Gov. Palin and John Maxwell Will Headline SEU National Leadership Forum March 7-8
Posted by Dr. Fay on March 4, 2013
As we wrote previously, Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida will hold its annual National Leadership Forum and fundraising event Thursday and Friday of this week. Governor Palin and John Maxwell will headline the event. Those who purchase an executive ticket will be part of an exclusive evening reception with Governor Palin on Friday evening. The proceeds from the event go to the scholarship program for Southeastern University students.
Mary Toothman at The Ledger writes:
Sarah Palin Heads Roster at Leadership Forum at Southeastern UniversityBy Mary Toothman
Published: Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:30 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 11:30 p.m.
LAKELAND | Southeastern University is gearing up for its annual fundraising leadership event next week, featuring former Alaska governor Sarah Palin as star attraction.
Palin, 49, the 2008 Republican candidate for vice president, will be at the 2013 National Leadership Forum along with a list of other speakers. She will talk about leadership.
Brian Carroll, vice president for university advancement, said ticket sales are going well, but there still are some available. The forum has changed over the years, he said, and has become an event that is talked about in the university network.
Word has gotten out about the event, he said, and other schools have approached SEU administrators to learn more about the model.
“We are in our seventh year doing this,” he said. “It’s become, well, not routine, but we have a pattern. We’ve made a lot of course corrections over the years.”
The forum is geared toward leaders in the business, professional and church communities.
“The main purpose of it is the heart of our culture,” Carroll said. “It is a culture to serve, and that extends from our students out into the community. In the past year, we had 33,000 service hours in the community. That is unbelievable.”
Ticket information is online at seuleadershipforum.com. Forum tickets cover both days of the event and are sold in four categories: $450 for non-reserved tickets; $650 for a reserved ticket; $1,000 for a VIP ticket and $1,500 for an executive ticket.
Announcement from the Southeastern Report:
Sarah Palin, John Maxwell Headline List of Speakers at 2013 National Leadership ForumFormer Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and leadership guru John Maxwell will be among the featured speakers March 7-8, 2013, at Southeastern University’s seventh consecutive National Leadership Forum in Lakeland.
Palin, the Republican vice presidential candidate in 2008, will join the list of prestigious past Forum speakers, including President George Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Robert Gates, Colin Powell, Tim Tebow and Jeb Bush.
In addition to Palin and Maxwell, other speakers featured during the 2013 two-day conference include: Mark Sanborn, author and president of Sanborn & Associates Inc., an idea studio to develop leaders in business and life; Phil Cooke, internationally known writer and speaker who produced media programming in more than 40 countries; Pat Williams, senior vice president of NBA’s Orlando Magic; Jon Gordon, author and speaker; AmyK Hutchens, business strategist and speaker; Nancy Ortberg, teaching pastor, author and founding partner of Teamworx2; and John Ortberg, author, speaker and pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church.
Forum tickets cover both days of the event. They are sold on four levels – a $450 non-reserved ticket, a $650 reserved ticket, a $1,000 VIP ticket and a $1,500 executive ticket. Special pricing is also available for groups, businesses and organizations.
The standard tickets include seating at all Forum sessions, lunch both days at Southeastern’s Tuscana Ristorante and a hospitality tent. The VIP ticket brings reserved seating at the front of Forum events, a private lunch on March 8 with a Forum speaker, a March 7 lunch at Tuscana, reserved parking and a VIP hospitality tent.
The executive ticket has premier seating at the front, a private evening reception March 8 with Palin, the private lunch with a Forum speaker, March 7 lunch at Tuscana, reserved parking and the VIP hospitality tent.
Tickets will be available online at seuleadershipforum.com beginning Monday, October 1. Seating for the conference is limited. You can also receive more information about the conference by calling Southeastern University at 863.667.5455 or 877.FORUM2013 (877.367.8620).
In addition to speaking at the Forum, John Maxwell will be the keynote speaker at a scholarship gala at the Lakeland Yacht & Country Club on the evening of March 7. For more information about tickets and sponsorships for the gala, contact Cheryl Roth at 863.667.5088..