2011 N.C. CEO Forum Addresses the Power of Dynamic Leadership

State’s Top Business Leaders Gather to Discuss “Building Great Companies – That Last” Aug. 10 in Cary

Raleigh, NC, September 25, 2011 --(PR.com)-- The 2011 N.C. CEO Forum (http://www.ncceoforum.com), an invitation-only leadership conference held on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, N.C., relayed practical insights, ideas and actions to a sold out crowd of more than 350 executives and management teams. Attendees heard personal accounts, advice and suggestions from some of the top business leaders to inspire an improvement in performance and provide attendees with ways to boost success. The sold-out event included a keynote address by Jim Collins (http://www.jimcollins.com), acclaimed business author of Good to Great, Built to Last, and his latest work, How the Mighty Fall. In addition to a captivating keynote address, speakers and panelists used story to communicate personal experiences and lessons learned regarding the three main tracks of the event: Purpose, Process and People. Each speaker also provided the attendees with a list of takeaways to help retain key points and areas of focus in the workplace.

The 2011 N.C. CEO Forum event was hosted by Brian Kinahan, CEO of Summit Performance Systems (http://www.summit-performance.com) and Rick Deckelbaum, CEO of Deckelbaum & Associates, LLC (http://www.rickdeckelbaum.com). This marked the third annual N.C. CEO Forum.

“We are incredibly pleased with the outcome of the 2011 N.C. CEO Forum,” said Kinahan. “Rick and I really enjoy hosting this event and believe it is a great opportunity for business leaders, management teams and executives to openly share practical lessons learned, network with other leaders of the community, and apply advice from speakers and panelists to their own businesses. The 2011 event was a tremendous success and we look forward to next year’s forum.”

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- To watch video coverage of the 2011 N.C. CEO Forum, visit http://www.ncceoforum.com/NCCEOForum.aspx.

- For more information about the 2011 N.C. CEO Forum, a full list of speakers and panelists, biographical information regarding Jim Collins, and other initiatives at the event, visit http://www.ncceoforum.com

About 2011 N.C. CEO Forum:
The 2011 N.C. CEO Forum is a premier, invitation-only leadership conference for North Carolina executives and management teams interested in sharing and learning practical lessons with other leaders to help businesses, jobs, communities, and the state of N.C. grow and thrive. The conference, scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 10 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, N.C., is centered around the common theme, “Building Great Companies – That Last.” It will provide attendees a platform to gain insight into the challenges and opportunities posed by environmental initiatives, social mandates, and near-term economic constraints through unique story-telling and examples from some successful leaders throughout the community. Attendees will learn from global and local business leaders how successful companies are seizing opportunity and continuing to build presence on the national and international scene. The 2011 N.C. CEO Forum will be led by a keynote address from Jim Collins, acclaimed business author of Good to Great, Built to Last, and his latest work, How the Mighty Fall. For more information, please visit http://www.ncceoforum.com.

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