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WALL, N.J. -- Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Management Company, announced that former NHL hockey player Nick Fotiu and former NBA basketball player Bo Kimble have joined the company's advisory board. 'The purpose of Trinity Financial Advisory Board is to provide guidance to our firm's unique niche clientele,' says Grandich.
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- CEO Taylor Wilshire has been honored with the Women Executives in Business (WEIB) most prestigious award for outstanding achievement in business, the organization announced at the WEIB international conference, held in New York, New York. The award honors the highest standard of excellence in business.
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Business sellers can postpone paying thousands of dollars of taxes on the sale of their business if they use a special section of the U.S. tax code, according to Atlanta tax attorney Ricky Novak. Novak, president of Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors, will describe the process for using 1031 exchanges at the July 27, 2010 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB).
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Travelong, a travel company that's one part travel management, one part travel web site and one part technology infrastructure, has recently been honored as a recipient of Sabre Travel Network's first ever Peak of Excellence award for its achievements in 2009. Travelong, established in 1933, is located in New York City and serves more than 100 corporate clients.
US Hispanics Will Spend $257 Billion on Telecommunications Services over the Next Five Years, Says Insight Research Corp.
BOONTON, N.J. -- Over the next five years, US Hispanic communities will spend $257 billion on telecommunications services, accounting for 17 percent of all residential telecom expenditures, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Early analysis of Census 2010 data suggests that Hispanics will surpass the 50 million mark and that they will command over $1 trillion in buying power.
Meeting DOT Mandates in 2010: Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshops
ATLANTA, Ga. -- To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. Training on all three shipping modes will be held in Atlanta, GA on August 10-13 and Nashville, TN on August 16-19, 2010.
BOZEMAN, Mont. -- In response to growing demand for rapid delivery and competitive pricing, Lattice Materials recently started stocking thin film coating witness samples for its customers. The program takes the burden and expense of inventory off the company's customers and improves their experience with Lattice.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Professional Auditing Services of America (PAS) a leading Michigan based A/P recovery firm, which was established in 1993, announced today that for its 17th year anniversary they will be launching a new data matrix solution as a free service provided to their clients. This includes various quantifiable and measurable cost savings or cost avoidance opportunities.
A New Era in Anti-Aging: E'shee Clinical Esthetic Launches Advanced Technology Skin Care Product Line
SOMERVILLE, N.J. -- E'shee Skin Care products are the result of a careful collaboration of skin care professionals, doctors and chemists; these revolutionary new products are the next step in skin care. Specifically formulated to use very small molecular structures to maximize penetration and dispersion of their beneficial properties, these patented skin care products are redefining state of the art.
RICHMOND, Va. -- Linda Tsironis Caruthers (Caruthers), CSA, LTCP and founder/president of Long-Term Care Consultants based in Richmond, VA, has sued her former insurance broker (otherwise known as a field marketing organization or FMO), LTC Financial Partners, LLC (Partners) for an amount in excess of one million dollars.
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Midwest Wind Energy, LLC (MWE) is pleased to announce two key staff promotions from within the organization. Timothy W. Polz, a Senior Project Developer for the past three years has been promoted to Vice President and General Counsel. In his new role, Tim will oversee all aspects of company operations with a focus on business, finance, administration and legal matters.
ATLANTA, Ga. -- When you're trying to buy or sell a business, things can go wrong. Three attorneys who belong to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) will discuss how to spot and avoid common legal pitfalls at a free breakfast meeting on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Cochran, Cochran and Yale, LLC (CCY), who has been offering comprehensive Executive Search services nationwide since 1979, has been designated a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and awarded a GSA Preferred Supplier Contract valued at $1M.
TeleManagement Technologies Announces New Partnerships in Licensed, Outsourcing Services for Telecom Expense Management
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- TTI, the leader in Telecom Expense Management (TEM) software solutions (WinBill), and Enterprise Call Accounting and CDR reporting software solutions (WinCall), is pleased to announce three new client partnerships in the past 60 days. All three companies are leaders in their industry and have chosen to answer their organization's TEM needs with TTI's WinBill Telecom Inventory and Expense Management Software solution.
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Chris Cummings and Eric Webb, with General Yellow Pages Consultants (GYPC), owners of Marquette Group and USMotivation (USM), announced Tuesday that Tina Weede will be President of USMotivation.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- ASE Optics, an optical engineering services firm that provides high tech companies with outsourced optical design expertise and short-run lens assemblies, is expanding their unique Discovery Service to reach companies worldwide. ASE's Discovery Service includes 20 hours of focused optical engineering for a discounted cost of $1750.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- DITEC Research and Development, a wholly owned subsidiary of DITEC International Corporation focused on development of environmental chemicals and technologies, announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with Presentwater AS, an innovative Norwegian company with a strong maritime network and strategic alliances towards world-leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM).
