SOURCE: 1st Global Financial Corporation

March 10, 2011 08:30 ET

Economist David McWilliams to Present Keynote at 1st Global Financial Corporation's International Economic Business Forum Celebrating US/Ireland Business Partnerships

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - 1st Global Financial Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FGBF) is pleased to announce that today, 10th of March 2011, it will be hosting a major business development event at the Fitzpatrick Hotel in New York with Keynote speaker David McWilliams.

Keynote speaker Economist David McWilliams (, Irish Consul Noel Kilkenny and Executive VP and Director of IDA North America John Conlan will be among the participants in 1st Global Financial Corporation's International Economic Business Forum, Thursday, March 10, 2011, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Fitzpatrick Hotel, 141 East 44th Street in Manhattan. At 8 p.m., John Bannister, President of 1st Global Financial, will announce the firm's investment plans for Ireland and its investment partnerships. At 8:15 p.m. David McWilliams' Keynote Address. At 9:00 p.m. new Irish Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, will address attendees via satellite uplink. At 9:30 p.m., Liam O'Conner of Riverdance fame ( will perform. The event, titled Home is where the Heart Is (Is leor don dreoilín a nead), celebrates the culture and historic investment partnerships between the United States of America and the Republic of Ireland. Attendees will include senior representatives from banking, investment, and international property development. The event will be on live telecast and interviews will be conducted by satellite uplink between Ireland and New York.

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1st Global Financial Corporation's International Business Forum.

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
8 p.m.: 1st Global Financial Corporation President, Johnny Bannister, will welcome the honored Guests and make the opening announcement.
8:15 p.m.: David McWilliams' Keynote Address
9 p.m.: Taoiseach Enda Kenny address via satellite 
9:30 p.m.: Performance by Liam O'Conner of Riverdance fame.

The Fitzpatrick Hotel, 141 East 44th Street, Manhattan.

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