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The Forbes Under 30 Summit brought a lot of celebs to Boston

Jessica Alba was among the many celebrity speakers at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Boston. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Jessica Rinaldi

The Forbes Under 30 Summit kicked off Oct. 16. The four-day conference, which drew nearly 6,000 attendees, featured an all-star lineup of celebrity speakers and performers. The speaking sessions and panel discussions took place at Faneuil Hall, Harvard Business School, Northeastern University, and Emerson College’s Cutler Majestic Theatre. Here are some highlights.

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett spoke at the Forbes Under 30 Summit at Faneuil Hall on Tuesday. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)Keith Bedford
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps spoke with Forbes magazine editor Randall Lane during the Forbes Under 30 Summit at Faneuil Hall on Tuesday. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff) Keith Bedford
Tennis player Maria Sharapova spoke with videoblogger Bethany Mota (right) and moderator Raymond Braun during the Forbes summit at Faneuil Hall on Tuesday. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff) Keith Bedford
Deepak Chopra led a meditation session at the Forbes Under 30 Summit. (Melissa Ostow/Forbes) Melissa Ostow/Forbes

On Tuesday morning Olympian Michael Phelps went jogging on the Esplanande with some enthusiastic summit participants. The run, which was co-organized with the Pan-Mass Challenge, started at the Hatch Shell and continued along the Charles River to the Massachusetts Avenue bridge. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)Suzanne Kreiter
Phelps addressed the crowd of runners with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Tuesday morning. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)Suzanne Kreiter
Jessica Alba was among the many celebrity speakers at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Monday. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)Jessica Rinaldi
Alba talked about how she started The Honest Company. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Jessica Rinaldi
Members of the band Delta Rae performed at the Forbes Under 30 Summit. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)Jessica Rinaldi

Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson Branson was escorted into his talk by airline attendants at the Forbes Under 30 Summit. He walked into Faneuil Hall, the seat of the American Revolution, to the sounds of the Sex Pistols song “God Save the Queen.” (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff)Jessica Rinaldi

Branson (center) put on a blindfold and settled in on the sofa beside Payal Kadakia, co-founder & CEO of ClassPass (left) and Tyler Haney, founder of Outdoor Voices during a panel discussion on Oct. 17. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Jessica Rinaldi
Branson eventually removed his blindfold. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Jessica Rinaldi

People used virtual reality boxes during Okieriete Onaodowan’s spoken word performance on Monday morning. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Jessica Rinaldi

“Hamilton” star Okieriete Onaodowan’s spoken word performance was accompanied by what Forbes described as “a groundbreaking synched VR experience.” (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Jessica Rinaldi

(Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Jessica Rinaldi
Singer Jason Derulo performed during the Forbes Under 30 Summit at City Hall Plaza on Sunday night. The show also featured performances by Halsey, Gallant, and Delta Rae. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff) Keith Bedford
Derulo headlined the concert, and sang hits like “In My Head” and “Ridin’ Solo.” (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff) Keith Bedford
Derulo also spoke at Harvard Business School as part of the Forbes Under 30 Summit. (Ian Mandt/Forbes) Ian Mandt

Northeastern University student, Neel Desai shares his idea to improve the future of farming at Ocean Spray’s #FreshThinking booth at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit on Sunday. Ocean Spray set up shop at City Hall Plaza to foster support for the future of farming and food with summit attendees. (Josh Reynolds/AP Images for Ocean Spray)AP Images for Ocean Spray

Ocean Spray cranberry grower-owner Alison Carr talked about the future of farming with young entrepreneurs at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit on Sunday. Ocean Spray sponsored the summit and brought a cranberry bog filled with a half-ton of fresh cranberries to City Hall Plaza for the occasion. (Josh Reynolds/AP Images for Ocean Spray)AP Images for Ocean Spray

Model-turned-author Chrissy Teigen spoke at Northeastern University as part of the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Tuesday. Raymond Braun served as the moderator. (Globe staff/ Suzanne Kreiter)Suzanne Kreiter