Fuel: Detroit

Posted at 9:04 PM, Apr 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-20 21:04:28-04

7 Action News Anchor Carolyn Clifford will join big name celebrities Thursday April 21 for a leadership conference run by "Fuel: Detroit."  It takes place at the MotorCity Casino Hotel and it's billed as one-day business leadership conference loaded with wisdom,  that promises the raw energy of a rock concert. Click the video player for JoAnne Purtan's interview on 7 Action News at Noon.

Carolyn will join a list of headliners including daytime Talk show Host and Former NFL Star Michael Strahan, Martha Stewart, Astronaut Mark Kelly, Designer John Varvatos, Shinola President Jaques Panis and more.

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The accomplished speakers will share their secrets to success. Former NBA Star Magic Johnson did so last year during a successful conference.

The event will take place at the Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel. Organizers say people who attend the conference will "walk away with the knowledge to catapult their business and career."  The doors open at 7am at 2901 Grand River in Detroit.

Here's a list of the speakers

        Carolyn Clifford: WXYZ News Anchor 

        Michael Strahan, NFL Hall of Famer, co-host of "Live with Kelly and Michael,"  Good Morning America Talent

        Martha Stewart, iconic business woman and media mogul

        Mark Kelly, American Space Shuttle astronaut and husband to former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

        Marcus Buckingham, New York Times bestselling author on employee productivity and the best leadership and management practices,

        Jacques Panis, President of Shinola

        John Varvatos, American contemporary menswear designer

        James E. Craig, Detroit Police Chief

        Sarah Kay, Founder and Co-Director, Project Voice

        Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press Editorial Page Editor

        Paul W. Smith, WJR 760 AM morning show host will emcee the event

        Veronica Scott: The Empowerment Plan