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Shark Tank Star Daymond John to Keynote 2023 Macricostas Speaker Series at WCSU

March 1, 2023

DANBURY, CT. – Daymond John, the famous founder of FUBU, elite brand consultant, Presidential Ambassador and co-star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” is scheduled to visit Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) to be the keynote speaker for the 2023 Macricostas Speaker Series Lecture. WCSU will be hosting a three-day event that will include a celebration of Greek culture and the Macricostas Entrepreneur of the Year award breakfast.

John will give a talk on “Overcoming Adversity” on Thursday, March 30th at the 780-seat Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the Midtown campus at 181 White St. in Danbury.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at https://wcsutickets.ticketspice.com/daymond-john. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. talk. Tickets are free for current WCSU students, $50 for General Admission, $75 for General Admission + Photo (which includes a professional photo with Daymond John), and $20 for WCSU student General Admission + Photo tickets. All participants must reserve a ticket to attend this special event.

The Macricostas Speaker Series Lecture is made possible by the Macricostas Family Foundation‘s generosity.


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