Frontiers of Business Conference

The 2023 Kenan Institute Frontiers of Business conference will take place at The Breakers Palm Beach Resort, on Thursday, January 26 and Friday, January 27, 2023. We encourage you to reserve your place today if you plan to attend, as conference capacity is limited.

Registration Fees

$1,199 – General registration; registration for corporate representatives and employees

$799 – Registration for full-time academic, non-profit and government employees

Speakers & Sponsors: Please contact Kenan Institute Events Manager Sydney Bannerman at for registration instructions.

Registration includes:

  • access to all conference sessions on January 26 and 27, 2023
  • continental breakfast, luncheon and reception on January 26
  • continental breakfast and lunch on January 27

Visit the Logistics page for information on our refund policy.

Upon registration, your email address will be added to the Kenan Institute’s Listserv to receive future correspondence, updates and event invitations. If you would like to be removed, you may unsubscribe by clicking “Manage Your Subscription” at the bottom of each email.

Conference Hotel

The Kenan Institute has secured a special rate of $449 ++ per night for a block of deluxe, run-of-house rooms* at The Breakers. These rooms are available for check-in prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, January 25 and check-out on the concluding day of the conference, Friday, January 27.

This rate will be available on a first come, first served basis and is only available to conference attendees; please be sure to complete conference registration within three days of booking your accommodations in order for your reservation at The Breakers to be approved. We recommend booking your accommodations as soon as possible, as once the block is full room availability will revert to standard rates for The Breakers. Additional nights may be available at a higher rate but are limited. 

*Please note these rooms are all deluxe with king-sized beds. Upgrades for additional space and double beds are available at a higher rate.

To access the exclusive, limited rate for deluxe run-of-house rooms at The Breakers for the nights of Wednesday, January 25 and Thursday, January 26, please use this reservation link and enter the access code FRONTIERS2023.

As we near the conference, availability of this rate is extremely limited.

Visit the Logistics page for more information on travel and additional lodging options.



Contact Kenan Institute Events Manager Sydney Bannerman at


Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

Leveraging the Private Sector for the Public Good

Established in 1985 by Frank Hawkins Kenan, the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is a nonpartisan business policy think tank affiliated with the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. The nonprofit institute and its affiliated centers convene leaders from business, academia and government to better understand how the private sector can work for the public good. The institute leverages best-in-class research to develop market-based solutions to today’s most complex economic challenges. In doing so, the institute aims to support businesses and policies that better the lives of people in North Carolina, across the country and around the world.

A Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise Event