SMITHFIELD – Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, will be the keynote speaker at the seventh annual Bryant University Northeast Entrepreneurship Conference on March 3.
Forbes, a proponent of capitalism, free markets and a flat tax, is well known in the field of economics and finance and is expected to address such issues during his speech. His business magazine, Forbes, has a readership of 6.2 million in the United States, plus more than a million outside of the country.
“Having Steve Forbes here at Bryant University as the keynote speaker for this major conference is yet another example of the incredible efforts of our students and faculty,” said Glenn Sulmasy, provost and chief academic officer at Bryant.
The Smithfield university, founded in 1863, has 3,700 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The event is expected to begin at 11 a.m.