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2013 Summit Highlights

2013 Summit Highlights

Highlights from the 2013 National Middle Market Summit co-hosted by GE Capital, the National Center for the Middle Market and The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. 

 

Grow this House

Kevin Plank, Chairman and CEO, Under Armour. How Under Armour used innovative strategies to accelerate growth, disrupt the market and break through the sports apparel industry. Interviewed by Bloomberg's Tom Keene.

 

Beyond the Brink

Jeff Immelt and Hank Paulson, 74th United States Secretary of Treasury. Jeff Immelt and Hank Paulson explore the lessons learned from the financial crisis and examine the recent activities by the fed and government to determine what can help drive growth for middle market companies.

 

Winning with Customers

Keith Sherin, Chairman and CEO, GE Capital. Welcome and opening remarks will review the importance of middle market companies and GE Capital's commitment to driving their growth.

 

Game-changing Strategies for Superior Growth

Anil Makhija, Academic Director, National Center for the Middle Market. New NCMM research explores the triggers, events and game-changing strategies that propel certain middle market companies into superior growth firms.

 

How GE Sees the World

Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE shares his views on how GE is looking at today's economy and healthcare.

 

Winning with Customers

Keith Sherin, Chairman and CEO, GE Capital. 
Welcome and opening remarks will review the importance of middle market companies and GE Capital's commitment to driving their growth.

 

2012 Summit Highlights

Healthcare Costs & The Middle Market

The rising costs of healthcare is an increasing concern for middle market companies across the board. Check out this quick intro video on the topic of healthcare that was featured at our 2012 Middle Market Summit on Oct. 24, 2012

 

Politics & The Middle Market

With the 2012 Presidential Election quickly approaching, the decision on who to vote for is facing every American but does the middle market have a preference? Check out this quick intro video on the topic of politics featured at the 2012 National Middle Market Summit.

 

Challenges & Opportunities for the Middle Market

The Middle Market is unique and with that comes a unique set of problems. This quick intro video, featured at the 2012 National Middle Market Summit, highlights those challenges indicated in the Center's Q3 MMI report.

 

The Economy & the Middle Market

See how the middle market is handling the uncertainty in today's economy and what they have done over the past couple years to solidfy their role as an engine of growth.

 

2012 Middle Market Summit Highlights

The 2nd Annual National Middle Market Summit was held on Oct. 24th at The Ohio State University. Watch all of the highlights from this great event! Speakers included Sammy Hagar, Jeff Immelt, Roger Goodell, Walter Isaacson.

 

The Market that Moves America

This video kicked off the second annual National Middle Market Summit held at the Ohio State University on October 24, 2012. Meet the market that's moving america.

 

2011 Summit Highlights

Interviews

Thomas A. Stewart Discusses 4Q 2016 Middle Market Indicator

Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart discusses the findings of the latest 4Q 2016 Middle Market Indicator as the middle market reports ending a strong year on a strong note with year-over-year revenue growth rates above the five-year average and employment growth rates at an all-time high since the inception of the Middle Market Indicator five years ago.

 

Thomas A. Stewart Discusses 2Q 2016 Middle Market Indicator

Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart discusses the findings of the latest 2Q 2016 Middle Market Indicator as the middle market reports the second straight quarter of improved revenue growth rates and an increase in year-over-year employment growth rates.

 

Thomas A. Stewart Discusses 1Q 2016 Middle Market Indicator

Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart discusses the findings of the latest 1Q 2016 Middle Market Indicator as the middle market reports the end and possible reversal of the downward trajectory in growth rates that defined the middle market in 2015.

 

Thomas A. Stewart Discusses 4Q 2015 Middle Market Indicator

Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart discusses the findings of the latest 4Q 2015 Middle Market Indicator as the middle market continues to report improved company performance despite slowing growth rates for revenue and employment growth.

 

Thomas A. Stewart Interviews with Yahoo! Finance Market Pulse

Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart discusses the representation of middle market companies in the U.S. economy. He presents how the middle market represents one-third of jobs and one-third of GDP. He acknowledges that  middle market companies are “the most significant source of growth in both revenues and employment in the U.S. economy.” 

 

Thomas A. Stewart Discusses 4Q 2014 Middle Market Indicator

Executive Director Thomas A. Stewart discusses the latest findings of the 4Q 2014 Middle Market Indicator, which reports 2014 ending with strong performance across all revenue segments in the middle market, capping off a solid year of growth.

 

Performance Management in the Middle Market

Performance management isn’t the most popular activity in business but how does a company's ability to execute effective performance management impact their top line? Does it matter? 

 

Improve Your Performance Management Process

Based on new research by the National Center for the Middle Market there is a strong relationship between effective performance management and overall company performance. Learn what is most important and where to focus your efforts.

 

Executive Education

2014 NCMM Access GE Executive Education Program

The 2014 National Center for the Middle Market's Access GE Executive Education Program brought together 8 companies for a 3 day program that took place on Ohio State's Fisher College of Business campus April 21-April 24, 2014. Companies in attendance included The Waddington Group Inc., Fortress Investment Group, Cerni Motors Sales, Inc., Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc., Precision Aerospace Inc., LiftOne, and Ricoh America's Corporation.

 

2013 NCMM Access GE Executive Education Program

The 2013 National Center for the Middle Market's Access GE Executive Education Program brought together 5 companies for a 3 day program that took place on Ohio State's Fisher College of Business campus April 29-May 2, 2013. List to what attendees had to say about the program!

 

2012 NCMM Access GE Executive Education Program

The NCMM Access GE executive education program was designed for executives to be a project-based learning experience leveraging Fisher faculty, GE experts, and external practitioners to create a broad base of knowledge on best practices to solve each company's unique challenge.

 

About the Center

A Year in Review: 2012 Center Highlights

Learn about our recent achievements involving research published, corporate outreach activities, and student engagement the Center accomplished throughout 2012.

 

Student Events

2013 Big Ten + Case Competition

Each year the Fisher College of Business host's their Big Ten + Case Competition. MBA students from around the country convene in Columbus, OH to solve a business challenge faced by the featured company. Sponsored by The National Center for the Middle Market, the 2013 Company was Bravo Brio Restaurant Group headquartered in Grandview, OH.

 

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