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The Global Leadership Summit - (Thursday, August 11, 2016 through Friday, August 12, 2016)


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You are invited to join an expected 305,000 people committed to getting better as leaders in 2016.

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The Global Leadership Summit - (Thursday, August 11, 2016 through Friday, August 12, 2016)

  1. 1. 1 ABOUT The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event telecast LIVE in HD from Willow’s campus near Chicago every August to hundreds of locations in North America. You are invited to join an expected 305,000 people committed to getting better as leaders in 2016. Throughout the fall, Summit events take place at an additional 675+ sites in 125 countries and 59 languages.
  2. 2. 2 REASONS TO ATTEND You are presented with a lot of opportunities to sharpen your skills and develop the people you lead. The Summit is a proven tool that produces compelling outcomes for leaders who attend. Independent Research Conducted by Excellence in Giving TEAMWORK Attendees feel improved teamwork, increased job satisfaction and productivity 83% EFFECTIVENESS Attendees say their organization is more effective because of clearer vision 61% SIGNIFICANCE Attendees feel a greater sense of significance and satisfaction 87% BETTER LEADERS Attendees cite concrete ways their supervisor has become a better leader 81%
  3. 3. 3 I ndiv idual $209 Team 10+ $189 R EGI STER 2016 Pr efer to r egister by phone? Call 800.570.9812
  4. 4. 4 Registration How do I register for The Global Leadership Summit? There are 3 ways to register: Online: Click Here Phone: 800-570-9812 Mail: P.O. Box 3188 Barrington, IL 60011-3188 Do I need to have all the names of our group when I register? Willow Creek Association allows groups to reserve "Empty Registrations" and then submit names of those who will be attending at a later date. We encourage you to enter those names by mid July, however a registrant's name can still be added or changed before printing the final ticket. Can I share a registration with someone if I can't attend the entire event? Willow Creek Association does not provide the option to share registrations between two or more individuals. The event has been designed as a holistic learning experience and is best if attended in its entirety.
  5. 5. 5 Location & Dates What are the dates for The Global Leadership Summit? This year the Summit will take place Thursday-Friday, August 11-12, 2016. What is the difference between attending this on-site vs. a Premier Host Site? Attendance at the Willow Creek campus provides the energy of an expected 7,000 attendees experiencing programming and most speakers in person. Premier Host Sites are preferred by some attendees for convenience, afford-ability, and connectivity to the church in their region. Register Now : On Site or At a Premier Host Site Is the programming the same at all locations? All programming elements including music, drama, video, and dance emanate from the Willow Creek campus in South Barrington, IL.
  6. 6. 6 Miscellaneous What is your cancellation/transfer policy? CANCELLATION POLICY You must contact our Ministry Operations Team on or before 6/14/2016 for a refund of your conference fees less a $45.00 cancellation fee per person. HOLD POLICY Should you wish to hold your registration for future use, you must contact us on or before 7/12/2016. You will need to contact us within a year to utilize the fund toward a new conference registration. Your registration fees will be transferred to the conference selected less the $45.00 transfer fee per person. Additional payment may be required depending on the price of the new conference. Any overpayment remaining after the transfer is non-refundable. TRANSFER POLICY You may at any time up to the date of the conference transfer the name or location associated with the registration at no cost. To transfer the location, please call our Ministry Operations Team at 800-570- 9812. Still have questions? Email Us or Call (800) 570 9812
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  8. 8. 8 BILL HYBELS FOUNDER AND SENIOR PASTOR, WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH Bill Hybels is senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, a church of more than 25,000 that celebrated its 40th year in 2015. He founded The Global Leadership Summit with a commitment to develop and mentor leaders worldwide, now impacting leaders in 125 countries. Hybels is the best-selling author of more than 20 books and his new video curriculum, Leading From Here to There: 5 Essential Skills is releasing in August 2016.
  9. 9. 9 MELINDA GATES CO-CHAIR, BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION As co-chair of the foundation, Melinda Gates shapes and approves strategies, reviews results and sets the overall direction of the organization. Her work has led her to focus on empowering women and girls to bring transformational improvements in the health and prosperity of families, communities and societies. After joining Microsoft Corp. in 1987, she helped develop many of the company’s multimedia products. In 1996, Melinda left Microsoft to focus on her philanthropic work and family.
