanced technologies work for your business 

    2:30 p.m.   Break

    3:00 p.m.   Session options

    • Attracting, engaging and retaining top talent across your workforce
    • Being a mindful leader in the modern world
    • Adapting nimbly to today’s demanding consumer
    • Safeguarding brand authenticity in a social media world 
    • How FinTech is disrupting traditional business-to-consumer relationships
    • Engaging health and care: anytime, anywhere
    • EY Innovation Center: how to make advanced technologies work for your business 

    4:15 p.m.   1:1 CEO interview

    5:00 p.m.   Free time

    6:30 p.m.   Dinner and private concert with Lenny Kravitz, GRAMMY Award-winning Musician, Tennis Lawn 

  • 8:00 a.m.   Breakfast, Dining Pavilion

    9:30 a.m.   Welcome back, Desert Ballroom

    9:45 a.m.   1:1 CEO interview: Brad Keywell, Founder & CEO, Uptake Technologies, and EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2019, Desert Ballroom

    10:25 a.m.   Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award winners with unstoppable ambition, Desert Ballroom 

    11:05 a.m.   1:1 interview: Halle Berry, Academy Award-winning Actress, Desert Ballroom 

    12:00 p.m.   Lunch and networking, Dining Pavilion 

    12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Free time

    12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Tuxedo rental

    1:00 p.m.   Tennis Tournament

    5:00 p.m.   Champagne cocktail reception

    6:00 p.m.   Entrepreneur Of The Year® National Awards gala, hosted by Seth Meyers, Host, Late Night with Seth Meyers (black-tie)

    10:00 p.m.   Celebration under the stars, immediately following the gala

  • 4:30 a.m.   Continental breakfast in the hotel lobby

    7:00 a.m.   Breakfast buffet on the Springs Patio

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Summary

At the Strategic Growth Forum, attendees will learn how to unleash their ambition to realize their growth potential in the now, next and beyond.

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Multidisciplinary professional services organization