ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS INCLUDE: SHARK TANK'S KEVIN O'LEARY, LIFE IS GOOD'S BERT JACOBS, GO DADDY FOUNDER BOB PARSONS, FASHION DESIGNER KENNETH COLE, HONEST TEA'S SETH GOLDMAN, SOULCYCLE'S ELIZABETH CUTLER AND JULIE RICE
Wednesday, November 11 at The Warner Theater
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ & NEW YORK, NY – October 14, 2015 –Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's "The Profit" and Under Armour Founder & CEO Kevin Plank are part of an all-star roster of some of the country's best-known and most-admired entrepreneurs and disruptors speaking, debating and networking at the iCONIC Conference at The Warner Theater in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 11, 2015.
Produced by CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and Inc. Media, the publisher of Inc. magazine, Washington, D.C. will be the final city in The iCONIC Tour, focusing on small business and innovation, combining dynamic interviews, presentations and business advice from leaders who have achieved iconic status.
In honor of Veterans Day, the conference will also feature presentations about the advantages of hiring military veterans.
Tyler Mathisen, co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch" and "Nightly Business Report" and Eric Schurenberg, Inc.'s president and editor-in-chief, will serve as the hosts for the conference. Sessions and interviews will be featured on multiple platforms including CNBC, CNBC.com and Inc.com.
Speakers and panelists throughout the day include:
- Marcus Lemonis, entrepreneur and host of CNBC's "The Profit," will offer "Lessons From The Turnaround King."
- CNBC's Scott Wapner in a discussion with Under Armour Founder & CEO Kevin Plank about how to build a billion dollar business from sweat, technology and transparency.
- One-on-one interview with Mr. Wonderful Kevin O'Leary on everything beyond Shark Tank.
- The founder of Life is Good, Bert Jacobs, who with his brother took $78 and a stick figure drawing and turned it into a $100 million lifestyle brand empire.
- Outspoken Go Daddy founder Bob Parsons shares his billion-dollar formula for success.
- Honest Tea's not-too-sweet disruption story with co-founder and TeaEO Seth Goldman.
- A panel on bikes, branding and business with SoulCycle co-founders Elizabeth Cutlerand Julie Rice.
Leading up to the event, CNBC's small business and entrepreneurship reporter Kate Rogers will provide stories on-air and online highlighting the hottest, most exciting Washington, D.C. startups.
For more information about The iCONIC Tour, including registration and sponsorship opportunities, log on to: www.iconicconference.com.
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