Speakers and Special Events

Bryant University programs feature eminent researchers and scholars from around the world.

Sponsorship opportunities for events, including the Women's Summit, World Trade Day, and the Financial Services Forum, are available.

Previous speakers have included U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao; Jeffrey Immelt, former chairman and chief executive of GE; Co-Founder and CEO of Rent the Runway Jennifer Hyman; Nely Galan, self-made media mogul; Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak; Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media; Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis; former President George H.W. Bush; and former President Bill Clinton.

Here is a list of events happening throughout the year at Bryant University:


Name Date
Chinese New Year Celebration January
Financial Services Forum March
Women's Summit March
World Trade Day June
President's Cup Golf Tournament June


Name Date
Career Fair September & March
Organization Fair September
Career Publications for Seniors Fall
I2I November
Extravaganza February
Career Networking Night April
Walk Down Wall Street April
Spring Weekend April
Bryant Bulldogs athletic events Ongoing


Name Date
Business Case Competition October & February
Honors Program - NYC Experience October
Elevator Pitch Competition October
Northeast Intercollegiate Sales Competition Fall
Series 7 Program Spring
Honors Colloquium April
Sophomore International Experience Winter & Summer Break
Faculty Research Ongoing
International Internships Ongoing
Student Competitions Ongoing
Service-Learning Program Ongoing
Student Research Projects Ongoing