CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2015 — The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®), the largest association of MBA professionals in the U.S. has named The University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration as the exclusive academic sponsor of the 37th Annual NBMBAA Conference and Exposition.

More than 9,000 business professionals, job seekers and MBA graduates attend the NBMBAA conference annually for networking, leadership development, and on-site job recruitment opportunities.

“The first step to increase diversity in U.S. corporate boardrooms is to increase diversity in the nation’s premier graduate business programs,” said Dr. S. Selcuk Erenguc, Senior Associate Dean of the Warrington College of Business Administration and Director of the Hough Graduate School of Business. “NBMBAA’s commitment to advancing this cause is exceptional, and we’re proud to support its efforts by sponsoring this important event.”

The NBMBAA will address this year’s theme, “The Building Blocks of Leadership: Relevance. Drive. Effect,” along with recognized partners Bank of America®, Nationwide®, Marriott International®, Target Corporation®, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US, LLC® and other national sponsors who seek to recruit top talent.

Career seekers can engage one-on-one with on-site recruiters and industry experts who share their expertise through job recruitment, talent development, salary negotiation, professional growth, career advancement, entrepreneurship, and interview preparation.

“The inclusion of institutions of higher learning during the National Black MBA Association annual conference play an important role in demonstrating academic value for attendees seeking graduate business school,” says Jesse Tyson, NBMBAA President and CEO. “As an academic sponsor, the University of Florida is a bridge from our organization to the academic community where attendees gain insight into pursuing or enhancing graduate degrees.”

MBA Recruitment Opportunities
• NBMBAA® Career Expo
• NBMBAA® Career Success Network Center
• NBMBAA® Employment Network Center
• NBMBAA® Conference Job Match

The NBMBAA 37th Annual Conference and Exposition will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, Tuesday, September 22 until Saturday September 26, 2015.

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The National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA) develops partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the Black community through education, career, leadership, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle. The NBMBAA provides access to its constituents through the Annual NBMBAA Conference and Exposition and empowerment initiatives. To learn more about the NBMBAA visit

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