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Monday, January 30, 2006
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Small Business Owners Summit

“Technology and Business, the Perfect Marriage” Attracting Small Business Owners to Summit

The Small Business Summit taking place Friday, February 10, 2006, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, continues to attract new sponsors.

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2006 -- The Small Business Summit 2006 has received a strong response with active registration in the few weeks since it was first announced. This all-day event taking place Friday, February 10, 2006, at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, continues to attract new sponsors. Sponsors now include Intel, Intuit, Kodak, Microsoft, M5 Networks, CabinetNG, Xerox, Verizon, Tailwind Consulting and Avanquest. The Summit is targeted to small business owners seeking to grow their businesses through the marriage of best business practices and technology.

The producers, Marian Banker, President of Prime Strategies,, and Ramon Ray, author, speaker and Small Business Technology Evangelist,, have designed the Summit to encourage the exchange of knowledge and ideas between small businesses and technology and business solution providers.

“There’s no way around it; small business needs effective technology to compete in the marketplace. Users are eager to become better educated consumers, so improving use of small business technology is a popular topic, as the large number of sign-up shows,” says Banker.

Co-producer, Ramon Ray comments, “Small business owners often need help linking their high-tech tools with their business practices in order to grow their business. That’s what the Summit is about.”

Summit speakers, experts and exhibiters will guide attendees in maximizing the benefits they can achieve from technology solutions and better business processes. Some of the scheduled speakers and expert participants include: Charles Hand, President, NY Metro Region, for Verizon Wireless; Scott Vaccaro, Regional Vice President, Enterprise Rent-A-Car NYC; Lisa McCarthy, Accounting Resource, LLC (Intuit Professional Advisor); Harry Brelsford, SMB Nation; Rex Hammock, Hammock Publishing; Adrian Miller, Adrian Miller Sales Training & Business Development Consulting; Rob Levin, New York Enterprise Report; Dan Hoffman, M5 Networks and Steve Rubel, Cooper Katz. Exhibitors will be featured at the midday reception and showcase.

Additional information about the Summit is available at, with registration at Companies interested in sponsorship or exhibiting should call 1-888-866-3559 or send e-mail to email protected from spam bots

About the Summit Organizers:
Marian Banker is President of Prime Strategies, which offers business leadership coaching and training for entrepreneurs. She is a small business advocate and trend tracker. In working with small business owners for the past 10 years she has seen the challenges many face in determining how best to make technology support and leverage operations, plans and initiatives.

Ramon Ray is editor of, an online resource helping small businesses use technology as a tool to grow their business. Author of Technology Solutions for Growing Business (Amacom), Ramon’s passion is evangelizing to small businesses about the benefits of using technology strategically. He has written for CNET, Inc. Magazine,

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