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Forum Details


Forum Dates

Sunday, May 20, 2018 to Monday, May 21, 2018

Corporate Partners

Workshops will be led by representatives from Johnson & Johnson, ConAgra, General Mills, and Danone North America.

Attendee Audience

As previously discussed, the target audience is incoming admitted MBA students from top programs who will matriculate this coming Fall. We expect to have 60-75 attendees.


We have expanded our webinar and preparation to better reflect our Forum approach and aligned our workshops with our corporate partners. Webinars with Johnson & Johnson and ConAgra are planned for the week of April 24. Webinars with General Mills and Danone North America are being planned for the week of May 1. View Webinar Schedule

Forum Schedule

The schedule includes a mix of sessions on Sunday, May 20th, and Monday, May 21st. A snapshot of the scheduled activities can be referenced on the schedule page. Additionally, descriptions of sessions can be referenced at the workshop page. View Forum Schedule

Resume Guidance

Although you submitted a resume as part of your application to JumpStart, we request you upload your most current resume to this registration site. As context, some of you may have reflected new information on your resume in listing recent experiences, recognition, or which MBA program you will attend. We will provide a resume book that will be distributed to corporate partners, so you will need to upload your resume by Friday, April 27th.

Headshot Guidance

JumpStart will produce a Photobook of all Forum attendees. This tool will be distributed to our Corporate Partners and recruiting contacts. We request that you upload your headshot by May 1, 2018. To maximize the impact your headshot will have on those who will see it, we advise that your headshot be professional in nature. An image of you, dressed in professional attire and taken with your mobile phone, is acceptable, as our graphic design partner will adjust, scale and crop your image to the required specifications needed for the Photobook. Your headshot can be attached when you REGISTER initially for the Forum on this site or through MY FORUM when logged into your profile.

Admission Letter Required

JumpStart Requires that you upload a scan or image of your MBA acceptance letter in order to secure your place at the Forum. Your acceptance letter can be attached when you REGISTER initially for the Forum on this site or through MY FORUM at a later date when logged into your profile. Your Acceptance Letter must be received by May 1, 2018 in order to secure your place at the Forum.

Registration Fee

JumpStart Requires that you pay a non-refundable $150 fee to participate our Brand Management Diversity Forum and Webinar Series. An invoice will be sent to you via Paypal of which you can make payment electronically.

Informational Interview Guidance

We expect all partner companies to conduct informational interviews as part of the forum or afterwards. Some attendees will be notified of being selected for an informational in advance of the forum in May. On-Site informational will occur on Monday, May 21, 1-5pm.

Arrival & Check-In

There will be a JumpStart welcome/registration area at the Loews Hotel location pending what time you arrive on Sunday or Monday.

Attendance & Attire

Student attendance is required at all forum sessions. Students will be in business casual attire during the forum. For those students participating in informational discussions on Monday afternoon, we advise you to be in business attire.

Lodging & Location Venue

All activities will take place at the Loews Hotel. Participating admitted students will be staying at a host hotel. JumpStart is pairing the attendees, so you will not need to contact the hotel. Each participant will need to provide Identification and a method of payment at check in to cover $110 plus taxes for the hotel room.

Location Details

The Loews Hotel
1200 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA
1 (215) 627-1200

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Ground Transportation

There are many local transportation options once you arrive in Philadelphia. The decision on how to travel, coordination, and expenses are the responsibility of the corporate representatives.


All meals specific to functions on the agenda for Sunday to Monday afternoon will be provided as part of the forum.

Emergency Contact

In the event you need to contact us, you can send an email to info@mbajumpstart.com, or leave a voicemail at 1 (877) 622-5867.