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Media Advisory: Time to Step Outside the Box and Get Ready for E-Town!

September 11-12 festival celebrating entrepreneurial thinking and creativity

EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/04/14 -- The second annual E-Town festival will bring entrepreneurial minds together for a two-day exchange of ideas and inspiration. Keynote speakers will challenge you to think differently about creativity, leadership, entrepreneurship, innovation and humanity.

E-Town is about inspiring people to become better entrepreneurs, thinkers, innovators and citizens. There will be many opportunities to learn, network, enjoy food truck fare and be entertained, including a rare performance by husband and wife Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk.

                               E-Town Festival
                               September 11-12
                           Shaw Conference Centre
                 Full event schedule listed at www.e-town.ca

To Attend E-Town As Media

Please register by sending the following information to [email protected]:

--  Name(s) of media personnel attending
--  Contact email/phone number
--  Organization
--  Interview Requests

Please note that only 30 seconds of video/audio will be allowed during keynote addresses. Speakers will be available for on-site interviews (by advance request):

- Peter Diamandis, Chairman & CEO, XPRIZE

- Tom Peters, Red Bull of Management Thinkers and Author

- Hayley Wickenheiser, 4x Olympic Gold Medalist

- Estelle Metayer, President, Competia and Trend-spotter

- Bob Nicholson, Vice-Chairman, Oilers Entertainment Group

- Raine Maida, Singer-songwriter and Founder of Our Lady Peace

- Shane Koyczan, Spoken Word Poet

- Brad Ferguson, President and CEO, Edmonton Economic Development

Edmonton Economic Development heads a group of organizations behind the festival including Entrepreneurs' Organization, Alberta Women Entrepreneurs, Startup Edmonton, Make Something Edmonton, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, Edmonton Executives Association, Junior Achievement and TEC Edmonton.

Non-media registration at e-town.ca

Twitter : @etownfest / #etownfest

Facebook : E-Town Festival

Contacts:
Media Contact:
Erica Brusselers
Communications Specialist
780.917.7644 / 780.902.3137
[email protected]

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