Events and Activities
You'll have plenty of chances to build your network, help prepare for the next level of your career, add an extra dimension to your studies, or just relax. Many events are designed to include your family in your Chicago Booth experience. Below is a sample of our significant events.
- MBA Cup - You can unite with your classmates and demonstrate your school spirit at this yearly challenge. Events include tug-of-war, three-legged races and volleyball. The MBA Cup includes teams from Chicago Booth, Kellogg, DePaul, and Loyola part-time MBA programs.
- Business Forecast - Chicago Booth professors and prominent alumni take a look at what they see as the trends shaping the coming year. Business Forecast, which started over 45 years ago, is held in over 18 cities around the world.
- Worldwide Chicago Booth Night - New admits, current students and alumni gather together in cities around the world.
- Semi-Quarterly Adjustment (SQA)- Unwind and celebrate your hard work at these gatherings twice each quarter after midterms and finals.
- Booth Consulting Club (BCC) Annual Consulting Symposium- You'll have a chance to connect with firms and learn more about the industry at this yearly event
- Management Conference - For 59 years, this event has featured faculty, business leaders and alumni who examine issues faced everyday in the workplace and apply the very best in conceptual knowledge, academic theory and practical solutions. The 2011 Management Conference was attended by over 1000 people and covered the economics of social media.
- Annual Family Picnic- You and your family can get together with fellow students and their families at this Summer event on the Riverwalk. Games and special activities are planned for children.
- Philanthropy Fair - If you'd like to leverage your business skills and gain valuable experience on the board of a nonprofit, you'll be able to speak with representatives of over 25 organizations.
- Guest speakers - Gain insights into current topics and issues when leaders from business and government visit campus.