Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) August 21, 2009
Some of the world's brightest entrepreneurs will converge on Calgary next month to "engage community to change the world."
Engage Today (http://www.engagetodayevent.com) Sept. 30-Oct. 3 brings together top business leaders to explore how they can use business and commerce to create the catalyst for positive economic, social and environmental change. Keynote speakers include:
Sir Richard Branson, president and founder of Virgin Group. Its 200 companies employ 50,000 people in 29 countries in the aviation, entertainment, hospitality and leisure, telecommunications, financial services, health and wellness and clean energy industries. Richard in 2004 launched Virgin Unite to pull together the Group's international resources and staff. They have helped create sustainable health clinics in Africa and fostered new entrepreneurs through the Branson School of Entrepreneurship in South Africa.
Dr. Stephen R. Covey. Recognized as one of Time magazine's 25 most influential Americans, Dr. Stephen R. Covey has dedicated his life to demonstrating how every person can control their destiny. An internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant and author, Dr. Covey has sold over 20 million books in 38 languages, including the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the 20th Century, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
Janet Bray Attwood, visionary leader and world humanitarian. Janet is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Passion Test – The Effortless Path to Discovering Your Life's Purpose. She and her co-author Chris Attwood have trained more than 450 Passion Test Facilitators around the world. She earned the President's Volunteer Service Award for her work with kids and teens in detention centers and homeless men and women in transition.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Conference attendees, from leaders of international corporations to small business owners and sole proprietors, will have the special opportunity to hear the Tibetan spiritual leader speak in an intimate presentation at the University of Calgary.
Bryan Adams and k.d. lang. Exclusive concerts by these award-winning musicians are planned as part of the conference.
Engage Today is the brainchild of Greg Habstritt, founder and president of SimpleWealth and the Real Equity Group of Companies. With more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and investment experience, Greg has founded, built and sold more than a dozen companies; become a millionaire with four businesses in four industries; and received numerous awards, including Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
To schedule an interview with Greg Habstritt, contact Michelle Tennant Nicholson at 828-749-3200.
To find out more, visit http://www.engagetodayevent.com.