FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 20, 2016
National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman to Deliver Keynote at the 2016 Fall Nashville Leadership Luncheon
Nashville, TN – Host and founder of the Nashville Leadership Luncheon, Blain Wease of the Provincial Development Group, announced today that the keynote speaker for the 2016 fall event will be NHL Commissioner, Gary Bettman. The luncheon is scheduled for Monday, November 21, 2016 and will be held at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. “It is a rare gift to have the opportunity to have such an impactful leader from the world of professional sports. Commissioner Bettman has accomplished an incredible amount on behalf of the NHL and his leadership skills are world class,” said Blain Wease.
Commissioner Bettman will join a distinguished list of guests from the Nashville Predators front office, including CEO & President Sean Henry. The keynote is presented by Continuum Planning Partners, in conjunction with the Nashville Leadership Luncheon. Capital Financial Group is presenting the Q & A session with Commissioner Bettman and Sean Henry. The Title Partners of the Nashville Leadership Luncheon are the Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Arena.
About Gary Bettman
Commissioner Bettman has served the National Hockey League as Commissioner since 1993, and has guided the world’s top professional hockey league through more than two decades of advancement on and off the ice. Record revenues, record attendance and a wide variety of fan-friendly initiatives are just a few trademarks of Commissioner Bettman’s tenure, which has brought the NHL to a broader audience, through more media platforms, than at any time in League history.
About Blain Wease Blain is the Founder & President of the Provincial Development Group, Inc., a Nashville-based professional services firm that works with small to mid-sized companies to help drive stronger revenue performance and enhance their leadership effectiveness. Blain has served in a wide variety of professional roles, beginning as an entry-level sales associate, to senior executive and ultimately becoming an entrepreneur. Regardless of the position or title, his contributions have
consistently served as a catalyst to growing profitable revenue in a healthy sustainable manner and igniting leaders to maximize their impact. Blain is frequently asked to speak at conferences and events across the country. He is the founder and host of the Nashville Leadership Luncheon. Blain is a native of Toronto, Canada; and he and his family reside in beautiful Franklin, Tennessee.