Skip to main content

Join us this October/November for a transformative one-day experience.

Be inspired, equipped as you deepen your influence to Lead Where You Are.

You will experience fresh ideas, actionable concepts, heartfelt inspiration, and learn from diverse global leaders sharing practical insights to support you in your leadership growth.

Each year, the GLS gathers hundreds of thousands of curious, growth-minded, change-driven women and men like you from over 110 countries!

Watch the GLS23 Speaker Reveal Video >>

Liz Bohannon

Founder, Sseko Designs; Author

Liz Forkin Bohannon is the founder of Sseko Designs, the author of the bestselling book Beginner's Pluck: Build your Life of Purpose & Impact Now, and host of the Plucking Up podcast. Through her work in the fashion industry, Bohannon seeks to create educational and economic opportunities for women worldwide and infuse radical transparency and equity into the global supply chain. She uses her entrepreneurial journey and learnings as an author, writer, and speaker to inspire and equip leaders across the globe to build lives of purpose, passion, and impact. Bohannon’s story has been featured in dozens of publications, including Vogue, Redbook, Fortune, and O, and appeared on national broadcasts, including ABC's Shark Tank and Good Morning America. Among other notable honors, Bohannon was named a top three Transformation Leader by John Maxwell, Forbes listed her as a top 20 public speaker in the U.S., and Bloomberg Businessweek named her a leading social entrepreneur to watch.

Patrick Lencioni

Founder and President, The Table Group; Best-Selling Author

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products, and services that improve teamwork, clarity, and employee engagement. Lencioni’s passion for organizations and the people who work in them is reflected in his writing, speaking, and executive consulting. He is the author of 12 best-selling books with over 7,000,000 copies sold. After more than 20 years in print, his classic book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, remains a fixture on national best-seller lists. His most recent book, The Six Types of Working Genius: A Better Way to Understand Your Gifts, Your Frustrations and Your Team, was released in September 2022, and was designed to help people find joy and energy in their work. He is also the host of the popular business podcast, At the Table with Patrick Lencioni.

Francesca Gino

Professor, Harvard Business School; Best-Selling Author

Francesca Gino is an award-winning researcher and teacher, and a tenured professor at Harvard Business School. She is the best-selling author of Rebel Talent: Why It Pays To Break The Rules At Work and In Life. Her consulting and speaking clients include Bacardi, Akamai, Disney, Ferrari, Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Microsoft, Novartis, P&G, and the U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy. She has been honored as one of the world’s Top 40 Business Professors under 40 and one of the world’s 50 most influential management thinkers. Her work has been featured on CNN and NPR, as well as in the Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Newsweek, Scientific American, and Psychology Today.

James Clear

Founder, Habits Academy; Best-Selling Author

James Clear is one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation. His New York Times best-selling book, Atomic Habits, has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 50 languages and is the number one best-selling book of 2021 on Amazon and number one audiobook on Audible. Known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work, Clear’s “3-2-1” email newsletter is sent to more than 1 million subscribers each week. He has presented his teachings to audiences at many Fortune 500 companies, including Microsoft, Facebook, and Google. His work has been featured in Time, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning.

Albert Tate

Founding & Lead Pastor, Fellowship Church; Founder & CEO, The Greatest Story, Inc.; Author

Albert Tate is the founding and lead pastor of Fellowship Church in Los Angeles County California. He is a dynamic communicator who has entertained global audiences through his speaking engagements and The Albert Tate Podcast and his weekday morning show, Good News Today. Tate serves on the Board of Trustees at Azusa Pacific University, Global Leadership Network, and Global Church Planting Organization, Stadia. He is the Founder and CEO of The Greatest Story, Inc, and President of Harambee Ministries. Tate is also the author of How We Love Matters: A Call to Practice Relentless Racial Reconciliation and most recently, Disobedient God: Trusting a God Who Goes Off Script.

Condoleezza Rice

Director of the Hoover Institution; 66th Secretary of State; Author; Professor

Secretary Condoleezza Rice is the Director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow on Public Policy. Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States and as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In 2022, she became a part-owner of the Denver Broncos and is Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Rice is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been awarded over 15 honorary doctorates. She has authored and co-authored numerous books, most recently To Build a Better World, co-authored with Philip Zelikow. Her other bestsellers include Extraordinary Ordinary People and No Higher Honor.

