Whether you’re a business leader, CEO, pastor, teacher, nurse, student, artist, soldier, parent, doctor, volunteer, entrepreneur, or simply finding your place, you have influence. Every day you impact those around you through your influence—for better or worse, in both big and small ways. During a season that may have depleted your energy, stunted your growth or left you in the dark, it’s time to rediscover a new hope for your future in order to amplify the positive difference you can make.
What is the turning point for positive change? Your capacity to thrive and help rejuvenate the best in those around you, both personally and professionally, is dependent on your leadership health.
Your leadership matters. When you invest in developing your leadership skills, you also give back to everyone around you. You strengthen your relationships, build trust on your team, innovate toward a better future and face challenges head-on with fresh perspective—not only do you thrive, but your family thrives, your business thrives, your church thrives and your community thrives.
On Thursday-Friday, August 5-6, 2021, join hundreds of thousands of curious, growth-minded, change-driven men and women like you for the premier leadership event of 2021—The Global Leadership Summit.
Whether you attend online or in-person at one of our 500+ local host sites, you will experience two days of rich, high-impact, inspiring sessions, and learn from a diverse faculty who will share their wisdom and practical perspective to support you in your leadership growth.
Take the Next Step!
- Attend The Global Leadership Summit on August 5-6, 2021 at one of 500+ local host sites across the U.S. or via our interactive online event platform.
- Apply the leadership insights and inspiration into your life and work right away.
- Experience leadership growth and thrive personally and professionally.
When you’re thriving in your greatest potential, you also influence those around you for the better.
Experience high-impact sessions to help you forge ahead with clarity of vision and new energy.
Areas of expertise our faculty explores includes: Cultivating Innovation, Building Trust, Maximizing Productivity, Overcoming Fear, Influencing Change, Managing Conflict, Improving Workplace Civility, Casting Vision and so much more!
*Faculty lineup and topics subject to change. Additional faculty and guest artists to be revealed.
Craig GroeschelFounder & Senior Pastor, Life.Church; Best-Selling Author; Champion of the GLS
Globally recognized as a leader of leaders, Craig Groeschel is the founder and senior pastor of Life.Church, rated the #1 place to work in 2020 for small and mid-size companies by Glassdoor. Known for their missional approach to leveraging the latest technology, Life.Church is the innovative creator of the YouVersion Bible App—downloaded in every country worldwide. In 2020, Life.Church provided free tools to thousands of churches who quickly transitioned to a virtual church experience in the wake of the global health pandemic. Traveling the world as a champion of The Global Leadership Summit, Groeschel advocates for building leaders in every sector of society. He is also the host of the top-ranked Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast. A New York Times best-selling author, his latest book is Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life.
Juliet FuntCEO & Founder, WhiteSpace at Work
Juliet Funt is the CEO and founder of WhiteSpace at Work, a training and consulting firm helping organizations, their leaders and employees reclaim their creativity, productivity and engagement. With thought-provoking insights and actionable tools, she has become a globally-recognized expert in helping leaders cope with the “age of overload” in which we all live and work. A warrior against reactive busyness and a force for change in organizations around the world, Funt teaches a streamlined method for personal process improvement that reduces complexity in the workplace. Teams that incorporate a WhiteSpace mindset and skill set increase creativity and engagement, reclaim lost capacity and execute at their finest. Her clients include a number of Fortune 100 companies and span a wide array of industries, from financial services to technology, manufacturing to the military. Funt’s new book, A Minute to Think, releases at the 2021 Summit.
Shola RichardsFounder & CEO, Go Together Global; Workplace Civility Expert; Best-Selling Author
Shola Richards is a best-selling author and sought-after workplace civility expert whose work has been featured on the Today Show, CBS, Forbes, Black Enterprise and numerous additional publications around the world. Recognized as an authority on workplace happiness and engagement, Richards’ articles and wildly popular “Positivity Solution” series have reached readers in over 160 countries. He is the Founder and CEO of Go Together Global, having shared his transformative message with leading healthcare organizations, top universities, Silicon Valley, the motion picture industry and on the TEDx stage; his greatest honor being the keynote speaker for the Department of Homeland Security three days before the 15th Anniversary of 9/11. A self-professed “kindness extremist”, Richards equips and inspires leaders to put positivity, strong energy, massive bravery, tremendous dedication and relentless humanity in the workforce to create collaborative, safe and healthy work environments where people thrive. Richards is a best-selling author whose research is featured in his books, Making Work Work and Go Together.
