Leaders, Entrepreneurs, And Influencers To Inspire At IDDBA 18
by International Dairy Deli Bakery Association™
Posted: 2018-03-08 15:30:20 EST

Madison, WI — Aaron Rodgers, Daymond John, and Michael J. Fox are speaking at IDDBA 18. These three speakers are celebrities who we know as having reputations as great leaders, entrepreneurs, and influencers. Interested in changing your perspective to view challenges as opportunities? Want to learn how to improve the marketing of your brand? Need advice on how to lead and inspire your team? Leave these sessions inspired and informed. IDDBA’s annual tradeshow runs June 10-12 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.


Aaron Rodgers—Quarterback, Green Bay Packers

Leader of the Pack—Sunday, June 10

Aaron Rogers played for the University of California and was selected in the first round (24th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers. Rodgers took over in 2008 and in 2010 led Green Bay to a victory in Super Bowl XLV and was named Super Bowl MVP.

Throughout his career, Rodgers was named the Associated Press Athlete of the year, league MVP by the Associated Press, and won the league MVP award. Rodgers is also involved in charitable efforts is the co-creator and founder of “itsAaron”, a foundation that helps create awareness for organizations who are changing the world.

From leading the Green Bay Packers to the Super Bowl to winning the league MVP award, Aaron Rodgers discusses how to be a great leader despite what life may throw at you in this moderated discussion.


Daymond John—CEO & Founder, FUBU

All the World’s a Stage: You are a Brand—Monday, June 11

Daymond John is an award-winning entrepreneur who founded FUBU, a global lifestyle brand that was a pioneer in the fashion industry. After his entrepreneurial success, John became a sought-after speaker and authored two books about branding and his 2016 book The Power of Broke became an instant New York Times Bestseller. 

This January, he released his follow-up, Rise and Grind that takes an up-close look at the hard-charging routines and winning secrets of individuals who have risen to the challenges in their lives and grinded their way to the very tops of their fields.

As an original cast member, Daymond continues to be a mainstay on ABC’s three-time Emmy Award winning series, Shark Tankwhich airs on Sunday nights and he continues to oversee the day-to-day business of his marketing and branding firm, The Shark Group.


Michael J. Fox—Actor

Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist – Tuesday, June 12

Michael J. Fox started his career acting for television, but soon expanded into film. From being on the show “Family Ties” to the Back to the Future trilogy, Fox’s career continued to grow, and he appeared in dozens of features showcasing his talent in comedy and drama.

In 1991, Fox was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s disease and since created The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, which is the largest nonprofit funder of Parkinson’s research. Fox has spoken and written about his predisposition to look at challenges, including his Parkinson’s disease, through a lens of optimism and humor.

Fox will share the lessons he’s learned throughout his life and the hard-won perspective that ultimately helped him view challenges as opportunities.


Are you ready? Join us at IDDBA 18, June 10-12 in New Orleans for the dairy, deli, and bakery movement towards a richer future for the industry! Engage, discover, explore, learn, and experience through networking, new products, and inspirational ideas and leave IDDBA 18 with connections, resources, and ideas to grow your business. Register and book your hotel today!

About IDDBA:  IDDBA is a nonprofit membership organization serving the dairy, deli, bakery, cheese, and supermarket foodservice industries. Member companies enjoy exclusive benefits and services including the annual tradeshow, leading-edge research, training programs, management tools, and an annual trends report. For more information contact IDDBA at 608-310-5000 or visit iddba.org.

Source: International Dairy Deli Bakery Association™