Former President Bill Clinton and Some of the World’s Most Prestigious Business Leaders Come Together to Address the Most Pressing Questions Facing the Global Community Today

One-Hour CNBC Special Event Hosted By Maria Bartiromo From The Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. – September 22, 2010 – Never before has it been more important for leaders, corporations and governments to unite and invest in human capital and rebuild the global economy. But creating a new paradigm for prosperity in the face of economic hardship will require a collective effort.

On Thursday, September 23rd at 8PM ET, CNBC presents “Meeting of the Minds: The Future of the Global Economy,” hosted by CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo. In this CNBC special event, former President Bill Clinton and some of the world’s most prestigious business leaders, come together to address the most pressing questions facing the global community today: How can we turn intentions into action? How can corporations apply free-market solutions to the world's most dire needs and can we turn investment ideas into global solutions for the world's problems?

The prominent panel including President Bill Clinton; Sheila Bair, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); Andrew Liveris, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Dow Chemical Company; and Peter Sands, Group Chief Executive of Standard Chartered PLC; will take on these questions and more in a CNBC Special “Meeting of the Minds: The Future of the Global Economy.”

CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo is the anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo” (3-5 PM ET), and host and managing editor of the nationally syndicated "Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo."

CNBC’s “Meeting of the Minds: The Future of the Global Economy” airs on Thursday, September 23rd at 8PM ET on CNBC.

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CNBC is also the exclusive broadcaster of the Fourth Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards, which airs on Sunday, September 26th at 9pm ET on CNBC.

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