Dr. Francesca GinoSocial & Behavioral Scientist; Professor at Harvard Business School; Author
Dr. Francesca Gino
Dr. Francesca Gino is a professor in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at Harvard Business School recognized for her award-winning research and teaching on how to have more productive, creative and fulfilling lives. Dr. Gino has a diverse expertise on the psychology of organizations. She is a sought-after consultant and speaker—some of her clients include Disney, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Novartis, P&G, as well as the U.S. Military. Dr. Gino’s research has been featured in The Wallstreet Journal, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, Financial Times, The New York Times, Newsweek, National Public Radio, Scientific American and Psychology Today. She has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50. In Dr. Gino’s latest book, Rebel Talent, she shares her research behind why it pays to break the rules at work and in life.
Jerry LorenzoFounder & Fashion Designer, Fear of God; Global Head, Adidas Basketball
Jerry Lorenzo Manuel is an American fashion designer and founder of the label, Fear of God. Raised in Sacramento, West Palm Beach and Chicago, Lorenzo grew up with first-hand understanding of the contemporary American landscape as he followed his father’s professional baseball career cross country. Concurrently, Lorenzo developed an appreciation for heritage through visits to vintage stores nationwide with his mother. His upbringing became the precursor of his idea for a new American classic now known as Fear of God. In 2013, Lorenzo chose fashion despite plans to follow in the footsteps of his father in sport and established the now renowned label, conceived through a union of his creative vision, menswear experience and market expertise. Equipped with an MBA from Loyola University Chicago School of Business and an intrinsic understanding of the missing gap between the runway and wardrobe, Lorenzo’s honest and opinionated approach to fashion continues to push Fear of God into an icon of contemporary American luxury.
Register yourself and your team to join us on Thursday-Friday, August 5-6, 2021 and mark your calendars for two days you won’t forget!
*Pricing is as low as $149 per attendee for purchases of 2+ tickets and $169 per individual attendee. Regular Pricing is $189 per attendee for purchases of 2+ tickets and $209 per individual attendee. Not valid for South Barrington’s Main Auditorium. All ticket prices are per-person, in USD, for registration to attend at a U.S. site. Guests from other countries please contact your GLN or GLS office. Additional discounts are available for full-time students, faculty, first-responders and members of the military. Additionally, teachers, nurses and other qualified guests may be eligible for continuing education credit.
|Ticket Group||Regular Price||Number Tickets||Super Early Bird||Savings|
||1||$169 each||$40 per ticket|
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News & Updates
Faculty Spotlight: Fashion Designer, Jerry Lorenzo & His Creative CallingJerry Lorenzo, Global Leadership Network
Just Announced: Three GLS21 Faculty Sure to Equip, Encourage and Inspire YouGlobal Leadership Network
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the dates for The Global Leadership Summit 2021?
The Summit will take place live on Thursday-Friday, August 5-6, 2021 in the U.S. and Canada at 650+ participating host sites and online.
International Summit experiences primarily take place during the Fall/Winter of the 2021/2022 season.
What's included with my 2021 Summit ticket?
All public programming elements including but not limited to plenary sessions and artistic elements (music, drama, dance, etc.) are included with every ticket.
Additional features and value-adds include online viewing options, 7-day on-demand access.
When will the full schedule be available?
The full conference schedule, including the session topic(s), speaker(s) and times will be available two weeks prior to the event. The Summit officially runs two full days from 8:30 am-4:30 pm (CDT) on Thursday and 8:30 am-3:30 pm (CDT) on Friday.
