For years, the Best of Leadership Summit has lived up to its name, with the very BEST in thought leadership. You can count on a day of inspiration, practical lessons, and performance-boosting benefits. It’s a day to unplug from the daily grind and invest in your ability to lead with courage and confidence. At a time when we need it most.
This annual event is organized by the Leadership Louisville Center. It will be held virtually for the first time on May 13, 2021 - giving access to leaders everywhere.
Intended for leaders at all levels, the day will include:
The Best Of Leadership Summit has a Net Promoter Score of 78 (70+ is considered exceptional) and has earned an 8.9/10 overall experience rating from our past attendees.
World-renowned business educator and coach, Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is the leading expert in his field.
CEO and Best-Selling Author, The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table
Author of The Diversity Advantage: Fixing Gender Inequality in the Workplace, founder of Candour, an inclusion strategy firm.
Newly-retired EVP & Chief Partner Officer at Starbucks
Chef and Executive Director of the Lee Initiative, which includes a Women Chefs Program
Author and Founder, Charlotte-based Center for Next Generation Leadership and Professional Development
Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, The PNC Financial Services Group
Jenn Colella is the actress who played the role of Beverley Bass in the Broadway musical, Come From Away
President, KFC U.S. and
Interim President, Pizza Hut U.S.
This isn't 'just another webinar.' While not in-person this year, the Best of Leadership Summit will continue to offer inspiring, actionable learning from incredible thought leaders - you get to learn from the best of the best. The platform will allow you to actively engage with speakers in the live virtual sessions.
You gain the added benefit of joining from the comfort of your own home or office and saving on travel and ticket prices that are reduced by 30%. You'll also have the opportunity to connect with other attendees via our virtual event platform and revisit content for three months after the day of learning.
The Best of Leadership Summit is a unique professional development opportunity for leaders at all levels. Participants discover new ways of thinking and grow their ability to lead. Attendees range from up-and-coming leaders to C-suite executives, with nearly 70% working at a director level or above. The virtual event will expand attendance, making it easy for your team members from all over the country to participate.
30% President, C-suite | 38% Director, VP | 17% Manager | 15% Individual Contributor
Over 180 different companies and organizations attend, including the area’s top five largest publicly traded companies, two Fortune 100 and two Fortune 500 companies, and several large private-sector employers.
Industries represented include: Businesses from large to small, Professional services (Accounting, Law, Real Estate, Builders, Financial Services, Insurance, etc.), Education, Government, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Nonprofit organizations.