The NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival will be held March 17-19, 2019 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.
Former First Lady Laura Bush will be the festival’s closing keynote speaker. She will join leading professionals and policy experts across a myriad of fields.
- Christine Brennan, sports columnist for USA Today, best-selling author of seven books, and contributor to several news outlets
- John Brennan, former CIA director and senior national security and intelligence analyst for NBC News and MSNBC
- Eric Eikenberg, CEO, The Everglades Foundation
- Denis McDonough, former White House chief of staff
- Dr. William Nelson, professor
anddirector of oncology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University
- Reince Priebus, former White House chief of staff and former chairman of Republican National Committee
- David Rubenstein, financier
andphilanthropist, co-founder of The Carlyle Group and chairman of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the Smithsonian Institution
The event will also include live entertainment, an interactive lunch to kick off March Madness, a Mac Stone photography showcase and more. The three-day event is $3,000 per person. For information, visit NaplesNEXT.com.