Wednesday, April 10, 2024 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM) (EDT)


VIBE sets the bar high for networking in the Harrisburg Region. Nearly 400 business influencers join us each year to strengthen relationships and learn something new at this cutting-edge event. A valuable networking reception is followed by the keynote presentation from internationally renowned speaker, Duncan Wardle.

Event Agenda:

  • 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Exclusive VIP Reception (for top level sponsors only)
  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Heavy Hors D’oeuvres Networking Reception
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Welcome Remarks & Keynote Presentation

Dress Code - Business or Smart Casual

About the Speaker: Duncan Wardle

Disney’s Former Head of Innovation and Creativity

Ignite a culture of innovation and creativity in your company.

Having worked at Disney for 25 years, most recently as Head of Innovation and Creativity, Duncan Wardle now serves as an independent innovation consultant, helping companies embed a culture of innovation and creativity. He is a multiple Ted X speaker and contributor to Fast Company Magazine. He teaches Innovation and Design Thinking Masterclasses at Yale University, UNC and U.F. He holds the American Citizen Award presented at the White House, an Hons. MBA and Hons. Doctorate from Edinburgh University and the Duke of Edinburgh Award, presented by Queen Elizabeth.

Duncan's talk promises to be a transformative exploration into the art of thinking differently. From his groundbreaking tenure at Disney, he brings a wealth of knowledge that transcends industries, offering a universal approach to innovation that resonates with audiences at every level. Prepare to be inspired, captivated, and equipped with actionable strategies that will empower you to navigate the landscape of creativity with confidence.

What You'll Learn!

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary experience as we proudly welcome Duncan, the distinguished Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney, to share his invaluable insights during the highly anticipated session on "Think Different.” Brace yourselves for an illuminating journey into the realm of innovation, where Duncan will draw upon his rich experience to unveil an exclusive arsenal of innovation tools and techniques. This isn't just a presentation; it's a rare opportunity to glean firsthand wisdom from a trailblazer who has spearheaded creativity at one of the world's most iconic organizations.

Delivering a series of keynotes, workshops and ideation forums, his unique Design Thinking process helps people capture unlikely connections, leading to both fresh thinking and revolutionary ideas. Leaning on his experience at Disney, Duncan's unique approach to Design Thinking not only places the end user at the core of the creative process but also looks in new and usual places to uncover insights for innovation and truly disruptive ideas. That is a competitive advantage that instantly propels any business to greater heights.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Exclusive Title Sponsor

Exclusive Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Exclusive VIP Reception Sponsor

Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors

Exclusive Entertainment Partner 

& Keynote Speaker Partner

Media Partners

Video Presentation Partner

Audio/Visual Partner

Become a sponsor!

Additional Sponsorship Levels:


Silver level benefits plus:

• Company supplied full page, color ad on the inside front

cover of the event program


Silver level benefits plus:

• Company supplied full page color ad on inside front

cover of virtual invitation


• 2 tickets to event donated in your name to deserving

nonprofit organization or microbusiness

• Company name recognition in event screen presentation

• Company name recognition in opening sponsor video

• Company name recognition in event program book

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities, check out our VIBE Sponsorship Guide, 

or contact our Senior Director of Investor and Member Engagement Heather Eyster

Hershey Lodge
325 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033-0446 United States
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM) (EDT)
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