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Leadership Louisville Center to host Best of Leadership Summit, March 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Over 500 leaders are expected to attend the Leadership Louisville Center’s annual Best of Leadership Summit on March 3, its signature event focused on inspiring and equipping leaders at all levels to be better and do better.

Presented by sponsor PNC Bank, the annual day of learning will be delivered as a hybrid event experience, with the opportunity to attend in-person at The Kentucky Center, 501 W. Main St., Louisville, or participate as a virtual event attendee. Attendees include leaders from across the country, as well as the top leadership from Louisville and the surrounding region.

REGISTRATION is open now at www.leadershiplouisville.org/summit, we ask attendees to register by Monday, Feb. 28. Individual tickets for in-person attendees are $450 ($350 for virtual attendees), with discounted member and group rates also available.

Sponsorships and special group rates are available by contacting Jennifer Stevens, [email protected] or (502) 561-5231.

This day for learning and growth is known for delivering powerful and relevant content from innovative global leaders – a full agenda with topics is included below. This is not a business-as-usual year and therefore this will not be a business-as-usual event.

The keynote speaker line-up includes some surprises, including legendary rap star and cofounder of Run-DMC, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels; Scott Blanchard, president of Ken Blanchard Companies; and Dr. Joe Folkman, president of organizational research firm Zenger Folkman. Additional speakers include Carolyn Tandy, SVP, Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer of Humana, Inc.; Grammy-winning artist Ben Sollee; Jonathan Webb, founder and CEO at AppHarvest; and executive coach Vitale Buford. A panel of executive HR leaders will discuss how leaders can keep employees engaged and happy, with Rocki Rockingham, Chief HR Officer for GE Appliances, a Haier Company; Kimberly Sisnett, Chief People Officer for Waystar; and Megan Verret, VP of Global Talent for Yum! Brands, Inc.

WHO ATTENDS & WHY: The Best of Leadership Summit is a unique professional development opportunity for leaders at all levels. Attendees range from up-and-coming leaders to C-suite executives, with nearly 70% working at a director level or above. Both the in-person and virtual event offer valuable business networking opportunities both within and beyond the Louisville region. The curriculum is designed to help participants:

  • Build organizations that are more resilient, innovative, and more adept at managing and leading successful change.
  • Gain deeper knowledge around inclusive leadership, building high-performance teams, and creating a sense of belonging.
  • Grow your ability to adapt, collaborate, achieve great results, and lead in our new hybrid world.

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