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The National Summit Selects Tanner Friedman For Media Relations

Oct 17, 2008

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. - Organizers of the National Summit announce that Tanner Friedman, a strategic communications firm headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, will handle media relations for the Summit. Convened by the Detroit Economic Club, The National Summit will be held June 15-17, 2009 at Ford Field in Detroit.

The unprecedented gathering, will engage prominent leaders and participants in debate and dialogue on four issues of vital importance to America's future in the global economy -- Technology, Energy, Environment and Manufacturing. Summit co-chairs are William Clay Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company, and Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO of the Dow Chemical Company.

Tanner Friedman's professionals, led by the firm's Co-Founder Matt Friedman, will serve as the primary contacts for journalists covering the Summit, as well as the news that the Summit generates between now and June 15, 2009.

"The Detroit Economic Club and Tanner Friedman join to form a solid relationship," said Beth Chappell, President and CEO of the Detroit Economic Club. "Their experience as former journalists, their current relationships with the press as well as their understanding of the mission of the Summit combine to make them ideally suited to take on this role." 

The Detroit Economic Club is a non-partisan, non-profit group that has a 75-year history of convening leaders to debate and discuss important business, government and social issues. It has hosted every sitting U.S. President since Richard Nixon, and is ranked as one of America's "Top 10 Executive Speaking Forums" and third in the world for "Most Valuable Podiums for CEOs." 

About Tanner Friedman

Tanner Friedman is a Farmington Hills, Michigan-based strategic communications firm specializing in traditional and emerging media relations, adversity management and public relations counsel. Visit tannerfriedman.com.



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