Dr. Pogue attends 2004 China-US Manufacturers and Agents Conference held in China

Shanghai, China, July 19, 2004 – Dr. Laura Pogue, Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc., attended the 2004 China-US Manufacturers and Agents Conference held in Shanghai, China and Guangzhou, China.

The 2004 China-US Manufacturers and Agents Conference event was very successful for Dr. Pogue and her firm, as she met for strategic one-on-one negotiations with the leaders of many Chinese businesses. Dr. Pogue and her firm have assembled a portfolio of Chinese industry specific information and contacts, obtained from these face-to-face meetings with Chinese business leaders for the benefit of Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc. clients.

Additionally, many relationships were formed by Dr. Pogue at the national and local levels of the Chinese government for purposes of furthering international commerce between China and the United States. “The bridge between industry within China and the United States has already been built,” according to Dr. Pogue. “It’s now time for us to roll up our sleeves and reach out to the Chinese business community for mutual benefit, growth, and prosperity”.

Dr. Pogue expects many return visits to China, on behalf of her clients, to enhance their efficiency, growth, and profits through partnerships and investment within Chinese industry. She also seeks to improve commerce between the Chinese and American business communities, in additional, specific areas of client interest.

Those interested in receiving more details from Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc. about specific opportunities within the Chinese business community may contact them at: Resources@smfri.com. Please visit the new Strategic Marketing and Financial Resources, Inc. website, located at www.smfri.com.