Best-Selling Author, World-Renowned Speaker Harvey Mackay To Keynote ThinkEquity Partners' Growth Conference

Sep 14, 2004, 01:00 ET from ThinkEquity Partners

    SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkEquity Partners, a leading
 research-centric institutional investment firm, is pleased to welcome New York
 Times #1 best-selling author Harvey Mackay as a keynote speaker at its 2nd
 Annual Growth Conference, September 21-23 at the Omni Hotel in San Francisco.
 Mackay is the author of 5 highly influential business books, including the New
 York Times #1 bestsellers Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive and
 Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt. Both are among the top 15 most
 inspirational business books of all time, according to the New York Times.
     "ThinkEquity's Growth Conference is the place to be for investors
 interested in the most exciting growth companies and sectors in the economy,"
 said Mackay. "I'm looking forward to sharing my insights and experiences with
 such an elite, forward-thinking group of executives and investors."
     Mackay is regarded as one of America's most popular and entertaining
 business speakers, presenting on average once a week to a Fortune 100 company
 or association somewhere in the world.  He also is a columnist for the United
 Feature Syndicate, which distributes his weekly business articles to
 52 newspapers and magazines nationwide.  Last April, Mackay received the
 prestigious Horatio Alger Award.
     "Harvey Mackay not only understands how to create success in business but
 how to inspire others to do the same," said Michael Moe, Chairman and CEO of
 ThinkEquity. "His success as an entrepreneur combined with his unlimited and
 contagious enthusiasm for articulating what it takes to succeed is business
 will provide the perfect complement to the energy and excitement we intend to
 generate at this year's Growth Conference."
     ThinkEquity's Growth Conference will feature over 100 CEOs from the
 fastest growing companies converging to discuss current trends in the growth
 landscape. It will also feature distinguished panels on such topics as venture
 capital, China's market landscape and the emergence of nanotechnology as a
 market superpower. For more information, or to pre-register for the event,
 please visit
     About ThinkEquity Partners
     ThinkEquity Partners is a research-centric institutional investment firm
 focused on the growth sectors of the knowledge economy. ThinkEquity Partners
 is dedicated to providing focused insight, advisory services, and capital to
 institutional investors and corporate constituents in the knowledge economy's
 key growth verticals, including technology, healthcare, business services and
 knowledge enterprises. For more information about ThinkEquity Partners, please
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