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NOTE: All meetings this fall will be in the HANCOCK CENTER. Poughkeepsie Chapter of the Association For Computing Machinery aaa ccccccc mmmmm mmmmm a a cc cc mm mm mm mm aa aa cc c mm mm mm mm aaaaaaaaa cc mm mmm mm aa aa cc c mm m mm MEETING NOTICE aa aa cc cc mm mm aa aa cccccccc mm mm Program: How to Develop and Manage a Successful Technology Startup Speaker: Walter J. Recher, wrecher@verizon.net www.smallballmarketing.com/ About the topic: Learn what it takes to create a new business in today's competitive global market, including identifying a market opportunity, developing a business plan, creating and protecting intellectual property, securing financing and positioning with partners in the launch and management of a new company. About the Speaker Walter Recher, entrepreneur, executive and educator from the Hudson Valley, has over 30 years of experience working with successful startups and high growth businesses. Over the course of his distinguished career, Recher has led high growth companies and formed strategic partnerships as a senior executive, founder, business partner and management consultant. Walter has developed and implemented innovative education programs and marketing strategies to rapidly expand into new markets, including four of the fastest growing companies in U.S. business history. Walter is the principal consultant at SmallBall Marketing, a management, marketing and communications consulting firm specializing in the development of new market strategies and programs for the education market, high growth companies and entrepreneurs. Clients have included DDB Media, Infobrella, Flexor Sports, IBM Global Services, Scholastic Inc., Camarda Development Corporation, Performax, CoachLink LLC, Manhattanville College Sport Business Management Program and Successful Education Solutions. He earned a BA in Psychology in 1978 from SUNY Oswego and a MBA in Information and Communications from Fordham University in 1994. NOTE: All meetings this fall will be in the HANCOCK CENTER. When: 7:30 pm, Monday, Sept 17, 2012 Where: Room 2023 (second floor) <--------------- !!! Hancock Center, Marist College Directions: Building 15 on the map at www.marist.edu/welcome/map.html Parking: Please park on the east side of Route 9 in the lot to the southeast of Dyson Hall or down the hill to the west of the Hancock Center. Cost: Free and open to the public Dinner: 6 pm, Palace Diner, 845.473.1576 Map and menu: www.thepalacediner.com All are welcome to join us for dinner. We thank Marist College for hosting the chapter's meetings. Refreshments are served after the meeting. For further information, email collier@acm.org or call 845.522.1971. P - L - E - A - S - E P - O - S - T

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