BNC International Group Led by Mona Pearl to Host Clean Tech and the Midwest: Opportunities and a Global Overview

Oct 03, 2009, 08:48 ET from BeyondAStrategy

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- BNC International connects professionals who actively engage in international business. We are dedicated to providing a platform for lead generation, collaboration, and discussion of issues affecting international business. The BNC international meets the second Thursday morning of each month with the purpose of helping professionals engaged in international business grow their contacts, learn about new opportunities and share leads.

Join us on October 8, at 08:00 AM to hear Gail Longmore, Managing Director of the Global Midwest Alliance presenting: Midwest excellence in clean tech innovation, products and services. Gail will be discussing how her group connects innovators with financiers, business management expertise and the international community.

Gail Longmore is the Managing Director of the Global Midwest Alliance. She has over 25 years of business management and development experience. Gail has worked with over 50 companies seeking to enter and develop new markets. Her experience includes domestic and international market entry strategies; international site location for manufacturing, sales and headquarters; representation of government agencies promoting regional economic development; and, solving strategic training, personnel and productivity problems.

Before becoming a consultant, she set up and effectively managed North American operations for a multinational corporation rising to be a member of the Board of Directors of the parent company. During her time as Vice Consul with the British Consulate, she built a portfolio of business relationships throughout Europe and the US. Today she continues to represent government agencies on an ongoing and project basis, targeting companies in specific industry sectors.

Gail has worked with Fortune 500 companies at senior levels. She has worked with companies in a wide variety of industry sectors including automotive, chemical, distribution, media, telecommunications, healthcare, pharmaceutical and electronic component assembly.

Full event info:

Each meeting features a speaker and structured networking.

Who should participate: Professionals with a track record in international business, and/or with a strong interest of developing their global careers.

When: October 8, 2009 @ 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM

Where: 444 North Michigan Ave., Conference Room

Special thanks to our host and sponsor, Mr. Suleyman Sozeri - Turkish Trade Commissioner

You need to pre-register to be able to enter the building. No walk-ins.

Please have a valid ID.

To Register:

Cost: $25.00


Check-in, Breakfast and open networking

Speaker: Ms. Gail Longmore on Clean Tech and the Midwest: A Global Overview

Structured Networking

For more information please contact or call: (312) 642-4647

Mona Pearl, who is leading the BNC International Group, is an expert on international strategic development and global entrepreneurship. Her expertise has been vital in helping companies design and executes their global strategies. Ms. Pearl is known for her out of the box thinking and developing creative solutions to tough challenges which produce bottom line results.

Ms. Pearl founded and operated 3 successful businesses. From operations to organization to top line growth strategies, Ms. Pearl initiated and executed cost effective and creative opportunities for companies to make money. Since 1993, she helped companies increase global market share, enhance leadership and engage the stakeholders along the value chain. These activities led to companies growing their business across-borders, leveraging their global competitiveness and addressing diversity and cross-cultural issues in international markets.

Projects across industries and across borders include: Deutsche Telekom, GM, Rover, Jaguar, Marriott, Hyatt Corp., IMF, Fermilab, The Export Institute, SES GmbH, A.B. Dick, Navistar, Accenture, Michelin, State of IL - DCEO, Philip Morris, Bacardi, the global airline industry, and many more.

Ms. Pearl lived in three continents, and her language abilities include: English, French, German, Hebrew, Rumanian and Spanish. She was quoted by Microsoft, Crain's Chicago,, and interviewed by other media on global issues and strategies. She is a frequent speaker at global related conferences worldwide, has co-authored two published books, she is a contributing editor on global competitiveness in Manufacturing Today as well as publishes in other business magazines.

Ms. Pearl will be presenting in the First Peter Drucker International Conference held in November in Vienna, Austria her paper on "Entrepreneurship & Innovation in a Global Economy". Her paper was amongst 20 selected from a worldwide call for papers competition.

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

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