John Zogby to Keynote 34th Annual Smart Business Hawaii Conference on January 13-Smart Business Hawaii conference offers tips to business owners and managers to make it through tough times

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Hawaii entrepreneurs – plan to be with Smart Business Hawaii on Wednesday, January 13, for the 34th Annual SBH Business & Investment Conference at the Ala Moana Hotel, for the first major business conference of the year.

The conference – “Small Business 2010: Strategies for Hawaii’s Business Recovery” – runs from 7:30 am – 2 pm.


Keynote Speaker at lunch will be world renowned pollster and author, John Zogby. The best-selling book, “The Way We’ll Be,” by John Zogby, will be available for purchase and autograph at the special conference price of $15 (published price is $26).

Washington Monthly lists “The Way We’ll Be,” among the 25 books the new president should have by his bedside. “He should also read The Way We Will Be, by John Zogby. He will see himself in the mirror as one of the “first globals”? and will see the U.S. not as a parochial country but an increasingly globally connected one” says Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton and the author of “America’s Edge: Power in a Networked World.”

Gov. Linda Lingle will also speak at lunch, detailing her accomplishments during the past 8 years and the tasks ahead.

Business leaders, success stories and political panels featuring candidates for Governor and Congress (1st District) will also be included.

The SBH Conference will also feature a business exhibit area, surprise guests and a lot of useful information and networking.

Sponsors for this year’s conference include: AIG Insurance Hawaii; Edward Enterprises; Grassroot Institute of Hawaii; Hawaii Reporter, JS Services; KSSK; Peterson Sign Co.; The Systemcenter, Inc.; Valenti Print Group and Winners’ Camp Foundation.

Start your new business year with SBH and to bring valued employees, your associates and vendors.

‘Call 396-1724 for reservations and sponsorship information.’