business executive & academic testimonials

Scholar & Author

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"Late one night I received a very well written and sincere invitation from Eric Schwartz to speak at HealthTech 2014. It was so inviting and everything was so clear in the invitation that I had all the information needed to make a decision quickly. So I accept immediately, sent him a response and went to sleep. Next morning when I woke up and checked my email, I saw Eric had already given me the keynote speaker spot and had put up an amazing description on the conference website. 

Everything at the conference was top notch - the quality of the scholarly speakers, the research they presented, the friendly atmosphere, no sales or marketing presentations from any vendor, excellent hot lunch buffet, name tags made of top quality material, and lots of opportunities to network with people. Eric is an outstanding host. I have spoken at many conferences and have experienced many organizers -- Eric is by far the best of the best. He even attended every session and had interesting scholarly questions for each presenter. He also offered to pick up the tab for the hotel parking. 

Finally he presented every speaker with a lovely Certificate of Appreciation -- a touch of class indeed! Thanks Eric for everything you did to make the conference enjoyable for everyone." 


---Dr Mansur Hasib, CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS, Public Speaker & Author of "Cybersecurity Leadership" | Keynote, HealthTech'14 Conference 

President & CEcD

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"I got to know Eric, Executive Director of Advena World, as the event planner of the 2014 International Conference on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. I was a speaker at the conference and my staff found Eric professional, likeable, enthusiastic and realistic in his expectations. 

I have worked with many public relation professionals over the past several years, and Eric not only demonstrated initiative, intelligence and creativity, but also his dedication to his speakers. 

While his event suffered greatly because of the many winter storms of 2014, he put on a ​good event and I look forward to working with him again" 


---- Jeff Finkle, CEcD, President, International Economic  Development Council 

Washington DC

President & CEO

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Eric is a true visionary when it comes to bringing together highly talented individuals from diverse backgrounds and expertise to share ideas and learn from each other in ways that lead to transformative social change and economic prosperity. As a result of our working with Eric, we learned in one day more about branding strategies, human resource motivation, and how to drive high performance than we could have ever gained on our own. 

For anyone looking to share their ideas, as well as learn from others who are well on their way to making a profound difference across the world through their respective fields, I highly recommend attending and participating an any one of Eric's Advena World events."



--- Dr. Deborah Osgood, President & CEO at KISBD | Champion of Small Business Start-Up and Growth, Enterprising Woman of the Year

Executive Director, OSL

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"Eric did a great job pulling together industry experts from varied backgrounds for a truly multidisciplinary global conference

He is a dedicated professional and excels at bringing a variety of professionals together for stimulating presentations and thought provoking discussion." 


--- Joe DeRanieri, Executive Director of Orthopedic Service Line

Founder, Hera Hub

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"I was honored to speak at the International Conference on Systems Engineering, Management, and Innovation, March 2014. 

Eric was terrific to work with... very flexible and accommo-dating. It was refreshing to work with an organizer who is so dedicated to his speakers." 


--- Felena Hanson, Founder, Hera Hub

Vice President, Healthcare

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"Eric Schwartz did an excellent job of directing the Health, Technology and Management 2015 Conference in Washington, D.C., held on April 8, 2015. The event was organized well, andEric’s friendly nature made the conference attendees—almost all of whom were from outside the United States—feel comfortable, which helped facilitate interaction. 

Reflecting Eric’s international background and orientation, the speakers at the conference included highly qualified representatives from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, and Sri Lanka." 


--- Ken Perez, Vice President of Healthcare Policy Omnicell, Inc.​

scholar & researchers testimonials

Professor of Education

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 "I was honored to offer the keynote address at the International Conference on Education, Psychology and Humanities in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Schwartz organized a first-class international conference that included experts in the respective fields from all over the world. 

The conference agenda was posted well in-advance and was comprehensive in design and scope.  Mr. Schwartz was a most accommodating host who welcomed conference participants in a professional and

 courteous manner!!"


----Dr. Lorenzo Cherubini, Professor, Faculty of Education,  ​Brock University,

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Professor of Sociology

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 "Eric Schwartz is an innovative organizer. He brings together diverse groups and perspectives from around the world. 

My experience presenting at an Advena World LLC Conference on Education was phenomenal. In a intimate roundtable format, the participants were able to mingle, converse, and blend interdisciplinary knowledge. The comfortable academic and professional environment established by Advena World LLC is the exact setting needed to ground new ideas. Eric offered an affordable opportunity for scholars and professional to meet and take steps toward creating social change global" 


--- Chiquita Howard-Bostic, Ph.D., Department Chair, Department of Sociology and Geography

Shepherd University

Director of Research

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"Eric has organized a new colloquium for systems engineers and managers to network and share ideas - the International Conference on Systems Engineering, Management, and Innovation (ICSEMI). The first conference in 2014 started small but with a wide-ranging audience and global speaker list. I expect to see this conference grow in the coming years as it gets wider recognition."


--- Larrie D. Ferreiro, PhD., Director of Research Defense Acquisition University & Award-Winning Author

Faculty, Columbia University, NY

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 "Eric Schwartz is a consummate professional. I never worry when he asks me to join one of his events. They are well-planned, and his ability to bring in varied and excellent speakers, as well as, a good audience makes it easy to say yes. "  


--- Madelyn Blair, PhD Resilient Leadership Speaker | Executive Adviser | Faculty at Columbia IKNS | Contributor  Psychology Today.

