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2007 Net Impact Conference Early Registration Discount Ending, Sponsors Announced

Submitted by: Net Impact

Categories: Academia, Events

Posted: Sep 26, 2007 – 01:00 PM EST

 

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:

TITLE SPONSOR
Dow Chemical

EXECUTIVE SPONSORS
FedEx Corporation
Hewlett-Packard
Herman Miller
The Home Depot
McDonald's Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Starbucks Coffee Company
United Way / United eWay

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS
Brown-Forman
Chiquita Brands International
Dell
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Coca-Cola Enterprises
Wachovia NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance
Bridgestone

SUPPORTING SPONSORS
Autodesk
Booz Allen Hamilton
Calvert
Cherokee Investment Partners
DuPont
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Google
Johnson and Johnson
Mattel
McKesson Corporation
Timberland
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.

For more information, please contact:

Liz Maw Net Impact
Phone: (415) 495-4230, x306
Marty Orgel Net Impact
Phone: (415) 495-4230 x313

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