NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 24, 2011) - John Thomas Financial, an independent broker/dealer and investment-banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, today announced its participation as a Lead Sponsor of World Energy Forum, which is to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Emir of Dubai and Prime Minister of the UAE, and hosted by the Government of Dubai. This high-level international conference is to bring together over 1,500 delegates including heads of state, energy ministers, investors, executives and experts from industry, academia, and non-governmental organizations to discuss and draw a roadmap towards a cleaner, safer and sustainable global energy future.
As a Lead Sponsor, John Thomas Financial will make a significant contribution to the event, including sponsoring a conference session and organizing a roundtable discussion. The company's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Thomas Belesis, who also serves on the Executive Board of the World Energy Forum, will be in attendance. Mr. Belesis will participate in events and discussions surrounding global energy needs and solutions, which will highlight the technological breakthroughs, developments and advances in sustainable and accessible energy worldwide, and the investment opportunities in the energy sector.
Having participated in the funding of renewable energy as well as coal, oil and natural gas, and exploration companies both domestically and internationally, John Thomas Financial has truly established itself on the forefront of the global energy landscape. Further enhancing this role, an affiliate to John Thomas Financial, John Thomas Global Trading, was launched earlier this year in Dubai. More information on John Thomas Global Trading can be found at www.johnthomasglobaltr.com.
Dr. Harold Hyun-Suk Oh, Chairman of the Executive Board of World Energy Forum says, "The theme of cleaner, safer, and sustainable energy is being heard throughout the world, and, at World Energy Forum in Dubai, the leaders from governments as well as private sector of the United Nations Member States will come together in the global debate for our planet's sustainable future. We welcome John Thomas Financial's decision to sponsor this world event."
About John Thomas Financial
John Thomas Financial, a member of FINRA and SIPC, is an independent broker-dealer and investment banking firm headquartered in New York City's Wall Street district. Emphasizing a client-centric approach to managing all aspects of its business, John Thomas Financial and its affiliates offer a full complement of retail brokerage, private wealth management, and corporate advisory services tailored to the unique needs of its clients. The firm publishes the Fiscal Liquidity Index a unique daily indicator that looks at government spending and its impact on the financial markets, as well as The John Thomas Financial Economic Outlook, a report analyzing consumer sentiment, market outlook, credit cycles and dozens of other market influences. For timely insights, news, and commentary on economics and financial markets, visit the John Thomas Financial's website www.johnthomasbd.com or join the John Thomas Financial community on Twitter and Facebook.