Jim Blasingame Moderating at ECSB Annual Summit

Leading small business expert moderates panel for small business marketers
New Orleans, June 4, 2011 - Today, Small Business Network, Inc. (SBN) announced that Jim Blasingame, will moderate a panel at the Enterprise Council on Small Business Summit (ECSB) for senior marketing and sales executives focused on small business. Held at The Roosevelt Waldorf Astoria in New Orleans, June 6-8, the ECSB Summit is being conducted to examine and determine what companies need to know about building business relationships with the small business sector.
The topic of Blasingame’s panel is, “Achieving relevance in the Age of the Customer™.” Featured panelists include: Kirk Cheyfitz, CEO of Story Worldwide; Robert Levin, President of The New York Enterprise Report; and Russell Rothstein, President of Sales Spider Media.
ECSB, a division of the Corporate Executive Board, is an advisory service for companies targeting small business and is the only market research firm in North America focused solely on this sector. 
Jim Blasingame is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on small business and entrepreneurship. He is president of Small Business Network, Inc., and creator and award-winning host of the nationally syndicated weekday small business radio program, The Small Business Advocate® Show.
“We are very excited to have someone with Jim Blasingame’s credentials bring his ideas and communication skills to our Summit,” said Rufino Chiong, Director of Research, ECSB. “Jim is an important voice and thought-leader on the evolution of the 21st century marketplace, especially as it relates to connecting small business and big business.”
“The venues created and information delivered by my friends at ECSB is critical to contemporary marketplace conversations,” said Blasingame. “Small businesses need the support of larger businesses on many levels, and ECSB plays a key role in helping these two groups speak the same language.”
In addition to his syndicated small business radio show, which is also simulcast worldwide on the Internet, Blasingame is the author of two books and a syndicated columnist for newspapers, Forbes.com, Nasdaq.com, OPENForum.com, and American City Business Journals. He is a high-energy keynote speaker on small business issues and the 21st century marketplace.
Small Business Network, Inc. produces and distributes multi-media small business content worldwide. SBN sponsors include InsperityFedEx,CareerBuilder and Palo Alto Software.
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Davonna Blasingame
Small Business Network Inc.