TUSTIN, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - The Association for Corporate Growth Orange County Chapter (ACG OC) will provide local professional services executives, business development professionals and financial services dealmakers an exceptional opportunity to generate fresh leads and establish new relationships at its season-opening networking event on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 5:30 PM at the Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel in Costa Mesa.

According to ACG OC president Dave Krajanowski, managing partner at SingerLewak LLP, the kick-off event is a great chance to network with Orange County business leaders.

"We are excited to launch our 2012-2013 season at a venue where you can meet and network with 400 of Orange County's leading deal makers and service providers, and find the leads and resources you need to drive your business and deliver results," Krajanowski said. "In addition, as the premier umbrella business organization in Southern California, ACG OC also offers a variety of opportunities and events to strengthen their skills and advance their knowledge."

The annual season opener provides members and their guests with an opportunity to network with Orange County's outstanding community of professionals. Attendees can expect to be introduced to at least 20 professionals at tables hosted by ACG OC board members and committee chairs in roundtable networking rotations.

The evening also features a presentation by Chris Van Dusen, director of business development and new media at Rief Media, Inc. on how organizations can develop social media programs that create serious results. Rief Media is a full service marketing company specializing in internet and e-mail marketing, web design, search engine optimization, print marketing, and public relations.

The ACG OC Fall Rush event costs $25 to pre-registered members and $50 for non-members. For registration information, please register on-line at www.acgoc.org (credit card required).

ACG OC Platinum Sponsors include: Beach Business Bank; Hein & Associates; Manderson, Schafer & McKinlay LLP; McColl Partners; McGladrey; Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth; Tatum, LLC and U.S. Bank.

ACG OC Gold Sponsors include ADP; Aon Risk Services Inc.; Daly-Swartz PR; Euler Hermes; First Bank; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP; GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC; Grant Thornton LLP; Marketwire; D.A. Davidson & Co; PNC Business Credit; Robert Half International; Union Bank; White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP; Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corporation.

The ACG OC Corporate Sponsor is Meridian Graphics, The Women's Event Sponsor is Comerica Bank, The Academy Sponsor is SingerLewak, and The New Member Sponsor is Snell & Wilmer.

About ACG Orange County
Founded in 1954, the Association for Corporate Growth (http://www.acgoc.org) is a global organization with 56 chapters involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. ACG's 14,000 members include professionals from private equity firms, corporations and lenders that invest in middle-market companies, as well as from law, accounting, investment banking and other firms that provide advisory services. Learn more at www.acg.org.

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