SAN FRANCISCO, CA - September 26, 2007 - Net Impact announced today that the $50 early registration discount on registration for the 2007 Net Impact Conference will end October 1. The conference, scheduled for November 1 - 3 in Nashville, TN is expected to sell out for the fourth year in a row.
"We expect our 15th annual conference to bring together over 1,800 attendees, and early response has exceeded our expectations," said Liz Maw, Executive Director of Net Impact. "The program this year features over 300 presenters and recruiters from 60 outstanding companies and organizations."
Registration is available online at www.netimpact.org/conference and the $50 discount is available to all who register prior to October 1.
In addition, this year's Net Impact Conference demonstrates the increased interest among leading corporations in supporting individuals committed to corporate social responsibility. More than 30 major companies have pledged their support and sponsorship for the conference, hosted by the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management.
"Our growth in sponsors this past year has been enhanced by new sponsors like The Dow Chemical Company and FedEx, which are increasingly receptive to a partnership that connects them with emerging leaders and management priorities," Maw added. "Our sponsor roster reflects top companies including Hewlett-Packard, Herman Miller, The Home Depot, McDonald's, Microsoft, and Starbucks, all highly focused on social responsibility and other values that Net Impact has fostered for 15 years."
A comprehensive list of sponsors for the 2007 Net Impact Conference - along with details about the curriculum and registration information - is available at www.netimpact.org/conference. Major sponsors of this year's event include:
The Home Depot
Starbucks Coffee Company
United Way / United eWay
Chiquita Brands International
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance
Booz Allen Hamilton
Cherokee Investment Partners
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Johnson and Johnson
United Technologies Corporation
The Walt Disney Company
About Net Impact
Net Impact, headquartered in San Francisco, CA, is an international nonprofit membership organization comprised of new leaders who are committed to using the power of business to improve the world. Its network spans the globe with more than 10,000 members in 99 countries on 6 continents including 150 student and professional chapters. Members believe that business can both earn a profit and create positive social change, and Net Impact offers a portfolio of programs to help members transform this ideal into measurable results. For more information, visit Net Impact's web site at www.netimpact.org.
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