DETROIT, MI, May 20, 2011 - Resources Global Professionals (Nasdaq: RECN), a leading multinational provider of professional services, is holding this year's global conference in Detroit's Renaissance Center. The conference will be attended by more than 500 of the company's senior professionals who work with clients around the globe.
"We decided to hold this year's global conference in Detroit as a way for us to demonstrate our continuing commitment to this community," said Resources Global founder and CEO Don Murray. "We have had a significant presence in Detroit for the past 12 years, serving a number of clients, including the 'Big Three' automakers, in a variety of assignments. We believe that Detroit is clearly on the road to recovery, and we intend to do our part in contributing to the city's economic, cultural and philanthropic revitalization."
The three-day conference will allow the participants to focus on teamwork, philanthropic development and positive influences both locally and around the world. It is intended to highlight personal and professional development by sharing success stories and communication strategies as well as team building.
This year's conference also features a team-building event that focuses on giving back to the local community on Tuesday, May 24th at 1:30 p.m. In addition to a full schedule of high-level breakout and strategic-planning sessions, a client panel discussion takes place on Wednesday, May 25th with key Fortune 50 C-Level financial and operations executives. The meeting is launched at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23rd with a keynote address by Quentin Hardy, Forbes national editor.
"There is a lot of positive energy in this community and we are leveraging every chance to showcase this new spirit to our professionals and clients who are joining us at this conference," Mr. Murray added.
ABOUT RESOURCES GLOBAL PROFESSIONALS
Resources Global Professionals, the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that provides a wide array of consulting and professional services to assist businesses in developing, focusing and executing business strategies. Resources assists clients with various types of projects in the areas of finance and accounting, information management, legal and regulatory, risk and compliance, corporate advisory and restructuring, strategic communications, human capital, and supply chain management. Unlike traditional management consulting firms, Resources not only deploys subject-matter experts to support client initiatives, but also provides longer-term professional services to execute on the strategies to ensure successful completion.
Resources was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm; today, it is an independent, publicly traded company with over 2,900 professionals working from more than 80 practice offices in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Resources has served 83 of the Fortune 100 companies. The company was recognized by Forbes.com as one of the nation's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies.
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