EF • Global Leadership Summit

august, 2019

08augAll Day09EF • Global Leadership SummitAugust 8-9 | ages 18+Epworth Forest Conference Center, 8531 East Epworth Forest Rd, North Webster, IN 46555

Event Details

Private Site; Great Deal

The Global Leadership Summit is regularly priced at $189 (Early Bird) and $209 (After 6/25/19). Epworth is a Private Host Site to those connected with us through Impact 2818 camps or the INUMC and the discounted rate is $89 (Early Bird) and $119 (After 6/25/19)

You will need a discount code to register for this event; per GLS guidelines, that code cannot be posted on our website, please call 574-834-2212 or email us. Then, Register Here

 

Event Information 

Everyone Has Influence! 

No matter where your influence is — in your family, school, work or church — you are invited to join 405,000 of your peers to learn how to maximize it.
  • Get a unique blend of vision, inspiration and skills you can immediately apply
  • Learn from a faculty representing multiple sectors and backgrounds
  • Leverage the Summit as a resource to transform yourself and community
  • Network with influencers in your community who are committed to living out God’s purposes in our world

Faculty Speakers

Craig Groeschel

Co-Founder & Senior Pastor, Life.Church

Craig Groeschel is the senior pastor of Life.Church, an innovative church meeting in multiple U.S. locations and globally online. Known for its missional approach utilizing the latest technology, Life.Church is the creator of the YouVersion Bible App—downloaded in every country. Named in the top 25 CEO’s in the U.S. (small and midsize companies) by Glassdoor, Groeschel is a New York Times best-selling author, speaks frequently around the world and hosts the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast.

 

Danielle Strickland

Pastor; Author; Justice Advocate

Danielle Strickland has led churches, started training schools and established justice departments around the world. She spent 22 years as an officer in The Salvation Army and is an Ambassador for Stop The Traffik. With a deep calling to empower people and to transform neighborhoods and the world, she co-founded Infinitum (a way of life), Brave Global, Amplify Peace and the Women Speakers Collective. Strickland is the author of several books, including The Ultimate Exodus.

 

Patrick Lencioni

Best-Selling Author; Founder, The Table Group

Patrick Lencioni is the author of eleven best-selling books with more than five million copies sold, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement, his leadership models serve a diverse base from Fortune 500 companies to professional sports organizations to churches. A Summit favorite, Lencioni will unpack his new work on motivation and how it shapes our leadership.

 

Jo Saxton

Author, Leadership Coach and Entrepreneur

Born to Nigerian parents and raised in London, England, Jo Saxton brings a multicultural and international perspective to leadership. She has served on staff teams in churches in the UK and the U.S. and is the founder of the Ezer Collective, an initiative that equips and invests in women leaders. Saxton co-hosts the podcast Lead Stories: Tales of Leadership and Life with Steph O’Brien and has authored three books, including The Dream of You.

 

Most recent faculty adds:

Bozoma Saint John

Chief Marketing Officer, Endeavor

Bozoma Saint John is Chief Marketing Officer for Endeavor, a global leader in entertainment, sports and fashion operating
in more than 30 countries. Over the course of her career, Saint John has earned a formidable reputation as a trailblazing executive. She most recently served as Chief Brand Officer for Uber and also as Head of Global Consumer Marketing for Apple Music
and iTunes. For her innovative work, Saint John has been recognized on Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People list.

Bear Grylls

Adventurer; Writer; TV Host

Bear Grylls is the embodiment of adventure. A former member of the British Special Forces, Grylls has climbed Everest, crossed the Arctic Ocean in an inflatable boat and has publicly supported the Alpha Course to help inspire people in their journey of faith. His Emmy-nominated TV show Man Vs Wild became one of the most watched programs on the planet with an estimated audience of 1.2 billion. He also hosts NBC’s hit show Running Wild with Bear Grylls as well as groundbreaking series on National Geographic, Netflix and Amazon. He is a number 1 best-selling author and has sold over 15 million books. These include his autobiography Mud, Sweat and Tears, and this year a powerful new book on faith called: Soul Fuel. Bear will be joining us by video from the mountains in Switzerland, and is speaking on courage, kindness and never giving up.

Jason Dorsey

#1 Rated Gen Z & Millennial Speaker; Researcher

Jason Dorsey is President of The Center for Generational Kinetics, which delivers research, speaking and consulting to separate generational myth from truth for leaders around the world. His team has repositioned global brands to win each generation and taken clients from last to first in both employee retention and customer growth. Considered the #1 generations speaker and researcher and called a “research guru” by Adweek, Dorsey uses original data-driven research to explain generational behaviors.

Aja Brown

Mayor, City of Compton

At the age of 31, Aja Brown made history as the youngest elected mayor of Compton, California. A national trailblazer, her revitalization strategy centers on family values, quality of life, economic development and infrastructural growth. Overwhelmingly re-elected to a second term in 2017, Mayor Brown’s community initiatives and policy changes have significantly reduced gang-related homicides and the unemployment rate. Mayor Brown is the recipient of multiple honors, including the esteemed 2016 John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award.

