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October 2009

A meeting of the minds

Mark your calendar — the annual UNCG Business Summit returns Nov. 16.

This yearly event brings Triad corporate executives, business owners and nonprofit leaders to campus to discuss the relationship between business and higher education.

This year the featured speaker will be Bob Ingram, vice chairman of GlaxoSmithKline.

Previous keynote speakers have included Robert McDowell, VP, Microsoft; Dave Bronczek, CEO, FedEx Express; and Bill Amelio, CEO, Lenovo.

Attendees also hear about UNCG's active engagement with the business community and the community in general in advancing the region's economic development and quality of life.

Approximately 250 people are expected to attend. The summit will run from 8 a.m. to noon in Cone Ballroom of Elliott University Center.

If you are interested in attending this half-day event, register online or contact Diane Levine at (336) 256-1284. A $25 registration fee is required.

The Business Summit is funded entirely by corporate sponsorships. The 2009 presenting sponsor is Wachovia. Other sponsors include AT&T, BB&T, The Business Journal, The Cemala Foundation, CommunityOne Bank, Duke Energy, FedEx, The Greensboro Partnership, MidCarolina Bank, News & Record and Senn Dunn.







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