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Learn to thrive through BAPC
PrintWeek - BAPC chairman Sidney Bobb has said the organisation's annual conference is the "perfect opportunity" for printers to discover how to thrive in the current economic climate.

The 2010 conference takes place over 5–6 November at the Marriott Hotel, Waltham Abbey, Hertfordshire.

International business guru Geoff Burch is a confirmed guest speaker, as is Print Research International’s John Charnock.

BAPC chairman Sidney Bobb said: "Whether you are in the BAPC or not, it is a worthwhile event to attend."

"We’ve got a supplier to give his view on what printers should do to thrive and a printer who will talk about how suppliers can help
Geoff Burch
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Speaker News
Posted 10/28/2010 12:10:49 AM | Permalink
Best-Selling Author, Founder of Jennifer Reuting to speak at Nation’s Largest Entrepreneur Conference, PerfectBusiness Summit 2010
Jennifer Reuting
PR Web (press release) -, the nation’s leading document filing and business entity formation company specializing in LLC and Corporation formations in all 50 states, is proud to announce their presenting sponsor title for the PerfectBusiness Summit 2010. This two day summit, held at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas October 7-8, 2010 will feature 60 of the nation’s leading experts in the fields of business, venture capitalism, angel investing and entrepreneurialism and will attract more than 2,000 attendees.

Nationally recognized corporate structuring expert, founder of , and author of the bestselling “Limited Liability Companies for Dummies™” Jennifer Reuting will be among the speakers
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Celebrities : Isaac Tigrett, Brad Hunstable, Josh Stein, Gina Bianchini, Gavin Maloof, John Paul DeJoria, Tony Hsieh, Jennifer Reuting
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Categories : Business Speaker News, Business-Expos-Conferences, Author News
Posted 9/8/2010 12:09:20 AM | Permalink
BAPC unveils special guest speaker for 2010 conference
PrintWeek - International business guru, television presenter and author Geoff Burch will be one of the special guest speakers at this year's annual BAPC conference.

Burch, star of the BBC business show All Over The Shop, will provide guidance to delegates on how to become more successful.

Tony Honnor, associate director of the BAPC, said: "We are delighted that Geoff has agreed to speak at our conference this year.

"We have a reputation for having powerful speakers and I believe that Geoff will take us to a new level – he is not to be missed."

John Charnock, managing director of Print Research International, will also
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Speaker News
Posted 7/19/2010 12:07:26 AM | Permalink
Zappos CEO adds happiness to corporate culture
The Star-Ledger - - Tony Hsieh brings new meaning to the term "happy feet."

In 1999, he sold LinkExchange, the internet advertising company he co-founded, to Microsoft for $265 million. He soon joined — a startup with a then-unthinkable goal of selling shoes online — as an investor and adviser before eventually becoming chief executive.

Hsieh made sure top notch customer service was baked into the business model of Zappos. The result is an e-commerce juggernaut that books more than $1 billion in annual sales, has been profitable since 2006 and was acquired last year by for a cool $1.2 billion.

Hsieh, 36, who is
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Leaders, Business Books
Posted 6/20/2010 09:06:16 AM | Permalink
Robert I. Sutton
Psychology Today (blog) - Robert I. Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the Stanford Engineering School. He is co-founder of the Center for Work, Technology and Organization, which he co-directed from 1996 to 2006. Sutton is also co-founder of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program and the new Hasso Planter Institute of Design, a multi-disciplinary program at Stanford that teaches and spreads “design thinking.” He is an IDEO Fellow, member of the Institute for the Future’s Board Trustees, and a Professor of Organizational Behavior, by courtesy, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Sutton received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from The University
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Books, Business Speaker News
Posted 4/16/2010 08:04:33 AM | Permalink
Maile Ohye of Google will be Keynote Speaker at SES Toronto 2010
Search Engine Watch (blog) - Maile Ohye, a Senior Developer Programs Engineer at Google, will be one of the keynote speakers at SES Toronto 2010.

As a Developer Programs Tech Lead, Ohye coordinates Google Webmaster Central outreach efforts, such as the Webmaster Central Blog. Previously, she was a systems integration consultant for several pharmaceutical and technology companies, as well as for the Department of Defense.

Ohye earned a B.A. in Cognitive Science with a Computer Science emphasis from the University of California at Berkeley.

I recently interviewed Ohye at SES New York 2010 after she spoke at the session entitled, "From Real-Time Search to Dynamic Discovery." She discussed
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Speakers News
Posted 4/14/2010 12:04:26 AM | Permalink
Designer Kenneth Cole speaks at SMU Q&A
By JASON SHEELER, Dallas Morning News - Designer, cause advocate and pun maker Kenneth Cole – note his "awearness" campaign – took part in SMU's Tate Lecture Series Q&A Tuesday.

Moderated by the president of the class of 2010, Bailey Holyfield, and with an audience of more than 150 high school and college students, the 45-minute session allowed Cole to speak directly to the young people who are the focus of his advertising.

The questions included: Where are your clothes manufactured? (Asia.) Have you ever stood for a cause that negatively affected your business? ("We've gained more than we've lost.") Do you regret not going to law school? ("No.")

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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Leaders, Business Speaker News, Speakers News
Posted 4/7/2010 12:04:32 AM | Permalink
Sustainability Conference Keynote Speaker: Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
By John Ivey, The Rotunda - Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, helped kick off Longwood University's much anticipated three-day Sustainability Conference on Thurs., March 18. The sustainability conference was a three-day series of events for students and staff from both Longwood and schools from around the state. The conference theme focused on economic development, environmental stewardship and social justice.

Greenfield was the keynote speaker of the conference, where he lectured in Blackwell Hall. He spoke about business sustainability, social responsibility and his radical business philosophy that has made Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream the multi-million dollar company that it is today. In addition,
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Celebrities : Jerry Greenfield
Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Celebrity Causes, Business Speaker News
Posted 3/24/2010 12:03:17 AM | Permalink
Bill Clinton to speak in Naples in 2011
The News-Press - Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, will headline the Philharmonic Center’s 2011 Speaker Series.

Also appearing will be Steve Forbes, editor-in-chief of Forbes, and Jane Goodall, pioneering anthropologist and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute. President Clinton, who also formed the William J. Clinton Foundation, will share his insights and observations on the topic of “Embracing our Common Humanity: Meeting the Challenges of Global Interdependence in the 21st Century” during his talk on March 8, 2011.
Bill Clinton
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Political Speaker News, Celebrity Causes, Business Books, Business Speaker News
Posted 3/24/2010 12:03:10 AM | Permalink
Interview with Jimmy Wales, keynote speaker at Festival of Media
Jimmy Wales - The Festival of Media brings together the leaders of the global media and advertising community to discuss the future of media communication. Here is an interview with Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia and the first keynote speaker opening the conference in Valencia, Spain, on Monday, 19 April 2010. According to Wales, some of the ideas behind Wikipedia have a major role to play in the future of democracy.
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Leaders, Business Speaker News
Posted 3/23/2010 12:03:57 AM | Permalink
A&E Television Network's Abbe Raven to Keynote Arts, Entertainment and Media Symposium in NYC
UB News Center - BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Abbe Raven, BA '74, president and CEO of A&E Television Networks (AETN), will be the keynote speaker at the University at Buffalo's second annual Coast to Coast Symposium on Arts, Entertainment and Media (UBC2C NYC).

One of the most powerful women in television, Raven highlights a list of prominent UB alumni from the arts, entertainment and media industries who will speak at the symposium, July 23-25, in New York City's Macaulay Honors College at CUNY.

"Abbe Raven is a most distinguished UB alumna and a prominent leader in the national entertainment and media arenas," said UB President John B.
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Leaders, Business Speaker News, Speakers News
Posted 3/22/2010 12:03:39 AM | Permalink
Barclays Business 'Springboard' Seminar With René Carayol Comes To Ipswich
by Barclays Bank , Business Weekly - * Must attend free event for all budding entrepreneurs and existing businesses ready to launch a new venture or build on existing ideas
* Leading business guru and local experts offer free practical advice and share their knowledge and recipes for business success

Almost 40% (39%) of businesses are putting in place new marketing strategies to help beat the downturn, revealing the vital role marketing plays to the success of a new or existing business, according to research from Barclays Business 'Take One Small Step' campaign.

