IMC Adds Summit Speakers

IMCLAS VEGAS–International Market Centers has announced enhancements to the schedule of speakers and roster of sponsors for the second annual CEO Summit, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 29, and Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, during the Winter 2014 Las Vegas Market.

Two additional speakers—internationally known author and professor Luke Williams and leading economic forecaster Samuel Wardwell; and three new sponsors—Grace Management Group, Uttermost and The Fisher Wealth Management Group of UBS—have confirmed participation in the event, an executive-level forum for CEOs, presidents and business owners, addressing key financial, operational and global issues and opportunities.

“The CEO Summit will bring together the industry’s best and brightest to address today’s significant business issues,” said Robert Maricich, CEO, International Market Centers. “This unparalleled educational forum and vital networking opportunity furthers Las Vegas Market’s position as the leading home furnishings and gift destination in the western United States.”

Williams and Wardwell join previously announced high-profile speakers Charles Garcia, who has worked for four presidents; Vivek Kundra, the first U.S. chief information officer appointed by President Barack Obama, who will speak about proper IT planning for businesses and the role that data will play in the future to transform businesses into worldwide organizations; and Susan Packard, co-founder of HGTV, who will address “Entrepreneurship: How to Create and Build Great Companies.”

Three additional sponsors have confirmed their support of the event: global fragrance company Grace Management Group; leading home accessories supplier Uttermost; and investment strategy firm UBS/The Fisher Wealth Management Group. These new sponsors join six previously announced sponsors Brandwise, Demdaco, Evergreen Enterprises, Giftcraft, Ivystone Group and Wherowhere.