2018 Emerging Leaders Conference
Hilton San Diego Bayfront • San Diego, CA
360° Blueprint for Success
Leadership and success are dimensional, developed through multiple sources of influence that bring value to an individual’s personal and professional spheres. At the 2018 Emerging Leaders Conference, rising stars and experienced professionals will gather to share the strategic and practical tools necessary to build a blueprint for success.
Attendees can look forward to high-energy keynote speakers, content-rich learning sessions, and interactive sessions created to deliver professional guidance in an environment that encourages peer networking. With opportunities to explore relevant issues such as multigenerational management and designing a personal brand while advancing the corporate mission, the program provides leadership concepts that can be implemented immediately.
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
Make your hotel reservation by clicking here or calling 1800-HILTONS and mention the group code WIB.
The WIB room rate is $249 single or double occupancy, plus taxes and fees. Please make your reservations by April 22, 2018. Rooms are limited and may sell out before this date. Requests after this date will be accepted on a space-available basis at the hotel’s prevailing rates.
Bank Leaders of Tomorrow, AVPs, VPs, & SVPs
Early-Bird Registration Fees (before April 9, 2018)
|WBA Member Bank||$745|
Regular Registration Fees
|WBA Member Bank (after April 9, 2018)||$795|
|WBA Affiliate Member||$1,295|
Substitutions are allowed at no additional cost. Written notice is required for all substitutions/cancellations. The full registration fee will be refunded if written notice is received by April 25, 2018, and 50 percent if by May 9. No refunds will be provided after May 9. Registrations made on or after May 9 are not subject to refund.
For more information on registration, please contact Ellie Rovira at (415) 352-3231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
|12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.||
|1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.||Welcome and Introductions|
|1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.||
You in the Driver’s Seat: It’s Your Life, Your Career — Take Charge!
Meridith Elliott Powell
|2:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.||
Working Peer Exchange Session
|3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||
Dessert Break in Marketplace
|3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||
The Ever-Changing Landscape of the Independent Banking Workplace: Motivating, Managing, and Mentoring Five Generations
|5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||Happy Hour in Marketplace|
Thursday, May 24, 2018
|7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.||
|7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Marketplace Open|
|7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||
Breakfast in Marketplace
|8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.||
Panel Discussion – ELC Success Stories: How to Translate ELC Knowledge Into Meaningful Change
|9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.||
Tips for Making It to the C-Suite
Michele Andujo Gil
Ten Things Bank Managers, Directors and Shareholders Want You to Know
|10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||
Refreshment Break in Marketplace
|11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||
Leveraging Communication for Success
|12:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.||Lunch in Marketplace|
|1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.||
Designing Your Personal Brand While Advancing the Corporate Mission
|2:50 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.||Dessert Break in the Marketplace|
|3:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||
Working Peer Exchange Session - Strengths-Based Leadership
|4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.||Reception in Marketplace|
Friday, May 25, 2018
|7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Registration Open|
|7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||Breakfast in Marketplace|
|8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.||
How to Lead Up in a Top-Down Industry
Deepening Human Connection in an Increasingly Digital World
|9:35 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.||
Working Peer Exchange Session - 360° Leadership: Leading from Within Your Organization
Jenny Ketchepaw, VP Training Manager, Human Resources, Community Bank
|10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.||Refreshment Break in the Marketplace|
|10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||
Closing General Session
General Session Speakers
Meridith Elliott Powell
Keynote Speaker & Business Growth Expert
Meridith Elliott Powell is an award-winning author, keynote speaker, and business strategist. With a background in corporate sales and leadership, her career expands over several industries including banking, healthcare, and finance. In her highly engaging keynote sessions, Powell shows her audiences how to attract more business, retain top talent, and leap into position to win in this new economy.
Speaker & Author
Scott Lesnick is a high-content international keynote speaker who is motivational, instructional, and educational in style and tone. His inspirational keynotes and interactive sessions address topics ranging from generational inclusion and managing change through leadership. Lesnick’s background includes 28 award-winning years in sales and management for a Fortune 500 company, and he is the author of the memoir, Kidjacked – A Father’s Story.
Managing Director, RSJ/Swenson, LLC
Eric Swenson is the founder and managing director of RSJ/Swenson LLC, a human resources and workforce development firm serving more than 250 businesses throughout North America. As a workforce strategist, he works with C-level executives to help identify talent, enhance corporate culture, develop leaders, and maximize productivity. Swenson is the author of Managing People in the 21st Century and The Five A’s of Great Employees.
The Dialogue Shop
Brian Riggs began his career as a resident historian at the National Constitution Center where he perfected the art of crafting story out of context. Today, he is the owner and lead strategist of the Dialogue Shop, an organizational transformation firm located outside of Philadelphia, PA. From Hong Kong to Rome, Riggs has worked with organizations on custom-designed leadership programs, mentor workshops, branding and communication efforts, and new market strategies. Check out Riggs’ promotional video here.
President & CEO, Hal Elrod International
Hal Elrod is on a mission to elevate the consciousness of humanity, one morning at a time. As the author of one of the highest rated books in the world, The Miracle Morning, he is doing exactly that. After surviving an accident that stopped his heart for six minutes, he ran a 52-mile ultra-marathon and went on to become a hall of fame business achiever, international keynote speaker, author, and executive producer of The Miracle Morning, a documentary that explores the morning rituals of some of the world’s most successful people.
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