Highlights from Nike

As Host Sponsor for the 2016 AWESOME Symposium, Nike has announced these additional highlights:

April 27 & 29 – Tour of NIKE World Headquarters

Wednesday 3 p.m. or Friday 7:30 a.m. (offered as one of Additional Opportunities)

April 28 – Networking Reception, beginning at 5:30 pm. following conclusion of the Symposium:

The reception at Nike Portland –- a three-level retail experience just steps from The Nines Hotel — will include networking…refreshments…music.

Symposium participants will receive a 20% discount on all merchandise for women, men and children.

Symposium participants also are invited to become a NIKE+ member and receive free shipping for all purchases.

April 28 — Dine-Arounds after the Networking Reception – 7 p.m.

Using local knowledge, the Nike team has selected some of the best and most interesting Portland restaurants for small-group Dutch-treat dinners – an opportunity to connect with other supply chain leaders in a smaller setting.

If you registered for Dine-Arounds, you’ll receive your dinner designation when you arrive at the Symposium. If you haven’t yet signed up for this part of the events, contact mary.cline@awesomeleaders.org. now, because there is a limited capacity.

With so much great news about these exciting events, we are extending the opportunity for you to participate at the current rate of $495 through March 31. If you haven’t registered for the Symposium yet, REGISTER now.

(If this is your first time registering, Dine-Arounds are included on the registration form.).

Meeting Nike Leaders:

April 27 — Opening Reception

Eric Sprunk, Nike COO, will welcome us on opening night. He’s also a member of the panel discussion Paradigm for Parity

April 28 — Up-Close Conversations

Up-Close Conversation will feature Christiana Shi, Global Direct to Consumer President, Nike

April 28 – Women in Sport

Charlie Brooks, VP, NA Communications, NIKE, Inc., will moderate a discussion with a panel of outstanding women who have tackled challenges, exemplified leadership and achieved greatness, either on the field, on the track or in the workplace.

Emerging Leaders: Creating Your Own AWESOME Future through Networking

Patty Ross, VP Global Workplace Design + Connectivity, Nike, Inc., will lead a special session during lunch with Emerging Leaders. Patty will share the positive impact that building a network has had on her career at Nike and provide insight into the tools, techniques and mindset women can adopt to help them achieve success.

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