To build on these ambitions and current 'green shoots' in the economy, leading business guru René Carayol
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Celebrities : Rene Carayol
Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Speaker News, Speakers News
Posted 3/22/2010 12:03:15 AM | Permalink
What Makes a Great Leader?
By ALAN MURRAY, Wall Street Journal - When you think about great leaders in history, is it a George S. Patton who comes to your mind – the outspoken general who was once relieved of command for slapping a soldier recuperating in a hospital?

Or are you more likely to think of Abraham Lincoln – quiet, thoughtful, tortured to the edge of mental illness by his own doubts?

Is it the dictatorial Julius Caesar who is your model? Or the inquisitive Socrates? Do you fashion yourself as the next "Chainsaw Al" Dunlap? Or do you relate to the unassuming Sam Walton?

Leaders come in all shapes, sizes and styles. But
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Celebrities : Jim Collins
Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Books, Business Speaker News
Posted 1/28/2010 12:01:48 AM | Permalink
Mind Body & Beyond Expo 2008 to Rejuvenate, Educate Los Angeles About Natural and Green Lifestyle Products and Services (subscription) - Birmingham, MI, USA - In its 5th year, the Mind Body & Beyond Expo will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center on September 13-14, 2008. The name highlights the event's focus on the trio of the mind, the body and all things beyond that are in synch with the common goals of clean and natural conscious living. Building on the momentum and public demand for natural and healthy living alternatives, including green products and services, Mind Body & Beyond Expo will offer consumers the opportunity to become more educated about the latest specialty focused products, services, and health and wellness trends available within
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Celebrities : Shiva Rea, Dr. David Simon, Dr. Michael Beckwith, Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. John Gray
Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Speaker News, Speakers News
Posted 4/21/2008 02:04:54 AM | Permalink
Gordon to keynote Boston Business Journal's Green Business Summit - Charlotte, NC, USA - The region's most promising sustainable business practices and the future of Massachusetts' clean technology industries will be the focus of the Boston Business Journal's inaugural Green Business Summit May 16 at the Seaport Hotel in Boston.

The event will kick off with a keynote speech by Cape Wind Associates President Jim Gordon, who is working to permit and build a 420-megawatt wind farm in Nantucket Sound. It also will include two discussion panels featuring the area's top alternative energy entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, the CEO of the leading local construction firm and other leaders in green business practices and policy making.

With the
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences
Posted 3/14/2008 12:03:54 AM | Permalink
Business expo to focus on Ryder Cup's impact
Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville, KY, USA - The economic impact of the Ryder Cup being held in Louisville in September will be the theme of Thursday's 11th annual Business to Business Expo at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 9700 Bluegrass Parkway.

The annual event sponsored by Jeffersontown's chamber of commerce will gather people from 140 area businesses.

"The Ryder Cup is an international event that will bring people from all over the globe to the city," said Carolyn Pfister of the Chamber Jeffersontown. "It's going to have a major impact on the area and we want area businesses to benefit."

The Ryder Cup will be held Sept. 16-21, the
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Posted 3/11/2008 12:03:11 AM | Permalink
Human Capital Institute to Present 2007 HCS Award of Excellence to Sundt Construction, Inc. During Annual National Human Capital Summit
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale, WA, USA - The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator that is advancing the science of strategic talent management, will present its prestigious annual HCSTM Award of Excellence to Sundt Construction, Inc. Sundt is a 117-year-old, employee-owned, billion-dollar general contracting company that provides preconstruction and construction services for public and private customers nationwide. The award, which will be presented on March 11 during HCI’s 3-day, 2008 National Human Capital Summit, recognizes an organization that has had exceptional outcomes resulting from implementing new talent management practices.

Sundt was selected as this year’s award recipient for its development and execution of a
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences
Posted 3/6/2008 12:03:41 AM | Permalink
Chamber Expo features green business
Sonoma Index-Tribune - Sonoma, CA, USA - Local food and wine samplings, a green business emphasis, along with lots of information from top local businesses will be included in the annual Business Expo sponsored by the Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce and set for Thursday, March 20 at the Sonoma Valley Veterans Memorial Building, 126 First St. W.

