Bill Clinton to Speak at Las Vegas Market
March 28, 2011,
President Bill Clinton
LAS VEGAS-Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker for the Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, Aug. 1-5.
President Clinton's speech, "A Conversation with Bill Clinton," will focus on the challenge of globalization, emphasize our growing interdependence and point the way toward a common future based on shared goals and values. The conference will take place Monday, Aug. 1 at 6:45 p.m. on the World Market Center campus and will be accompanied by a special reception for all attendees. Following his keynote address, President Clinton will participate in a moderated question and answer session.
"Globalization has changed the furnishings industry more significantly than anything else in our time," said Robert Maricich, World Market Center Las Vegas president and chief executive officer. "It indisputably has created new challenges as well as opportunities for our industry. Thanks to Serta, the event's co-sponsor, we can provide our attendees with this once -in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear directly from President Clinton, a world leader and one of the foremost experts on globalization and the economy. Home furnishings professionals at Las Vegas Market will benefit from President Clinton's insights and solutions on the most pressing economic and social issues in the U.S. and abroad."