Approximately 1,100 in attendance from Australia and New Zealand
COPPELL, Texas, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mannatech, Incorporated (Nasdaq: MTEX), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements and skin care solutions, hosted its annual Australasian Convention at the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, October 19 - 21, 2007, with approximately 1,100 independent sales Associates and Members from Australia and New Zealand in attendance.
"We enjoyed introducing the Australasian market to several new Team Mannatech athletes," said Terry Persinger, Mannatech's President and CEO. "These athletes represent healthy lifestyles and good nutrition, which is what our company is all about."
Team Mannatech is a group of world-class athletes who have chosen to achieve and maintain optimal health through the utilization of cutting-edge training techniques and proper nutrition. This diverse group of celebrated sports figures and athletes serve as role models for today's wellness generation. Two-time world champion long board surfer, Beau Young and Vice Captain of Australia's Matildas soccer team, Jo Peters, were among the new Team Mannatech members introduced at the event.
The convention celebrated Mannatech's top business builders with an awards ceremony and the announcement of this year's Global Incentive.
Mannatech's new senior vice president of global development, Al Bala, was also in attendance. "I was very encouraged by the strong resolve of Australia and New Zealand's leadership and their incredible commitment to the future growth of the entire Asia-Pacific region," said Al.
Mannatech opened its doors to Australia in 1998 and to New Zealand in 2002. Today, Mannatech's products are sold in 10 countries, including the United States, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Denmark.
Mannatech, Incorporated is a global wellness solutions provider of innovative, high-quality, proprietary nutritional supplements, topical and skin care products, and weight management products sold through independent associates and members located in the United States and the international markets of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Denmark, and Germany.
Please Note: This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified by use of phrases or terminology such as "intend" or other similar words or the negative of such terminology. Similarly, descriptions of Mannatech's objectives, strategies, plans, goals or targets contained herein are also considered forward-looking statements. Mannatech believes this release should be read in conjunction with all of its filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and cautions its readers that these forward-looking statements are subject to certain events, risks, uncertainties, and other factors. Some of these factors include, among others, Mannatech's inability to attract and retain associates and members, increases in competition, litigation, regulatory changes, and its planned growth into new international markets. Although Mannatech believes that the expectations, statements, and assumptions reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cautions readers to always consider all of the risk factors and any other cautionary statements carefully in evaluating each forward-looking statement in this release, as well as those set forth in its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, and other filings filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including its current reports on Form 8-K. All of the forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date of this release.
Gary Spinell, Vice President
Corporate website: http://www.mannatech.com
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