This event, which takes place from 4 to 7 p.m., is free and open to all members of the public.

More than 50 local businesses and organizations are showcasing the exceptional variety and quality of Sonoma Valley products and services. The event also includes a Green Business Expo featuring products and
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Posted 3/4/2008 12:03:37 AM | Permalink
'Greening Your Business' Conference
Hudson Valley Press - Newburgh, NY, USA - Dutchess Community College will host “Greening Your Business: The Case for Sustainability” on March 14 at 9 a.m.

The goal of the program is to educate the Dutchess County business community on the benefits of environmentally sound, sustainable business practices, and provide a forum for business community members to share “green” success stories.

A keynote address will be delivered by Darcy Hitchcock, author of “The Business Guide to Sustainability” and president of a consulting firm specializing in sustainable business practices implementation.

Workshops held during the day will cover topics such as photovoltaics, waste management and sustainability, financial incentives, green cleaning and more.

The sponsors
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Posted 2/9/2008 12:02:37 AM | Permalink
Soledad O'Brien keynote speaker at Women's Business Conference
Soledad O'Brien
KGET 17 - Bakersfield, CA, USA - Brains, Beauty, and Balance: That is the focus of this year's Bakersfield Women's Business Conference.

This year's keynote speaker is TV journalist Soledad O'Brien.

O'Brien works for CNN, but has also worked for NBC News, covering both national and internation stories.

She's earned an Emmy and has been named one of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People.

This year's Women's Business Conference is April 17 at the Rabobank Convention Center.
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Posted 2/8/2008 12:02:42 AM | Permalink
Chamber to sponsor Consumer Business Expo at Ocean County Mall
Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park, NJ, USA - About 40 area businesses are expected to participate in the Toms River-Ocean County Chamber of Commerce's annual Consumer Business Expo at Ocean County Mall this weekend.

"The whole thing is to give our members the opportunity to show their goods and services to the public, and that audience is over 60,000 people that walk through the mall each weekend," said Jean Hryniw, director of operations for the chamber.

Hryniw said the expo is "really just an opportunity for them to get their name out and for the public to know that they are out there to do business."

The goal of the expo
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Posted 2/8/2008 12:02:14 AM | Permalink
Sports business conference to be held at MIT on Feb. 9
MIT News - MA, USA - On Feb. 9, the second annual MIT Sloan Sports Business Conference will explore the role of analytics in managing successful professional teams and leagues.

Panelists from across the sports world will be represented. Speakers include Bill Polian, president of the Indianapolis Colts; R.C. Buford, general manager of the San Antonio Spurs; Jed Hoyer, assistant general manager of the Boston Red Sox; and the keynote speaker, Wycliffe "Wyc" Grousbeck, managing partner, governor and CEO of the Boston Celtics.

Registration starts the day of the event at 7:45 a.m., and the conference, which will be held in the Stata Center (Building 32), will run
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Posted 2/6/2008 12:02:26 AM | Permalink
Chicago: Women in the Know - Midwest Conference Oct. 19 - New York, NY, USA - The Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) will present its first Women in the Know Midwest business conference on October 19, 2007 in Chicago. WJA will hold the event in partnership with Macy's on State Street.

The October affair will follow WJA's new Women in the Know – West Coast on September 8, in Anaheim, California.

“We are thrilled to roll out this new national conference in the Midwest, which will bring more women together in a business forum for education and networking,” said Ann Arnold, WJA president. “We would like to recognize and thank our WJA-Midwest and Los Angeles chapters for
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Posted 8/24/2007 11:08:26 AM | Permalink
Hispanic Business Alliance Announces Plans For Jack Canfield Appearance at 2007 Expo
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - The Hispanic Business Alliance (HBA) announces today that tickets are now available to see Jack Canfield, author of the bestselling book, "The Success Principles," beloved creator of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series and contributing writer of the current popular book and groundbreaking hit film, "The Secret" at the Hispanic Business Expo and Economic Summit.

