The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day event telecast LIVE in HD from Willow Creek in Chicago every August to hundreds of locations in North America. Throughout the fall, the Summit is rebroadcast to an additional 675+ sites in 125 countries and 59 languages. You are invited to join an expected 450,000 people committed to getting better as leaders in 2016. Register to attend one of our Canadian Premier Host Sites. Experience world-class leadership training that is not just affordable but accessible to you!
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Global Leadership Summit
October 27, 2016 @ 8:30 am - October 28, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Bill Hybels is senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, a church of more than 25,000 that celebrated its 40th year in 2015. He founded The Global Leadership Summit with a commitment to develop and mentor leaders worldwide, now impacting leaders in 125 countries. Hybels is the best-selling author of more than 20 books and his new video curriculum, Leading From Here to There: 5 Essential Skills is releasing in August 2016.
Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
As co-chair of the foundation, Melinda Gates shapes and approves strategies, reviews results and sets the overall direction of the organization. Her work has led her to focus on empowering women and girls to bring transformational improvements in the health and prosperity of families, communities and societies. After joining Microsoft Corp. in 1987, she helped develop many of the company’s multimedia products. In 1996, Melinda left Microsoft to focus on her philanthropic work and family.
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Ford Motor Company (2006-2014)
Alan Mulally led Ford’s transformation into one of the world’s leading automobile companies and the #1 automobile brand in the United States—returning it to profitability and changing the way the organization works. Prior to joining Ford, he served as executive vice president of The Boeing Company. Mulally has been named No. 3 on Fortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” list and one of “The World’s Most Influential People” by TIME magazine.