  10. 10. 10 ALAN MULALLY PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY (2006-2014) • Alan Mulally led Ford's transformation into one of the world's leading automobile companies and the #1 automobile brand in the United States—returning it to profitability and changing the way the organization works. • Prior to joining Ford, he served as executive vice president of The Boeing Company. Mulally has been named No. 3 onFortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” list and one of “The World’s Most Influential People” by TIMEmagazine.
  11. 11. 11 BISHOP T.D. JAKES FOUNDER AND SENIOR PASTOR, THE POTTER’S HOUSE • Bishop T.D. Jakes is a visionary, provocative thinker and entrepreneur who serves as senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church. Named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine , Jakes’ reach and presence spans film, television, radio and books, including his most recent New York Times bestseller, Destiny: Step into Your Purpose and his latest film, Miracles from Heaven , starring Jennifer Garner. FAVOR A’INT FAIR
  13. 13. 13 DR. TRAVIS BRADBERRY BESTSELLING AUTHOR; CO- FOUNDER OF TALENTSMART • Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award- winning co-author of the #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and the co-founder of TalentSmart—a consultancy that serves more than 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies. A world- renowned expert in Emotional intelligence 2.0, Bradberry speaks regularly in corporate and public settings helping listeners better understand what emotional intelligence is, and most importantly, how to use it to improve their leadership.
  14. 14. 14 ERIN MEYER PROFESSOR AT INSEAD; AUTHOR AND CONSULTANT • Erin Meyer is a professor at INSEAD in France, one of the world’s leading business schools. • Her recently released book, The Culture Map , focuses on how the world’s most successful global leaders navigate the complexities of cultural differences in a multicultural environment. • In 2015, Meyer won the Thinkers50 “On the Radar” award, given to the best of the new generation of thinkers most likely to shape the future of business and business thinking.
  15. 15. 15 WILFREDO DE JESÚS SENIOR PASTOR, NEW LIFE COVENANT CHURCH; COMMUNITY LEADER AND AUTHOR • Under Wilfredo De Jesús’ leadership, New Life has grown from 120 people to more than 17,000 through church plants and to more than 130 ministries reaching the most disenfranchised—the poor, homeless, prostitutes, drug addicts and gang members. • Named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2013, De Jesús is the author of In the Gap and became a Summit favorite following his challenging and inspiring talk in 2014.
  16. 16. 16 PATRICK LENCIONI BESTSELLING AUTHOR; FOUNDER OF THE TABLE GROUP • Patrick Lencioni is the author of 10 business books that have sold nearly 5 million copies, includingThe Five Dysfunctions of a Team . • The Wall Street Journal called him one of the most sought after business speakers in America, and he consults on topics related to leadership and organizational health. A Summit favorite, Lencioni’s upcoming release, The Ideal Team Player, explores the three essential virtues that accelerate teamwork and predict team success.
  17. 17. 17 CHRIS MCCHESNEY BESTSELLING AUTHOR; EXECUTIVE AT FRANKLIN COVEY • Chris McChesney is a Wall Street Journal #1 national bestselling author of The 4 Disciplines of Execution and is the Global Practice Leader of Execution for Franklin Covey. Known for his high-energy and engaging presentations, McChesney has consulted with many of the world’s top brands and leverages this practical experience to help leaders from the boardroom to the front lines of an organization get better at executing the ideas that matter most.
  18. 18. 18 DANIELLE STRICKLAND OFFICER IN THE SALVATION ARMY; ADVOCATE AND AUTHOR • Originally from Canada, Danielle Strickland, currently serves in Los Angeles as The Western Territorial Social Justice Secretary for The Salvation Army. Serving the marginalized for over twenty years, she is also an ambassador for Stop The Traffik, a global anti-human trafficking campaign. The author of several books, including A Beautiful Mess , Strickland is an exceptional communicator and inspires listeners to set aside their limited expectations and fall in line with God’s vision for their lives.
  19. 19. 19 JOSSY CHACKO FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT, EMPART INC. • Jossy Chacko leads a global ministry that exists to ignite holistic community transformation among the unreached and needy people of Asia. With a goal to see 100,000 communities transformed by 2030 through the planting of churches, they are on track, averaging 11 church plants per day during 2015. • Providing leadership to a team of more than 6,500 in seven countries, Jossy uses his gifts as a communicator to challenge business and spiritual leaders to capture a larger, God-size vision.
  20. 20. 20 JOHN C. MAXWELL LEADERSHIP EXPERT; BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND COACH • John C. Maxwell, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach and speaker, was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Inc. in 2014. • His organizations—The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team and EQUIP—have trained over 6 million leaders in every nation. His latest book isIntentional Living: Choosing a Life That Matters.