Hartford Business Journal Announces 2nd Annual ‘Business Gives Back’ Event

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Event to Highlight the Cooperative Relationship Between Business and Community

Join the Hartford Business Journal for a day of professional networking and learning as the publication presents its second annual Business Gives Back Forum on Thursday, Oct. 22. The Forum will take place from 7:30-11:30 a.m. at the The Mark Twain House and Museum, located at 351 Farmington Avenue in Hartford.

“Last year’s inaugural event was a resounding success and we are thrilled for the return of Business Gives Back for the second consecutive year,” said Joe Zwiebel, president and publisher of the Hartford Business Journal. “This forum allows for the Greater Hartford business community to come together as one and learn how organizations of all sizes can become more involved in their communities.”

Floyd Green, corporate vice president of community relations & urban marketing at Aetna will kick off the event with a keynote address.

Attendees may register for the following workshops:

Session 1: 8:40-9:25 a.m.    

  •     Supporting the Community Through a Company Donor-Advised Fund
  •     The Good Business of Cause Work
  •     ROI of Community Engagement

Session 2: 9:35-10:20 a.m.

  •     Impact Investing: What It’s All About and How It’s Making a Difference
  •     Community Challenges/Community Solutions
  •     Focusing Corporate Giving to Align with Business Goals

Tickets are $45/per person. Tickets are $55/per person after Oct. 16. For more information and to register, visit: http://tinyurl.com/p75xfj2

The 2015 Business Gives Back Forum is made possible with support from the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving (presenting sponsors). Event sponsors include Co-Communications Marketing and Public Relations, Comcast Business and Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare.

About Hartford Business Journal
Hartford Business Journal is the only audited weekly, subscription-based business publication in Connecticut. Whether it’s market trends, the latest merger news or an update on state government, this award-winning weekly is the “must read” for area business leaders. Hartford Business Journal has a total readership of 31,000 affluent and educated business decision makers in the 61 towns that make up Metro Hartford. For more information, please visit http://www.hartfordbusiness.com or call 860.236.9998.

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