Leading to greatness: Top business leaders share their knowledge

October 17, 2005

WHAT: The 11th Annual Worldwide Luminary Series Conference "Leading to Greatness: Building True Success Wherever You Live and Work," features top business leaders from around the world including former chairman and CEO of General Electric Jack Welch, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, revolutionary entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, former Hewlett Packard chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina, best selling business author Dr. Stephen Covey as well as best selling author of The Tipping Point and Blink Malcolm Gladwell and world renowned leadership expert Marcus Buckingham.

WHEN: 10:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2005

WHERE: Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square Center, 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

BACKGROUND: Broadcast live via satellite from Washington D.C., the one-day program will be presented to closed-circuit audiences around the world. Kent State University's Division of Regional Development is the program host for Northeast Ohio.

In addition to the presenters, there will be an exclusive CEO Panel presented by FORTUNE Magazine, in which many of today's most successful executives and leaders from Fortune 500 companies speak openly and candidly about the lessons they have learned. This is a rare opportunity to get a glimpse "behind the curtain" of the world's most respected figures of business and leadership.

Produced by LumaCore in cooperation with FORTUNE® Magazine, "Leading to Greatness" is expecting more than 75,000 conference participants.

Luminary Series conferences are designed to help organizations inspire and cultivate leadership at every level through the discussion of crucial and timely business topics with the leading minds in business management. The Annual Worldwide Luminary Series represents the world's largest public business event and has reached 500,000 participants since its inception eleven years ago.

Registration is $199 per person. For more information or to register, visit www.LuminarySeries.com.
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