The West Coast Forum is a two-day career event that annually attracts more than 150 first and second-year MBAs from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. For 20 years, it has connected companies with the students who are looking to pursue careers on the West Coast.

When: Wednesday-Thursday, October 22-23, 2014

  • Day 1: Networking, keynotes and alumni happy hour
  • Day 2: Company tours

Where: The Sheraton Palo Alto


We're proud to have the following sponsors for the 2014 West Coast Forum.


We're honored to have the following Michigan Ross alumni as keynote speakers at this year's West Coast Forum.

David Arscott

David Arscott

Technology Investor, Co-founder of Compass Technology Group

Manvinder Saraon

Manvinder Saraon

Experienced Executive, Start-Up Advisor


The West Coast Forum also serves to bring Michigan Ross alumni together and to strengthen the Ross community on the West Coast. At the conclusion of the networking event on Wednesday, October 23rd there will be an alumni reception.

Ross Bay Area Alumni Club

What: West Coast Forum Alumni Reception
When: Wednesday, October 22, 6-9pm
Where: The Sheraton Palo Alto
Who: Current students, alumni, prospective students, faculty/administration


If you have any questions, please email us at wcfcontact@umich.edu

Clubs and Organizations

Special thanks to these professional clubs and institutes which have shown us their support.

Ross Tech Club Ross Consulting Club Ross Marketing Club Health and Life Sciences Club Tauber Institute