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2021 Sacramento

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 8:00 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. PDT

Event Overview

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Your journey to get here has been extraordinary.

Equip yourself with learnings, data and connections to further your leadership climb. Register now for the Sacramento Vistage Executive Summit, a virtual event designed to help you chart the course upward.

The Vistage Executive Summit is a day to tune in and know your peers are right there with you. Without ever leaving your home, find an edge with insider’s access to market-specific insights from ITR Economics and Vistage Research, targeted learning breakout sessions, and networking with members from our greater Vistage community.

The only way forward is up. How you get there — it’s up to you.


Event Speakers

Anne Petrik

Sr. Director of Research, Vistage Worldwide, Inc.

Decision factors 2021: Thriving on disruption

While leaders of small and midsize businesses have been focused on capitalizing on the wave of economic growth, they also must manage the continuing disruptions created by the pandemic to thrive. In this briefing from Vistage research, CEOs will gain perspectives on the five key decision factors they need to consider to successfully lead their business through the end of the year as well as create effective plans for 2022.

Lauren Saidel-Baker, CFA

Economist, ITR Economics

The journey forward

2020 was quite a year. ITR Economics will explore all of the changes that occurred in the economy and break down what they mean to your business in 2021. One thing that will not change, is that successful businesses will have to constantly adapt to a sea of shifting circumstances. ITR will examine consumer, manufacturing, and construction industry trends that drive Vistage member company performance and present a regional perspective to highlight the factors most important to your local economy. More specifically ITR will:

  • Assess economic performance and business demand in 2021 and into 2022.
  • Evaluate the latest regional data, highlighting issues important to your local economy.
  • Look at a system of key leading indicators proven to signal cyclical turns in the economy and vertical markets.
  • Present clear, actionable Management Objectives™ that are right for the coming years as we adapt to the “new reality.”

AmyK Hutchens

Author and Business Strategist

GET IT: The EQ leadership we need right now

Imagine having the ideal set of communication skills to break down barriers, inspire action, heal relationships, solve problems and create real connection. What if you had the confidence, courage and capability to lead empathically? You’d be unstoppable — both brilliant in business and happy in life. In this compelling and energetic presentation, AmyK Hutchens, a Vistage award-winning speaker, two-time No. 1 Amazon best-selling author, and 20+ year coach and consultant, will share the power of empathic intelligence.


Virtual event

8:00 - 8:15 a.m.

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.
CONTENT | Anne Petrik, Decision factors 2021: Thriving on disruption

8:45 - 9:20 a.m
CONVERSATION | Small Group Connections

9:20 – 10:35 a.m.
CONTENT | Lauren Saidel-Baker, The journey forward

10:35 - 11:35 a.m.
CONTENT | Targeted Learning Breakouts
  • The new world of flex
  • When is the right time to sell?

11:35 - 11:50 a.m.
CONNECTION | Break & Resource Center

11:50 - 12:25 p.m.
CONTENT | AmyK Hutchins, GET IT: The EQ Leadership We Need Right Now

*agenda subject to change

Breakout sessions

10:35 - 11:35 a.m.

When is the right time to sell?

Presenter: Robert Hild, Chairman & Managing Director, ACT Capital Advisors

Are you ready to sell? Discussion points include the current state of the M&A market, value enhancing strategies, the sale process, and more. Plus, your company may be worth more post-pandemic.

10:35 - 11:35 a.m.

The new world of flex

Presenter: Executives from Insperity

Learn how to navigate new landscape and thrive in an ever changing business environment by balancing development and preventing burnout in a hybrid world. Below is the list of takeaways that we would like to bring your attention to and discuss strategy:
  • How do you recognize overwhelm and prevent burnout?
  • Learn prevention tactics to recognize and minimize potential negative effects of burnout on productivity, morale and collaboration.
  • Turn resistance into commitment and inspire team members to take ownership as leaders drive and employees embrace constant change.
  • Clearly communicate business rationale and benefits to your organization.
  • Use flex opportunities to inspire, engage and retain the best employees
  • How do leaders accelerate the process for employee learning and development in times of flex?