National Bestselling Authors to Speak at MannaFest 2008: Presentations by Authors Bob Burg and Robert Kiyosaki, Appearances by International Team Mannatech Athletes and Performance by Happy Hill Farm Choir

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Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ:MTEX), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements and skin care solutions, announced today its speaker line-up and events for MannaFest 2008. Keynote speakers include Bob Burg, co-author of The Go-Giver, and Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad. The event will be held at the Dallas Convention Center from Thursday, March 27, through Sunday, March 30.

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The annual convention provides an important opportunity for our employees, independent Associates and Members from around the world to celebrate success and learn about new company initiatives.

    Approximately 5,000 Associates and Members from the 10 countries where Mannatech does business are expected at this year's MannaFest. Mannatech executives Terry Persinger, president and CEO; Sam Caster, founder and chairman; Al Bala, senior VP of global business development; and Rob Sinnott, MNS, Ph.D., chief science officer and senior VP, will also be speaking at the convention on various topics, including updates on new products and skin care, research and development and corporate initiatives such as sales promotions and training materials.

"We are excited to drive momentum for the company with the kick-off of MannaFest this month," said Terry Persinger, Mannatech's president and CEO. "The annual convention provides an important opportunity for our employees, independent Associates and Members from around the world to celebrate success and learn about new company initiatives."

Team Mannatech athletes from around the world will also be in attendance signing autographs and speaking. Approximately 30 international athletes will participate including Former Dallas Cowboys Billy Joe Dupree and Butch Johnson, 12-year-old BMX champ Lain Van Ogle, master martial arts team Chip and Glyn Ann Townsend, former WNBA star Nancy Lieberman and rodeo champ Shay Good.

As a special performance, the Happy Hill Farm choir will sing the national anthem during the opening session on Thursday, March 27 at 4 p.m. Mannatech is an ongoing supporter of Happy Hill Farm, a Dallas-based school that provides specialized help to at-risk children who need another chance in life.

About Mannatech

Mannatech, Incorporated, is a global wellness solutions provider of innovative, high-quality, proprietary nutritional supplements, topical and skin care products, and weight management products sold through independent associates and members located in the United States and the international markets of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Denmark, and Germany.

About Team Mannatech

Team Mannatech is a group of world-class athletes who serve as authentic role models for today's wellness generation. These celebrated sports figures and athletes have chosen to achieve and maintain optimal health through the utilization of cutting-edge training techniques and proper nutrition. For more information on Team Mannatech as well as bios on the athletes, please visit

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