Vena Nation week is back and better than ever, taking place virtually from June 14–18 and hosted on PlantoGrow.com. For Vena’s customers and community of finance and operations professionals, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn, connect and grow—with more than 20 sessions, 80 live conversations, 30+ CPE/CPD credits and over 100 speakers including inspiring conversations with Rainn Wilson, Kansas City Chiefs President Mark Donovan and more.
The theme of this year’s Vena Nation week is “Strength in Numbers,” which is all about enabling business leaders, finance professionals and operations experts to connect, collaborate, learn from each other and excel together as we all find ways to adapt to new ways of working and powering growth. The event will connect attendees from around the world to explore stories of resilience and innovation, the ongoing evolution of strategic finance, the transformation of operations and how to bring people, process, technology and data together to power your Plan to Grow™.
“Businesses need to be able to build agility and resilience into their planning and operating processes to power growth,” said Hunter Madeley, CEO at Vena. “Vena Nation week 2021 will provide our customers and community with a forum where they can connect, and share insights and strategies to help power their Plan to Grow with proven methodology and flexible technology.”
Vena Nation 2021 will feature new ways for attendees to connect and grow, learn from experts and thought leaders and network with other business planning professionals. There will be more live and interactive roundtables, a brand new CFO Confidential breakout discussion and the the launch of the ultimate Excel Nerd experience, featuring talks by Excel legends Chandoo and SumProduct and the chance to submit your Excel questions on our Excel Nerds Unite website.
“While many of us are physically distancing, we need to build social and professional connections now more than ever, especially in a time of so much change,” said Allison Munro, Chief Marketing Officer at Vena. “With this year’s Vena Nation week, we’ve focused on creating live and interactive experiences to facilitate those connections, share best practices and support finance, operations and business leaders in their Plan to Grow.”
We also have an exciting lineup of keynote speakers who will be sharing their insights, experience and success stories. Joining us will be our celebrity guest, Rainn Wilson, who will be speaking about how creativity and self-expression create a more meaningful and collaborative hybrid work model. He’ll be sharing the virtual stage with other luminaries, including:
- Mark Donovan, President of the Kansas City Chiefs
- Jeanne Lam, Chief Business Officer at Wattpad
- Kendra James-Anderson, Virtual CFO and Founder of The Finance Femme
- Punra Duggirala, Director of Chandoo.org and Excel influencer
- Liam Bastick, Director of SumProduct and Excel influencer
They will cover topics such as how to build winning teams with a winning culture, life and business hacks, the new era of storytelling, new Excel features and shortcuts, and effective data storytelling in Excel.
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