Heritage Center to Host Global Leadership Summit

Jul 21, 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The University of Dubuque’s Heritage Center will be a host site for Willow Creek Association’s 23rd Global Leadership Summit on August 10-11. The two-day event drives transformation with fresh, actionable insight from faculty who challenge leaders to maximize their influence.

The Summit will be simulcast live by satellite in HD to 600 sites in North America. Fourteen faculty were selected for their expertise, proven success, and innovative approaches in non-profit, government, education, and faith-based sectors. Presenters include Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook; Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s The Profit and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam; Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission; Marcus Buckingham, best-selling author of Now, Discover Your Strengths andfounder of The Marcus Buckingham Company; and Immaculée Ilibagiza, best-selling author of Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust.

The Summit focuses on leadership, challenging individuals to their personal grander vision – fully living out their values to make an impact. Additional themes at the 2017 Summit include:

  • Grit – why passion and persistence are keys to career and life success
  • Fearlessness – developing an element of resolve to create change
  • Creative Problem Solving – finding innovative win-win solutions in a fast-paced world
  • Developing Talent – taking leadership development seriously to bring out the best in people

In the fall, the Global Leadership Summit goes global in 60 languages, reaching 128 countries to inspire an anticipated 400,000 leaders to greater Kingdom impact.

To register or learn more, visit www.willowcreek.com/summit. The general public rate is $209 per person or $189 per person for a group of 10 or more. A discount rate of $89 is available for students, faculty, and active military personnel.

Willow Creek Association is committed to the singular idea that inspired, encouraged and equipped Christian leaders transform their communities. The leaders we serve are not just full-time ministry staff, but leaders in all sectors of society committed to pursuing their grander visions.