Leadership Conference is the IBAT Leadership Division’s annual flagship event. It provides an opportunity for IBAT members to receive education and leadership development while strengthening the industry through personal connections. This event offers focused leadership training, networking opportunities, and hot topic general and breakout sessions in addition to exhibitor demos. It is family friendly and filled with entertainment opportunities for all, including a golf tournament, kid’s money camp and family fun night.
Anne Grady is an entrepreneur, author and expert in organizational communication. With a master’s degree in organizational development and over fifteen years of experience, Anne has helped lead organizations toward changes that build teamwork, increase productivity, and reduce stress. Her topics cover the entire spectrum of conversations that organizations need to have to be engaged, productive & profitable.
With humor, passion and straight talk, she grew her business as an internationally recognized speaker and consultant, while raising her special needs child. Anne shares the lessons she has learned in her book, 52 Strategies for Life, Love & Work.
Luke Williams is a globally recognized authority on innovation leadership. He works with organizations on challenges ranging from creating new products and services, to transforming organizational processes and behaviors.
Williams is professor of Innovation and executive director of the Berkley Entrepreneurship Center at New York University's Stern School of Business and a fellow at frog, one of the world's most influential innovation companies. He is a sought-after commentator on disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship and cultural change. He is invited to speak worldwide, and his views are regularly featured in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Fast Company, GQ, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, NPR and MSNBC. He is the inventor of over fifty United States patents and the best-selling author of Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business.
|Wednesday, June 22|
|6:15 am||Coffee, Donuts & Check in – Fishing Tournament|
|7:30 am||Fishing Tournament Begins|
|12:00pm - 1:30pm||Lunch|
|3:00pm - 5:00pm||Leadership Board of Directors Meeting|
|3:00pm - 5:00pm||Exhibitor Table Top Setup|
|6:30pm - 9:00pm||Leadership Board of Directors Reception and Dinner|
|6:30pm - 9:00pm||Associate Member Advisory Council Meeting and Dinner|
|Thursday, June 23|
|7:30am - Noon||Golf Tournament|
|10:00am - 1:00pm||Exhibitor Table Top Set Up|
|10:00am - 5:00pm||Conference Registration|
|1:30pm - 7:30pm||Exhibitor Table Tops|
|1:45pm - 2:30pm||Connecting Leaders Gathering - Join your fellow region members for general session|
|2:45pm – 3:15pm||Opening General Session - Exhibitor one-minute stage demos, booths 1-15|
|3:15pm – 4:30pm||General Session – The Art of Leadership: Unleashing Your Inner Superhero (Anne Grady)|
|4:00pm - 6:00pm||Kids Money Camp|
|4:30pm – 5:00pm||General Session - Exhibitor one-minute stage demos, booths 16-29|
|5:15pm – 7:30pm||Opening Reception with Exhibitors|
|Friday, June 24|
|7:30am - Noon||Registration|
|7:30am - 9:30am||Buffet Breakfast|
|8:15am - 9:15am||
Hot Topic Breakouts
|9:15am - 9:30am||Refreshment Break|
|9:30am - 10:30am||General Session – Disrupt: Sparking Business With Innovation (Luke Williams)|
|10:30am - 11:30am||General Session|
|11:30am - Noon||Changing of the Guard & Awards|
|Noon - 12:30pm||Lunch – Buffet Lunch Served by the Leadership Board of Directors for the entire family|
|12:30pm - 2:00pm||General Session|
|2:30pm - 5:30pm||Afternoon Free|
|6:30pm - 10:00pm||Friday Night Family Fun - Dinner & Dancing|
|Saturday, June 25|
2016 Hotel Information
Moody Gardens Resort and Spa
7 Hope Blvd | Galveston, Texas 77554