National Press Club

Whole Foods CEO to speak on new book

December 17, 2012 | By Nicole Hoffman | nhoffman@press.org

John Mackey, co-funder and chief executive officer of Whole Foods Market, will discuss his new book, "Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business," on Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ballroom. A book signing will follow the discussion.

Mackey's book focuses on companies, such as Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Wegmans, Costco and the Container Store, that have purposes beyond simply maximizing profits.

Registration is required at www.press.org/events/wholefoods. Tickets are free for Club members and $5 for the general public. The author will only sign books purchased through the National Press Club.

This event is a fundraiser for the National Press Club Journalism Institute. No outside books will be permitted.