-Next Gen's Vision is to be a leading provider of venture capital, management expertise, education and a facilitator for this explosive new industry
-Next Gen plans to consolidate certain sectors of this fragmented industry
-Howard Fitch brings with him a years of experience and contacts throughout the conference industry
-Next Gen's wholly owned sub, GreenRush Financial Conferences, will create a platform for education, venture capital investment and business to business opportunities throughout the industry
-First Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia - Wednesday May 7, 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Ballrooms A/B/C in the Pan Pacific Hotel
-Second Conference in Toronto, Ontario - Tentatively set for May/June 2014
-GreenRush Financial Conferences is Next Gen's first investment and the company intends on investing in a basket of companies in different sectors of the industry
-Next Gen continues to receive and review multiple business plans and proposals. Management is negotiating with potential financial partners to assist in financing Next Gen's deal flow
-Next Gen's Management is continuing to build its Industry Advisory Board
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2014 / Next Gen Metals Inc. ("Next Gen", "The Company") (CSE: N, OTC Pink: NXTTF, FSE: M5BN) is pleased to announce that concurrent with the launch of GreenRush Financial Conferences (See the press release dated March 20, 2014) we have contracted Mr. Howard Fitch of Market Edge Media to help coordinate the first two conferences in Vancouver, British Columbia and Toronto, Ontario. With years of hands on experience throughout the conference industry Mr. Fitch will create long-term shareholder value for the company by helping establish GreenRush Financial Conferences as the premier purveyor of Investment conferences for the Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp and Alternative Medicine industries.
Jay Oness, COO of Next Gen stated that "On behalf of Next Gen, I am pleased to have Mr. Fitch join the Next Gen Team. We are confident that his years of experience within the conference industry will enable Mr. Fitch to work with Next Gen to successfully host Canada's first Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp and Alternative Medicine Investment Conferences."
About Howard Fitch
Howard Fitch brings over 25 years of industry experience to Market Edge. He began his association within the mineral exploration industry as a summer student conducting geophysical surveying work on various exploration projects in British Columbia through the late 1980's and early 1990's. Thereafter he spent several years as Manager of Investor Relations for mining companies trading on the Toronto and Vancouver Stock Exchanges.
In October of 1997, Howard joined Cambridge House International and became President of the Conference division in 2003. During his tenure at Cambridge House he was responsible for all facets in the production of Cambridge conferences; he was instrumental in the company's growth into one of the resource industry's largest producers of investment conferences. Howard left Cambridge in 2010 to start Market Edge Media and brings a wealth of contacts and experience to further develop ideas and opportunities for the investment industry (www.marketedgemedia.com).
Since 2010 he has produced several events internationally and is co-founder and partner in the ongoing highly successful series of Capital Event Management one on one investment conferences (www.capitalevent.ca).
His experience, connections and insight in the industry will enable Next Gen to successfully host GreenRush Financial Conferences. With years of successful event experience across North America we are pleased to have him working with Next Gen.
About Next Gen (CSE: N, OTC Pink: NXTTF, FSE: M5BN)
Next Gen is a diversified Canadian public company which focusses on investing in the Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp and Alternative Medicine sectors. Recent regulatory/legal changes in North America have provided an opportunity for the company to enter into this emerging multi-billion dollar industry. Next Gen's vision is to be the leading provider of venture capital, management expertise, education and a facilitator for this explosive new industry.
On March 20, 2014 Next Gen announced that its wholly owned subsidiary GreenRush Financial Conferences (GreenRush), will conduct its first Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp and Alternative Medicine business conference in Vancouver on May 7, 2014. The conference will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Ballrooms A/B/C in the Pan Pacific Hotel. GreenRush Financial Conferences will become the platform facilitating investment, education and business to business opportunities across the Medical Marijuana, Industrial Hemp and Alternative Medicine sectors. The conferences will feature insightful speakers, government and industry specialists, public and private companies, fund managers, bankers, brokers, analysts, and media representing all aspects of the industry.
Our business model generates multiple new business plans and industry related proposals on an ongoing basis. Management continues to receive and review the proposals from various segments of the industry including: alternative medicine, health, food, agri-business, legal grow-ops, technology, client generation, education, public awareness, specialty clinics and ancillary business opportunities. For further information, visit our website at www.nextgenmetalsinc.com.
In light of Next Gen's vision, Management's objective is to invest in a basket of companies within this growing industry. The company's business model continues to generate new business plans and project submittals 24/7.
For further information on GreenRush Financial Conferences and to book a trade booth please contact us by phone or at [email protected].
For further information and general Investor Relations Inquiries please contact us by phone or email at [email protected].
Tel: +1 604 685 1870 Fax: +1 604 685 8045 Website: http://www.nextgenmetalsinc.com
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SOURCE: Next Gen Metals Inc.