Loading Events

2017 Seattle Vistage Executive Summit

Hosted in Bellevue

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

 

Driving Dynamic Decisions

Executives are in the business of making decisions.ves2017-supportcircles-4 Difficult decisions. Big decisions.
Decisions no one else can make.

Many times, there are no clear-cut answers. But there ARE make-or-break consequences.

This is the world you live in. Own it.
Don’t just make a decision. Optimize it.

What is the Vistage Executive Summit?
Helmed by event speakers who walk the talk, the Vistage Executive Summit is not for everyone. It is for you. Executive. Leader. Chief Problem-Solver. This event will provide you with the insights to make better decisions, helping you refine your instincts, improve your judgment, and expand your perspectives.

Every leader can define their tenure by a handful of decisions they made. This event has been re-engineered to enhance your leadership effectiveness, in these key areas:

icon-leadership
Business optimization

Fortify your foundation with trusted perspectives, and original approaches to decision-making. 

icon-business
Leadership enhancement

Sharpen your focus. Bolster your confidence. Define your style. Master the art of execution, to lead fearlessly.

icon-inspiration
Inspiration

Be empowered to lead with innovation and creativity. Speakers and peers push the conversation forward, helping you grow personally and professionally.

icon-action
Action

Immediately start making better decisions for your unique business. Leave equipped with actionable recommendations to translate inspiration into progress.

Why Attend :


Leadership is the art of execution.

The Vistage Executive Summit will provide tangible tools to help you adeptly conquer challenges large, small, or seemingly incomprehensible (we have all been there) and make the decisions that get results. Watch and learn more about why your peers find value in attending Vistage Executive Summits.

Agenda

Hyatt Regency Bellevue
 

Event Speakers

Breakout sessions

Breakfast Breakout | Women in Leadership Network

Location/Time: | 7:30 - 8:55 AM

Presenter: Chair-Facilitated roundtable discussions

In this session, join regional women executives for networking and Chair-facilitated member panel discussions to address current challenges and roadblocks, share best practices, exchange tools and resources, and target future opportunities that positively impact women leaders. This session is hosted by the Women in Leadership Network, an exclusive Vistage community where you can share and access information quickly online or in person to address or resolve business challenges facing today’s women leaders. Register now to secure your spot. We look forward to your participation! Start the conversation early: Join the Women in Leadership Network today.
 

Breakfast Breakout | Purpose-Driven Business Network

Location/Time: | 7:30 - 8:55 AM

Presenter: Chair-Facilitated roundtable discussions

Join like-minded Vistage peers for networking and Chair-facilitated member panel discussions to address and explore the latest conscious business practices and the unique challenges and opportunities that impact purpose-driven businesses. This session is hosted by the Purpose-Driven Business Network, an exclusive Vistage community where you can share and access information quickly online or in person with like-minded leaders dedicated to a better planet through conscious business practices. Register now to secure your spot. We look forward to your participation! Start the conversation early: Join the Purpose Driven Business Network today.
 

Breakfast Breakout | Manufacturing Network

Location/Time: | 7:30 - 8:55 AM

Presenter: Chair-Facilitated roundtable discussions

In this session, join Vistage peers for networking and Chair-facilitated roundtable discussions to explore current challenges and roadblocks, share resources, discuss the latest regulations, and target future opportunities that are unique to the manufacturing industry today. This session is hosted by the Manufacturing Network, an exclusive Vistage community where you can share and access information quickly online or in person to address and resolve industry-specific challenges with the help of manufacturing peers. Register now to secure your spot. We look forward to your participation! Start the conversation early: Join the Manufacturing Network today.
 

Lunch Breakout | How to Build a Winning Employee Engagement Strategy

Location/Time: | 12:15 - 1:45 PM | Evergreen G

Presenter: Santiago Jaramillo, Founder & CEO, Emplify

According to The Muse, 90% of leaders think an engagement strategy has an impact on business success—but barely 25% have a documented strategy. Creating a written engagement strategy to align your executive team is paramount to achieving your people goals. Join Santiago Jaramillo, CEO & Founder of Emplify and Amazon best-selling author to:
    1. Create a documented employee engagement strategy rooted in real data to overcome your workforce challenges.
    2. Learn how to plan for an engaged multi-generational workforce.
    3. Get real-world examples of businesses engagement insights to create strategies to increase employee engagement.
 

Lunch Breakout | Achieving Your Company’s Maximum Value

Location/Time: | 12:15 - 1:45 PM | Evergreen H

Presenter: Greg Porter and Brendan McAuliffe of Berntson Porter & Company, CPAs and Gregory Noone and Pitt Means of Berntson Porter Corporate Advisory

Is your company’s worth currently optimized? As a business owner or CEO, whether you are planning to sell your business or not, you should always be looking to protect and maximize its value. Join us for this informative workshop to learn best practices that you can put in place now. Insights will be shared by professionals with deep experience working with business owners on building wealth and protecting their largest asset: their business.
 

Lunch Breakout | How did Joe Satin get 40 offers for his company?

Location/Time: | 12:15 - 1:45 PM | Evergreen I

Presenter: Raymond Norris, Managing Director, Woodbridge International, Vistage Member

Hear real world stories about what it takes to get top dollar for your company, including how a niche circuit breaker remanufacturer was able to generate offers from 40 buyers and successfully complete a sale. We’ll show you how to:
  • Reach 50 times more potential buyers
  • Generate multiple offers for your business
  • Showcase your company to make it a “Must Have” for buyers everywhere
  • Run a focused sale process to ensure an on-time close
There may be no better time than today to sell your business. This session will help you make it happen!

Sponsors

National

Platinum

Gold

Silver

Location

Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA
 
Optimize the decisions you face and the processes that you use to make them.