The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry’s leading trade association, today announced that Gary Bradt, motivational speaker and author of The Ring in the Rubble: Dig Through Change and Find Your Next Golden Opportunity, will address the audience on the final day of The Conference, CRN’s annual symposium for the dietary supplement industry. The Conference takes place Oct. 19 – Oct. 22 at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
Dr. Bradt, Psy.D. a clinical psychologist, business owner and leadership consultant, aids organizations in adapting to change by helping them to turn change and tough times into opportunities. Dr. Bradt’s expertise includes helping companies adapt to new technologies and government regulations; inspiring innovative thinking amidst consolidation; helping drive employees to adapt following reorganizations; and driving customers toward a new product. With a quarter century of experience in the leadership field, Dr. Bradt uses his expertise to deliver inspirational messages on leadership to companies all over the globe.
“Our industry continues to grow, but with that growth comes growing pains and adversity,” said Steve Mister, president & CEO, CRN. “Gary Bradt will help conference participants identify ways to sift through the fears of change and turn them into motivation to achieve even greater success. This session will help executives adapt to potentially negative situations that impact their businesses, and Dr. Bradt’s insights will challenge industry stakeholders to use change and adversity as opportunities to grow their own companies and for the good of the whole industry.”
The Conferenceis known for its substantive programming, relevant to CEOs, senior and middle management in the dietary supplement industry. In addition to Dr. Bradt, the following speakers have already been announced: FDA’s Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., former White House strategist Karl Rove, (former senior advisor to President George W. Bush) and Thomas Goetz, executive editor, Wired magazine, with additional speakers to be announced over the next month. For the latest updates on speakers, visit the website.
Located approximately 20 miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport and approximately 20 miles north of Long Beach Airport, the Terranea Resort is an oceanfront property that offers stunning views and access to the pristine natural beauty of the southern California coastline. The Conference and The Workshop: CRN’s Annual Day of Science (which takes place immediately prior to The Conference) are open to CRN members and non-members. There are several registration options for The Conference and those interested are encouraged to visit http://www.crnusa.org/2011events/ for more information.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing dietary supplement manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our 75+ manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as CRN’s Code of Ethics. Visit www.crnusa.org.