Articles tagged ‘Conferences’

Mays Business School hosts marketing research camp

By • May 3rd, 2011 • Category: Departments

When you think of camp, you think of sunny summer days, arts and crafts, and – at Mays – marketing analysis.

Women sparkle at annual IT conference

By • March 17th, 2011 • Category: Centers

“Women make IT Sparkle” was the theme of this year\’s Women in Information Technology conference hosted by faculty and staff in the Center for Management of Information Systems (CMIS) at Mays Business School.

Early bird savings now available for Retailing Summit registration

By • June 30th, 2010 • Category: Centers

The Center for Retailing Studies in Mays Business School at Texas A&M University will host its annual Retailing Summit in Dallas, Texas, October 7-8. Early bird registration for this event is going on now through July 15 and offers a $50 savings.

Center hosts event for Women in IT

By • May 12th, 2010 • Category: Centers

On March 26, the Center for the Management of Information Systems held its 10th annual Women in Information Technology (WIT) conference at A&M. The conference, designed for future female IT professionals, gave students the opportunity to interact with women from all levels within the field.

Smart hiring, green retail, and the future of the U.S. economy

By • May 6th, 2010 • Category: Centers, Featured Stories

Seventy percent of the U.S. economy is tied to retail, says Mark Dotzour, chief economist with the Texas Real Estate Center. Since the global economy depends on the U.S. economy, the whole world is depending on retailers having the right assortment and prices, Dotzour told a group of retailers on campus recently for the annual Center for Retailing Studies Sponsors Forum

Future of technology and retail explored at Mays conference

By • February 3rd, 2010 • Category: Centers, Featured Stories

Retailing is dynamic, shifting as quickly as new technology creates new platforms, supply chains, and business models for selling everything from toilet paper to cars. Exploring such innovation in retail was the goal of the Thought Leadership Conference, held January 28 and 29 at Mays Business School.

Conference to tackle range of innovations in retail

By • January 21st, 2010 • Category: Centers

What are the emerging business models in retailing? What\’s new in how retailers approach promotions? What\’s the next big idea in store assortment?

These will be among the questions discussed at the second annual Thought Leadership Conference, hosted by the Center for Retailing Studies, the Department of Marketing, and Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

The business of health

By • January 8th, 2010 • Category: Featured Stories, Programs, Texas A&M

The debate over health care is a current news staple as U.S. senators and congressmen trumpet the merits of plans to expand coverage and lower costs for all Americans. No matter what the resulting legislation will be, it will have a deep impact on businesses, both large and small. That was the topic of a panel discussion called “The business of health: expert insights and perspectives,” presented by Mays Business School in November.

Retail: moving forward

By • November 5th, 2009 • Category: Centers, Featured Stories

Rising from the economic ashes as the holiday season approaches, store owners are realizing that the retail landscape has changed dramatically. New tactics are needed to woo customers who don\’t shop the same way as they did before the recession.

Texas A&M MBA Programs to host expert panel on health care, business

By • October 30th, 2009 • Category: Programs

As Congress debates historic changes to the health care system, the business community prepares to react. How will the pending legislation affect businesses?

This is the topic of the panel discussion “The business of health: expert insights and perspectives,” to be presented Thursday, November 12, in Houston. Hosted by the Executive MBA Program from Texas A&M University\’s Mays Business School, the event is free and open to the public, though seating is limited.