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Ernst & Young hosts New York “Next Practices” Forum on Global Business, Talent and Market Challenges 2014

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Ernst & Young hosts

 New York “Next Practices” Forum on Global Business, Talent and

Market Challenges 2014  

Top C-Level Executives Will Lead Panel Discussion on Next Practices at Upcoming ENP Event


New York (Feb. 18, 2014) — The Executive Next Practices Institute (ENP), an innovation think tank for C-level business executives to review new leadership and business strategies, has teamed up with Ernst & Young and Global Business News to present  “New York Next Practices Forum On Global Business, Talent and Market Challenges 2014” on March 7  at the Ernst & Young National Headquarters in New York. The session will run from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The interactive session will include a board panel featuring thought leader representatives. Panelists include Tom Vines, Vice President of HR, IBM Corporation; Ken Schwenke, CEO, Directors Institute; Nancy Board, Senior Healthcare Director, Global Corporate Challenge; Scott Hamilton, President and CEO, Executive Next Practices Institute and NextWorks™; Oleg Smirnoff, Principal, Smirnoff Associates; and W. Cecyl Hobbs, SVP, marketing and business development, Activate Networks, Inc.

Contributing panelists will discuss the following key topics:

  • 2014 Global Market & Talent Forecast: Who is Hiring and New Customer Growth Sectors
  • International Business – What You Should Know About Partnering
  • Thought Leader Panel Share Global Business Implementation Strategies
  • Emerging trends in Board and C-suite structures, relations and opportunities

The session will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Ernst & Young National Headquarters — 5 Times Square, New York City. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., and the session will begin at 8:15 a.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m.  A pre-conference welcome reception will take place at Beekman Towers Hotel, 3 Mitchell Place, on March 6, 6pm-9pm.

To register, visit For more information, contact the ENP Institute at or call 888.857.9722.


About the Executive Next Practices Institute: The Executive Next Practices Institute (ENP) is an established think tank comprised of  Fortune 5000 C-level and top functional leaders (CEO, CFO, CMO, HR, CIO, Board Directors) who meet to discuss innovative business and leadership strategies. Roundtable sessions are held with a strict “no-selling” policy to encourage leaders to interact, engage and think collaboratively, and to ensure maximum relationship-building. The group follows a “next practices” development method which discards the status quo in favor of a more effective and relevant approach to today’s business problems and tomorrow’s solutions. For more information on the ENP, contact Executive Next Practices Institute President, Scott Hamilton, or call 888.857.9722.


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