The Dallas Chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Announces 2010 EO Texas Round Up Speakers and Events

Dallas, TX, March 24, 2010 --( The Dallas Chapter of The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) today announced details of its members-only 2010 EO Texas Round Up. The highly anticipated weekend will be held Thursday, May 13, 2010 through Sunday May 16, 2010 at the Ritz-Carlton Dallas.

The “Think Big in Big D” themed event kicks off on Thursday, May 13 with a VIP reception and keynote address by Founder of the George W. Bush Foundation and 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.

The next day, EO members will attend seminars and break-out discussions given by notable authors and entrepreneurs including a presentation by Dean Lindsay, author of “The Progress Challenge” and “Cracking the Networking Code,” Roy Spence, co-founder and CEO of GSD&M Idea City, David Lesh, Life Enthusiast and Entrepreneur, Gail Thomas, President and Executive Director, The Trinity Trust, and Bob Beaudine, author of “The Power of Who” and CEO of Eastman & Beaudine.

The afternoon will also include a philanthropy panel entitled “Giving Back in a Big Way: Entrepreneurial Leadership in Philanthropy” by panelists Jeff Smith, David Michel, Mike Rawlings and David Matthews.

On Saturday, the entrepreneurial development continues with discussions led by Don Hutson, co-author of “The One Minute Entrepreneur” and “Expert on Entrepreneurship,” and Bill Lively, President and CEO, North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee. Attendees will also get a behind-the-scenes view of the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Dallas Arts District with exclusive tours and VIP access. The evening will conclude at One Arts Plaza for a cocktail reception, dinner and a Texas-sized private concert.

As home to the fastest growing EO chapter in the world, Dallas will set a dynamic backdrop for this year’s event. The Dallas EO chapter is expecting more than 400 entrepreneurs and business leaders from Houston, Austin, San Antonio and beyond at this year’s EO Texas Round Up.

About The Entrepreneurs’ Organization
The Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) is a dynamic, global network which comprises more than 7,300 entrepreneurs in 118 chapters throughout 42 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO is the catalyst that enables entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life. The EO Dallas chapter with 150 members is one of the fastest growing and largest in the global organization. In 2009, EO collectively generated $1.3 billion in sales and created more than 11,000 jobs. Globally EO employs more than 1 million people.

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