In three short years 14 yr old A-B Honor Student Mario Ridgley Jr has gone from winning The Imagine School at Town Center’s Florida Science Fair to influencing the way Top Brands execute their marketing strategies at The IQPC Orlando Mega Conference.
Mario Jr known as ECO JR in his community continues to make strides in his flourishing career. He prepares to share the stage March 26 – 28, 2012 at The Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa - Kids, Youth and Parent Power Mega Conference with Mentor and Friend, the Legendary Mr. Perry Damone, Retired Radio Pro/Personality and Founder of the KidStar Radio Network, a Children’s educational charity that is developing a network of web radio stations within participating schools and youth organizations throughout the country completely operated by the kids themselves “The Kids Do It All”. This Duo is backed by the Visionary, Mr. Jeff Spenard President/Owner of World Talk Radio™, LLC., along with sister network, VoiceAmerica–it is the World’s Leading live and on-demand Radio and TV broadcasting company, who partnered with the KidStar Network to expand their reach through the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel, Radio For Kids By Kids. Producing “The Mario Jr Alive and Green Show” along with to date, 30 all Kid run shows covering topics from sports, to politics, to school issues, to fashion, travel and even “The Kids First! Coming Attractions”. A weekly radio show hosted by eight KID Film Critics, ages 8 to 14 who won the national competition in 2010 and review new films and DVDs, attending Red Carpet events and premieres and interviewing talent on and off the Red Carpet, lead by the Awesome Mrs. Ranny Levy President, of the 20-year-old Coalition for Quality Children’s Media who spearheaded this Dynamic meeting.
Mario Jr will be Tackling Top Brand Business challenges with Industry Powerhouse Executives from HERSHEY, MTV, LEGO and many others. This highly anticipated Workshop and Conference is focusing on introducing innovative responsible marketing strategies for the Family. The Kid, Youth and Parent Power Conference Team understands reaching kids, tweens and the whole family is a difficult challenge to anyone in marketing / advertising, and the mission of keeping them engaged is even tougher. With social media, gaming, mobile and other emerging channels and trends continuing to expand, consumers will continue to gain unparalleled access to and influence over brands as they form new expectations about brand relationships.
“Mario Jr. was selected because of his strong commitment to community outreach and his activism in the areas of environmental sustainability and education, “says Damone. Mario Jr. may only be 14 years old, but he is wise beyond his years and is driven to make a positive impact on the world around him. And all that attend this Fun, Educational Power Conference will remember the KID in them and hear the latest in effectively reaching it’s Consumers.
The MARIO JR. ALIVE and GREEN SHOW will Help You SHRINK Your CARBON FOOTPRINT. Because saving the planet is his passion and mission. Tune In for the opportunity to connect and learn what KIDS and ADULTS are doing in their communities to help save the planet. If you are living and enjoying your dream of becoming environmentally friendly, he’s going to be talking to you! It’s not only educational it’s also FUN!!! Mario Jr. will have a JOKE OF THE DAY and your GREEN TIP OF THE DAY. This show breaks new ground and Mario Jr is honored and excited to use his love for broadcasting and niche for sustainability! So join him every Tuesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Kids Channel.
* Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Designated by the Florida Green Lodging Program, recognizing the Resort’s environmentally responsible practices*
IQPC’s Kid, Youth & Parent Power Conference http://www.kidparentpower.com/Event.aspx?id=655526
Valley-based KidStar Radio Network™ Appoints First ‘Kid’ President http://www.free-press-release.com/news-valley-based-kidstar-radio-network-appoints-first-kid-president-1265228149.html
Recycling With A Twist http://palmcoastgov.com/government/departments/public_works/PressRelease.pdf
KidStar Partners With VoiceAmerica Kids http://kidstar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=290
The Mario Jr Alive and Green Show http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1903/mario-jr-alive-and-green