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Merging Cultures: Surviving & Thriving Through an M&A

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CULTURE LABx Denver
Thu
Sep 20
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Networking
Startups
Description

In addition to hosting amazing events and speakers, we also keep you updated on other awesome culture events happening around Denver. This is one such event.

TO ATTEND THIS EVENT, YOU MUST REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/merging-cultures-surviving-thriving-through-an-ma-tickets-48951962638

The Event
Globally, mergers and acquisitions are on the rise; but making the deal is just the beginning. Research shows that up to 75% of deals fail to fulfill expectations. Culture conflict is the biggest obstacle to success.

Join us for a light breakfast and an enlightening discussion about integrating culture as part of a merger or acquisition. We’ll hear from a panel of guests who have been part of M&A events and are ready to share their experiences. Discussion topics will include missteps, surprises, and lessons learned along the way.

We’ll also explore best practices for identifying culture misalignment. Panelists will share strategies for addressing these issues to maximize leadership potential, productivity, retention and more.

The Panel
Kathy Fort Carty is the founder and president of DSC, a Colorado-based destination management firm that grew through a 10-year strategy of acquisitions and was then acquired in 2017.

Ken Farber, a Colorado-based executive and leadership coach, was the senior HR executive during the merger that created Travelocity.com, who opted to leave the combined company upon completion of that merger.

Jen Nguyen, Ph.D. is an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist and SVP at CMA, a business psychology firm that helps companies hire and develop their people, including assessing for culture fit as part of the due diligence process ahead of a merger or acquisition.

The Agenda
7:30 AM Networking & Breakfast
8:00 AM Introductions & Panel Discussion
9:15 AM Q&A
9:30 AM Adjourn

Location of Event

1475 Lawrence Street
Denver, US-CO
1475 Lawrence Street
Denver, US-CO

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