Erin Brockovich to Keynote IGNITE Leadership Conference
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Moncton, NB (February 28, 2012) — Ford’s Family Pharmacy and Wellness Centre announced, at a press conference this morning, they will be the presenting sponsor for the 2nd annual IGNITE Leadership Conference, to be held April 26, 2012 at the Moncton Wesleyan Celebration Centre. Together with Docbraces, CBDC‘s Women in Business Program, Mike’s Bike Shop, and JumpStart 720, the unparalleled speaker lineup was announced, naming Erin Brockovich as the keynote speaker.
The event last year attracted over 650 attendees and featured Arlene Dickinson of CBC’s Dragon’s Den as keynote speaker. Event organizers The Momentum Group Inc. and sponsors expect to double the attendance in the event’s second year with the lineup of speakers, networking opportunities, and trade show. The event is designed around the themes of passion, perseverance, and leadership. Amongst the largest groups who attend are entrepreneurs, businesspeople, community leaders, and students from throughout Atlantic Canada.
“This event wouldn’t be possible without the support and leadership of our sponsors and I’m thrilled to have Anne Marie Picone and the team at Ford’s Family Pharmacy step up in a major way as our presenting sponsor,” said Brad LeBlanc of The Momentum Group, “we are also ecstatic to have the continued support of Dr. John McManaman and Docbraces, Mike’s Bike Shop, JumpStart720 and the CBDC’s Women in Business Program on board for this exciting event.”
Tickets for this full-day conference are priced at $75 plus taxes and fees and include a catered lunch. More information can be found on the event website at www.ignite2012.ca.
Confirmed Speaker Lineup
Erin Brockovich, Keynote Speaker
Environmental Activist & Consumer Advocate
Paula Morand, Emcee
Senator Yonah Martin
Deputy Government Whip in the Canadian Senate
Hon. Margaret-Ann Blaney
Minister of Environment, Minister responsible for the Status of Women
Province of New Brunswick
CEO, The 7 Virtues Beauty
Honorary Colonel, Royal Canadian Air Force
Atlantic Practice Managing Partner, Deloitte
Executive Officer, Greater Moncton REALTORS® du Grand Moncton