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Bruce Bright to Deliver PALS Keynote

LAS VEGAS — Organizers of the P&A Leadership Summit have announced that Lt. Col. Bruce Bright, USMC (Ret.) will deliver the motivational keynote address at this year’s event, which is scheduled for Aug. 30–31 at Paris Las Vegas.

“Bruce Bright is a bona fide motivator, on par with the best in the business,” said David Gesualdo, show chair and publisher of P&A. “As a military man and entrepreneur, he is an expert achieving a level of leadership that can only be gained by prevailing against incredible odds.”

Bright began a second career as a life coach, motivational speaker and real estate professional after completing a 28-year stint in the U.S. Marine Corps. His military career included service as an infantryman, F/A-18 fighter pilot and commanding officer and two combat tours in the Middle East. Bright also served as the motivational keynote speaker at the recent Dealer Summit.

Registration for PALS 2016 is now open. Attendees who register by July 29 will enjoy a $100 discount. To inquire about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, contact David Gesualdo via email hidden; JavaScript is required or at 727-947-4027.

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