Opening & Closing Speakers
Jason Schneider, Executive Director, Marquette Chamber of Commerce
Jason is a social entrepreneur at heart. He moved to Marquette from California in 1996 to attend NMU Where he attained a degree in History and Economics. He has a strong back ground in business and local government. Always seeking to try new things, and challenge himself he has spent most of his professional life as an entrepreneur or consultant helping others achieve their visions. He has worked with over 500 business clients in Marquette, Australia, Vietnam and the Kingdom of Tonga. Outside of the business realm, his community involvement has led him to serve in a wide range of endeavors including serving as an elected city commissioner, the president of the Marquette Food Cooperative, and a founding board member to both the Dead River Roller Derby and the Upper Peninsula Climbers Coalition.
Jenna Zdunek, Chief Executive Officer, YMCA of Marquette County
Dress attire for the conference is business casual. Conference attendees will be provided a few sheets of paper and pens for taking notes in each session. Remember to bring plenty of business cards!
Now Accepting Nominations for the "4 Under 40" Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s “4 Under 40″ awards. Nomination categories include: Young Professional of the Year (two recipients), Supporter of the Year and Next Generation Best Place to Work. Nominations can be submitted by 40 Below members, non-members, employers, community members or by self-nomination. To nominate, visit www.40belowmqt.org/4-under-40-awards.
Staying the Night?
Visit the Marquette County Convention & Visitors website for a list of lodging options near the conference site in Marquette or contact them directly at 1-800-544-4321 or (906) 228-7749.
Make It A Weekend
There's always something to do in Marquette County! Conference attendees interested in extending their stay can visit Travel Marquette for a full listing of area activities and attractions.
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More information on sponsorship levels and benefits will be coming soon!