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Crown Financial Ministries and HOPE International Team Up to Train Business Leaders to Prosper Now

Atlanta, Ga. – An innovative series of national events kicks off September 18 as Crown Financial Ministries and HOPE International brings its “New Normal” Entrepreneur’s Conferences to Durham, North Carolina, offering insightful advice and inspiration to those doing the real work in America. The aim of the one-day conference is to give business people tools, tips, tricks and training for successfully adjusting to the current marketplace.

Crown“Building a successful business is about laying the right foundation and striving for the best practices,” said Crown Financial Ministries CEO Chuck Bentley. “Microsoft took off during a recession because the ideas and vision were in place. There was a need no one recognized and they moved to fill it. Crown and our conference partners want to give those insights to today’s business leaders.”

Attention Durham, North Carolina, Participants: Register on-line by Sept. 11, 2012, for the Sept. 18, 2012, event for an early registration promotion.

Crown Financial Ministries President Robert Dickie III said that the conference features business leaders who have put key industry concepts into practice in successful businesses of their own.

“This will be real world advice from people who know how to balance the books,” said Dickie, who was recently featured at FoxNews (http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/08/19/8-mistakes-make-that-lead-to-unsatisfying-work/), talking about Crown’s Career Direct®, a skills analysis program developed over the course of 10 years to help people identify their inherent talents and abilities.

More than 10 speakers and authors from different industries will present detailed steps that area business leaders can implement.

Jim Amos, Jr. is chairman and CEO of Tasti D-Lite. Before Tasti D-Lite, Amos was the CEO of Mailboxes, Etc., the world’s largest non-food franchise, which is now the UPS Store. He grew MBE from 2,500 to 4,000 locations in 80 countries, making it the world’s largest and fastest-growing franchisor of retail business, communication and postal service centers. Amos will talk to area business leaders about “THE JOURNEY” that each business must take from idea to reality.

Anne Beiler is best known as the founder of Auntie Anne’s Hand Rolled Soft Pretzels – the world’s largest hand rolled soft pretzel franchise, and national business success story. What began as a single farmer’s market stand grew into Auntie Anne’s Inc., the world’s largest hand rolled soft pretzel franchise with over 1,200 locations worldwide. She will be addressing “NEW DAY, SAME PURPOSE,” detailing how a person’s business motivation can become a profitable enterprise.

Date: September 18, 2012
Time: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm EDT
Location: The Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, North Carolina

For the complete list of speakers and to register for the event, go to: www.entrepreneursconference.org


Crown, a non-profit, helps people and businesses integrate their values into business practices, debt reduction, and financial decision-making. For more than 35 years, Crown has been offering economic analysis and advice based on timeless truths. Theirs is a strong, international grassroots organization with offices in the U.S. and overseas. Crown experts work one-on-one with individuals and business leaders, as well as through workshops and seminars, teaching people how to build on a strong foundation that includes the business principles and practices found in the Bible. It is well known for its cutting edge materials first developed by its founder, the late Larry Burkett.  For more information, go to www.crown.org or call 800-722-1976.

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