Asst. Professor of Engineering

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 "Eric has an outstanding leadership and organizational abilities. I remember from a conference at Washington DC, he has excellently coordinated the event with a great attitude. He is certainly a team player. 

Eric has an extensive knowledge in his field, and his open-minded approach could not be overestimated. He represents a strong experience in areas such as public relations, project management and policy analysis. 


--- Vaibhav Sinha, PhD

Assistant Professor of Practice Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Ohio state University Columbus, OH

VP, PRA Health Sciences Company

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 " I would like to recommend Eric for his outstanding conference organizational activities. I was an Honorary Guest Speaker at the 10th Women's Leadership Conference organized and led by Eric on behalf of his organization. Eric made the entire process of simple and enjoyable, while also inviting successful and established women leader to share their experiences and guidance for career development. I look forward to working with Eric again and having the opportunity to share my leadership experiences at another conference in the near future. "


Ewa Kleczyk, PhD

Vice President, Client Analytics

Symphony Health

Horsham, PA

BUSINESS LEADERS testimonials

CEO & Executive Vice President

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 "As a former Marketing & sales Director of Sony Morocco, I have been his client and from what I can tell, Eric was a valuable asset to our company. 

As Public Relations Executive at FP7 McCann, Eric was an integral part of our communication and marketing operations. He was dedicated to his work and a great asset in the implementation of our marketing/promotional campaigns." 


--- Mohit Parasher, CEO & Executive Vice President - Harman International Samsung Co, Los Angeles, CA | former  Senior Vice President Consumer Marketing - Europe & Managing Director Sony UK.

Sale Consultant

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 "I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Eric at the Strategic Business Management and Economic Research 2014 Conference in Washington DC. as an Honorary Speaker at his Advena World event.. I found Eric to be passionate and compassionate about his work and had the incredible ability to seem always, available. 

He brought together a fine mix of speakers from around the globe to present, the audience was treated to some of the greatest minds assembled in one place to speak. 

Putting together an event of this type is not an easy undertaking yet Eric seems to take it in stride. The planning, the communication, the venue and the delivery, ALL EXCELLENT

I was amazed how on top of his game Eric is, it seemed that as soon as I hit send with a question, I received an answer in return. Within minutes of me accepting the engagement, and forwarding my bio and head-shot, he had the update done on the conference page within moments and sent back for my approval.  

I hope to be included in future conferences he puts together, it is truly a wonderful experience both as a presenter and as an active listener and learner when it wasn't "My turn at the Lectern". If you get a chance to attend any of the Conferences Eris puts together, May I strongly recommend you attend. 

All my best, in truth"


--- Glenn Freezman, Sales Consultant at Armen Chevrolet​

Senior Executive, Coca-Cola Company

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 "I had the pleasure of working with Eric directly when he served as P.R. Executive & Writer at FP7 McCann. He was highly knowledgeable in public relations and at the same time, was capable of quickly understanding corporate clients' global marketing and P.R. strategies. 

Eric implemented public relations strategies of Coca-Cola Export Corporation in Morocco and Algeria. 

He demonstrated a higher level of expertise and most of all Eric was knowledgeable about our strategy in North Africa; helped us improve our corporate image and consumers’ attitudes towards our brands. 

Additionally, Eric helped us promote new products through a variety of media channels, wrote and adapted numerous press releases, and organized press conferences, interviews executives, covered on-site promotional events, and so on. 

I have seen his talents and abilities not only in our business partnership but also in the business community, when interacting with media professionals, corporate executives, and policy makers, as well. 

I highly recommend him for any position of work in which he can spread his excitement and share his talents with others." 


​--- Armand CoursonRegional Director LENA 

Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company (ACCBC)

public speaker testimonials

Partner Wiley Rein LLP

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"Eric is a very imaginative and resourceful entrepreneur as well as an excellent teacher 


--- Charles Verrill, Partner Wiley Rein LLP  & Senior Lecturing Fellow International Business Transactions Duke University Law School 

Public Speaker

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 "I wholeheartedly recommend Eric based on his expertise in organizing Women's Leadership International Conference in NYC in October 2014. 

I was honored to be one of the speakers and enjoyed myself tremendously. Eric's skills became evident from the moment we connected: he is detail-oriented, attentive and accommodating. I loved every moment of this day-long event thanks to Eric! 

The conference was held at a very comfortable facility and featured an amazing line-up of speakers, some of whom had traveled half-way across the globe to present. I would surely do it all over again -- I felt so inspired by that memorable conference!" 


--- Yulia Ievleva, Psychotherapist, Public Speaker, and Business Consultant, Greater Los Angeles Area 

Public Speaker

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"I spoke at Eric's Womens Leadership Conference in Washington DC (July 2014.) The event was excellent, the other speakers who spoke that day were amazing. 

I ended up spending the whole day there so that I could hear what they had to say. Eric did a fantastic job pulling the event together. I look forward to speaking at another one of Eric's events." 


--- Jane Lovas, CEO, Lovas Consulting, Business Therapist, Thought Leader, Author, and Speaker Helps Women CEOs, Executives and Leaders​