Magic Johnson Named Keynote Speaker at Mindbody’s 2017 Bold Conference

Earvin "Magic" Johnson // Photo by MindBody

Earvin Johnson, better known to most as Magic Johnson, will serve as keynote speaker at Mindbody’s annual Bold conference, taking place this year at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, September 27-29.

Johnson will deliver his keynote on the final day of the conference, September 29, to an expected audience of 1,500 wellness practitioners. Topics to be discussed include “The Magic of Winning” and “The Magic of Caring for Others.” Johnson, a two-time Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee and the current president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, will also discuss how giving back is a key factor in becoming a successful leader, as well as how he found that even the smallest efforts can empower others.

The chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises will share his entrepreneurial expertise that has made him a successful business owner across multiple ventures. Johnson’s enterprise provides products and resource to underserved, urban communities. “Magic’s success both on-and-off the court is unrivaled, and we are honored to have him keynote this year’s Bold conference,” says Rick Stollmeyer, Mindbody CEO and cofounder. “His business and leadership insights will directly connect with our attendees, who are also committed, hard-working entrepreneurs.”


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Johnson also serves as chairman and founder of the Magic Johnson Foundation, which focuses on HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention programs, community empowerment centers, and the Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program. “His dedication to helping others is inspiring and is sure to motivate our attendees to make change that will positively impact their businesses, their clients and their communities,” Stollmeyer adds.

Johnson was chosen as the event’s keynote speaker as he embodies much of what the Bold conference is about. The Bold conference brings together business owners, wellness practitioners, and experts from across the wellness services industry to learn, network, and fain a greater understanding of the best practices to help businesses thrive.

Registration for Bold 2017 is now open, with early pricing available through June 23, and special group discounts available. Learn more at