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PANELISTS participating in Providence Business News' virtual summit on business continuity answer questions from an online audience on Thursday.

PBN panelists: Businesses need to ramp up IT for crisis of...

While the COVID-19 pandemic has crushed the economy, in many cases it has brought out the best in people working from home and shown...
MARK HAYWARD, director of the Rhode Island district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration, was one of six panelists who participated in PBN's summit on coronvirus stimulus programs on Thursday.

PBN Summit: Experts grapple with uncertainty in coronavirus relief programs

How to get federal financial aid, how to spend the money properly and how to mop up after the money is gone or the...

PBN to host health care webinar on the coronavirus

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News will host a free virtual summit on April 1 on what businesses need to know about the global COVID-19...
BENJAMIN L. RACKLIFFE, second from right, an attorney at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC, speaks during a panel discussion at Providence Business News' Business of Cannabis Summit on Wednesday in Providence. Also on the panel was, from left, Karyn Rhodes, of Complete HR Solutions; Mitzi Hollenbeck, of Citrin Cooperman; and Kristyn Glennon of BayCoast Bank. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

PBN cannabis summit: Legalized recreational pot is only matter of time...

PROVIDENCE – It’s not a matter of whether recreational marijuana will be legalized in Rhode Island, it's a matter of when. That conclusion emerged from...
THE PBN 2020 Business of Cannabis Summit will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

PBN’s Business of Cannabis Summit approaches

PROVIDENCE – PBN’s 2020 Business of Cannabis Summit will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Omni Providence Hotel. The summit...
PANELISTS DISCUSS the outlook for 2020 during Providence Business News' Economic Trends Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Thursday morning. The panelists included, from left, Kristin Urbach, North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce executive director; Thomas O. Sweeney, founder of Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal; R.I. Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor; Mark Gim, The Washington Trust Co. president and chief operating officer; Luke Ebersold, Rhode Island managing partner at blumshapiro; and Thomas Tzitzouris, Strategas Research Partners director. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PBN economic summit keynote: Recession not in the forecast

WARWICK – “There is no reason to suspect there will be a recession in the U.S. anytime soon,” said Thomas Tzitzouris, a Rhode Island...
PBN'S 2020 Economic Trends Summit will take place Thursday Feb. 13.

PBN’s Economic Trends Summit approaches

PROVIDENCE – PBN's Economic Trends Summit will take place on Thursday at the Crowne Plaza Providence Warwick. The summit will run from 8:30 a.m. to...
SIX ORGANIZATIONS and one individual were honored at the PBN Diversity & Inclusion Summit & Awards Program in Warwick on Thursday. The program included a panel discussion on diversity and inclusion in the workplace. / PBN PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

PBN summit: Diversity, inclusion go far beyond hiring practices

WARWICK – In the business world, diversity and inclusion mean more than simply hiring more people of color and women. It’s about creating pathways...
PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS EDITOR Mike Mello, left, leads the discussion at PBN's Health Care Summit on Wednesday. Participating on the panel are, from left, Marc Backon, president, commercial division, at Tufts Health Plan; Stephen Farrell, CEO of UnitedHealthcare of New England; Marie L. Ganim, R.I. Health Insurance Commissioner, Kim A. Keck, CEO and president of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; Dr. Alan Kurose, CEO and president of Coastal Medical; and Neil D. Steinberg, CEO and president of Rhode Island Foundation. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PBN Health Care Summit: Price transparency a challenging objective for industry

PROVIDENCE – Health care needs more price transparency, but how to address the issue remains a challenge, panelists at the Providence Business News 2019...

Panelists say employees are liability with cybersecurity

A company’s best asset, its own employees, can be its worst enemy when it comes to cybersecurity, and training employees so they stay ahead...

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