BBB Serving Northern Indiana hosting Build a Better Business Conference October 7 in Fort Wayne

BBB Serving Northern Indiana hosting Build a Better Business Conference October 7 in Fort Wayne

Call for presentations deadline is April 30

BBB Serving Northern Indiana will host its inaugural Build a Better Business Conference on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Parkview Mirro Center in Fort Wayne.

The full-day conference is planned for small and medium business leaders to sharpen their skills, grow their businesses and build a successful strategy in the ever-changing marketplace. The event will feature a keynote speaker, panel discussions and more than 12 break-out sessions to educate attendees with valuable skills and knowledge they need to advance their businesses.

BBB has issued a Call for Presentations from presenters across the region. Interested presenters can submit their ideas hereThe deadline for submissions is April 30, 2021. 

BBB is looking for a wide variety of presentations, including the following areas:

  • Human Relations
  • Legal Concerns
  • Communications and Social Media
  • Marketing, Digital and Traditional
  • Sales and Lead Generation
  • Financial Success
  • Customer Service
  • Or any other topic relevant to small or medium businesses. 

BBB’s Conference Committee will review submissions during the month of May and selected presenters will be notified of their inclusion by May 15. The full conference schedule will be released in Summer 2021.

Presenters selected will receive a complimentary conference registration, breakfast and lunch, as well as access to our hospitality suite throughout the day. Questions? Contact

The inaugural Build a Better Business Conference will also serve as the official celebration of BBB’s 16th Annual Torch Awards. During the conference luncheon, the 2021 honorees will be featured in front of their peers and the northern Indiana business community.

“BBB was founded by businesses, for businesses, and more than 100 years later, we still pride ourselves on being a resource to our business community,” said Marjorie Stephens, President and CEO of BBB Serving Northern Indiana. “We invite all business leaders, accredited or not, to take advantage of the one-day conference, created with small and medium businesses in mind.”

Find out more about the conference here. Attendee registration is slated to open in June.