Liz Bohannon

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Sseko Designs

Liz Bohannon is the founder of Sseko Designs, a socially-conscious fashion brand that works to create leadership and educational opportunities for women across the globe. She believes that business is a powerful platform for social change and that girls are our future. She was named by Bloomberg Businessweek as a top social entrepreneur and by Forbes as a top
20 speaker. In her book, Beginner’s Pluck, releasing at the Summit, Bohannon uses her journey to explore 14 principles for not finding, but building a life of purpose, passion and impact.

Dr. Krish Kandiah

Founder, Home for Good; Consultant; Social Entrepreneur

An advocate for fostering and adoption, Dr. Kandiah is the founding director of Home for Good, a charity seeking to find permanent loving homes for children in the UK foster care system. He is the author of 13 books including his latest, Faitheism: Why Christians and Atheists have more in common than you think. He is a regular broadcaster on the BBC and a contributor to the Guardianand Times of London. An international speaker and consultant, he offers both creativity and academic reflection to bring strategic change, culture shift and innovation. Dr. Kandiah and his wife have 7 children through birth, adoption and fostering.

Todd Henry

Founder, Accidental Creative; Author; Leadership Consultant

Todd Henry teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. As host of The Accidental Creative Podcast—with millions of downloads—Henry delivers weekly tips and ideas for staying prolific, brilliant and healthy. He is the author of four books, including Die Empty which was named by Amazon as one of the best books of 2013. Henry’s latest book, Herding Tigers, Be the Leader that Creative People Need, is a practical handbook for anyone charged with leading people and teams to creative brilliance.

Jia Jiang

Best-Selling Author; Blogger; Entrepreneur

Years after Jia Jiang began his career in the corporate world, he became an entrepreneur and discovered everyone’s biggest fear: rejection. To conquer his fear, Jiang embarked on a journey and discovered a world where people are much kinder than we imagine. The best-selling author of Rejection Proof and owner of Rejection Therapy and CEO of Wuju Learning, Jiang teaches people and trains organizations to become fearless through rejection training.

Chris Voss

Former FBI Hostage Negotiator; CEO & Founder, The Black Swan Group

Chris Voss founded The Black Swan Group, a firm that provides training and advises Fortune 500 companies through complex negotiations. A 24-year veteran of the FBI, he was the lead international kidnapping negotiator and was trained not only
by the FBI, but by Scotland Yard and Harvard Law School. In his book, Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It, Voss breaks down these strategies so that anyone can use them in the workplace, in business or at home.

DeVon Franklin

Producer, Author, Speaker; CEO of Franklin Entertainment

DeVon Franklin is an award-winning producer, best-selling author and spiritual success coach. Beliefnet named him one
of the Most Influential Christians Under 40. He is CEO of Franklin Entertainment with 20th Century Fox and has produced the hit films Miracles from Heaven, Heaven is for Real and The Star. A New York Times best-selling author, his latest book is
The Truth About Men: What Men and Women Need to Know. Franklin is dedicated to using his leadership and the media as a powerful tool to encourage millions of lives around the world.

 

For more information, visit the Global Leadership Summit website. 

You will need a discount code to register for this event; per GLS guidelines, that code cannot be posted on our website, please call 574-834-2212 or email us. Then Register Here


Event Cost

We have the honor of hosting a Private View Site for GLS, meaning you get a largely discounted price to grow in your leadership development at our site for being connected to our organization. 

  • Participant Price: Summit Ticket Only – $89 Early Bird Rate (through 6/25/19)
    • Summit Ticket Only – $119 Post Early Bird Rate (after 6/25/19)
  • Meals can be purchased (in advance only; by July 31) through our on-site Dining Hall [breakfast $8.50, lunch $9.75, dinner $11]
    • Contact us at 574.834.2212 to purchase meals during the event.
  • You can also visit any of these suggested restaurants in town

Stay With Us!

  • Get the most out of the event by not losing the teachings, inspirations, and ideas
  • Plan a retreat at Epworth for your staff or leadership team to unpack and process each day without losing momentum
  • Lessen your daily travel load and create fellowship opportunities for your team
  • For more information and pricing, call us at 574-834-2212 or use our Retreat Finder Tool below
    • Freeland Hotel, Wesley House, or Parkview and Jubilee could all be great fits for your group. Private rooms, dorm rooms, private and shared bathrooms…we have whatever your group needs! 

 

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Start & End Time

august 8 (Thursday) - 9 (Friday) EST

Location

Epworth Forest Conference Center

8531 East Epworth Forest Rd, North Webster, IN 46555

Epworth Forest Conference Center8531 East Epworth Forest Rd, North Webster, IN 46555Epworth Forest Conference Center (EFCC) is located in the northern region of Indiana halfway between South Bend, Indiana and Ft. Wayne, Indiana; just north of US 30 on S.R. 13.

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