The University of Utah is pleased to host this year’s Evergreen Company Symposium, with the theme “The Pros of Staying Private.” This event provides an opportunity for university students and alumni, as well as the broader Utah business community, to learn about and from Evergreen companies.
This year’s symposium is co-hosted by local Evergreen company, O.C. Tanner with content curated to introduce you to this inspiring movement and its importance in the business landscape. Featured speakers include O.C. Tanner CEO, Dave Petersen, as well as Tugboat Institute CEO, Dave Whorton. The event will also feature panels of Evergreen leaders covering topics including entrepreneurship and the Evergreen path, and innovation in multi-generational family Evergreen companies.
Following the panels and presentations, join us for lunch on campus at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, G.W. Anderson Family Great Hall in the Marcia and John Price Museum Building.
8 a.m. Breakfast and check-in
9 a.m. What is an Evergreen Company?
9:30 a.m. Evergreen Entrepreneurship: The Strategic Advantage of Starting with the 7Ps
10:15 a.m. Lessons from People First Cultures
11 a.m. Built Grow: Pragmatic Innovation comes to life in Evergreen Family Business