Junior Chamber International (JCI) Edmonton

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Edmonton

September 07, 2010 14:35 ET

Edmonton Hosts National Conference for Young Leaders and Entrepreneurs

Speakers to include Stephen Covey, author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" and Peter Van Stolk, founder of Jones Soda

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 7, 2010) -

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Junior Chamber International (JCI Edmonton) announces today that Edmonton will be the host city for "Energy 2010", a national convention for young leaders and entrepreneurs aged 18 - 40. Taking place from September 22 - 26 at West Edmonton Mall's Fantasyland Hotel, the focus of the conference will be to share ideas, engage in the community, learn and network.

Energy 2010 is the 75th annual conference hosted by JCI Canada. Keynote speakers will include Dr. Stephen R. Covey, author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"; Peter Van Stolk, founder of Jones Soda; and peak performance expert Wayne Lee.

"This conference will attract hundreds of young business people from across Canada to our city," said JCI Edmonton Board Chairman, Shawn McMillan. "It is amazing to see how active and engaged JCI Edmonton is both locally and nationally."

Conference registration is open to the public.

For more information and online registration, visit www.energy2010.ca.

About JCI Edmonton

JCI Edmonton is a local chapter of Junior Chamber International (JCI), a worldwide federation of more than 200,000 young leaders and entrepreneurs. JCI chapters are found within 5,000 communities and 100 nations worldwide.

Founded in 1929 as the Edmonton Jaycees, JCI Edmonton is the 2nd largest chapter in Canada with 150 members. JCI Edmonton is a membership-based nonprofit organization with the aim to better the business community.

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