Forbes Media CEO to speak Feb. 6 at chamber Business Breakfast

Posted:  Monday, January 8, 2018 - 3:30pm
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ROCKPORT — The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes Mike Perlis as featured speaker at its next Business Breakfast. The event will be held on Tuesday, February 6 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Samoset Resort in Rockport.

Perlis began his career in media as the co-founder of special interest publisher New England Publications in Camden, Maine in the early 1980s. From 2010 through 2017 he served as President and CEO of Forbes Media and has recently become Forbes' Vice Chairman and Strategic Advisor. Prior to joining Forbes, Mike was General Partner at the venture capital firm SoftBank Capital, where he invested in digital startups such as Buzzfeed. He has served as President and CEO of Ziff-Davis Publishing, Publisher of GQ, President of TVSM, Publisher of Runner's World and Men's Health, and Chairman and CEO of IDG Peterborough.

The Chamber's Business Breakfast is a quarterly program designed to provide local business leaders and other interested community members with an opportunity to hear from high profile speakers in a local setting.

Pre-registration is required for this event. Admission, which includes breakfast, is $25 for Chamber members, and $30 for non-members. Those wishing to register should go online to www.CamdenRockland.com and click on the "Events" menu. Please register by Friday, February 2. After February 2, admission increases to $30 for members and $35 for non-members.
Machias Savings Bank is the Gold Sponsor for this Chamber Business Breakfast, and Silver Sponsors include Eaton Peabody Attorneys at Law, LCI, and Village Soup/Courier Publications. The Samoset Resort is Event Partner.

The Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and tourism in the Camden/Rockland Region, encompassing more than 20 communities within and surrounding Knox County. To learn more, visit www.CamdenRockland.com or call 207-596-0376.

 

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 7:00am to 9:00am
Event Location: 
Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 596-0376