Phyllis J. Bailey
- Annual Convention "" June 22-25, 2011 "" Rosen Shingle Creek Resort -
(BLACK PR WIRE) – GREENBELT – MAY 5, 2011 – The goal of President/CEO Calvin Harris, Jr. and Executive Director/COO, Gregory Johnson is to bring over 1,500 members to Orlando, Florida to attend NABA’s 40th Annual National Convention & EXPO. Their ambitious agenda for the Convention includes: discussion of the decline of wealth in the Black community; a Career EXPO with onsite interviewing; and a broad range of relevant Continuing Professional Education (CPE) seminars which provides a foundation for the “best and brightest” to propel their careers in this dynamic and ever-changing business environment. NABA has scheduled chapter leadership training sessions, Board of Directors Meeting, Public Forum, Student Luncheon and Awards Ceremony, and the Awards Celebration Banquet. In addition, members will offer a Day of Service in minority neighborhoods in Orlando.
One of the most anticipated events is the Business-to-Business Breakfast Forum and features the most high profile company’s in the accounting business today (Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PwC, and others). For the second time in the history of the Convention, local residents are invited to participate in the Career EXPO, Product Pavilion, as well as our Shops @ the Marketplace. During the Career EXPO, companies of all sizes including Fortune 500 will be onsite interviewing attendees for career opportunities all over the world. Participating professionals are required to have at least a Bachelors degree and students can interview for internship opportunities as well. Shops@The Marketplace will feature national and local vendors selling their products and services to convention attendees.
Established in 1969 and with over 8,000 members, NABA, Inc. is the premier association for today's accounting, finance, and business professionals. NABA represents the interests of African-Americans and other professionals of color. The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting, finance, information technology, and business professions with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors. NABA’s overall objective is to create business leaders. Focusing on the essential skills for success, we offer unique value-added leadership training and professional development opportunities as well as venues for organizations and individuals to build new business.
For additional information about NABA, Inc. call (301) 474-6222, visit http://Convention.NABAInc.org or email communications@NABAInc.org. Follow NABA’s social networks: Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn.