For Immediate Release
May 13, 2013
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Brandi Martin

(BPRW) Magic Johnson Joins Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and Nationwide Insurance to Kick Off the 2013 Black Enterprise Entrepreneur's Conference +Expo

- Magic Johnson talks to conference attendees about life after basketball as an entrepreneur -


WHO: The Honorable Mayor Michael B. Coleman, City of Columbus
Earl G. “Butch” Graves, Jr., President & CEO, Black Enterprise
Gale King—EVP - Chief Administrative Officer, Nationwide
Kirt Walker, President & COO, Nationwide Financial
Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Chairman and CEO, Magic Johnson Enterprises

Nationwide Insurance, host sponsor of the 2013 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference +Expo, brings Earvin “Magic” Johnson to Columbus to support the conference and speak to members of the media and conference participants.

WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013

WHERE: William Green Building Auditorium (lower arcade)
Entrance at the corner of Spring Street and High Street
30 West Spring St.
Columbus, OH 43215

PURPOSE: Earvin “Magic” Johnson will answer questions from the media during his visit to Columbus to support the 2013 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference +Expo. Leaders from Nationwide, Black Enterprise, and City of Columbus will also be available for questions.

About Nationwide

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides customers a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, pet, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, public and private sector retirement plans, long-term savings plans and specialty health services. For more information, visit

Nationwide, the Nationwide Framemark and On Your Side are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

Source: Nationwide

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