LGBT MBA ADMISSIONS SUMMIT & EXPO

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REACHING OUT IS DEDICATED TO EDUCATING, INSPIRING, AND CONNECTING LGBT MBAS.  OUR MISSIONS BEGINS WHEN YOU START EXPLORING THE IDEA OF BUSINESS SCHOOL.
 

Join us on Oct 14, 2017 in Boston for an afternoon of content targeted at LGBTQ individuals considering applying to business school for an MBA or similar graduate degree.

This Prospective LGBTQ MBA content will include panels, intimate coffee chats with admissions officers and students, a cocktail mixer for Pre-MBA attendees and school admissions officers, and the LGBT MBA Admissions Fair with over 30-plus MBA Programs, many of which are part of the Reaching Out LGBT MBA Fellowship, a global LGBT scholarship and leadership development collaboration between Reaching Out and top international business schools.

Previous Years' Agenda

10:00-12:30pm Coffee Chats
1:00-2:00pm Panel: Getting In (Admissions Officer's Perspective)
2:15-3:15pm Panel: Looking Back (Alumni Perspective)
3:30-4:30pm Workshop: Telling Your LGBT Story 
3:30pm-5:30pm School Admissions Expo

Admission as a Pre-MBA to just the LGBT MBA Admissions Summit & Expo is free.  If you would like to attend the full Reaching Out LGBT MBA & Business Graduate (ROMBA) Conference, a $125 registration will be available.*

*While much of this event is geared towards those prospective LGBTQ MBAs who are either currently applying to schools or will in the near future, LGBTQ undergrads considering an MBA are welcome to attend.

PRICING FOR PROSPECTIVE LGBT MBA STUDENTS

PROSPECTIVE MBA CANDIDATE (FULL ROMBA CONFERENCE)

  • $125 Early Bird
  • $150 Regular
OPENS IN MARCH

PROSPECTIVE MBA CANDIDATE (ADMISSIONS SUMMIT ONLY)

  • FREE
OPENS IN MARCH
2016 PARTICIPATING MBA PROGRAMS

REGISTRATION FAQS
± When and where is the conference?

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBT) MBA Admissions Summit & Expo will be held on Saturday, Oct 14th as part of the greater 20th Annual ROMBA Conference in Boston (October 12-140.

If you plan to register for the full ROMBA Conference, it will take place Thursday, October 12 -  Saturday, October 14 at the Boston World Trade Center. Programming begins around 2:00pm on Thursday and continues through the evening on Saturday. Please see the program for details.

± How much does it cost?

Attending just the LGBT MBA Admissions Summit & Expo is free!

If you would like to attend the full Reaching Out LGBTQ MBA & Business Graduate (ROMBA) Conference, registration for LGBTQ Pre-MBAs is $125.

 

± Can I get a refund if I do not attend?

Please note that refunds will not be issued for any reason. Please plan your registration accordingly.

± Where should I stay if coming from out of town?

All official 2017 ROMBA Conference events will take place at the Boston World Trade Center (1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA).

We have four nearby host hotels for the 20th Annual ROMBA Conference (Boston, Oct 12-14) offering special conference rates. These rates are only available for those who book by September 20th or when the block is sold out - whichever comes first.

STUDENT & PRE-MBA RATES

Primary Hotel (Connected to the Boston World Trade Center)
Boston Seaport Hotel

Additional Hotels within Walking Distance
Renaissance Boston Seaport
Aloft Boston Seaport

Additional Hotel with Public Transportation to Conference Site
Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport

For any LGBT or active ally MBA and business graduates planning to attend, we strongly suggest you make sure you receive a registration code (either via application or through your on-campus LGBT Club) before booking travel; if you book travel and are denied a code, that will not change your application status.

± Do I need to be LGBT to attend?

No - but we do ask that you be an active ally if you are attending the Summit.

The mission and purpose of the Reaching Out is to educate, connect and inspire lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) MBA and related graduate business students. With that mission in mind our content is designed to primarily serve LGBT students.