January 26, 2023
Questions? 662-842-4521

January 26, 2023
Tupelo, Mississippi
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IT ONLY
TAKES A SPARK

...TO IGNITE THE LEADER IN YOU.

The Community Development Foundation believes at our community’s core, the ultimate catalyst for growth is the ability to identify, engage and ignite the right people. Ignite is a 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 leadership skills or those of your entire team.

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What you need to know

Location

Ignite will be held at The Orchard located at 1379 N Coley Rd Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 [Google Map link]

Time

Ignite
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ignite Breakout
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

World Class Speakers

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

Networking

Ignite is not just a chance to hear some incredible speakers, but it is also your opportunity to build your network with other great leaders in your community.

Certificates (C.E.U.)

Are you in search of continuing education credits? You can get them by attending Ignite. Email us for more information.

Six consecutive years!

Since 2018, Ignite has been bringing high quality leadership experts and skill set developers to the area to share knowledge, insight and inspiration.

speakers

Speakers


Click here to view past Ignite speakers

Suneel Gupta

Bestselling Author
Wellness Company CEO
Faculty at Harvard University

Suneel Gupta

As the founding CEO of RISE, Suneel helped thousands of people build better habits for life and work. Now Suneel has taken his mission one step further – helping organizations and teams reach peak performance by lifting their people’s emotional resilience.

Molly Fletcher

Former Top Sports Agent
CEO & Business Author

Molly Fletcher

Hailed as a the "female Jerry Maguire" by CNN, Molly was one of the first female sports agents negotiating over $500 million in contracts representing over 300 athletes. Molly talks on leadership, mindset and peak performance & understands the importance of putting someone in front of your people, and trusting that they deliver.

Justin Patton

Executive Coach
Leadership Presence Expert
Award-winning Author

(Returning 2019 Ignite Speaker)

Justin Patton

Justin is an executive coach, leadership presence expert, and award-winning author who challenges leaders to use their presence to communicate with stronger trust – both in the workplace and with the people they love the most. His programs will inspire you to reimagine who you are at your best and what is possible in your life.

Chris Singleton

Former Pro Athlete
Bestselling Author

Chris Singleton

Chris Singleton is a former minor league baseball player drafted by the Chicago Cubs. He became a nationally-renowned speaker with a message of resilience, forgiveness and unity following the loss of his mother in the 2015 Mother Emanuel Church Tragedy in Charleston, SC. Chris' overall mission when speaking is to unite millions of people with his belief that, "Love is Stronger Than Hate."

breakout

Breakout

NEW THIS YEAR!

We have added a new module to Ignite!

Ignite Breakout (1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

(additional ticket is required/lunch will be provided)

Leadership Coaching with Justin Patton

This 3-hour interactive workshop will provide you with the tools you need to have difficult conversations with employees, provide coaching for performance and creating a culture of accountability!

You do not want to miss your chance to work one-on-one with someone who has coached Fortune 500 Leaders!

When you register, make sure you select the Igntie ticket with the Ignite Breakout ticket option.

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Early Bird

Conference Only


$ 199

  • Ignite Ticket
  • 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Coffee, Drinks & Snacks provided

LIMITED AVAILABILITY
Early Bird ends October 31, 2022

(Just FYI, we've sold out in years past)

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Early Bird

Conference + Workshop


$ 299

  • Ignite Ticket
  • 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Ignite Breakout Ticket (Lunch is provided)
  • 1:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m..
  • Coffee, Drinks & Snacks provided

LIMITED AVAILABILITY
Early Bird ends October 31, 2022

(Just FYI, we've sold out in years past)

Register

Already have your Ignite ticket and want to attend Ignite Breakout?

CONTACT US

Contact Zandra Hereford at (662-842-4521).

Email

faq's

FAQ's

How can I convince my boss?

Do you need help convincing your boss? Download this WORD (put it in your company letterhead) or PDF letter to help convince your boss. At Ignite, you will gain practical skills and learn methods that are proven to help your work performance and you will learn from real success stories how to be the best leader you can be. You will be in the midst of the best networking opportunity to grow your client base and your circle of influence.

I just registered, now what?

After you register, you will receive a confirmation email that includes your digital ticket. Upon arrival at Ignite, your digital ticket will be scanned for entry. You may print it ahead of time or access it from your phone at the door.

Where can I sit?

You may sit anywhere in the general admission seating area. All seats are first–come-first-serve to Ignite.

What is the food situation?

Coffee, drinks & snacks will be provided.

Do I need money?

Your pre-paid ticket covers your event participation and drinks and snacks during the times already mentioned. You may want to bring money for the on-site book store and merchandise store.

Help! What do I wear?

Jeans, jeans, jeans. Leave your suits, ties and heels at home.

Who puts this conference on? Is it a national conference?

Ignite is developed, created, produced, led, organized, planned, staffed and completely designed by the Community Development Foundation staff in Tupelo, Mississippi. Why? As the local Chamber of Commerce for Tupelo, Mississippi, and the economic development organization for Lee County, Mississippi, our mission is to create more and better jobs. Ignite helps train and identify leaders that will help our community grow and therefore help bring in new businesses and launch entrepreneurial startups. The Community Development Foundation believes at our community’s core, the ultimate catalyst for growth is the ability to identify, engage and ignite the right people. We felt Ignite would be an ideal way to accomplish this mission. Since 2018, Ignite has been a success!

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  • Ignite is presented by

    Community Development Foundation

  • Refund Policy

    ...the small print

CDF
Community Development Foundation

Tupelo, Mississippi

www.cdfms.org

Community Development Foundation

The Community Development Foundation is a membership-based organization serving to advance the community through partnerships and growth initiatives for more than 70 years.

We are the local Chamber of Commerce for Tupelo, Mississippi and serve as the economic development organization for Tupelo/Lee County, Mississippi.

For more information, please see our website at www.cdfms.org

Please read...

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

There will be no refunds.

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 at 662-842-4521 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. 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 contact the Community Development Foundation at 662-842-4521.

Get your ticket before the price goes up!
Early Bird sale ends October 31, 2022

IGNITE Leadership Conference - Tupelo, Mississippi
Ignite | January 26, 2023 | Tupelo, Mississippi | Presented by CDF

Questions? Contact us at 662-842-4521 or email info@cdfms.org

NEW THIS YEAR!

This 3-hour interactive workshop will provide you with the tools you need to have difficult conversations with employees, provide coaching for performance and creating a culture of accountability!

IGNITE BREAKOUT

With Justin Patton

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ICC Belden Campus
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lunch provided