Cox Sponsors Workshop on Leading Through Challenging Economic Times, Friday, May 8

April 30, 2009

- Event held at Kingsmill Resort and Spa in Williamsburg, VA -

CHESAPEAKE, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, May 8, 2009, Cox Communications will host a workshop for business leaders that focuses on helping business owners lead through challenging times.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to Noon and will be held at the Kingsmill Resort and Spa in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Featured speakers and their topics include:

  • Dr. Ann Battle Macheras, Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Dr. Macheras oversees a professional staff engaged in research and analysis of regional economic conditions. Dr. Macheras supports regional outreach efforts to share economic analyses and insights across the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes North and South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. In her presentation, she will provide data on economic trends facing the region and the state.

  • Peter Cook, renowned journalist and host of Bloomberg TV’s “Money & Politics.” Cook will provide information on the state of economy from a national perspective; he will also provide feedback on the political environment and national legislation that may affect the business community

“In addition to these two distinguished speakers, Cox also will moderate a panel of regional business executives, influential leaders and an executive coach who will provide insight and expert commentary on building trust and leading through challenging times. They will provide helpful information to business owners in the Hampton Roads region to ensure area companies not only weather the current economic storm — but thrive as well,” says Cox Business Vice President Michael Braham.

“We are excited to present this forum again this year as we are dedicated to the future growth and leadership of this region. Through our executive series Cox is furthering our commitment to be the most Trusted Provider of communications and entertainment in America,” adds Braham.

For more information contact Felicia Blow at (757) 222-8432 or via Felicia.Blow@cox.com.

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network, as well as integrated wireless services. Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel. More information about the services of Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com, www.coxbusiness.com, and www.coxmedia.com. In Hampton Roads, Cox has more than 400,000 basic cable subscribers.

SOURCE Cox Communications

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