Shenandoah University hosts 10th annual Business Symposium on March 30

shenandoah universityThe Shenandoah University Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business will host its 10th Annual Business Symposium on Friday, March 30, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Halpin-Harrison Hall on main campus. The event is open to all members of the local and regional communities, as well as students and university faculty and staff.

Entrepreneur, investor, bestselling author and media personality Randi Zuckerberg will serve as keynote speaker. Zuckerberg, who travels the world speaking about technology and entrepreneurship, is the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, which develops technology, content and live events, all with the mission of putting intelligent, tech-savvy, entrepreneurial women and girls at the center of pop culture and media.

This daylong event features multiple breakout sessions focused on core business basics and future-focused topics to help participants navigate the rapidly changing digital landscape. Some sessions at this year’s symposium include, “Running Your Non-Profit like a Business,” “Engaging Social Media to Tell Your Unique Story,” “Adulting 101: Tips for the New Professional” and much more.

Registration also also includes breakfast, a gourmet boxed lunch and a wine and cheese reception plus a raffle of fabulous door prizes.

Can’t attend the event in Winchester? No problem. Zuckerberg’s keynote address will stream live at K2M in Leesburg.

Cost is $95/person for the full-day session in Winchester or $35 for the streamed keynote address and Q&A session from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at K2M in Leesburg. Students may attend free of charge, but registration is required. For details and to register, go to For information, contact Kerri Mariano at [email protected].

The 10th Annual Business Symposium promises to be another sellout, so please register early.

About Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University was established in 1875 and is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, with additional educational sites in Clarke, Fairfax and Loudoun counties. Shenandoah is a private, nationally recognized university that blends professional career experiences with liberal education. With nearly 4,000 students in more than 100 academic programs in seven different schools, Shenandoah promotes a close-knit community rich in creative energy and intellectual challenge.

Shenandoah students collaborate with accomplished professors who provide focused, individual attention, all the while leading several programs to be highly nationally ranked. Through innovative partnerships and programs at both the local and global level, there are exceptional opportunities for students to learn in and out of the classroom. Shenandoah empowers its students to improve the human condition and to be principled professionals and leaders wherever they go. For more information, visit


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