Governors State University, College of Business is excited to announce Business Week 2023. This interactive and informative event is designed to offer engaging professional networking and learning opportunities to the college’s key stakeholders - businesses, students, alumni and the community. Join us April 27, 2023 for cocktails, dinner and conversation with Jeremy Joyce, owner of Black People Eats, LLC.

This event will have something for everyone and is not to be missed. Tickets are required to attend the dinner, keynote presentation, and awards ceremony so make sure to purchase your tickets soon!

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Business Week 2023 Event Schedule

Thursday, April 27th

• 5 - 5:45 p.m.

• 5:45 - 6:15 p.m.

• 6:15 – 7:15 p.m.

• 7:15 – 8 p.m.

• 8:00 – 8:30 p.m.

• 8:30 – 9 p.m.

Honors Reception
at Hall of Honors (Invitation only event)

Networking Reception
at Hall of Governors

at Engbretson Hall

Keynote Presentation: "Creating Your Own Career Path" by Jeremy Joyce*
at Engbretson Hall

COB Alumni Hall of Achievement Ceremony*

Closing Remarks and Networking*

*A ticket is required for these specific events. Purchase now.

Keynote Speaker

Jeremy Joyce, Owner of Black People Eats, LLC

"Creating Your Own Career Path"

Jeremy Joyce

Jeremy is the owner of Black People Eats, LLC, a digital advertising company that promotes black-owned food and beverage businesses. He highlights these companies through food reviews, food videos/pictures, and his black restaurant directory ( His team's primary focus is on black-owned establishments only because they want to serve as a platform that gives black-owned food businesses a global voice. Once he realized how black restaurants were not promoted as much as they should be on other media platforms and he wanted to be the catalyst for change.

Business Week 2022 Recap

Check out some highlights and insights from last year's event!

Previous Business Week Events