NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
BLACK ENTERPRISE, the premier business, investment, and wealth building resource for African Americans, along with Walmart, the nation's leading retailer and one of the nation's largest private employers of African Americans
20/20 Vision: Job Creation & Career Opportunities in the Next Economy, an economic forum bringing together policy makers, experts and entrepreneurs to create actionable strategies for African American job creation. Through a series of speakers, discussions and case studies, the event will explore how corporate professionals can identify opportunities in emerging sectors of the economy and reinvent themselves for employability, marketability and advancement.
Century Plaza Hyatt Regency
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Speaker and Event Highlights
Earl "Butch" Graves Jr., President & CEO, BLACK ENTERPRISE
Mickey Anderson, Senior Director-Regional General Manager, Central CA, Alaska & Hawaii, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Joe Watson, CEO, Strategic Hire
Derek T. Dingle, SVP/Editor-in-Chief, BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Job Creation: This session will address the importance of training and advancement in today's workplace; the next steps to ensure job creation in emerging sectors such as energy, healthcare, education and technology; and what initiatives African American employers can develop to grow a successful workforce.
Using Social Media to Brand Yourself
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Reinvention for the Next Economy: This session will address how mid-career professionals should adapt their skills for a new workplace, as well as find opportunities through self-employment and entrepreneurship as more companies continue to outsource
BLACK ENTERPRISE, your ultimate source for wealth creation, is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. Since 1970, BE has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision makers. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE magazine provides 4 million readers with information on entrepreneurship, careers, and financial management. A multimedia company, BE also produces radio and television programming, business and lifestyle events, Web content, and digital media. BLACK ENTERPRISE is the definitive source of information for and about African American business markets and leaders, and the authority on black business news and trends.
Contact: Andrew Wadium
Media Relations Director, Black Enterprise
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