February 21, 2006

Business breakfast planned during tournament

by Greg Scott

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Alumni, students, and friends of Southern Illinois University Carbondale are invited to a Missouri Valley Conference Business Breakfast on March 3 in St. Louis. Guests will gather at 8 a.m., in the St. Louis Pavilion Hotel.

SIUC’s Department of Marketing sponsors the event.

Attendees will enjoy a keynote speaker presentation by Anheuser-Busch executives. Rich Dangos, corporate promotions manager, and Marianne Radley, innovations manager, will conduct the program. Dangos and Radley will share Anheuser-Busch’s process of developing and producing ideas and concepts for the marketplace.

A-B’s creative staff has produced numerous Super Bowl advertisements and promoted its product through a variety of characters. America has embraced the likes of Spuds McKenzie, Louie and Frank, the Real Men of Genius, and the “Wazzzzzup” guys.

Cost to attend is $35 per person; $20 for students. The deadline to purchase tickets is Feb. 24. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the SIU Alumni Association at 618/453-2408. Guests can also register online at: www.cba.siu.edu/mktg/MVC2006.htm.