PLAIN CITY, Ohio -- Ohio Laser LLC announced today that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification and installed a new advanced 3D laser scanning system, two crucial steps toward achieving world-class quality control of laser cut parts and fabricated metal parts in production. Companies that require quality control (QC) inspection, first article inspection and high quality repetitive processing will benefit from the new certification and technology at Ohio Laser.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Nelson Tree Service, Inc., Dayton, Ohio announces the appointment of Terry L. Jobson as Corporate Safety Director. He has been an employee of Nelson Tree Service since 2006. Nelson offers a full range of vegetation management including customary line clearance trimming, complete storm restoration services, herbicide application and specialty off-road trimming programs.
BEL AIR, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is promoting a free "Connecting Women to Power" seminar for women...
BOSTON, Mass. -- Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOT) issued the most significant policy change concerning the air charter brokerage industry since 2004. The Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), in keeping with its mission to protect the business interests of members and to foster a compliance disposition relative to the various regulatory agencies, played a pivotal role in shaping this recent policy shift.
Enterprise Spending on Carrier Ethernet Services Will Top $37 Billion Over Five Years, says Insight Research
BOONTON, N.J. -- US enterprises and consumers are expected to spend more than $37 billion over the next five years on Ethernet services provided by carriers, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. With metro-area and wide-area Ethernet services readily available from virtually all major data service providers, the market is expected to grow at a compounded rate of almost 25 percent.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Women of Africa Marketplace debuts in Vienna, described as Europe's Cultural Capital, to be held from July 30 through August 15, 2010 at the beautiful Danube Island in Vienna. California based World Women Trade Fair announced today that it has chosen the 'Afrika-Tage-Wein,' a popular social and cultural event, to launch the first Women of Africa Marketplace; theme: Promoting African Women Economic Empowerment through Trade.
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Pathbuilders Inc. kicked-off its 2010 Achieva program on May 21 at Cobb Galleria with 70 high-potential women from 39 companies. Fifteen of the companies are new to the Pathbuilders client roster: AFC Enterprises, Inc, Atlanta Education Fund, Bard Medical, Carter's, Cbeyond, EarthLink, Inc., Equifax, Georgia Institute of Technology, Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, Imerys North America Performance Minerals, Manhattan Associates, Moore Colson, OFS, The Coca-Cola Company, and Troutman Sanders LLP.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Four (4) Griffin Pest Solutions employees successfully earned their Associated Certified Entomologist (ACE) certification from The Entomological Society of America (ESA). They include company vice president Jeff Spencer, service managers Jim Moyer and Brian Kuemin, and service technician John Dawson.
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that noted patent attorney Richard Bone has joined the firm as a partner from Fish and Richardson. Dr. Bone's practice encompasses all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution, and post-grant review in technical fields such as pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, materials, nanotechnology, medical devices, and computer science.
The Savannah Economic Development Authority Board of Directors Announces Search for Next President and CEO
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- The Succession Planning Committee of the Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) Board of Directors announced on Monday the selection of Heidrick and Struggles to lead the search for SEDA's next president and CEO. The process will begin immediately and is expected to take 90 to 120 days to name the selected candidate.
LAFAYETTE, N.J. -- Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique two-hour training program to address the latest domestic and international rules for shipping lithium batteries. A live Web seminar hosted through www.Lion.com will be held on June 8th, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST/EDT.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. -- Village 1 Hour Cleaners has earned the prestigious Award of Excellence for Quality and Customer Service. This prestigious international award program is administered by the Clothing Care Council, a Washington D.C. based group. Dry cleaners must pass rigorous tests not only in the area of advanced dry cleaning but also in customer service. To date, approximately 140 companies around the world have attained the Award of Excellence.
Rebound Appears Sustainable, Worst Over for Housing, Federal Reserve Official Tells Georgia Business Brokers
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The recent U.S. economy rebound is expected to continue and housing looks to be bottoming out, Federal Reserve Bank official Michael Chriszt will tell the Georgia Association of Business Brokers at a meeting Tuesday, May 25. Michael Chriszt, an assistant vice president with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's research department, thinks the current economic rebound is sustainable because most sectors are up.
World Women Trade Fair Announces Launch of a New Export Program that Enhances African Women in Business Access to Export Markets
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California-based World Women Trade Fair, today announced the launch of Women of Africa Marketplace, a touring exhibition and marketplace, that allows African women in the creative and cultural business to promote and sell their products and services directly to the public and retail buyers in North America and Europe.
HOUSTON, Texas -- Momentum Transport - Momentum Freight, the nation's premier auto and freight transport provider, has once again garnered the Better Business Bureau's coveted Winner of Distinction award. This marks the third straight year (2008, 2009, and 2010) that Momentum has received this honor. The Winner of Distinction award recognizes companies who demonstrate a consistent commitment to ethics, overall excellence, and quality in the workplace.
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Depth Public Relations, an Atlanta, Georgia, provider of public relations, Internet search visibility and marketing strategies for the mortgage lending and financial services industry has signed Comergence Compliance Monitoring, a leading provider of third-party originator (TPO) monitoring and due diligence solutions based in Orange, Calif.
