Baron Funds Conference

NYC, NY (2012-2018)

The Story

The Baron Funds Conference is a highly anticipated annual event hosted by Mr. Ron Baron of Baron Funds to attract nationwide investors and clients of the firm. This high-class, exclusive event is only attended by shareholders in New York City.

This investment conference hosts CEOs from companies Barons invests in, Barons portfolio managers, as well as Ron Baron himself. The guest CEO speaker lineup has included the Carlyle Group's co-founder David Rubenstein, Under Armour's founder/CEO Kevin Plank and Vail Resorts' Rob Katz, just to name a few.

While this is an investment conference, the tradition of this conference includes surprise musical entertainment guests. Performances happen during the lunch hour with a headliner closing the conference. When you arrive at check-in, you select where you want to eat lunch based on the genre of music you want to hear. Past performers include Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, Billy Crystal, Elton John, Cher, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Alicia Keys, Sting, Rod Stewart, Neil Diamond, Paul Simon, Diana Ross, Sheryl Crow, Faith Hill, Lionel Ritchie and Bernadette Peters.

WJE has provided coordination and design of stage lighting for this conference between 2012 – 2018.