Sunday, April 21, 2019

NPRs How I Built This Summit With Guy Raz Returns To San Francisco Fall 2019

BWW News Desk
April 08, 2019

Following the success of last years Summit NPR is pleased to announce the a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fsummitnprorg2Fampesheet51965487ampnewsitemid20190407005020amplanenUSampanchorHowIBuiltThisSummitwithGuyRazampindex1ampmd54eb1f94a7556cb5fa52a1b0a44aab363 relnofollowibHow I Built This bibSummitb bwith Guy Razbab bsupported by American Express will return to bSan Franciscos Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 22 and 23b pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p The Summit will feature onstage interviews by podcast creator and host Guy Raz with founders of major US companies representing a wide range of industries including technology consumer products wellness and music Confirmed speakers include the founders of bAtom Factoryb bAwayb bBlissb bEdible Arrangementsb bInstagramb bJetBlueb bJenis Splendid Ice Creamsb bSlack Stacys Pita Chips bandb Urban Onebb bAdditional guests will be announced in the months leading up to the Summit p p This years Summit has expanded to two days of programming bstarting on the afternoon of Tuesday October 22nd followed by a full day on Wednesday October 23rdb The Summit is a unique opportunity for current and aspiring entrepreneurs to build connections exchange ideas and draw inspiration from a variety of powerful stories from leading business owners p p The Summit will bring some of the most popular guests from the iHow I Built This ipodcast to the main stage where Guy Raz will further explore specific themes and ideas from their episodes Programming will also include facilitated track sessions where attendees will examine topics related to business fundamentals personal and organizational leadership and entrepreneurial innovation p p American Express a multiyear sponsor of NPR and the iHow I Built This ifranchise will continue its support as the Presenting Sponsor of the iHow I Built Thisi Summit with Guy Raz p p I have been to many conferences in my life At last years inaugural HIBT Summit I was blown away at the energy the generosity and incredible kindness I saw in the entrepreneurs and builders who attended says bpodcast creator and host Guy Razb I cant wait to spend two days with this remarkable community at this years Summit These arent just entrepreneurs at different stages in the development of their businesses but also idealists who are coming with new ways to innovate problemsolve and create And this years Summit will provide even more opportunities for those gathered to forge lasting connections and friendships and to build realworld skills that will help in the development of their personal and professional growth p p The Summits track sessions are intended to foster learning and the exchange of entrepreneurial ideas The bFundamentalsb bTrackb will deepen participants understanding of key business topics and will include a facilitated Pitch to your Peers activity to encourage networking and help participants practice getting the word out about their business ideas The bLeadership Track bwill focus on the development and refinement of personal and organizational leadership skills challenging participants to reflect on and share their own paths to leadership The bInnovation Trackb will explore todays technological and business trends with industry experts and provide participants with concrete strategies and tactics to employ in their own business planning p p We want to continue to foster and grow the community of entrepreneurs that were drawn to the first iHow I Built Thisi Summit adds bJessica Goldstein NPR Senior Director of Events and Strategic Initiativesb Surveys from the Summit revealed that our attendees are at various points in their entrepreneurial journeys ranging from just starting to hatch a business idea to fully relying on a business as a primary source of income This year we hope to once again create an atmosphere where you can learn collaborate and share encouragement and support p p The soldout 2018 Summit combined a clear intention of entrepreneurship and values and diversity of vision was a key component attendance was 42 men and 58 women 50 of whom were women of color and the speaker lineup for the event earned iHow I Built Thisi Summit the a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fwwwgenderavengercom2Fblog2Fhowibuiltthissummitwinsgenderavengergoldstampofapprovalampesheet51965487ampnewsitemid20190407005020amplanenUSampanchorGenderAvengerGoldStampofApprovalampindex2ampmd5e68597da4d10bceed3a856391d38a52b relnofollowGender Avenger Gold Stamp of Approvala p p iHow I Built Thisi is now one of the 15 mostdownloaded podcasts in the United States according to Podtrac and is consistently a topranked business podcast on the Apple charts Last year Guy Raz was been profiled in a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank 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