Dec 13, 2012

Bob Diener to Headline 2nd B&P Industry Icons Event

Business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have the opportunity to hear from Bob Diener, founder of hotels.com and president & founder of getaroom.com amid premium networking, on December 19, 2012 from 8:00-10:00 am. Diener, an industry pioneer whose innovative ideas have transformed the online travel business, will keynote the second Industry Icon Event for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s new Business & Professional Division (B&P). The event will take place in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton. Breakfast (dietary laws observed) and networking will begin at 8:00 am, and the program will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

“We’re extremely proud and excited to continue our new Division’s Industry Icon series with this terrific opportunity to learn with Bob Diener,” said Robert Marton, who co-chairs B&P with Gary Lesser. “His entrepreneurial vision, skills and story will be of high interest and high value across a broad range of industries and professions.”

“Our new B&P Division brings together business people, professionals and entrepreneurs from Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach,” added Lesser. “We’re making meaningful professional and personal connections through high-level networking, programs with experts, and philanthropic activities that are good for business as well as our community.”

The season’s Industry Icons series will continue on February 5, 2013 with Mark Brockelman, Miami Dolphins CFO and Cliff Viner, General Partner & CEO of the Florida Panthers; and on and March 20, 2013 with Larry Feldman, CEO, Subway Development Corp.

The couvert is $36 per person. Registration is available online at www.jewishboca.org/icon. For more information, contact sonnis@bocafed.org or 561-852-3128.

The B&P Industry Icon Event is generously sponsored by BIBBY Financial Services. Commercial Printers is the Federation’s In-kind Printing Sponsor.

The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County serves the Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach areas, raising and allocating millions of dollars each year to meet vital needs locally, in Israel and worldwide.