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Hellenic Business Network (HBN)
14th Business Networking Symposium
Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker:
Aris Melissaratos

Secretary, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development
State of Maryland

"Networking In The Public Sector"

Thursday, October 5, 2006

Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

A business visionary and corporate leader, Aris Melissaratos was named by Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. to the position of Secretary of the Department of Business and Economic Development for the State of Maryland (DBED) in January 2003. As Secretary, Mr. Melissaratos directs the work of DBED in its mission to stimulate and strengthen Maryland's economy and promote the state as a prime location for tourism, film production, and advancement of the arts. His priorities include technology, manufacturing, and minority business development.

With nearly 40 years of experience in business leadership, Mr. Melissaratos held a variety of positions at Westinghouse, the last of which was Vice President for Science and Technology and Chief Technology Officer at its corporate headquarters in Pittsburgh. Mr. Melissaratos capped his career at the Baltimore Electronics Systems Group (now Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems) as the Vice President and General Manager of the Design Engineering and Manufacturing Operations Divisions. He was responsible for facilities in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Barbados, with a total of 16,000 employees and $3.2 billion in annual revenues. Melissaratos positioned Westinghouse as the national leader in defense electronics manufacturing.


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM - Registration, cocktails and Business Networking

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Presentation / Questions and Answers Session

9:00 PM - 10:30 PM - Business Networking

Tickets: $35 (by October 3th), $45 (at the door)

- HBN members receive $10 discount -

--- Pre-registered guests are included in the Symposium Participant Listing

distributed at the event and receive a complimentary drink ---

Sponsorship: $50.00 - $1,000.00 depending on ad size Sponsors of $250+ may display literature/product at Symposium - in addition, all sponsor ads will be posted on the website following the event.

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(Posting date 29 September 2006)

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