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Author and Motivational Speaker, Jack Canfield, to Receive Commitment of Excellence Award at the Third Annual City Summit During Hollywood's Biggest Award Weekend

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The City Summit Business Acceleration Experience and City Gala by Ryan Aim to Advance Community Through Humanitarian Activities and Events.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Canfield, an American author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur best known for his books series, Chicken Soup for the Soul® and The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be™, will be honored with the Commitment of Excellence Award at the 3rd Annual City Summit on March 3, 2018, in Los Angeles during the biggest weekend in American film. City Summit is a world-class, socially conscious business acceleration experience featuring an all-star line-up of speakers and entrepreneurs.

"It is an honor to be receiving the Commitment of Excellence award from an organization whose principles align so perfectly with my own. Entrepreneurship has been a huge part of my journey and life's work, and I believe in the mission of City Gala to advance community through humanitarian activities and events like this one," said Jack Canfield, Author.

Canfield co-authored Chicken Soup for the Soul® in 1993 and at the time, it was considered the third best-selling book in the United States with more than 500 million print copies in over 40 languages. Canfield later co-authored dozens of additional books in the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series. In 2005, he co-authored The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be, outlining 64 essential lessons for attaining goals and creating a successful life. This book is considered the source for aspiring entrepreneurs.

"We are truly humbled to have such a renowned thought leader receive this award. Jack Canfield has reached millions of people with his work and he exemplifies the attributes of commitment, philanthropy, and perseverance which this award embodies," said Ryan Long, Founder of City Summit & Gala.

The City Summit and City Gala, which take place Academy Awards weekend, aim to raise funds that support startup, nonprofit organizations and give back to the community. This year's beneficiaries of the weekend include: Conscious Capitalism, Firelife Foundation, My Life My Power, Project Now, Brilliant Futures Foundation, The Child Liberation Foundation, Already Always Amazing, Fulfilled, and Feed a Billion. The event is made possible by its gracious sponsors including One One 77 Creative Studio, The Celebrity Installer, Anton Jae, Shared Success Mixer, Income Store, Fuel, Secret Knock, Allure Events, and Brigade LA.

About City Summit:
The City Summit is a world-class, socially conscious business acceleration experience. The event was founded by social entrepreneur, Ryan Long, to educate, network, and inspire entrepreneurs. The 2018 City Summit takes place on March 2-4 at Universal Studios Hollywood ™. The City Summit is sponsored by SnackNation, Brigade LA, Anton Jae Global, NBC University, Allure Events, Secret Knock, The Celebrity Installer, One One 77 Creative Studio, Shared Success, The Income Store, and Fuel. For more information, email For talent submissions, contact

About City Gala:
The City Gala has a vision to advance community through humanitarian activities and events. The gala takes place on March 4, 2018 at Universal Studios Hollywood ™ and benefits non-profit organizations: Already Always Amazing, Bright Futures Foundation, Feed A Billion, Fulfilled Families, Firelife Foundation, Project NOW, Conscious Capitalism, Child Liberation Foundation, and My Life My Power.

About Jack Canfield:
Jack Canfield is an American author, motivational speaker, seminar leader, corporate trainer, and entrepreneur. He is the co-author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, which has more than 250 titles and 500 million copies in print in over 40 languages. In 2005 Canfield co-authored with Janet Switzer for The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be™. For more information go to

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