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Press Release Category Business - Trade - Turning Point Communications Release Date: April 02, 2007

African American Business Summit 2007 Announces 10th Anniversary Multi-Event Highlights


By Turning Point Communications
April 02, 2007
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The landmark 10th Anniversary of the African American Business Summit - newly partnered with multi-cultural Turning Point URBAN and the TPC Foundation, Inc. - will present an array of events from June 20th to June 23rd, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

PR9.NET April 02, 2007 - Los Angeles - California - The African American Business Summit 2007, partnering with Turning Point URBAN Magazine and TPC Foundation, Inc., announced today that the event will be held in Los Angeles, California with an array of diverse programming celebrating its 10th anniversary.

The African American Business Summit provides solutions to the issues that confront diverse urban small businesses - from access to capital, new business acquisition, to operational excellence. Nationally recognized as the "must attend" event for business owners and corporate executives, the 10th Anniversary will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA 90015 on June 21st and 22nd, 2007.

The event will feature the opening day keynote by Dennis Kimbro, Ph.D.; timely general sessions including the Mayor's Roundtable on Urban Development which presents several Mayors from major United States metropolitan cities challenging the state of urban development; and on Friday, June 22, 2007 - The Turning Point URBAN Business Expo, where businesses will showcase and provide demonstrations from 10AM to 3PM, is free to the business public.

Additional African American Business Summit 2007/Turning Point URBAN agenda and events are as follows: Wednesday, June 20th - TPC Foundation, Inc. Golf Tournament will be held at the Malibu Country Club in Malibu, CA 90265. The Hon. Herb J. Wesson Jr. of Los Angeles City Council 10th District is Honorary Chair.

On Thursday evening after the African American Business Summit 2007 scheduled conference & sessions, an opening V.I.P. Reception will be held at 5:00 P.M. Then at 7:00 P.M., there will be a very special Jazz and Art Reception honoring world-renowned artist Synthia Saint James at an additional site.

On Friday evening after the Turning Point URBAN Business Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Tiffany & Co. will be hosting a special V.I.P. Reception in Beverly Hills, California at 5:00 PM.

And finally on Friday, beginning at 7:30 PM - the African American Business Summit 10th Anniversary Dinner and Gala will honor those who serve as catalysts to unite the community such as: Moctesuma Esparza, President/CEO of Maya Cinemas and Member of California State University Board of Trustees; Pat Tobin, President of Tobin & Associates; Sean Harrigan President of Los Angeles Department of Fire and Police Pensions; Gwen-Marie Thomas professor of Business and Management of West Los Angeles Community College; the Living History Maker 2007 Winner and other honorees TBA at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA.

And on Saturday June 23, the TPC Foundation, Inc. will present its Smart Start Youth Financial Literacy Program at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. For more information please visit www.aabs2007.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Adrienne S. Lamm - Media and Public Relations
African American Business Summit 2007/Turning Point URBAN - Telephone: (323) 299-6000 ext. 107


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About Turning Point Communications

Turning Point Communications is a dynamic, fast growing media communications company providing information and resources for African American small business owners seeking a "turning point" in their business growth and development. Through relationships with gatekeeper organizations within the African American community, Turning Point Communications has a unique entry to black business owners.

The company develops events and programs that support the company’s goal of informing, inspiring and influencing small business owners. Turning Point’s business units include Turning Point Magazine, turningpointmagazine.com, the “Access to Success” Business Tour and the African American Business Summit.


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