Note: If you are attending a local host site in a Western time zone, please check with your local host to find out if they will host a delayed broadcast.
Will this event be simulcast in real-time?
The Summit begins broadcasting in real-time at 8:30 am (CDT) on August 5 & 6, 2021.
Note: If you are attending a local host site in a Western time zone, please check with your local host to find out if they will deliver a delayed broadcast.
What does it cost to attend the Summit in 2021?
Click Here to see the current conference rates and available discounts.
Who qualifies for the Emerging Leader, Student, Faculty, and Military rates?
Emerging Leader: Individuals ages 11-18 are eligible to attend the Summit at the emerging leader rate (when accompanied by a guardian, as a part of a group, or by invitation from a host site with or without an active school ID).
Student: All undergraduate and graduate students (both full or part-time students) are eligible to attend the Summit at the Student rate.*
Faculty: All active faculty or staff of any a college, university or seminary are eligible to attend the Summit at the Faculty rate.*
Military: All U.S. Military personnel (Active Duty and Reserve), their spouses, and dependents may register at the Military rate.*
*Note: You may be required to present a valid ID, detailing your affiliation, during the event check-in process when attending the Summit at one of these special rates. For example, those attending on a ticket purchased at the military rate may be asked to provide a Veteran ID Card or Uniformed Services ID Card.
How do I register for The Global Leadership Summit?
There are 2 ways to register:
- Online: Click Here
- Phone: 800-570-9812
Can I buy one ticket to share among my group?
No. To attend an in-person gathering, each member of your group will need an individual ticket to enter the venue at check-in.
Do I need to have all the names and emails of the attendees in my group when I register?
It is preferred that you enter all names and email addresses of attendees in your group at the time of registration, but it is not required.
If you do not have the names of all parties in your group when registering, the online system will add an open registration for each unknown guest corresponding to the number of tickets purchased. You will need to add guest names and unique email addresses prior to the event.
Lastly, guest names are required at the point of registration for any guest attending on a discounted Emerging Leader, Student, Faculty, or Military ticket.
How can I update attendee information?
Each registered attendee is able to update their information independently. If you registered a group; you can also update the information of your group members.
Click here to edit attendee information.
Can I share my ticket with someone if I can’t attend the entire event?
We do not provide the option to share tickets between multiple individuals. The event has been designed as a holistic experience best attended in its entirety.
Where do I find my ticket or registration information?
Click here to locate your ticket or registration information.
Can I add additional registrations?
Yes, you are able to purchase additional tickets under a new transaction, but we are unable to add additional tickets to an already existing order.
Can you prorate my tickets (offer group rate pricing) when I purchase additional registrations?
Please register your whole team at the same time to receive group rate pricing. We are unable to prorate on previously purchased registrations. For your convenience, you do not need to fill in all the names on your team’s tickets at the time of purchase.
Are on-site childcare or facilities for nursing mothers offered at the conference?
The conference is open to guests over the age of 11 with a paid registration. Given the variety of locations that host the Summit we’re unable to require sites to provide on-site childcare or private spaces for nursing mothers however, some may elect to do so.
Please inquire directly with your local host site to find out about on-site childcare options or the availability of facilities for nursing mothers at their specific venue.
What is your policy on the cancellation, hold, and transfer of tickets?
Please contact our Service Engagement Team by 07/06/2021 for a refund of your conference fees less a *$45.00 cancellation fee per person. (*The reason for the cancellation fee is to cover various processing costs and pre-purchased conference materials.)
To cancel your ticket(s), please contact our Service Engagement Team at 800-570-9812 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Should you wish to hold your registration funds for future use, less a $45 fee per each held registration, please contact our Service Engagement Team by 06/08/2021. You will need to contact us within a year to utilize the funds toward a new conference registration.
Note: Additional payment may be required depending on the price of the conference you are transferring the funds to and at the current rate of that new event. Any over-payment remaining after the transfer is non-refundable.
To hold your ticket(s), please contact our Service Engagement Team at 800-570-9812 or at email@example.com
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 contact our Service Engagement Team at 800-570-9812 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
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