America’s Best Hope 2016

On November 11th, Christian leaders from business and nonprofit worlds will gather in Carmel to share wisdom and encouragement at America’s Best Hope 2016.

Phil Vischer, the creator of VeggieTales, will headline this year’s event. “I think everybody who builds things or leads things has dreams of how it should turn out,” Phil shared in an interview with America’s Best Hope. “The reality is that very seldom does it turn out the way we dream about it and we imagine it. Christian values are often more longterm. Y’know, just being kind, showing the fruit of the Spirit, doesn’t necessarily move the needle in the next quarter, but it might move the needle in the next decade.

“For business leaders, it’s really a question of, ‘Why do I do this? Why do I get up in the morning? Why do I come into work? What’s my ultimate goal? Am I focusing on outcomes, or am I focusing on my relationship with God and what He’s called me to do on a daily basis?'”

Here’s highlights from last year’s conference:

You can attend the LIVE event in Carmel or tune in at one of the satellite locations across the country. The LIVE event will be held from 8AM–4PM at Northview Church (12900 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel). Doors open at 7AM. This event is very likely to sell out, so reserve your ticket today!

If you’d be interested in meeting up with the Afikomag community during or after this event, email info@afikomag.com or call/text Hannah at (765) 438-1228.

 

full speaker lineup for America’s Best Hope 2016

Phil Vischer, Founder & CEO of JellyfishLabs and Creator of VeggieTales

Kirk Perry, President, Brand Solutions at Google

Anne Graham Lotz, President of AnGel Ministries

Dee Ann Turner, Vice President of Enterprise Social Responsibility at Chick-fil-a

Jim Munroe, Christian Illusionist

Col. Lee Ellis, Founder and President of Leadership Freedom and FreedomStar Media

Ray Hilbert, Co-Founder of Truth at Work

Fanchon Stinger, Evening News Coanchor at FOX59

 

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Phil Vischer Headlining Christian Leadership Conference

On November 11th, Christian leaders from business and nonprofit worlds will gather in Carmel to share wisdom and encouragement at America’s Best Hope 2016.

Phil Vischer, the creator of VeggieTales, will headline this year’s event. “I think everybody who builds things or leads things has dreams of how it should turn out,” Phil shared in an interview with America’s Best Hope. “The reality is that very seldom does it turn out the way we dream about it and we imagine it. Christian values are often more longterm. Y’know, just being kind, showing the fruit of the Spirit, doesn’t necessarily move the needle in the next quarter, but it might move the needle in the next decade.

“For business leaders, it’s really a question of, ‘Why do I do this? Why do I get up in the morning? Why do I come into work? What’s my ultimate goal? Am I focusing on outcomes, or am I focusing on my relationship with God and what He’s called me to do on a daily basis?'”

Here’s highlights from last year’s conference:

You can attend the LIVE event in Carmel or tune in at one of the satellite locations across the country. The LIVE event will be held from 8AM–4PM at Northview Church (12900 Hazel Dell Parkway, Carmel). Doors open at 7AM. This event is very likely to sell out, so reserve your ticket today!

If you’d be interested in meeting up with the Afikomag community during or after this event, email info@afikomag.com or call/text Hannah at (765) 438-1228.

 

full speaker lineup for America’s Best Hope 2016

Phil Vischer, Founder & CEO of JellyfishLabs and Creator of VeggieTales

Kirk Perry, President, Brand Solutions at Google

Anne Graham Lotz, President of AnGel Ministries

Dee Ann Turner, Vice President of Enterprise Social Responsibility at Chick-fil-a

Jim Munroe, Christian Illusionist

Col. Lee Ellis, Founder and President of Leadership Freedom and FreedomStar Media

Ray Hilbert, Co-Founder of Truth at Work

Fanchon Stinger, Evening News Coanchor at FOX59

 

Sign me up!

 

See more video highlights from previous conferences >>

The War for Talent

Come learn valuable insights from three culture architects who helped shape three of Indiana’s top brands and most desirable companies to work for.

The speakers include:

For business executives: Discover what it takes to attract and retain top talent to meet the demands of today’s high-growth business environment.
For emerging leaders: Connect with peers and some of Indiana’s most successful executives, while learning the secrets that will set you apart from your peers.

This event is part of EDGE Mentoring’s quarterly Burst Events where we invite the foremost experts and thought leaders to share their experiences, perspectives, success and failures with emerging leaders.

Light snacks and drink will be provided for the event. Those who are interested are free to come to the post-event social at The Pint Room!

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The War for Talent

Come learn valuable insights from three culture architects who helped shape three of Indiana’s top brands and most desirable companies to work for.

The speakers include:

For business executives: Discover what it takes to attract and retain top talent to meet the demands of today’s high-growth business environment.

For emerging leaders: Connect with peers and some of Indiana’s most successful executives, while learning the secrets that will set you apart from your peers.

This event is part of EDGE Mentoring’s quarterly Burst Events where we invite the foremost experts and thought leaders to share their experiences, perspectives, success and failures with emerging leaders.

Light snacks and drink will be provided for the event. Those who are interested are free to come to the post-event social at The Pint Room!

WHEN

WHERE

California Closets | 1 South Rangeline Road Carmel, IN 46032

 

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Connect & Engage

Connecting and engaging members of the Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance! A new event designed to give current and new members an opportunity to meet each other in an easy fun structured atmosphere. Learn about each other and your businesses. Connect with members to build referrals and business!

2015 Celebration of Commerce and Community

This festive evening program honors our members, boards, councils, partners, and volunteers. Celebrate our community and organization with an evening of dinner, networking, and awards! Last year, over 325 professionals attended this prestigious event.

Take the opportunity to showcase your business at this year’s event!
Sponsorships start at $125.
Click here to download information

Fees/Admission:
Pre-register: $50
At Door: $60

This year the Chamber will give 7 business awards. The nomination deadline is Tuesday, October 13. Click here to download the nomination criteria and form.

Awards will be:

  • Business Person of the Year
  • Small Business of the Year
  • Medium Business of the Year
  • Large Business of the Year
  • Ambassador of the Year
  • Impact Award (Nonprofit)
  • Volunteer of the Year

Strategic Discussion Group – Create a Marketing Plan

  •  Open to Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance Members and All Employees
  • Limited to 15 Participants
  • Please email Linda Wilson at lwilson@greaterkokomo.com if you would like to participate

Marie Radel, Director of Marketing at IU Kokomo, will guide you through a step-by-step program, using a template provided, to strategically outline your business goals for one to five years.

By creating a vision and specific initiatives, this planning process will help you set budgets, timelines, and metrics to measure the outcomes.