Connect with faculty, students, alums, and friends during this annual professional development and networking session held each spring at Ball State. 

The Miller College of Business organizes the event, inviting industry leaders to share best practices and lessons learned from various in-demand, relevant fields.

The next Dialogue Days will be held Tuesday, October 18 through 20, 2022. Dialogue Days is supported by Ball State Financial, a division of Financial First Credit Union.

Dialogue Days will kick off on October 18 with two virtual panel discussions. (A third virtual panel discussion will be held on Wednesday.) Advance student registration is only required for the virtual, online panel discussions. All other panel discussions will be offered in person on Wednesday and Thursday, and attendance is on a first-come-first-served space-available basis. Arrive a few minutes early to allow for entry into the event. (Students should bring their Ball State I.D.)


List of Dialogue Days Participating Companies & Alumni

What to Expect

More than 100 alumni from across the nation return to campus to share their experiences leading a range of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, and telecommunications. Networking and social opportunities complement professional development sessions and workshops.

The days are split into hour-long sessions and panels about a variety of topics from career and professional development to industry-specific discussions, such as:

  • Why inside sales?
  • Networking and relationship development
  • Servant leadership
  • Value creation in middle market enterprise
  • So you want to be an entrepreneur?
  • Speed networking practices
  • Financial planning
  • Trends and issues in business computing technologies

Want to Participate?

Alumni interested in participating in future Dialogue Days should contact Tammy Estep, director of external relations at Miller College, at 765-285-8311. We look forward to hearing from you.