The Global Leadership Summit

Thursday-Friday, August 3-4, 2023

Roberts Wesleyan College Rochester, NY


Fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty.



Voice Your Vision for a Better Future


The future is listening. The future is now.


Gathering with a global community of change-driven, growth-minded, hope-filled people like you, discover how to voice your vision for a better future.


The Global Leadership Summit- the premier leadership event of the year- brings you a two-day catalytic experience of rich learning, new ideas, fresh perspective, and inspiring stories from leading experts spanning a wide range of fields and backgrounds.


Get geared up with the leadership tools you need to voice your vision for a better future.


GLS 2023 Guests


Register for $139 through August 12, 2022


We are excited to welcome you to the 2023 Global Leadership Summit on August 3 & 4 2023. Please use the link below to register for the Summit. If you received a discount code, please enter it in the "Priority Code" field of the registration form. If you have any questions, please contact us.  We look forward to seeing you at the Summit!


Regular Price: $229


$99 for Students, Faculty, and Military (no priority code needed)

What to Expect


Join your peers for the premier leadership event of the year!


On Thursday-Friday, August 3-4, 2023, join hundreds of thousands of curious, growth-minded, change-driven men and women like you across the globe for the premier leadership event of 2023—The Global Leadership Summit. 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!


  1. Attend The Global Leadership Summit on August 3-4, 2023.
  2. Apply the leadership insights and inspiration into your life and work right away.
  3. 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.

Personal Invitation

Ken Blanchard, NY Times Bestselling Author

Wegmans Featured

Laszlo Bock, former SVP of Google, 2018 GLS

Gain Insights from a World-Class Leadership Faculty


Experience high-impact sessions to help you forge ahead with clarity of vision and new energy.

Areas of expertise our faculty explores include: 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.

2022 Faculty 

Leadership & Hosts


Our Faculty will also be joined by GLN President & CEO, Tom De Vries, GLN Partners, Albert Tate, and Danielle Strickland & event hosts, Paula Faris, and Trey McKnight.

What Attendees are Saying

Everyone has the capacity to lead—because everyone has influence.

Whether you’re an executive or a student, 97 years old or 11 years old, you can experience
growth when you invest in developing your leadership skills.

The Global Leadership Summit is quite arguably the most effective, purpose-filled leadership development experience in the world. I can say, without reservation, the high quality, inspiring content delivered via the Summit has made many people within our organization, better leaders…including me.

John Venhuizen, President & CEO, Ace Hardware Corp.

Laurie Enos, President of Blue Lilac Marketing

Rehnuma Karim, Heroes for All Inc.

Father Justin Miller, Diocese of Rochester

Join a City Movement


Twenty-three cities are now leveraging the Summit to act as a catalyst for community transformation, health and prosperity.



Population: 32,000

2017 GLS Attendees: 550



Population: 472,870

2017 GLS Attendees: 1750

Fort Wayne,


Population: 248,500

2017 GLS Attendees: 4400

Rochester Leadership Digest

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Thanks to our 2022 Sponsors:

Webster Dental Group

Fr. Michael Mayer

Aetna Medicare Solutions

Xerox Leadership Association

Make a Difference


Join community leaders from businesses, churches and nonprofits who are working to spark leadership development in Rochester. Sponsor the event, become a volunteer or register to attend the live simulcast today!

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