Jim Blasingame to keynote at Bloomberg Speaker Series in Philly

Leading small business expert reveals we're entering the "Age of the Customer"

NEW YORK - February 2, 2011 On Thursday, February 3, 2011, award-winning small business expert, Jim Blasingame, will deliver the keynote address at the Bloomberg Speaker Series at Peirce College in Philadelphia, PA. In partnership with Comcast Business Class and hosted by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, The Bloomberg Speaker Series provides attendees with valuable information and the chance to network with regional business leaders. Blasingame will reveal that we're entering the "Age of the Customer™" and explain how small businesses will compete successfully in this new age.

"Jim Blasingame is one of the most important voices on small business and entrepreneurship, and we're very excited about the opportunity for him to deliver another keynote at a Bloomberg Speaker Series event," said Steven Diamond, of Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg on Demand. "Our Speaker Series attendees are in for a treat because Jim is not only going to deliver a valuable message, but also be available to answer questions."

Recognized as one of the world's leading small business experts and thought-leaders on entrepreneurship, Blasingame is president of Small Business Network, Inc. and creator and award-winning host of the nationally syndicated, weekday radio program, The Small Business Advocate® Show.

"It's an honor to be invited back to share ideas with another Bloomberg Speaker Series audience," Blasingame said. "Congratulations to Bloomberg Television, Comcast Business Class and the Greater Philadelphia Chamber for their leadership in providing this opportunity to help small businesses strengthen their competitive advantage as we enter the second decade of the 21st century."

Blasingame's syndicated small business radio show is also simulcast worldwide on the Internet. He is the author of two books, a columnist for American Express OpenForum, Nasdaq.com and Forbes.com, as well as a newspaper syndication.

Blasingame is a high-energy keynote speaker and is often sought out for his exceptional skills as an event emcee and panel moderator. He is the founder of SmallBusinessAdvocate.com, and the nexus of the world's largest community of small business experts, Jim Blasingame's Brain Trust™.

Small Business Network, Inc. (SBN) produces and distributes multi-media small business content worldwide. SBN sponsors include: FedEx, Administaff and Palo Alto Software.

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Davonna Blasingame
Small Business Network Inc.