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its one-day Managing Hazardous Waste in New York workshop series during the month of June. This training program is designed to help the regulated community meet New York's annual training mandate. Workshops will be held in Buffalo on June 7; Syracuse on June 9; White Plains on June 11; Rochester on June 14; Albany on June 16; and Long Island on June 18, 2010.
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of June 2010. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Portsmouth, Boston, Albany, Hartford, Northern NJ, Baltimore and Philadelphia.
WAYNE, N.J. -- Direct mail continues to be one of the most effective ways to reach a targeted audience. In addition, choosing the right vendor can make or break a direct mail campaign. So, this week the Ballantine Corporation announced that they are offering their expertise in a newly-released white paper that focuses on how to make the best vendor choice.
Stylish Eco-Retailer bambeco Celebrates One Year Anniversary During Earth Day's 40th Year Celebration
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Stylish and innovative eco-retailer bambeco, which launched on Earth Day 2009, is celebrating a banner first year. The company has become recognized for its retail innovations, and for presenting a complete collection of beautiful and affordable green home furnishings and decor that meet stringent eco-friendly standards. This commitment has created a retail destination that consumers trust.
Industry Veteran Roger Harvey, former COO of Crunch Fitness International, Joins the Technique Fitness, Inc.'s Board of Advisors
CHERRY HILL, N.J. -- Technique Fitness, Inc, a leader in online fitness management, announced today that industry veteran Roger Harvey has joined the company's Board of Advisors to spearhead its fitness center personal training management initiative, which is branded as Technique Fitness 'Gym Management Solution' or GMS(TM).
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The economy may be in a slump, but 13 members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped enough business owners buy and sell $30 million worth of businesses to earn membership to the organization's prestigious Million Dollar Club for 2009. Each year the GABB, the state's only professional association dedicated to buying and selling business, recognizes the state's outstanding business brokers.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- James Monk, a 38 year veteran of the HVAC industry in Central Arkansas has started a new company, Aircon Experts, Inc. to service the heating and cooling needs of commercial clients throughout Central Arkansas. With a focus on commercial projects only, Aircon Experts, Inc. will provide services for new construction, remodels and retrofits.
ATLANTA, Ga. -- CMI, a full-service marketing research company, has added three new professionals to its project management team: Alisa Hamilton as senior project manager, and Matt Orenstein and Nicole Stover as assistant project managers. CMI is a full-service marketing research company that creates competitive advantages for clients by turning research data into strategic insights and recommendations that drive business results.
MARSHALL, Mo. -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced today that the deadline for the 2010 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition, an event that will highlight new and aspiring businesses through a competitive and educational business development process, has been extended to accept preliminary submissions until May 8th, 2010.
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today's environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation's leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. Students will learn how to comply with new requirements, including new reporting responsibilities under the 261-page greenhouse gas rule.
Swarovski Debuts New Retail Design Concept in New York City – Fashion Jewelry Company Announces Opening of Two Boutiques
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Swarovski, the leading designer and producer of fashion jewelry, will soon feature its new retail design concept at two locations in Times Square and Penn Plaza in New York City. The Times Square boutique will open in mid May while the Penn Plaza location will open in early June. The 950 square foot Times Square space will be located at 1540 Broadway and its exterior will feature a large LED screen.
ATLANTA, Ga. -- CMI, a full-service marketing research company, is pleased to announce the addition of JD Woods to its client services team. Woods will be responsible for managing key accounts in the insurance and telecom industries, supporting account executives for new business development, and assisting project management staff.
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation's leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present their two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshop series during the month of May. These courses are designed for industry professionals that must assure compliance with California's hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on May 3-4; Ontario on May 6-7; San Jose on May 10-11; and Sacramento on May 13-14, 2010.
MIDDLETOWN, Del. -- Industry leaders frustrated with high cost of inspection: push for speed in the quality department without sacrificing accuracy or adding complexity. These days, equipment is only as good as the software that runs it. According to Erik Adams, of George Products Company, 'Customers don't want a collection of parts; they want a turn-key solution to their inspection problems that includes powerful software to drive the system.'
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Data published by ForeclosureListings comparing February 2010 to January 2010 shows that Texas has witnessed the highest increase in foreclosures with a rise of 35.3 percent, followed by Michigan at 17.54 percent, California at 11.93 percent, and Florida at 4.71 percent increases. Georgia actually showed a decrease of 5.55 percent and Arkansas showed the largest drop in foreclosures down 28.6 percent.
ELKHART, Ind. -- REMIS AMERICA, a leader in energy efficient products for grocery retailers, is proud to announce that it has opened a new production line at its Elkhart, Indiana headquarters. This new 35,000 square foot facility represents a multi-million dollar investment and has created over 25 new jobs since the company's inception in February of 2009. Additionally, the company's business model forecasts an impressive 30+ new hires by year's end 2011.