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Douglas Karr to headline annual IU Northwest Business Speakers Series Luncheon


April 21 event hosted by School of Business and Economics

Tuesday Apr 12, 2016


On Thursday, April 21, the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics and the IU Northwest Business Alliance will welcome Douglas Karr as the speaker for the 2016 Business Speakers Series Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza.

Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served promptly at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Metropolitan Room of the Radisson Hotel Star Plaza, located at 800 E. 81st Ave. in Merrillville.

Keynote speaker Douglas Karr, founder of the Marketing Technology Blog, CEO and founder of DK New Media, and author of “Corporate Blogging for Dummies,” will deliver the keynote address, “How New Media is Impacting the Customer Journey (and Why It Must Not Be Ignored!).”

Karr has been recognized internationally for his expertise in digital marketing, including being listed as one of the Top 25 Marketers in the World by LinkedIn. He worked for a decade in the newspaper, direct mail, and database marketing industries before shifting his focus online.

His firm works with some of the largest brands in the world, including GoDaddy, Angie’s List, Salesforce and many more – helping them develop strategies to find, acquire and retain customers.

The annual event serves as a fundraiser to benefit the School of Business and Economics, accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB).

Tickets are $45 per person, or $400 for a table of 10.  All packages except individuals include eight corporate representatives and two business and economic students. Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorship packages are available.

To RSVP, please contact Jeanie Tucker at jematuck@iun.edu. Walk-ins will not be accepted.

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