Welcome To The 2016 Global Leadership Summit – Meru!

The 2016 Global Leadership Summit comes to Meru County from Thursday 24th and Friday 25th November 2016 at the Kenya Methodist University complex (KEMU).

Ripples International are the event managers for the Summit.

This power-packed Summit has already drawn a lot of interest from top business leaders and Christian professionals in the County.

For only Ksh 1,500/-, the region’s top professionals will get to watch, listen and interact with 10 of the top Christian business minds in the world.

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Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) will be the venue for this phenomenal leadership event that has inspired millions to pursue their God-given destiny.

Tickets are already selling out fast.

The Global Leadership Summit – GLS for short – has a rich history of transforming regular business people like you and me!

By illuminating business principles and key insights of entrepreneurship tucked away in the Bible, GLS has helped millions of people launch new businesses, launch into their God-given destiny and realize the amazing leadership potential that Christians have.

Thousands of delegates all over the world listen keenly over 2 days as top class business people share their secrets of success that have enabled them set up some of the most influential business brands in the world.

This year is no different.

10 of the biggest most inspirational business leaders, hosted by Bill Hybels, Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, will share their time tested principles based on the theme, ‘Lead from where you are.’

GLS Key Speakers – Meru Edition

Key speakers for the Meru edition include Bill Hybels, Bishop T.D Jakes, Wilfredo de Jesús, Erin Meyers, Partick Lencioni, John Maxwell and Travis Bradberry. Local Speakers are Bishop Calisto Odede and Frida Owinga.

A Glimpse Into GLS- Meru

The 2016 Global Leadership Summit is divided into two days, each with 3 sessions – morning, mid-morning and afternoon sessions.

After each session, delegates have a chance to interact and chat with each other, sharing key pointers learned during each topic and then follow up with action points that eventually lead to revision of business destiny, new goal-setting and accountability manifestos.

Bill Hybels – Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church

Founder and Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, Bill Hybels starts off the Summit with a brilliant eye opener titled, “The Lenses of Leadership.”

Bill Hybels, 2016 Global Leadership SummitWillow Creek Community Church, a church of more than 25,000 that celebrated its 40th year in 2015.

He founded The Global Leadership Summit with a commitment to develop and mentor leaders worldwide, now impacting leaders in 125 countries.

Hybels is the best-selling author of more than 20 books and his new video curriculum, Leading From Here to There: 5 Essential Skills is releasing in August 2016.

Alan Mulally – President and CEO The Ford Motor Company (2006-1014)

Alan Mulally kicks off session 2 with a presentation titled, “The Art Of Working Talan mulally, 2016 Global Leadership Summitogether.”

Alan Mulally was the President and Chief Executive Officer, The Ford Motor Company from 2006-2014.
Alan led Ford’s transformation into one of the world’s leading automobile companies and the #1 automobile brand in the United States—returning it to profitability and changing the way the organization works.
Prior to joining Ford, he served as executive vice president of The Boeing Company.
Mulally has been named No. 3 on Fortune’s “World’s Greatest Leaders” list and one of “The World’s Most Influential People” by TIME magazine.

Erin Meyer- Professor at INSEAD; Author and Consultant

Erin Meyer is a professor at INSEAD in France, one of the world’s leading business schools.
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Her recently released book, The Culture Map, focuses on how the world’s most successful global leaders navigate the complexities of cultural differences in a multicultural environment.
In 2015, Meyer won the Thinkers50 “On the Radar” award, given to the best of the new generation of thinkers most likely to shape the future of business and business thinking.

Dr. Travis Bradberry- Bestselling Author; Co-Founder of TalentSmart

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Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of the #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and the co-founder of TalentSmart—a consultancy that serves more than 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies.
A world-renowned expert in Emotional intelligence 2.0, Bradberry speaks regularly in corporate and public settings helping listeners better understand what emotional intelligence is, and most importantly, how to use it to improve their leadership.
Dr. Travis closes off Day 1 of this epic business summit.

