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Norman Love to speak at IMC NextGen Speaker Series

Norman Love

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 12, 2013) – Norman Love, of Norman Love Confections, is this month’s speaker at the IMC NextGen breakfast Friday, June 28 at Bay Colony Golf Club.

Love, recognized for his entrepreneurial successes, will discuss the challenges and issues he faced growing his business. The mission of the IMC NextGen Speaker Series is to encourage leadership, philanthropic involvement, mentorship and connectivity.

A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m., and the presentation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Bay Colony Golf Club is located at 9740 Bent Grass Bend in Naples.

Seating is limited to this exclusive event. Reservations are required by contacting Mary Kent at 239-348-1800239-348-1800 or

Norman Love Confections creates and distributes handcrafted artisanal chocolates from the Fort Myers corporate headquarters that encompasses both production and retail operations. The Fort Myers and Naples chocolate salons are stylish retail shops with an intimate ambience in which customers may purchase chocolates or linger over house-made pastries, gourmet coffees, lattes and smoothies.

The award-winning Fort Myers-based chocolatier has been lauded 12 times by a leading consumer ratings magazine including recognition six times for producing the best ultra-premium chocolates, and most recently as a Best Product of the Year and Best Buy under $50.

The Fort Myers Chocolate Salon, at 11380 Lindbergh Blvd., is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Naples Chocolate Salon, which also serves artisan gelato, at 3747 Tamiami Trail North in Parkshore Centre, is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Artisan Gelato by Norman Love, at 11300 Lindbergh Blvd., Suite 112, off Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers, east of I-75, is open Monday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, visit

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