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Ticket Summit(R) Welcomes Shark Tank's Daymond John

FUBU Founder and Entrepreneur to Give Conference Keynote

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/14 -- Ticket Summit® announced today that Daymond John, founder of lifestyle brand FUBU and star of ABC's Shark Tank, will give the keynote address at its summer conference, scheduled for July 16-18, 2014 at ARIA in Las Vegas.

John is CEO and Founder of FUBU, a much-celebrated global lifestyle brand, and a pioneer in the fashion industry with over $6 billion in product sales. He is an award-winning entrepreneur, and he has received over 35 awards including the Brandweek Marketer of the Year, Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign, and Ernst & Young's New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

John is also an author of two best-selling books Display of Power and The Brand Within. In 2009, he joined the cast of ABC entrepreneurial business show Shark Tank by acclaimed producer Mark Burnett.

At Ticket Summit®, John will deliver the main keynote address on Friday, July 18 at noon, closing out the three-day conference. John will discuss business leadership and the entrepreneurial spirit and take questions from the audience. After his keynote address, John will attend the Closing Cocktail Party, the final networking event of the conference.

"Our attendees are going to love having Mr. John at Ticket Summit®," said Amanda Farrish, Corporate Events Manager, Ticket Summit®. "His drive and business acumen are an irresistible part of Shark Tank. His speech at our conference is going to be a similarly unique experience. This is really a can't-miss opportunity for everyone in the ticketing industry."

Ticket Summit® is the leading ticket conference and trade show for live entertainment professionals, and is ranked among the Top 25 Fast-Growth Shows by EXPO Magazine. This event attracts hundreds of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainment experts in the ticket community. Past attendees and sponsors include: Billboard, Blue Man Group, Broadway.com, Devils Arena Entertainment, eBay, Facebook, Forbes, Goldman Sachs, Google, Harlem Globetrotters, Live Nation, Madison Square Garden, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, Paciolan, Broadway's hit show Rock of Ages, StubHub, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo!, among others. For information, visit www.TicketSummit.org.

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