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Doster Leadership Conference

The Doster Leadership Conference is a student run event which connects 100 of the Krannert School of Management’s top student leaders with corporate representatives for a leadership conference in Indianapolis, IN. Exclusively funded from generous company sponsorships, this unique event is a life-changing conference for all of those involved.

The Doster Leadership Conference (DLC), formerly the Barbara G. Doster Leadership Forum, is now an annual event with a potentially lifelong impact. The weekend includes a speaker, team-building activities, leadership exercises, a dining etiquette presentation, and informal reception with company representatives and a career fair.

This year, Doster Leadership Conference (DLC) is taking on a transformation that will engage high performing students at each individual class level. 

• Freshman students will learn to lead themselves
• Sophomore students will learn to lead others
• Junior and Senior students will be applying mentorship and leadership skills learned at past Doster Leadership Conferences

Through this transformation, our goal is that DLC will become a 4 year experience for students in which they attend as a Freshman and Sophomore and are able to lead a Junior and Senior. As in prior years, DLC is still 100% student organized and 100% funded through generous corporate and individual donations. We believe your involvement in DLC will be mutually beneficial to Krannert students, you, and your company, alike.

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Date: September 20, 2019
Location: NCAA Hall of Champions - Host Sponsor, Indianapolis, IN
Invitees: Krannert’s top 100 students, Top 100 Sophomores, Team Leader Juniors and Seniors
Recognition and Branding:

PLATINUM LEVEL - $7,500

  • One Night hotel stay
  • Company Representative(s) to serve as Professional Team Leaders for small groups (Up to 3)
  • Company promoted throughout conference and on marketing materials
  • Company Showcase Expo - booth for promotion & recruitment
  • Access to resumes of all DLC attendees
  • Lead a break-out session on a leadership topic
  • Corporate Responsibility Event, customized to your
    organization’s mission
  • Networking event
  • Sponsorship of meals & break times throughout the
    day

GOLD LEVEL - $5,000

  • One Night hotel stay
  • Company Representative(s) to serve as Professional Team Leaders for small groups (Up to 2)
  • Company promoted throughout conference and on marketing materials
  • Company Showcase Expo - booth for promotion & recruitment
  • Access to resumes of all DLC attendees
  • Lead a break-out session on a leadership topic
  • Corporate sponsorship of a break and a 15 minute
    presentation in front of all attendees

SILVER LEVEL - $2,500

  • One Night hotel stay
  • Company Representative(s) to serve as Professional Team Leaders for small groups (Solely 1)
  • Company promoted throughout conference and on marketing materials
  • Company Showcase Expo - booth for promotion & recruitment
  • Access to resumes of all DLC attendees
Sponsor the Doster Leadership Conference Learn more about the Doster Leadership Conference

Contact Information: For more information, please contact Natalie Odzer, nodzer@purdue.edu.