Risk is topic for conference

Posted Aug. 07, 2011, at 8:03 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 14, 2011, at 9:45 p.m.

CAMDEN — Midcoast Magnet, organizers of the Juice Conference, announced that Juice 3.0, “Celebrating Risk,” will take place Nov. 4-5, at the Camden Opera House. The event is expected to attract 800 participants in a “super-regional” conference drawing attendees from throughout New England and the Canadian Maritimes. The conference will attract leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs, artists and innovators to connect, collaborate and create opportunities for economic expansion.

Juice 3.0 will explore many kinds of risks, including creative, financial, career, technological, organizational, political and environmental.

Juice is Maine’s creative economy conference. Collaborating partners include the Maine Arts Commission, Maine Development Foundation and Maine Technology Institute. The conference will feature more than 80 speakers from among state and international leaders in a cross section of industries.

The conference will be a multivenue event in downtown Camden with highlights that include a $100,000 business plan pitch competition; keynote speakers including former Maine Gov. Angus King, Doug Hall of Eureka! Ranch, Gino Bona of Fearless Revolution, and John Bielenberg of Project M; breakout sessions featuring leaders from Maine, New England and the Canadian Maritimes; skill-building seminars on product development, marketing, public speaking and more; a statewide Pecha Kucha presentation featuring innovative artists and entrepreneurs; and a downtown Camden Harbor party and all-day networking venue.

Two-day conference tickets are $175 if purchased before Sept. 30, or $225 thereafter with special rates available to volunteers, speakers and for groups with four or more attendees. One-day tickets are available for $150.

To learn more about the conference and to register, to set up a group rate or for more information on volunteering or the event in general, visit http://www.juiceconference.org/ or email info@juiceconference.org.

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