Monday, December 7, 2009

How to be a successful entrepreneur in a bad economy - Dec.14 from 7 - 9:30

Plainview Old-Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School
With the support of
Long Island Capital Alliance (LICA)


“How to be a successful entrepreneur in a bad economy”
Speakers include:

Robert Meyrowitz

Founder of icon companies, such as Ultimate FightingChampionship (UFC) and The King Biscuit Flower Hour

Jeffrey Bass

CEO of Executive Strategies Group LLC and Chairman of the Long Island Capital Alliance

Come join us as some of Long Island’s most interesting and accomplished Entrepreneurs discuss what it takes to be a good entrepreneur and How good entrepreneurs can succeed even in a bad economy

Date:             Monday, December 14th

Time:             From 7:00 to 9:30 PM

Location:      Plainview Library
999 Old Country Road
Plainview, 11803

To Register:
E-mail your name, company and phone number to (space is limited).

Speaker Bios:
Robert Meyrowitz:
Mr. Meyrowitz began his career in radio starting a company called DIR Broadcasting. Amongst hundreds of other radio shows, Mr. Meyrowitz created, produced and distributed the legendary “The King Biscuit Flower Hour”. He went on to become President and CEO of SEG corp., where he founded, created and produced the Ultimate Fighting Championships (the “UFC”).  Under Mr. Meyrowitz, SEG also produced pay-per-view music specials with such diverse artists as The Who, Ozzie Ozbourne, Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Two Pac, Queen Latifah, and David Hasselhoff.  Mr. Meyrowitz’s television productions also include Amnesty International’s Human Rights Tour for HBO staring Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Tracy Chapman and Peter Gabriel, the “History of Rock and Roll” for the WB, two Bette Midler HBO specials, two Whoopi Goldberg HBO specials, two Billy Connelly HBO specials, “Who’s on First”, a series for ABC Late Night, “The Inside Track”, a weekly series on A&E, “The Legendary Ladies of Rock and Roll” on Cinemax, Paul Simon for Cinemax, “The Roy Orbision Tribute” for HBO, The New Kids on the Block for pay-Per-View (the highest grossing entertainment show on Pay-Per-View).  Mr. Meyrowitz was also part of the broadcast team that brought Billy Joel to the Soviet Union, which resulted in the first radio simulcast between the U.S. and the USSR, as well as television specials for HBO and ABC.  Mr. Meyrowitz was also President and CEO of the largest internet radio company.  
Jeffrey Bass:
Executive Strategies Group Principal Jeffrey L. Bass brings vast business experience and knowledge to the table as a strategic business advisor to corporate executive management. He is known in the New York business community for his consultation with businesses of all sizes and stages of development, helping them to clearly define business objectives, critical success factors, marketing strategies, operation plans and financial requirements to achieve their objectives.  Mr. Bass is the chairman of the Long Island Capital Alliance and conceived and inaugurated the LI/NY Metro Capital Forum. He has served as a leader at various conferences including those sponsored by the White House, Securities and Exchange Commission, United States Department of Commerce, American Society for Public Administration, International City Management Association, New York State Council of Mayors and Inc. Magazine, as well as regional business associations Mr. Bass is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on strategic planning and budgeting and is frequently quoted as an authority in local and national business media. He has taught courses in Public Administration and Public Finance at Queens College of the City University of New York, where he served as Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Affairs. He has also taught courses in Entrepreneurial Management. He is a supporter of numerous philanthropic organizations.
Mr. Bass earned a Masters in Public Administration from New York University, an M.A. in Urban Studies and a B.A. in Political Science from Queens College. He holds New York State Property and Casualty and Life and Health Insurance Licenses and is a general securities representative with Series 7 and 63 registrations.

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