The inspiring seminar is open to the public and tickets can be purchased independent of the rest of the Expo. Canfield's guest appearance will take place on Friday, Sept. 28 from 2-5 p.m. at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center. Immediately following, books will be available
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Posted 8/15/2007 12:08:20 AM | Permalink
Kofi Annan Joins World Leaders to Speak at World Business Forum
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco, CA, USA - HSM, the global leader in executive education, is pleased to announce that Kofi Annan will be presenting at World Business Forum (, the leading international symposium for the business community. During this two-day program, you’ll hear the insights of those who truly know how to lead on the topics that impact business, from the local to the global stage. This year, the event will be held on October 10-11, 2007 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. With two months until the program, WBF is projected to gather over 5,000 executives from around the world, making it the
Kofi Annan
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Posted 8/14/2007 11:08:18 AM | Permalink
ACDelco Promotes Electronic Commerce and Marketing at 2nd Annual e-Business Forum
WebWire (press release) - Atlanta, GA, USA - The electronic landscape is continually evolving; constantly changing technologies mean additional solutions are always available. To help auto parts retailers stay current with the latest trends to succeed in the marketplace, ACDelco – a leader in providing e-Business solutions to the automotive aftermarket – recently hosted its second-annual e-Business Forum.

The ACDelco e-Business Forum, in Dallas, showcased ACDelco’s comprehensive electronic business solutions under one roof and at one time. ACDelco Warehouse Distributors (WDs) and ACDelco personnel, along with a number of aftermarket system providers – including WHI (formerly Wrenchead), Activant, MechanicNet, and Mitchell 1 – met for this two-day conference with
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Posted 8/13/2007 12:08:54 AM | Permalink
Las Vegas Business Event Combines Business Expo With Networking Mixer to Create a Business Event Unlike Any Other
Market Wire (press release) - USA - The third annual Las Vegas' Largest Mixer, a collaboration of local business organizations and professionals, will be held from 5:30pm to 9:00pm, Tuesday, September 18, at the Plaza Hotel and Casino, One Main Street, in downtown Las Vegas. Entry will be $15 per person and free parking will be available at the Plaza Hotel and Casino.

This "mega-networking" event will provide the opportunity for businesses and individuals to foster new relationships, build business leads and gain a better knowledge of the vast amount of business networking groups based in Las Vegas. More than a dozen area business organizations, including industry leaders
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Posted 8/10/2007 02:08:12 PM | Permalink
Bill Nye the Science Guy to Keynote IAQA Convention
Occupational Health Safety - Dallas, TX, USA - Members of the Indoor Air Quality Association (Rockville, Md.) will welcome Bill Nye the Science Guy as the keynote speaker at its 10th Annual Meeting & Exposition Oct. 14-17, 2007, at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Nye, known internationally for combining humor with an uncanny ability to break down complicated science into layman's terms, will speak on energy conservation and IAQ. Along the way, the star of television, stage, and video is expected to talk about new innovations for indoor environments that are light years ahead of today's marketplace technology, IAQA said.

Expecting more than 1,000 participants,
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Speakers News, Comedian News
Posted 8/3/2007 12:08:30 AM | Permalink
E-Myth Author Michael Gerber Names Infusion CRM No. 1 for Small Business
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco, CA, USA - Infusion Software today announced Michael Gerber, the man Inc. Magazine calls the world’s #1 Small Business Guru, inventor and author of The E-Myth, and founder of the, In The Dreaming Room, will become the public presence of Infusion Software, a leader in on-demand customer relationship management for small business.

Gerber is currently touring the nation with his fulfillment workshops for In The Dreaming Room, his new company devoted to awakening the entrepreneurial spirit in people who want to start the business of their dreams.

“It is the work of the entrepreneur to lead the enterprise. It is the dreamer in us, who
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Author News
Posted 8/2/2007 07:08:25 AM | Permalink
Business guru advises diabetics
United Press International - USA - The author of the U.S. bestseller "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" is using his management know-how to empower diabetics to become self-managers.

Stephen Covey, author and expert on leadership, has teamed with The American Association of Diabetes Educators and Bayer Diabetes Care to write "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People with Diabetes."

"I have spent my life teaching people how to set and accomplish goals in their personal and professional lives and am now applying my habits to help people better manage their diabetes," Covey said in a statement.
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Categories : Business-Expos-Conferences, Business Speaker, Business Leaders, Author News
Posted 8/2/2007 04:08:42 AM | Permalink
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