Internationally Successful Brazilian Artist Romero Britto to Give Talk for Executives and Their Families At LIDE Event

Brazilian artist coming to Brazil especially to share experiences with participants at the 9th CEO Family Workshop

Feb 28, 2013, 15:40 ET from LIDE

SAO PAULO, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Romero Britto, considered the most successful Brazilian visual artist, will be one of the attractions at the 9th CEO Family Workshop, an event sponsored by LIDE – Grupo de Lideres Empresariais [Group of Business Leaders] that brings together 200 of Brazil's key business executives and their families on March 1-3, in Guaruja, on the coast of the state of Sao Paulo.

At an exclusive workshop with the artist, young participants at the event will learn about principles in the art of painting. Adults will also have an opportunity to hear the teachings of Britto in his talk, "How to transform a dream into a reality," in which he will discuss "entrepreneurial art," explaining how he has conducted a successful career in the field of art.

There is no scale that can measure with precision the growth of the Romero Britto brand.  The artist has grown significantly in the past decade, and has more than one thousand licensed products, in addition to partnerships with more than 50 companies spread around the world.  His art works and products are sold on five of the seven continents, and he is the only Brazilian with works on exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Britto took part in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, and was recently appointed ambassador of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. His works are on exhibit in more than 120 galleries all over the world, and his installations can be found, for example, in the airports of Moscow, Beijing, Berlin and several others in Brazil.

About LIDE - Founded in June of 2003, LIDE - Grupo de Lideres Empresariais [Group of Business Leaders] has been operating for nine years. At present there are 1,300 business affiliates (with regional and international members), accounting for 49% of Brazil's private GDP. The objective of the Group is to disseminate and strengthen ethical principles of corporate governance in Brazil, promoting and encouraging business relations and developing awareness of private support for education, sustainability and community programs. To this end, numerous events are held throughout the year, fostering integration among companies, organizations, private institutions and representatives of government through discussions, seminars and business forums.

Jamila Araujo