2016 Global Leadership Summit – Day 2

Day 2 begins on a loud note with Patrick Lencioni, Wilfredo de Jesús, John Maxwell, Bishop T.D Jakes and Melinda Gates.

Patrick Lencioni – The Ideal Team Player

Patrick Lencioni shows you ‘How To Be The Ideal Team Player’ and work the complex dynamics of various personalities within your Organization to achieve the same goal with les the stress, less the drama and less the fall-out related with such work-relationship dynamics.

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Patrick Lencioni is the author of 10 business books that have sold nearly 5 million copies, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team.

The Wall Street Journal called him one of the most sought after business speakers in America, and he consults on topics related to leadership and organizational health.

A Summit favorite, Lencioni’s upcoming release, The Ideal Team Player, explores the three essential virtues that accelerate teamwork and predict team success.

Bishop T.D Jakes – The Potter’s House

One of the undisputed favorites with global audiences, Bishop T.D Jakes takes to the stage through a riveting ‘One-on-One’ interview. global leadership summit, 2016 Global Leadership Summit, Bishop T.D Jakes

Find out more about his humble beginnings and incredible insights that God shared with him as he built Potter’s House from a mere 400 in attendance into a mega 30,000-strong Church. 

Bishop T.D. Jakes is a visionary, provocative thinker and entrepreneur who serves as senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a global humanitarian organization and 30,000-member church.

Named “America’s Best Preacher” by Time Magazine , Jakes’ reach and presence spans film, television, radio and books, including his most recent New York Times bestseller, Destiny: Step into Your Purpose and his latest film, Miracles from Heaven, starring Jennifer Garner.

Staying The Course – Wilfredo De Jesus: Senior Pastor New Life Covenant Church

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Session 6 features a power combo of John Maxwell and Wilfredo de Jesus.

Wilfredo’s topic is dubbed “Staying the Course.’

I won’t reveal the amazing story behind his session what he will share, other than to say that if you are an entrepreneur struggling with idea, opportunity and funding, you MUST listen to him.

Wilfredo De Jesús is the Senior Pastor, New Life Covenant Church; Community Leader and Author.
Under Wilfredo De Jesús’ leadership, New Life Covenant Church has grown from 120 people to more than 17,000 through church plants and to more than 130 ministries reaching the most disenfranchised—the poor, homeless, prostitutes, drug addicts and gang members. Named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2013, De Jesús is the author of In the Gap and became a Summit favorite following his challenging and inspiring talk in 2014.


Reasons To Attend

It’s pretty clear why someone should attend this Meru Summit.

The caption below speaks for itself.

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The Global Leadership Summit is a world-class experience for Christian leaders  who want to get better. The Summit is not just an event to attend, but a resource to be leveraged year round.

About GLS

No matter where you lead, The Global Leadership Summit is a world-  class experience designed to help you get better and embrace your  grander vision—the reason God called you to lead. Broadcast LIVE in  HD from Willow’s campus near Chicago to over 375 Premier Host  Sites in North America and later around the world, you are invited to join an expected 260,000 leaders in 2015.

Pay Now, Secure Your Seat

You can secure your seat in this world-class forum by calling +254 722 733 128 or emailing ceo@ripplesintl.or.ke.
Book your delegate pass now via Mpesa on Paybill: 222 008, Account Name: GLS

Still Have Questions?

Ripples International is working in conjunction with International Christian Ministries (ICM) to stage the 2016 Global Leadership Summit in Meru.

If you have questions or would like to participate in any way, let us know! We’d love to have you on board.

You can book your entire leadership team for the Summit, or sponsor a group of talented students from your local University. Alternatively, become a Platinum Sponsor for the 1st edition of GLS-Meru Summit.

There are attractive packages available for you.

Sponsorship packages are being taken up quickly so you need to hurry to beat the rush.

Founded in 1992, Willow Creek Association (WCA) exists to help Christians grow their leadership to maximize Kingdom impact.

WCA is committed to a singular idea: that inspired, encouraged and equipped Christian leaders create thriving local  churches that redeem their communities for Christ.