Jack Welch to Headline The Art of Management Conference in Toronto

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - On November 20th, join former Chairman & CEO of General Electric Jack Welch along with Sir Ken Robinson, author and internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity, and innovation, as they headline The Art of Management Conference in partnership with the 100th Grey Cup Festival at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Tickets to The Art of Management Conference go on sale Monday, August 20th through www.theartof.com or by calling 416-479-9701.

The Art of Management is a full day conference that will feature five internationally renowned bestselling authors and visionaries including:

  • Jack Welch - Former Chairman and CEO of General Electric and Author of New York Times Bestsellers, Straight from the Gut & Winning
  • Sir Ken Robinson - World-renowned education and creativity expert & Bestselling Author of The Element
  • Charles Duhigg - New York Times Bestselling Author of The Power of Habit
  • Simon Sinek - Bestselling Author of Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
  • Cynthia Montgomery - Timken Professor of Business Administration and immediate past head of the Strategy Unit at Harvard Business School & Author of The Strategist

The Art of Management is a welcome addition and one of the many highlights of the 100th Grey Cup Festival.

"We are thrilled to partner with the 100th Grey Cup Festival. By combining an iconic cultural and sporting event with Canada's leading conference production company, we are well poised to produce the largest management conference in our history," said Scott Kavanagh, Co-Founder of The Art of Productions.

"The 100th Grey Cup Festival is honoured to collaborate with The Art of Management for this spectacular conference.  Broader in scope than any previous Grey Cup Festival, this speaker series is a perfect marriage with our exciting line-up of events happening over the course of the 10 days in November," remarked Lou Ragagnin, President and COO of the 100th Grey Cup Festival.

About The Art of Productions
The Art of Productions Inc. (The Art of…) is Canada's preeminent owner and producer of educational conferences for professionals including The Art of Sales, The Art of Management, The Art of Leadership, and The Art of Marketing. The Art of… programs attract over 10,000 senior decision makers annually who learn from leading edge authors and experts such as Malcolm Gladwell, Michael Eisner, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki. The Art of… conferences are supported and sponsored by world class organizations that include Google, Microsoft, RIM, LinkedIn, Queen's School of Business, and Canada Post.  To learn more, please visit www.theartof.com

About the 100th Grey Cup Festival:
The 100th Grey Cup Festival is an "Invitation to Our Nation", uniting Canadians from coast-to-coast in Toronto for a ten-day, eleven-night festival encompassing over 50 events ranging from traditional team parties, galas and player awards to a football film festival and family fun zone at great venues including the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Yonge-Dundas Square.  Complete with street parties, entertainment and activities, the 100th Grey Cup will be a sport and cultural celebration that befits this iconic Canadian game.  To learn more about the 100th Grey Cup Festival, please visit the official website at www.100thgreycupfestival.ca.

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SOURCE: 100th Grey Cup Festival