Renowned Speaker, Neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson Speaking at Mannatech, College of the Ozarks Sponsored Event

  Renowned Speaker, Neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson Speaking at Mannatech, College
  of the Ozarks Sponsored Event

Business Wire

COPPELL, Texas -- August 21, 2013

Mannatech®, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), the founder of the Mission 5
Million^SM social entrepreneurial movement and leading innovator of
naturally-sourced supplements based on Real Food Technology^® solutions, is
hosting a must-attend speaking event in partnership with the College of the
Ozarks in Branson, Mo., on Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30,
featuring world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon, humanitarian and best-selling
author Dr. Ben Carson. The Thursday night event is open to the public.

Dr. Carson made global history in 1987 as the pediatric neurosurgeon who
performed the first separation of craniopagus (Siamese) twins joined at the
back of the head.. His career and fascinating story were featured in the book
and movie Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story. A best-selling author, Dr.
Carson just released his latest work, America the Beautiful: Rediscovering
What Made This Nation Great.

In 2004, Dr. Carson was amongst the speakers at Mannatech’s annual
conferences, MannaFest and MannaQuest. In 2011, he spoke again at MannaFest,
when Mannatech CEO and Chief Science Officer, Dr. Robert Sinnott interviewed
him about Integrative Health. Dr. Carson shared his story of the benefits he
experienced when combining glyconutrients, dietary changes, and
standard-of-care medical treatment.

“God gave us (in plants) what we need to remain healthy,” said Carson. “In
today’s world, our food chain is depleted of nutrients and our environment has
helped destroy what God gave us.”

Over the span of this special event, Dr. Carson will cover highlights from his
newest book on what has made the United States great, and will discuss the
meaning, benefit and purpose of social entrepreneurship. He will also share
experiences and findings in health and medicine that apply directly to
Mannatech’s dedication to glyconutrients and supplements derived from real
food-based sources. As a social entrepreneurship company, Mannatech is
committed to helping in the fight against global malnutrition by linking five
million consumers to five million children in need through its Mission 5
Million℠ movement.

The Thursday, August 29, event with Dr. Ben Carson at the College of the
Ozarks is open to the public. It begins with Dr. Carson’s message at 7 p.m.,
followed by a free book signing from 8:30–9 p.m.

For more information on Mannatech’s products, or exploring its business
opportunity, visit

About Mannatech

Mannatech, Incorporated, develops high-quality health, weight and fitness, and
skin care products that are based on the solid foundation of nutritional
science and development standards. Mannatech is dedicated to its platform of
Social Entrepreneurship based on the foundation of promoting, aiding and
optimizing nutrition where it is needed most around the world. Mannatech’s
proprietary products are available through independent sales Associates around
the globe including the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New
Zealand, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, the
United Kingdom, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Estonia, Finland, the Republic of
Ireland, Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Namibia, Hong Kong and
Ukraine. For more information, visit

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
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other similar words or the negative of such terminology. Similarly,
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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.


Mannatech, Incorporated
Brett Duncan, 972-471-7367
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