Conversations and speakers

Discover how the iconic businessman, Sir Richard Branson, has created a magnetic brand umbrella that powers the success of his many businesses with a thoughtful mix of adventure, philanthropy, irreverence and entrepreneurship. In a special, passion-filled keynote address with Sage CEO Stephen Kelly, another serial entrepreneur and champion of small businesses everywhere.

Presented by leading authorities in their fields, our thought leader series is designed to help you conquer everyday business challenges and build a foundation for success. Session leaders include well-known authors, columnists, speakers, consultants, and more. Stay tuned as we continue to roll out even more speakers!

View the full schedule for our thought leader speakers.

Meet with experts in their field, including local Chicago business leaders and business professionals, analysts, industry experts, and more!

View the full schedule for our mentors speakers.