Centennial Events

Join us as we celebrate 100 years of entrepreneurial progress and leadership. Together, we will launch Babson’s second century.

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Throughout 2019, we will be coming together at high-profile events on and off campus to highlight the remarkable achievements of those in the Babson community. Whether it’s Babson Connect: Worldwide, or the opening of Centennial Park, we encourage you to take part in one of the many celebrations that showcase the power of the Babson education, and entrepreneurs of all kinds, to create a better kind of future.

February 1 Faculty Research Day
February 8 Presidents’ Centennial Fireside Chat
February 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Day Awards
February 22–24 Black Affinity Conference
March 28 Sustainability Forum
March 30 India Symposium
March or April China Forum
April 3 Social Innovator Awards
April 5 Latin America Forum
April 11 Babson Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® (B.E.T.A.) Challenge/Founders Summit
May 2 Lavender Graduation
May 16 Centennial Park and Babson Commons @ Horn Library Dedication
May 18 Centennial Commencement
May 31–June 2 Black Affinity Network Leadership Retreat (Chicago)
June 2–5 Diana Project™ Conference
June 3 Centennial President’s Golf Tournament
June 5–9 Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference
July 25 Summer Venture Program Showcase
August 29 International Parents Reception
September 5 Founder’s Day/100th Birthday Celebration
September 18–20 Babson Connect: Worldwide
September 19 Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs® Gala
September 20 Athletics Hall of Fame
September 20–22 Back to Babson
November 7 Babson Entrepreneurship Forum
November 8 Rocket Pitch
November 18–24 Global Entrepreneurship Week
December 30 December Graduation

Global Celebrations

In addition to the events taking place at Babson Wellesley and in Boston, regional Centennial celebrations will take place in the following cities/countries. Please stay tuned for dates and specifics.

International

Bangkok
Chile
Colombia
Dubai
Hong Kong
Istanbul
London
Mexico
Mumbai
Munich
Panama
São Paulo
Tokyo

United States

Atlanta
Chicago
Dallas
Los Angeles
Miami
New York
Palm Beach
Philadelphia
San Francisco

Interested in volunteering or learning more about the upcoming Centennial events? Email us at centennial@babson.edu.