January 16, 2020

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January 16, 2020

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January 16, 2020

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LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI

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JANUARY 16, 2020

Developing dynamic and effective leaders

LOCATION: The Orchard

1379 North Coley Rd
Tupelo, Mississippi 38801

SPEAKERS

Seven impactful speakers will guide the day through an inspiring journey to ignite the leader in you and your community.

TIME

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

IT ONLY TAKES A SPARK... to ignite the leader in you.

The Community Development Foundation believes that at our community’s core, the ultimate catalyst for growth is the ability to identify, engage and ignite the right people. Ignite is a one-day leadership conference featuring world-class speakers, incredible peer-to-peer interaction and an energizing atmosphere. Ignite will get you what you need to grow your own leadership skills or those of your entire team.

Vision: Ignite will engage and develop dynamic and effective leaders in the community who are committed to a prosperous future and powered by purpose.

Mission: Presented by the Community Development Foundation, Ignite 2020 is a one-day leadership summit inspiring attendees to lead and create desired change within their organizations and communities with renewed passion and drive.

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Gretchen Rubin

GRETCHEN RUBIN

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR

Gretchen Rubin is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and human nature. She’s known for her ability to distill and convey complex ideas with humor and clarity, in a way that’s accessible to a wide audience.

Carlos Whitaker

CARLOS WHITTAKER

AUTHOR, SPEAKER, MOMENT MAKER, SPIDER KILLER & HOPE DEALER

Carlos Whittaker is a People’s Choice Award winner, a former recording artist signed to a major label, a social media maven, and currently spends the majority of his time writing books and speaking on stages around the world.

Ron Kitchens

RON KITCHENS

CEO/PRESIDENT SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN FIRST

Ron is president and chief executive officer of Southwest Michigan First, a privately-funded economic development consulting firm and also serves as managing partner of Consultant Connect. Ron’s focus is to assist leaders to accelerate their impact and well-being in career, family and community.

Ginger Hardage

GINGER HARDAGE

Former SVP of Culture & Communications at Southwest Airlines

Ginger recently retired as Senior VP of Culture & Communications at Southwest Airlines after 25 years, where she served as a member of the CEO's executive leadership team and led a team of 150 people responsible for building and sustaining the organization's legendary culture and communications enterprise.

Drew Tarvin

DREW TARVIN

Humor Engineer

Andrew Tarvin is the world’s first Humor Engineer teaching people how to get better results while having more fun. He has worked with 35,000+ people at 250+ organizations, including Microsoft, the FBI, and the International Association of Canine Professionals.

Mitch McCamey

MITCH MCCAMEY

Local Entrepreneur

Mitch McCamey is the Chef, Owner, and Creative Director of Kermit's Outlaw Kitchen. He is the Co-owner, Chef, and Butcher of Neon Pig Tupelo and Neon Pig Oxford. He is also the Co-Owner & Chef of King Chicken Fillin' Station.

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IGNITE is presented by

IGNITE is presented by the Community Development Foundation. CDF is the local chamber of commerce and economic development organization for Tupelo/Lee County, Mississippi.

CONFERENCE TICKETSGet your spark on!

Early Bird
IGNITE 2020 Ticket

$199
Early bird discount
Limited Availability
Free WiFi at the Conference
Conference Lunch Coffee/Snacks
Early Bird online registration
September 3 - October 15

REGULAR TICKET
IGNITE 2020 TICKET

$249
Regular Ticket Price
General Admission
Free WiFi at the Conference
Conference lunch Coffee/Snacks
(No groups rates available)

REFUND POLICY

Here’s the small print. Please read and understand the following terms and conditions as they apply to all ticket purchases:

There aren’t any refunds.

Sorry, no refund of tickets will be made. If you are unable to use your ticket, you may give it away, sell it to a friend or contact the Community Development Foundation to donate it as a student or non-profit scholarship ticket.

We can change the date if the weather goes crazy.

CDF may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop the event due to adverse weather, dangerous situations, or any other causes beyond its reasonable control.

If weather-related changes are made to the event date, time or location, notice will be emailed to those who have registered their address on the website.

If an event is postponed or rescheduled, tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date. New tickets will not be issued. If an event is cancelled without a rescheduled date, the purchaser should visit igniteleadership.com for refund options.

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The Orchard

1379 North Coley Rd

Tupelo, Mississippi

38801

info@cdfms.org

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