Develop Your Corporate Leaders at These 2020 Conferences

February 5, 2020
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In an employees’ market, employers are well-served to invest in leadership training from within. Here are some of the nation’s biggest and best leadership development programs, aimed at providing best practices, strategies, and tools to inspire your future leaders to take the next steps in their careers. The following events represent general leadership development, women’s leadership challenges, Agile, big data, and the finance, healthcare, and HR sectors:

Healthcare Leadership Conference: Minneapolis, Minnesota | February 10-12, 2020 | $1,696

Just a few days away at the time of publishing, this event affords an opportunity for healthcare industry professionals to learn best practices while getting healthcare accredited training and detailed leadership training, specifically tailored to those in the medical industry. Attendees will learn what top executives and decision makers value in developing healthcare professionals and how to tailor professional development to meet employer needs. 

Business Agility Conference: New York City, New York | March 11-12, 2020 | $1,200

Businesses must train employees in Agile leadership in order to adapt quickly to market changes, respond rapidly and flexibly to customer demands, and lead change in cost-effective ways that don’t compromise quality. Employees trained in Agile can help organizations to encourage innovation, reduce costs, and remain relevant in a changing world. Whether your most promising employees are new to Agile business or seasoned veterans, this event, hosted by the Business Agility Institute is a must-attend. Practitioners, executives, and thought leaders will share their insights through short “lightning talks” throughout each day. Attendees will discuss lessons and topics, share insights, and brainstorm through “deep dive” discussion groups.

Simmons Leadership Conference: Boston, Massachussetts | April 16, 2020 | $749

Globalism, technological advances, and shifts in cultural and social norms have made the old command-and-control model of power obsolete. The theme of the 2020 conference, Defining Power, focuses on the ways in which top women leaders have learned to motivate and shape positive change in their organizations and to inspire others to be the risk takers and problem solvers that the world needs today. The event features timely panel discussions, signature sessions, and skill-building workshops. Among the featured presenters are Pat Mitchell, a pioneering media executive; Yeonmi Park, a North Korean defector who is speaking out about the brutal oppression in her native country; and Serena Williams, who is using her star power to challenge inequities facing women today.

Leadership Development Conference: New York, New York | April 30 – May 1, 2020 | $1,095

This event brings together leaders and professionals who are responsible for developing talent within their organizations. HR professionals, hiring managers, training managers and more attend to explore best practices, strategies, and corporate case studies. This year’s focus will be on innovative and superior practices and mindsets necessary to advance your leadership development into the future. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in a highly interactive and human centered conference experience. 

Strategy Summit for Data Management: Chicago, Illinois | May 11-12, 2020 | $2,060

As critical as big data has become to every facet of modern business, this leading data management leadership event warrants inclusion on this list. The event brings together case studies, innovative practices, future visions, and interactive group sessions. Attendees will learn strategies for successfully incorporating mature and emerging practices and technologies into a modern data environment for warehousing, business intelligence, analytics, governance, and operations. Data leaders will develop successful strategies for data management, drive more efficient operations, and learn about today’s technology solutions. The event is especially useful for the challenges faced in finance, insurance, government, healthcare, retail, and education.

2020 Financial Leadership Summit: Chicago, Illinois | May 17-19, 2020 | $1,095

More than 500 financial and accounting officers, executives, and professionals will be on hand to learn, collaborate, and build ideas for the future. Attendees will discover best practices and solutions to drive business strategy, empower a workforce, and foster a culture that will shape their organizations’ success. Focus Tracks provide the latest information on Business Management and Organization, Human Resources & Staffing, Information Technology, and Leadership Development.

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