Explore the impact of economic trends on small businesses, with a focus on small businesses’ access to capital. Join us for an insightful session that includes an overview of current economic conditions and a dynamic discussion featuring perspectives from both seasoned business owners and experts in small business technical assistance, advocacy, and banking.
This session equips attendees with the skills to evaluate engagement, wellness, and performance capacity within their teams using three essential tools. Participants will learn to assess these dimensions as leaders, gather input from team members, and use rubrics to interpret data for enhancing team dynamics and performance.
Come and toast the graduates of the Fall 2023 cohort of Cultivate Small Business as Santander celebrates the culmination of the program with remarks from the Babson instructors, Santander leaders, and the live announcement of $300,000 in capital grant awards to the participating class.
In exploring the challenges faced by global business leaders, talent acquisition emerges as a key limiting factor for strategy execution in high-growth businesses. This interactive session features discussions with Kovi’s COO, delving into the company’s mission in revolutionizing urban mobility and making car ownership accessible, focusing on themes like talent pipeline development for future work and the evolving impact of technology on work and organizational structures from the industrial era to today’s partnership ecosystems.
Following her keynote address Christina DeLay, Head of Small Business & Corporate Social Responsibility, Santander, will be joined for a fireside chat by graduates of Santander’s Cultivate Small Business program.
Join Alberto Perlman for a meet and greet session following his keynote speech.
Join Ingrid Hoffmann for a meet and greet session following her keynote speech, where you will have the opportunity to get a signed copy of her latest book, Simply Delicioso: A Collect of Everyday Recipes with a Latin Twist.
Two separate panels address the critical nature that cybersecurity and electronic payments play in small business operations in today’s economy. Conversations will span the realities all small business owners should consider – and how each of these elements are related.
Santander welcomes voices spanning entrepreneurship, procurement and advocacy for a discussion detailing best practices, resources and tools available to ensure your business is maximizing the opportunities afforded through a strong Supplier Diversity initiative.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on college admissions and corporate diversity policies has broad implications, including for small businesses, as substantial investments in infrastructure and diverse suppliers are being made to stimulate economic growth. To thrive in this evolving landscape, business owners must be flexible, resilient, and open-minded, and this panel discussion offers insights and strategies to prepare for the changes ahead.
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