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GE Capital, The Ohio State University make major announcement, unveil research

WHAT:Attend the GE Capital and The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business 2011 “Leading From the Middle” National Summit.

WHY: GE Capital and The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business have established an innovative research program to identify the unique needs, challenges, opportunities and solutions to help middle market companies grow and win globally. They are hosting an invitation-only national summit on driving growth in the U.S. middle market, during which leading experts and middle market CEOs will address key topics such as developing leadership, market expansion, navigating regulation, and investing in innovation.

MEDIA:For more information and to arrange interviews, contact Patty Allen at allen.965@osu.edu or 614-292-8937.

WHEN: Thursday, October 6, 2011

WHERE:The Ohio Union, 1739 N. High St.

TIME:8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

WHO:Keynote Speakers
• Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric
• Michael Neal, GE Capital President and CEO
• Christine Poon, Dean of The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University
• Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich

PROGRAM:More than 500 attendees – mid-market CEOs, policymakers, academics, industry experts, Ohio State University Fisher College of Business students – will gather for keynote speeches from GE executives, OSU researchers and policy makers and hear the findings from OSU’s ground-breaking middle market research.

WEBCAST:For those who cannot attend, register for the webcast here: http://www.nationalmiddlemarketsummit.com/