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College of Business Annual Events


UTC CEO Club's 3rd Annual Elevator Pitch Contest
Round 2: Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. at the Hamilton County Business Development Center

Hear the next great business idea at the UTC College of Business CEO Club's Elevator Pitch Contest. Join us Oct. 6 to watch students present their business ideas for a chance to win prize money and a trip to the national CEO Pitch Competition in Orlando, Florida.

Symposium on Healthcare & Analytics in Research and Practice (SHARP 2014) Oct. 16-17

The future of big data and analytics in various fields of science, technology and business is expected to see phenomenal growth. The SHARP 2014 Conference seeks to identify opportunities, understand the mechanisms that can contribute to the field of applied analytics, and create an integrated, innovative path for the future.

Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame honors Chattanooga entrepreneurs that represent both the early foundations of entrepreneurship in the region, as well as, current area entrepreneurs. Each year, over 250 community leaders faculty and students come together at a dinner to honor the current group of Hall of Fame inductees.

Clarence E. Harris Entrepreneurial Forum

The Forum promotes dialogue and interaction between students, faculty and entrepreneurs by bringing entrepreneurs from the community on campus to engage with students of the COB.

Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony

The purpose of the Chambliss Student Recognition Ceremony is to recognize the College’s top business students and bring them together with their families, faculty and business leaders at a special annual event. 

Behavioral Finance Symposium

Sponsored by the Galtere Institute: Finance for the Future Initiative, the Symposium will provide a venue for leading academic researchers, as well as practitioners to present and discuss cutting-edge ideas in the behavioral finance area.

Accounting and Finance Lecture Series

The Accounting and Finance Lecture Series brings outstanding individuals in the areas of accounting and finance to the College and, at the same time, provides a basis for the enrichment of and mutual cooperation between participating groups.

Burkett Miller Lecture Series

The Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series brings internationally recognized scholars, practitioners, and thinkers to UTC to speak on topics critical to an understanding of the market economy. The series is organized and supported by the Probasco Chair for the benefit of the University, business community, area schools, and the general public.

Corporate Connections

Corporate Connections is a lunch series designed to bring UTC's top business students and local firms together and provides for a candid and interactive dialogue between the two groups.  These luncheons allow students to learn about area business/ industry and introduce companies to viable UTC COB candidates for future employment.

Meet the Firms

Hosted by Beta Alpha Psi, Meet the Firms provides students with an opportunity to network with accounting professionals.