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Four speakers confirmed for CEO Summit at Summer Las Vegas Market

International Market Centers (IMC) has selected four speakers for the CEO Summit at Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market. The one-day event, scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, is designed to address and provide insight into critical issues facing today’s gift and home furnishings industry leaders through a series of presentations and networking opportunities.

The conference kicks off with China, the Next Five Years by the Honorable Gary F. Locke. Drawing from his experience as U.S. ambassador to China and U.S. secretary of commerce, Locke offers insight on some of the most vital issues confronting America and the international community today. 

Evan A. Feigenbaum will present South East Asia Expert Opinions. Feigenbaum is one of America’s leading experts on Asia and most heavily focuses on geopolitics and economics and the changing role of the United States across the Pacific. He is the current vice president of The Paulson Institute and the former deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia (2007-09), deputy assistant secretary of state for Central Asia (2006-07) and member of the Secretary of State’s policy planning staff responsible for East Asia (2001-06). 

Stephen Shapiro will present Innovation for Innovators: Creating a Persuasive Culture of Innovation. Over the last 20 years, Shapiro has presented strategies on innovation culture and collaboration to audiences in 40-plus countries. During his 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. He is the author of five books and has been featured in Newsweek, Entrepreneur Magazine, SUCCESS Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, and CNBC. 

Ben Stein will present Ben Stein on the Economy. Stein is an economist  and a longtime columnist for the Wall Street Journal, Barrons, and The New York Times; commentator for CBS News, Fox News, and CNN; and an award-winning commentator on finance. 

Registration for the CEO Summit opens April 1. Additional speaker and registration information is available on the Las Vegas Market website.

Originally posted Monday, Mar. 18, 2019