Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business to host Rice Marketing Symposium March 21

MEDIA ADVISORY

David Ruth
713-348-6327
druth@rice.edu

Jeff Falk
713-348-6775
jfalk@rice.edu

Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business to host Rice Marketing Symposium March 21              

HOUSTON – (March 11, 2014) – Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business will host the seventh annual Rice Marketing Symposium from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 21 in McNair Hall’s Shell Auditorium, 6100 Main St. The theme of this year’s event is “Evolutionary Marketing Strategy.”

The theme of this year's Rice Marketing Symposium is "Evolutionary Marketing Strategy.”

The Rice Marketing Symposium provides Houston-area marketing professionals with valuable education and insight into current marketing trends and best practices and strengthens relationships between leading marketing professionals and their respective organizations.

Featured speakers will be John Arcidiacono, chief marketing officer at Stewart Title; Teresa Joy, director for North America commercial business intelligence and strategy at Dell; Christine Mastandrea, vice president for product strategy at Whitestone REIT; and Anita Sehgal, senior vice president for marketing and advertising at Academy Sports and Outdoors.

Registration for the event is $30 for Rice Marketing Club members; $65 for American Marketing Association (AMA) members, Jones School alumni and Jones Partners; and $85 for the general public. For more information on the speakers, visit https://business.rice.edu/rms2014.

The event is sponsored by Cameron, Jones Partners, Schlumberger and AMA Houston.

Members of the media are welcome to attend and interview the presenters. For more information or to arrange coverage, contact Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at 713-348-6775 or jfalk@rice.edu.

For a map of Rice University’s campus, go to www.rice.edu/maps/maps.html.

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