Cindy King, Nike’s North America brand account director, will be the keynote speaker at the Atlantic Regional Conference of Business Fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon at Virginia Tech. Networking, seminars and contests will be part of the two-day conference taking place Oct. 26-27 at the Holiday Inn in Blacksburg. Pamplin College of Business Dean Richard E. Sorensen will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the conference.For more information, contact Virginia Tech PSE president Kelly Shields via email email@example.com or call (434) 250-9687.
Here is the press release from Virginia Tech.
BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 22, 2012 – Nike’s North America brand account director Cindy King will discuss, “Strategic Brand and Retail Partnerships,” as the keynote speaker at the Oct. 26-27 Atlantic regional conference of business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon at Virginia Tech.
Pamplin College of Business Dean Richard E. Sorensen, the Virginia Tech chapter’s founder and mentor, will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award during an evening celebration.
Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) is the national, co-ed fraternity for collegians and professionals in sales, marketing, and management.
The conference, to be held at the Holiday Inn in Blacksburg, Va., will feature two days of business development seminars, networking opportunities with professional and collegiate members, and various contests, including the Pro-Am Sell-A-Thon competition, conducted at each regional conference.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their parachute pants for a “totally 80’s” theme at the conference, said marketing instructor Donna Wertalik, the chapter’s faculty advisor and a vice president on PSE’s national council.
“We’re expecting more than 100 students to attend,” Wertalik said. Member schools in the Atlantic region are: the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Appalachian State University, Winston-Salem State University, Elon University, James Madison University, Norfolk State University, George Mason University, North Carolina A&T State University, and Radford University.
For more information, contact Wertalik or Virginia Tech PSE president Kelly Shields via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 434-250-9687.
Virginia Tech’s nationally ranked Pamplin College of Business offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and information systems, business information technology, economics, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, and marketing. The college emphasizes the development of leadership, technology, multicultural, and international business knowledge and skills and is committed to serving business and society through the expertise of its faculty, alumni, and students. It is named in honor of two alumni: the late Robert B. Pamplin, retired CEO of Georgia-Pacific, and businessman and philanthropist Robert B. Pamplin Jr.