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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 7:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Event Overview

Lead the way together.

You are the pioneers of your time. Innovating. Riding the wave of disruption. Being the disruptors. When you think you’ve found a foothold, things change. And yet — you still lead fearlessly.

You are here, because the best is not enough. You know what you’re capable of, and your peers support you. You are leading the way — together. With an impact that resonates from business, to community, to the world.

Diverse perspectives. Collective wisdom. Shared experience.

Your Vistage Executive Summit is a day to gather with peers who uniquely understand your triumphs and challenges. From cutting-edge speakers, to hot-button breakout sessions. It’s an opportunity to step away from the minutiae of the day-to-day to work on your business, rather than just in it.

Think of it as a synergy of the resources you leverage all year.

Lend your voice to a conversation incomplete without your insights.

Maybe, you’re feeling overwhelmed. Or, you fear being left behind. Though it can feel lonely at the top, know this — you are not in it alone. Roll up your sleeves and gain actionable new ideas to bring back to your team.

Your leadership journey is unique to you. Join your peers on this day, and consider the mountains you’ll move tomorrow.

Event Speakers


Scott Mautz

Founder, Profound Performance

The leadership secret of today’s high-performing organizations

Perks, promotions and pay. These aren’t what motivates today’s workforce (increasingly influenced by Millennials/Gen Z). On the contrary, it’s meaning that motivates employees, and does so on a sustaining basis. Research shows, meaning-rich organizations get results like no other. This presentation from Scott Mautz will explore “The Markers of Meaning,” specific conditions you can foster to create meaning in and at work to feed learning and personal growth, inspire self-esteem, grant autonomy, and craft an environment of authenticity. Leave with practical tools you can put in practice immediately.


Alex Chausovsky

Director of Speaking Services, ITR Economics

Planning with optimism

The last two years have provided for many headlines. Did those headlines help — or hinder — your business? Presidential politics are fascinating. This presentation will explore their impact on the near-term economy, and what those politics will do to our forecast and your world. ITR Economics’ job is to determine the best course of action for the most important part of the economy — you and your business. Join us to:

  • Discuss sectors of the economy that will provide the best opportunities in 2022 and into 2023.
  • Strategize for 3, 5 and 7-year planning.
  • Decipher and prepare for the 2020s.


Anne Petrik

Sr. Director of Research, Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

Vistage Research perspective: Preparing for prosperity

As the economic slowdown moderates, now is the time for CEOs to prepare for the next wave of growth. Learn what the latest data from Vistage reveals about top-performing CEOs' big decisions, major investments and the critical decision factors that fuel growth and will prepare their organization to capitalize on the rising business cycle in the year ahead.

Agenda

Oregon Convention Center

7:15 - 9:00 a.m.
Registration | Breakfast | Marketplace

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Breakout Sessions
  • Manufacturing Network
  • Construction Network
  • What is the market value of your business?

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
Networking | Marketplace

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
General Session | Welcome Remarks

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Scott Mautz, The leadership secret of today’s high-performing organizations

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Member Spotlight | Impact Award

10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Break

11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Member Spotlight | Leadership Award

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
General Session | Networking Activity

11:45 - 12:20 p.m.
Anne Petrik Vistage Research perspective: Preparing for prosperity

12:20 - 1:50 p.m.
Lunch | Afternoon Breakout Sessions
  • Maximizing your enterprise value
  • Why you're losing great employees: Decoding the engagement challenge
  • Accounting in the Age of Automation and Artificial Intelligence

1:50 - 3:20 p.m.
Alex Chausovsky, Planning with optimism

3:20 - 3:30 p.m.
General Session | Closing Remarks

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Reception

Breakout sessions

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Morning Breakout | Construction Network

Join local construction leaders for a morning networking discussion on the challenges and innovations impacting your business and the construction industry. Forge valuable connections and share insights with peers who speak your language. Breakfast provided. All attendees welcome. Start the conversation: Join the Construction Network.

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Morning Breakout | Manufacturing Network

Join local manufacturing leaders for a morning networking discussion on the challenges and innovations impacting your business and the manufacturing industry. Forge valuable connections and share insights with peers who speak your language. Breakfast provided. All attendees welcome. Start the conversation: Join the Manufacturing Network.

7:30 - 8:30 AM

Morning Breakout | What is the market value of your business?

Presenter: Patrick Ringland and Michael Barber, Meridian Capital

Patrick Ringland and Michael Barber of Meridian Capital will explain how the market assesses and values businesses in the middle market. Find out:
  • How current market trends can impact the timing to sell
  • The way buyers and investors will view your company
Take away:
  • Key learnings that will help you maximize the value of your business
  • How to build a plan for a potential transition

12:20 - 1:50 PM

Afternoon Breakout | Maximizing your enterprise value

Presenter: Robert Hild - Executive Managing Partner

You are in control of your business and its ultimate success. In the end, every owner wants to maximize their exit. Join Bob Hild, Chairman and CEO of ACT Capital Advisors, a national M&A advisory firm, to review the top priorities for these important topics:
  • Ways to maximize your enterprise value
  • Critical mistakes to avoid
  • Key interview questions to ask your broker

12:20 - 1:50 PM

Afternoon Breakout | Why you're losing great employees: Decoding the engagement challenge

Presenter: John Bowser, Director, Performance PI, PI Certified Partner

When engagement is strong, a company will flourish. But the costs of getting engagement wrong are extreme. Disengaged managers alone account for somewhere between $77 billion and $96 billion in costs annually and it is estimated that $11 billion is lost annually due to employee turnover which is often the direct result of low engagement. And around every corner is another company who has a survey and a promise to make it all better. With so much help available, why is it such a challenge?

12:20 - 1:50 PM

Afternoon Breakout | Accounting in the Age of Automation and Artificial Intelligence

Presenter: Bill Gerber, Co-founder, AccountingDepartment.com

Many accounting tech and service companies have made promises (some true and some false) about the benefits of automation and AI. This session will help you understand the decisions you’re making, so you can reduce risk and maximize results. You’ll learn what automation and AI can offer, what questions you need to ask, and how to navigate the evolution of these products and services.

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Location

Oregon Convention Center
777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR