Syosset, New York, January 10, 2011 - The National Network for Accountants Preferred Provider Network will host its 2011 Kickoff Breakfast Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at Carlyle at the Palace in Plainview from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The event will feature guest speaker Ross Greenburg, President of HBO Sports.
Mr. Greenburg's presentation will focus on leadership and execution and will feature video from the hit series "24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the NHL Winter Classic" and the latest HBO Sports documentary film "Lombardi". Mr. Greenburg will examine and highlight parts of each program and apply them to lessons for business. He will draw upon Coach Lombardi's famed values that emphasize hard work and dedication.
Mr. Greenburg is responsible for strategic direction and overseeing all aspects of the HBO Sports franchise, including HBO Pay-Per-View. A winner of 47 Sports Emmy Awards, Mr. Greenburg is acknowledged as one of sports television's most innovative executives; he has been credited with redefining and reinvigorating the sports documentary genre. Greenburg is also the creator of HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, which premiered in 1995, and green lighted, in 2007, the acclaimed HBO Sports reality series franchise "24/7."
"Ross Greenburg is a talented executive whose innovations have transformed sports television. We are pleased to offer the Long Island business community the opportunity to learn from, and be inspired by Mr. Greenburg. His insights into effective leadership and execution are messages every business professional can benefit from as we embark on the New Year," said Bruce Libman, Chair of Preferred Provider Network.
The Preferred Provider Network is a business access group comprised of business owners and professionals from many business sectors. The 2011 Kickoff Breakfast is free; pre-registration is required by 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 21.
To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (516) 775-0435 ext. 5. All reservations are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Limit one individual per company or organization.
Additional information about Ross Greenburg:
Mr. Greenburg was the Executive Producer for the movie Miracle as well as the corresponding documentary - Do You Believe in Miracles - The Story of the 1980 Olympic Hockey Team. Greenburg's unique storytelling work includes the 1991 and 1992 Emmy ® and Peabody Award-winning documentaries "When It Was a Game" and "When It Was a Game II" about the Golden Age of baseball; the Emmy ® Award-winning documentary "Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World"; the acclaimed documentaries on the lives of Sonny Liston, Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, Howard Cosell, Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis and Magic Johnson & Larry Bird; and the groundbreaking films "Long Shots: The Life and Times of the American Basketball Association," "Dare to Compete: The Struggle of Women in Sports," and "Dare to Dream: The Story of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team." Greenburg has one of the most extensive backgrounds in sports movie production and documentaries. Greenburg, a graduate of Brown University, was also the executive producer for the HBO Films presentation "61". HBO Sports has been honored with eight prestigious Peabody Awards for its "consistently superb series of documentaries."
BILL CORBETT, JR.
TEL: (516) 775-0435 Ext. 1