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Rich DeVos, Neal Johnson and Doug Seebeck speaking at International Business Conference



Guest post from the Partners Worldwide Team - October  7-8th Doug Seebeck and the Partners Worldwide team will be hosting the International Business Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This year's theme Marketplace Revolution - Fighting global POVERTY through BUSINESS will be led by a great speaking lineup including
  • Rich DeVos - Co-fonder of Amway Corp and renowned author and speaker on entrepreneurship, economics and faith.
  • Neal Johnson - Author of Business as Mission: A comprehensive Guide to Theory and Practice
  • Ralph Edmond - Entrepreneur and owner of Farmatrix Pharmaceuticals in Hati
  • Leila Chirayath Janah - Recipient of TEDIndia Fellowship 
  • Magatte Wade - Serial Entrepreneur and founder of Adina World Beverages a multi-million dollar beverage company that sells culturally authentic drinks from around the world. 
  • Joe DeLoss - Founder of Freshbox catering and Director of Social Enterprise at Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
*You can view a full list of their bios and other speakers on the partners worldwide website.


The power of Business as Mission is revolutionizing the marketplace and more people are asking, "How can business be a part of the solution to poverty?" At the conference you'll be able to:
  • Hear the life changing stories of business owners and entrepreneurs who are making this vision a reality.
  • Connect with hundreds in the Partners Worldwide network who are applying the foundational principles of partnerships, training and mentoring, access to capital, and advocating justice.
  • Identify Business as Mission applications in your church, vocation and community
Past International Business Conferences have drawn attendees from over 25 countries around the world. We continue to hear how this powerful time of training and newtorking is the inspiration internaional entrepreneurs need to be a catalyst of change in their community. For more information, visit the conference website and we hope to see you at the conference in a few week. 

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