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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFraserNet's “Succeeding in Tough Times” 2009 PowerNetworking Conference Gives African American's a 10 Point Economic Plan for Succeeding in Today's EconomyApril 2, 2009, ATLANTA, GA - According to FraserNet founder George Fraser, African-Americans should not wait on the government to solve the community's current economic issues, but rather start empowering themselves to improve their own economic realities. Dr. Fraser says, “Blacks need their own economic stimulus plan. In tough times your relationships and networks are critical, they are your lifeline to weathering this economic storm.”Additionally Fraser says, “We cannot expect others to do for us that which we are not willing to do for ourselves. Thus, our conference is a network of thousands who come together each year to share, educate and empower each other through networking. When they leave our conference they know how to get more clients, how to build their businesses and accelerate their careers through networking.”FraserNet, Inc. ( today announced that the theme ‘Success Runs In Our Race, Lead. Change. Focus. and Succeeding In Tough Times' has been chosen for the June 2009 PowerNetworking Conference. The conference is known for attracting top talent from the African-American business community. Workshops, panels, two luncheons, National Town Hall Meeting, and networking will all be happening from June 25-27 at the Marriott Atlanta Marquis in downtown Atlanta. Confirmed appearances include Marc Morial, Les Brown, Ed Gordon, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, Bev Smith, Dr. Farrah Gray, Jeff Johnson, George Curry, Rev. Otis Moss Jr., Dr. Roosevelt Thomas and Janice Bryant Howroyd. In addition, at this year's conference there will be special awards presentations, business exhibits, a special luncheon to celebrate six phenomenal Black Women, and a new feature; “The Elevator Pitch Olympics,” where entrepreneurs can have their business propositions evaluated by a panel of investment experts. This year's sponsors include: Ford, The Home Depot, Delta, Alcoa, Anheuser Busch, Chevron, Chick-fil-A, Cleveland Clinic, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Compro Tax, Constant Contact, DataFax, Dell, Exelon, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Hewlett Packard, LESCO, Nielsen, Pitney Bowes, Prudential Financial, State Farm, Turner Construction, UPS, U.S. Cellular, Wells Fargo, Wendy's, Weyerhaeuser.About FraserNet:FraserNet is a global leadership network committed to economic development through education, training and empowerment for Black people. Its focus is to train, educate and equip Black people with new skills, new thinking, and new approaches for personal, professional and financial success in the 21st Century. FraserNet has been producing the PowerNetworking Conference for 8 years.George C. Fraser is Chairman & CEO of FraserNet Inc. He is considered by many to be one of the most important voices in Black America and one of the foremost authorities on networking and building effective relationships. His newest book Click: 10 Truths For Building Extraordinary Relationships (McGraw-Hill 2008) is a national best seller.Mr. Fraser is the author of two additional books: Success Runs In Our Race; The Complete Guide to Effective Networking in the African American Community (a critically acclaimed bestseller) and Race For Success: The Ten Best Business Opportunities for Blacks in America. Both were published by HarperCollins. Mr. Fraser is also the publisher of the award-winning SuccessGuide Worldwide; The Networking Guide to Black Resources.More information about the conference and registration for the 2009 PowerNetworking Conference is available on or or at 216-691-6686 extension 330, attn: Bria RiceMedia Contact(s): Debra Dixon, Light of Gold PR, Marketing and Consulting LLC646-278-5658 (NY), 917-385-1079email: or end -
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