Planet Tan CEO Featured Speaker at JK North America Tanning Expo in Las Vegas

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Planet Tan CEO featured speaker at JK North America Tanning Expo in Las Vegas.

Planet Tan, home of Dallas/Fort Worth's premier tanning super centers, and the most respected brand in the industry announced today that Founder and CEO Tony Hartl was a featured speaker at the inaugural 2008 JK North America Tanning Expo held at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from June 16 -- 17, 2008.

The first time event was initiated to provide a forum for tanning salon owners all over the country to network, exchange ideas and preview new products and sales tools. Some of the featured attractions included new tanning equipment, salon software, accessories,
event-only sales promotions, and educational seminars.

Hartl was selected as a featured speaker for the event. He spoke on the topic of "growing business in a slow economy," along with five other industry experts. "It was a honor to participate in the event and share my ideas with other tanning salon across the country," said Hartl. "We all benefit from the exchange of ideas and learn from each others successes and disappointments."

Planet Tan is the official tanning center for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Mavericks Dancers, and the Dallas Stars Planet Tan Ice Girls. They are the leader in tanning super centers, operating 13 locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Planet Tan has been recognized on the SMU "Dallas 100" list as one of the fastest growing privately held businesses in Dallas, and was selected as the "Best Place to Work in DFW" by the Dallas Business Journal in 2006 and 2007. Looking Fit® magazine ranked Planet Tan in their "Top 250" - the top 1% of tanning centers in North America. The company has also been included in the Inc. 5000 magazine 2007 list of 5000 fastest growing companies in America. Planet Tan was just recently on the cover of Fortune Small Business in recognition on gauging customer service.The company was founded in 1995 by Tony Hartl, and is based in Garland, Texas. To learn more about Planet Tan memberships and locations, visit


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