LAS VEGAS-Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker for the Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, Aug. 1-5.
President Clinton’s speech, “A Conversation with Bill Clinton,” will focus on the challenge of globalization, emphasize our growing interdependence and point the way toward a common future based on shared goals and values. The conference will take place Monday, Aug. 1 at 6:45 p.m. on the World Market Center campus and will be accompanied by a special reception for all attendees. Following his keynote address, President Clinton will participate in a moderated question and answer session.
All registered Las Vegas Market attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to attend the keynote, which is sponsored by World Market Center and the iComfort Sleep System by Serta. Online registration for Summer Market opens next month and will offer attendees the opportunity to reserve their spot at the keynote event.
“Globalization has changed the furnishings industry more significantly than anything else in our time,” said Robert Maricich, World Market Center Las Vegas president and chief executive officer. “It indisputably has created new challenges as well as opportunities for our industry. Thanks to Serta, the event’s co-sponsor, we can provide our attendees with this once -in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear directly from President Clinton, a world leader and one of the foremost experts on globalization and the economy. Home furnishings professionals at Las Vegas Market will benefit from President Clinton’s insights and solutions on the most pressing economic and social issues in the U.S. and abroad.”