Everyone has influence
No matter where your influence is - in your family, school, work or church - you are invited to the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) Dubai for world-class leadership training now in its 7th year.
- Gain exclusive access to the Summit speakers presented via videocast
- Get a unique blend of vision, inspiration and practical skills you can immediately apply
- Leverage the Summit as a resource to transform yourself and community
- Network with influencers in your community who are committed to living out God’s purposes in our world
- Facilitated discussion to contextualize the learnings and skills to your leadership reality
When you commit to grow your leadership, everyone around you wins.
Preview the Summit Experience
2020 Summit Faculty
Learn more about the entire 2020 Faculty. Speakers presentations will be by videocast.
Prices for the 2020 Summit
Special Offer (SO)
October 01 - 31, 2019
Super Early Bird
November 01 - 30, 2019
(SEB) AED 250
Early Bird (EB)
December 01 - 31, 2019
January 01 - 31, 2020
At the Door
February 01, 2020
The diverse Summit faculty* delivers a unique blend of vision, inspiration and practical skills you can immediately apply.
*Faculty presentations by videocast
Learn More About the 2020 Faculty
Craig GroeschelCo-Founder & Senior Pastor, Life.Church
Craig Groeschel is senior pastor of Life.Church, an innovative church meeting in multiple U.S. locations and globally online. Known for its missional approach utilizing the latest technology, Life.Church is the creator of the YouVersion Bible App—downloaded in every country. Named in the top 25 CEOs in the U.S. (small and midsize companies), Groeschel is a New York Times best-selling author, speaks frequently across North America and around the world and hosts the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast—with more than 1 million monthly downloads.
Bear GryllsAdventurer; Writer; TV Host
Bear Grylls is the embodiment of adventure. A former member of the British Special Forces, Grylls has climbed Everest, crossed the Arctic Ocean in an inflatable boat and has publicly supported the Alpha Course to help inspire people in their journey of faith. His Emmy-nominated TV show Man Vs Wild became one of the most watched programs on the planet with an estimated audience of 1.2 billion. He also hosts NBC’s hit show Running Wild with Bear Grylls as well as groundbreaking series on National Geographic, Netflix and Amazon. He is a number 1 best-selling author and has sold over 15 million books. These include his autobiography Mud, Sweat and Tears, and this year a powerful new book on faith called: Soul Fuel. Bear will be joining us by video from the mountains in Switzerland, and is speaking on courage, kindness and never giving up.
Jason Dorsey#1 Rated Gen Z & Millennial Speaker; Researcher
Jason Dorsey is President of The Center for Generational Kinetics, which delivers research, speaking and consulting to separate generational myth from truth for leaders around the world. His team has repositioned global brands to win each generation and taken clients from last to first in both employee retention and customer growth. Considered the #1 generations speaker and researcher and called a “research guru” by Adweek, Dorsey uses original data-driven research to explain generational behaviors.
Danielle StricklandPastor; Author; Justice Advocate
Danielle Strickland has led churches, started training schools and established justice departments around the world. She spent 22 years as an officer in The Salvation Army and is an Ambassador for Stop The Traffik. With a deep calling to empower people and to transform neighborhoods and the world, she co-founded Infinitum (a way of life), Brave Global, Amplify Peace and the Women Speakers Collective. Strickland is the author of several books, including The Ultimate Exodus.
Patrick LencioniBest-Selling Author; Founder & CEO, The Table Group
Patrick Lencioni is the author of eleven best-selling books with more than five million copies sold, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement, his leadership models serve a diverse base from Fortune 500 companies to professional sports organizations to churches. A Summit favorite, Lencioni will unpack his new work on motivation and how it shapes our leadership.
Liz BohannonCo-Founder & Co-CEO, Sseko Designs
Liz Bohannon is the founder of Sseko Designs, a socially-conscious fashion brand that works to create leadership and educational opportunities for women across the globe. She believes that business is a powerful platform for social change and that girls are our future. She was named by Bloomberg Businessweek as a top social entrepreneur and by Forbes as a top 20 speaker. In her book, Beginner’s Pluck, releasing at the Summit, Bohannon uses her journey to explore 14 principles for not finding, but building a life of purpose, passion and impact.
Jia JiangBest-Selling Author; Blogger; Entrepreneur
Years after Jia Jiang began his career in the corporate world, he became an entrepreneur and discovered everyone’s biggest fear: rejection. To conquer his fear, Jiang embarked on a journey and discovered a world where people are much kinder than we imagine. The best-selling author of Rejection Proof and owner of Rejection Therapy and CEO of Wuju Learning, Jiang teaches people and trains organizations to become fearless through rejection training.
Why Attend GLS?
For almost 25 years, the Summit has proven to produce compelling outcomes* for attendees.
*Independent research conducted by Excellence in Giving based on repeat Summit attendee data.
feel improved teamwork increased job satisfaction and productivity
cited concrete ways their supervisor became a better leader
were inspired to impact their community
gained courage to lead despite opposition