Media Credential Registration Now Open for the MANOVA Global Summit on the Future of Health

Credentialed media to receive notifications of exclusives, interviews and live-shot opportunities available throughout three-day Summit



Media credential registration is now open for the MANOVA Global Summit on the Future of Health, to be held in Minneapolis October 8-10, 2018.

This first-ever three-day Summit will convene global thought leaders from business, technology, consumer marketing, academia and government from around the globe, nation and state in the heart of Minnesota’s vibrant Medical Alley. The robust speaker lineup includes presentations from Arianna Huffington, Founder of Huffington Post and Founder/CEO of Thrive Global, The Honorable Dr. Bill Frist, Former US Senate Majority Leader, Sam Kass, Former Senior White House Policy Advisor on Nutrition under President Obama, Andy Slavitt, Former Acting Administrator for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services under President Obama, James Carville and Mary Matalin, Former Presidential Advisors & Political Icons, and more.


Additionally the conference will explore four emerging health themes. Themes include:

1.       The Consumerization of Health and Wellness

o   Featuring David and Jonah Stillman, authors of Gen Z @ Work, Eric Ryan, Co-Founder and CEO of OLLY PBC, and more

2.       Global Best Practices in Health Care

o   Featuring Dr. Naresh Kanumilli of the National Institute of Health, Manchester, Chris Cassidy, the Vice President of Global Healthcare Logistics Strategy for UPS, and more

3.       Disruption and Convergence in the Health Landscape

o   Featuring Dr. Lucienne Ide, Founder & Chair of Rimidi, Jodi Hubler, Managing Director of Lemhi Ventures, and more

4.       Game-Changing New Business Models in the Health and Medical Sectors

o   Featuring Victoria Holt, President & CEO of Protolabs, Lee Jones, Founder, President & CEO of Rebiotix, Tammy Lee, President & CEO of Recombinetics, and more


Registered media will be given preference for interview opportunities with summit speakers, thought leaders, executives and entrepreneurs.

Please visit to register for credentials and to request interviews with featured speakers at the summit.



October 8-10, 2018


Minneapolis Convention Center

1301 2nd Ave S

Minneapolis, MN 55403



2023 Partners is the producing partner of MANOVA, founded by Mark Addicks, the former Chief Marketing Officer of General Mills, Kathy Tunheim Founder and President of Minneapolis-based Communications firm Tunheim, Inc., and Arick Wierson, an entrepreneur and former senior media advisor to former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. Mr. Addicks serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. 2023 Partners was originally formed as part of Minnesota’s bid to host the 2023 World’s Fair and has since pivoted to organizing and programming MANOVA.




For inquiries and questions, please contact Tunheim for MANOVA at



For more information about the MANOVA Global Health Summit, please visit