University of Michigan Ross School of Business


Where does the Positive Business Conference take place?

The Positive Business Conference takes place at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business located at 701 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Main sessions are held in Robertson Auditorium, on level one. Workshops will take place in classrooms located on the lower level, level one, and level two.

When does the Positive Business Conference take place?

The conference will begin with registration at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 14th, and the final session will wrap up by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15th, 2020.

What types of sessions can I expect?

Content at the Positive Business Conference will be frequently interactive, and as inspiring and practical as possible. The agenda will include many opportunities for informal connections to be made between participants.

How can I connect prior to the conference with others who will be attending?

One week prior to the conference, we will provide you with our current Participants List, which includes contact information for those who have chosen to share it. We hope this enables you to network and build community.

How do I get there, where can I stay, and where should I park?

To make your travel to the conference and time in Ann Arbor more enjoyable, we’ve provided resources to help you plan your trip. Click here for details regarding accommodations, transportation, and maps.

What if I have dietary restrictions?

All food at the conference is served buffet style. At every meal, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options will be provided. If you have dietary restrictions beyond those listed, please note them accordingly on your registration form in the space provided.

What should I wear to the conference?

Most of our conference attendees wear business casual attire. For a peek at what people wore at the 2019 conference, click here to see a video slideshow.

What does the registration fee cover? 

The registration fee covers access to sessions from inspiring leaders in both thought and action. Also included are all refreshment breaks, breakfasts, and lunches, as well as dinner on Thursday.

What is the registration cancellation policy?

If you need to cancel your registration once you have paid in full, please notify us in writing at Refunds will be processed within two weeks of receiving written notification. A $100 service fee per registration will be deducted from your refund. Unfortunately, we will not be able to process any refunds after 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020.

How long is registration open?

Early bird registration with discounted pricing is available through March 4th. Regular registration will remain open until 11:59 p.m on May 12th. We are unable to accommodate registrations after this deadline, including on-site registration.

Do you sell one day passes?

We are unable to offer one day passes, as the presentations and learning content are
intricately interlaced.

Register Now

Click here to register for the 2020 Positive Business Conference.

Conference Schedule

See the detailed 2020 conference schedule here.