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BREI Board Meeting Minutes August 13, 2014 DRAFT

on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:53


Business Retention and Expansion International

Board of Directors Meeting

August 13, 2014

Time:               10:30 PM  CT

Present:           Alan Barefield,Teresa Evans,Colleen Gouldson, Larry Powell, Bruce Schwartau, Kathleen Tweeten

Absent:             David Bossemeyer, Ida Scott, Deloise Tate, Robyn Webb, Denise Williams  

Minutes:          Colleen Gouldson

Chair:              Bruce Schwartau

1.      Meeting called to order by Bruce Schwartau

    2.    Review and Approval of Minutes of  July 10th 2014

                        Motion to approve the minutes – Alan

BREI Board Meeting Minutes 2013

on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:50

Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce Celebrate Awards from Business Retention Expansion International

on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:48

From left to right:  Sheri Shields, Manager Business Development and BRE program manager, Rick Rebadow, Executive Vice President, Gregg Cramer, Vice President Economic Development, Marcel van den Bosch, Coordinator, and Dennis West, Manager Business Services

BREI Double Early Bird Registration Extended to May 2, 2014

on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 18:06

The updated 2014 BREI Annual Conference agenda is posted on website.  We apologize for getting this out later than we meant, but the BREI Board has voted to extend the Double Early Bird Registration Deadline to May 2, 2014.  The conference registration fee is only $450 for members ($550 for non-members). And don't forget to check out the education offerings that we will have at this conference.  The Fundamentals Course necessary for BREI Coordinator certification will be held on June 2-4, the Survey Design and Analysis class will be held on June 2-3, and the Evaluation: How to Measure Success Class will be held on June 3-4.  Hope to see you in Memphis!

BREI Annual Conference

on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 20:12

The plans have been finalized for the 2014 Annual BREI Conference to be held June 2-6, 2014, in Memphis, TN.  For more information and to register, click here.  The BREI Board continues to work hard to develop a pre-conference training schedule and conference agenda that will help to meet the needs of business retention and expansion professionals across the world.  We also have a call for conference presentation proposals and awards (including the awards categories and procedures) that we sincerely hope that everyone will consider.

We invite you to visit the conference page often to remain up-to-date with the progress of the conference agenda.  For further information, drop us a line at!

Thank you for your continued membership and support of BREI and we hope to see you at the conference!