Best-selling authors tapped for conference

LONG BEACH - Stephen Covey, author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," will be more than 100 luminaries from the fields of business, art, science, spirituality, human rights and environmental studies scheduled to speak at the Long Beach Convention Center this November as part of LEADERShift 2010.Other speakers secured for the Nov. 6-7 event include Ishmael Baeh, author of "A Long Way Gone," Mark Victor Hansen, motivational speaker and creator of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series of books; Jason Mraz, Grammy Award-winning artist; and more. The conference will include workshops, networking opportunities and a Saturday night music festival at Joie de Vivre Hotel Maya, a boutique hotel in Long Beach. There will also be a youth leadership program for children ages 7-13. A two-day adult pass to the conference is $125; students are $65; teens ages 14-17 get in for $25; and admission for children 13 and younger is $5. Admission tickets to specific programs can also be purchased a la carte. For more information, call (310) 246-1466 or visit

********** Published: September 2, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 20