The Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum® 2009 (EY SGF)

Venue: Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort and Spa

Location: Palm Desert, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 11, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 15, 2009
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Join 1,300 of America’s top CEOs, entrepreneurs, advisors, investors and other senior business leaders for the country’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies. This invitation-only event concludes with the 23rd annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year national awards, the largest gathering of entrepreneurs in America, hosted by TV talk show host, Jay Leno.

Sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, you’ll learn how to navigate these turbulent times and continue to grow your company with business insights you can’t get anywhere else.

Experience for yourself why the Forum was named by as a “get-ahead executive retreat.”
At this by-invitation-only event, featuring more than 30 content-rich sessions, you will:

- Learn the strategies to sustain and turbo-charge your company’s growth when the economic turmoil subsides
- Get the latest thinking on what is happening in the transaction marketplace and available capital
- Meet valuable contacts — potential customers, investors, partners, acquisition targets/buyers; network with your peers
- Hear game-changing innovation practices and success stories of America’s best entrepreneurs
- Listen to opportunities for raising capital, including how to conduct a strategic transaction, such as a merger, acquisition or IPO

If you are a CEO and you have any questions,would like more information, or are interested in beginning the registration process, please contact Ernst&


74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert
United States

Additional Information

The Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum will sell out! Register NOW and secure your spot! Early Bird General Registration Fees: $2,995 Entire Forum, Nov 11th-15th $1,995 2- day, Nov 11th & Nov 12th only (these 2 days offer the most educational sessions) Registration fees include all Forum-sponsored meals, receptions, entertainment and educational sessions (as indicated in the brochure). Fees for golf and tennis tournaments on Saturday are optional and additional. The registration fee is for one CEO but a spouse/spousal equivalent or domestic partner may accompany the executive at no additional cost with double occupancy. The Entire Forum fee includes the 23rd annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year national awards gala. The registration fee does not include your hotel or travel.