SOURCE: GlobalEnglish Corporation

September 10, 2008 15:31 ET

GlobalEnglish Announces the Start of GlobalExchanges Asia 2008

Senior Executives From Global Companies Gather in Hong Kong to Discuss the Impact of Globalization and Strategies for Developing a Global Workforce

BRISBANE, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2008) - GlobalEnglish Corporation (, the leading provider of on-demand learning and support for business English communication, today announced the opening of GlobalExchanges Asia 2008 at the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong. Representatives from Compass Group, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KPMG, The World Bank, Thomson Reuters, and others will convene in Hong Kong to share best practices for managing the challenges and opportunities created by global growth in new and existing markets. They will discuss how global learning and development strategies, including the development of English communication skills and cultural awareness, are being used to create competitive advantage in the global marketplace.

"To function efficiently in a globally integrated organization, employees must be proficient in the standard common language used for business: English," said Deepak Desai, President and CEO of GlobalEnglish Corporation. "We are hosting GlobalExchanges to provide business leaders a forum for discussing and identifying solutions to this key problem."

The conference will begin on September 10 at 7:00 p.m. with a welcome reception and dinner. The formal program will start on September 11 at 9:00 a.m. with speakers from ABB, Aptara, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, and Unisys.

About GlobalEnglish Corporation

GlobalEnglish is the leading provider of online assessment, learning, and support for business English communication for the world's top companies. We offer a scalable, on-demand solution that helps employees improve their ability to communicate effectively in English and enables companies to succeed in the global marketplace.

The GlobalEnglish Corporate Learning Service™ provides learners with a unique blend of rich course content, progress assessment, and performance support. The service also offers live, real-time access to qualified English teachers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via voice and text. And a complete suite of administration tools helps companies easily manage, measure, and track performance across the organization.

GlobalEnglish complements its world-class online Corporate Learning Service with a full range of implementation services, including a team of global consultants who partner with clients to ensure success.

GlobalEnglish is the preferred choice of the world's largest companies including BNP Paribas, Capgemini, Cisco, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, GSK, Hewlett-Packard, Hilton, John Deere, Maersk, Procter & Gamble, Reuters, Unisys, and Wyeth.

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GlobalEnglish is a registered trademark, and the GlobalEnglish logo and Corporate Learning Service are trademarks of GlobalEnglish Corporation.

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