Liberty University to hold large-scale business event on campus

Next week, Oct. 10-12, Liberty University will host the CEO Summit: Networking the Nations event. The schedule is packed with speakers who are experts in their fields and will offer attendees opportunities to interact and network with world-class CEOs, influencers 
and innovators. 

CEOs such as Marvin Ellison, the CEO of Lowe’s; J. Frank Harrison III, the CEO of Coca-Cola consolidated; former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and United Republic of Tanzania Ambassador Elsie S. Kanza are a few speakers visiting campus for
the Summit.

The first day of the event, Tuesday, Oct. 10, Liberty will welcome major leaders in business from Africa and hold two energy and agriculture panels in an event called “Dialogue with Africa” from 2 to 5 p.m. in the School of Business Auditorium. All
are welcome.

Wednesday, Oct. 11 will showcase the Cinematic Arts Department with a special cinematic arts panel at the Jump Theater on Candlers Mountain Road from 8:30-10:15 a.m. The panel will feature producers from the hit show “The Chosen.” In addition, guests such as Kevin and Sam Sorbo and other experts in media will share their testimonies about producing Christian content and countercultural media in a largely secular society. 

The Summit will also host a powerhouse women’s CEO panel on Wednesday from 8-10 a.m. in the School of Business Auditorium, and later in the day, will host panels on both artificial intelligence and the Supreme Court outlook for 2024. 

The last day of the event, Thursday, Oct. 12, will focus on business policy and other major CEO panels, such as national security, China policy, Second Chance Ministries with prominent NFL greats and ESG Investment, to name a few. 

All three days of the panels are open to all students in the School of Business Auditorium. Attending the event will give students the option to learn and engage  technology, law, government, finance, global market access and media, as well as to gain access to Liberty’s extensive network of respected and highly influential business leaders and the future generation of global leaders in business and media. Internships and job opportunities flow from this event.

Students are encouraged to come explore the entire event, particularly those who stay on campus on Thursday, to attend panels and take advantage of the networking opportunities being presented to them.

Jarnigan is the asst. news editor for the Liberty Champion

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