Summit News

GLS 2023 Faculty Revealed

February 17, 2023


Tickets for the 2023 Global Leadership Summit are on sale now. We are proud to be hosting at Roberts Wesleyan Univeristy again this year. Learn from world class inspiring faculty.

2022 GLS to be held at Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY


May 20, 2022


GLS Rochester is excited to announce the partnership with Roberts Wesleyan College to host the 2022 Global Leadership Summit. We are pleased to be working with one of the leading colleges to put on the premier leadership event of the year.

2021 GLS Faculty Announced


February 25, 2021


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 includes: 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.


Issue #4 Published

View the newest issue of the Rochester Leadershup Digest. This issue features: Ty Hookway, Valuable Leadership Lessons, Dr. Marcia Bornhurst Parkes, Leaders Build Community, Bishop David J. Singleton, Opportunity Awaits, and more.

Emerging Leader Panel at Rochester GLS

Cultivating Creativity & Community in Rochester

August 5, 2019


Join us on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 1:40 - 2:15pm for our panel featuring some of Rochester's most talented emerging leaders: 


  • Danielle Raymo, founder of Rochester Brainery and co-founder of Upstate Social Sessions
  • Leah Stacey, co-founder of Upstate Social Session and Associate Producer of Rochester Cocktail Revival
  • Emily Hessner Lynch, founder of Serve Me The Sky and director or I Heart ROC
  • Daniel Schniederman, the co-chair of Maker Faire Rochester and FIRST Robotics Finger Lakes Planning Committee


We're thrilled to bring this discussion to this year's Global Leadership Summit and to elevate & learn from our the millennial generation and their endeavors.

New Issue

August, 2019


In this issue:

  • Mayor Lovely Ann Warren
    Leadership - A Means to an End
  • Dr. Ehsan Hoque
    Being An Authentic Leader
  • Dana Miller
    Lead. Follow. or Get Out of the Way

Issue #2 of the Rochester Leadership Digest Published

May, 2019

The second issue of the Rochester Leadership Digest has been publsihed. This issue features Mark Miller, VP of High Performance Leadership, Chick-fil-A, and many more local leaders.

Rochester Leadership Digest Launches in November

November 14, 2018


We're inviting leaders to share their leadership thoughts and best practices. In this issue:


Ken Blanchard Returns to Rochester a Second Time Live for the GLS


July 11, 2018


Ken is an influential leadership expert, motivational speaker and author of more than 60 books, including The One Minute Manager, Raving Fans and Refire! Don’t Retire.! He is the leader's leader.


Join us on August 9-10, 2018 at The DoubleTree on Jefferson Road, Rochester, NY for the Summit and hear how his newest book, Servant Leadership in Action, can help you achieve great relationships and results!

Leadership Lessons from Half-Court


May 4, 2018


Looking to tip off your leadership training before the GLS? We're pleased to announce that Coach Jim Johnson can come and inspire your team with his "Seven Keys to be an Effective Leader." With each keynote and workshop centered around his “Dreams Really Do Come True” message, Coach Jim makes it possible for people to see where teamwork and leadership opportunities are waiting to be seized. To schedule Jim, call 585-288-6160.

Spread the Word About the GLS!


January 12, 2018


You have influence and the ability to impact your community. Wherever your influence is-work or home-when you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins!


Invite someone to join 445,000+ people around the world for two days of world-class leadership training.