Byw_meetme160sqIn celebration of the 10th anniversary of Tom Peters’ thought provoking-article on Personal Branding published in Fast Company, leading Personal Branding Strategists—including many certified by Reach (a leading authority in Personal Branding worldwide) have planned the most exciting event ever on Personal Branding. Peters’ article launched “Brand You Thinking” as the new revolution in which professionals could manage their careers, and it has now become a mainstream concept ten years later.

The Global Telesummit will be held on November 8, 2007 in the form of a Teleconference (details of how to register to join the event are at The Personal Branding Summit is expected to draw more than 100,000 professionals from throughout the world.

There is no charge for this event which comprises of 24 separate seminars, and the value of the content and the expertise of the speakers rivals any world class professional development conference.

Participants are being invited to make a contribution to the events social cause partner Kiva. Kiva provide microfinance loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries with the goal of eliminating social poverty. As the event is free to attend, the event organizers are hoping to raise US$100,000 for Kiva through donations.

With bestselling authors and personal branding experts as speakers and panelists, this unprecedented event is important for people who want to increase their career and business success and companies who are interested in attracting and retaining top talent.

Confirmed presenters include Jason Alba, William Arruda, Dick Bolles, Anita Bruzzese, Silvia Cambié, Krishna De, Tim Demello, Kirsten Dixson, Stewart Emery, Phil Gerbyshak, T Scott Gross, Neville Hobson, Thebe Ikalafeng, John Jantsch, Catherine Kaputa, Guy Kawasaki, Andrea Kay, Liz Ryan, David Meerman Scott, Andy Sernovitz, Debbie Weil, Susan Whitcomb, Carol Wilson, and Martin Yate.

Globalization has changed the way we work, and this event is a testimony to the global, virtual project team. Chaired by Krishna De in Ireland, the planning team also has representatives from the United States, France, Italy, and Portugal. Personal brand strategists from all over the world are engaged in promoting the event in their local markets to increase the awareness of personal branding as the best strategy for accelerating success in business today.

Sponsors include Reach, Conference Calls Unlimited and Ziggs. Conference Calls Unlimited is also recording all the teleseminars that will be available free at after the live event.

More information about the event and how to register can be found at

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  • Krishna De

    Paul – delighted you will be one of the host too!
    Krishna De
    Bringing your brand to life!

  • Zane

    Thanks for the mention. It’s going to be a great event. Kirsten Dixon and everyone involved with this event are great. We’re delighted to play a role.