Dave Ramsey

CEO, Ramsey Solutions; Best-Selling Author

Dave Ramsey is an eight-time No. 1 national best-selling author, personal finance expert and host of The Ramsey Show, heard by more than 18 million listeners each week. He has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS Mornings, Today Show, Fox News, CNN, Fox Business, and many more. Since 1992, Dave has helped people regain control of their money, build wealth and enhance their lives. He also serves as CEO for the company, Ramsey Solutions.

Erin Meyer

Professor, INSEAD; Best-Selling Author

Erin Meyer is the co-author, with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, of the New York Times best-selling book and FT nominated best business book of 2020: No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention. She is also the author of The Culture Map and a professor at INSEAD. Her work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and In 2021, Erin was selected for the third time by the Thinkers50 as one of the fifty most influential business thinkers in the world.

Francesca Gino

Professor, Harvard Business School; Best-Selling Author

Anita Elberse is the Lincoln Filene Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. An award-winning teacher and scholar, Professor Elberse develops and teaches an MBA course covering the "Businesses of Entertainment, Media, and Sports," which ranks among the most sought-after courses in the School’s curriculum, and chairs a short executive education program, also named "The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports." In her research, Professor Elberse primarily aims to understand what drives the success of products in the entertainment, media, sports, and other creative industries, and how firms can effectively manage products and talent in such sectors. She is acclaimed for her work on digital-media strategies. Professor Elberse has conducted case studies on dozens of entertainment companies and personalities, including The Walt Disney Studios, Live Nation, NBCUniversal, the NFL, Nike, and Spotify. Several of these are described in her first book, Blockbusters: Hit-making, Risk-taking, and the Big Business of Entertainment. Professor Elberse is one of the youngest female professors to have been promoted to full professor with tenure in Harvard Business School's history.

Ryan Leak

CEO, The Ryan Leak Group; Best-Selling Author

Ryan Leak is an executive coach and best-selling author who’s widely known for two documentaries: The Surprise Wedding and Chasing Failure. He is also the CEO of the Ryan Leak Group, LLC, a leadership development firm that has the privilege of working with leaders and teams all over the world, from NBA teams to Fortune 500 companies. Known as a deeply aware coach and connector who can seamlessly operate across the spectrum of a business, Leak helps leaders better understand the potential of their teams by addressing the friction that stands in their way. He trains 15,000+ entrepreneurial leaders and speaks to over 200,000 people each year as a curator of relevant leadership content and transformational storytelling. Leak teaches that being a great leader is not about having all the answers but asking the right questions. His latest book, Leveling Up: 12 Questions to Elevate Your Personal and Professional Development helps you focus on the leader you’re becoming and think about the goals you want to accomplish.

Craig Groeschel

Founder & Senior Pastor, Life.Church; Best-Selling Author

Globally recognized as a leader of leaders, Craig Groeschel is the founder and senior pastor of Life.Church, rated the #1 place to work in 2021 for small and mid-size companies by Glassdoor. Known for their missional approach to leveraging the latest technology, Life.Church is the innovative creator of the YouVersion Bible App—downloaded more than a half a billion times worldwide. In 2020, Life.Church provided free tools to thousands of churches who quickly transitioned to a virtual church experience in the wake of the global health pandemic. Traveling the world on behalf of The Global Leadership Summit, Groeschel advocates for building leaders in every sector of society. He is also the host of the top-ranked Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast. A New York Times best-selling author, his latest book is The Power to Change.

Pat Gelsinger

CEO, Intel Corporation

Patrick (Pat) Gelsinger is chief executive officer of Intel Corporation and serves on its board of directors. He has more than four decades of technology leadership and experience driving innovation, with 30 of those years serving in Intel engineering and executive roles.

Before rejoining Intel in February 2021, Gelsinger was CEO of VMware. In that role, he transformed VMware into a recognized global leader in cloud infrastructure, enterprise mobility and cybersecurity – almost tripling the company’s annual revenues. Gelsinger was also ranked the top CEO in America in 2019 in the annual employee survey by Glassdoor. Prior to joining VMware in 2012, Gelsinger was president and chief operating officer of EMC’s Information Infrastructure Products business, overseeing engineering and operations for information storage, data computing, backup and recovery, RSA security and enterprise solutions.

Gelsinger began his career in 1979 at Intel, becoming its first chief technology officer, and serving as senior vice president and the general manager of the Digital Enterprise Group. He managed the creation of key industry technologies like USB and Wi-Fi. He was the architect of the original 80486 processor, led 14 microprocessor programs and played key roles in the Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® processor families, leading to Intel becoming the world’s preeminent microprocessor supplier.

Gelsinger earned several degrees in electrical engineering: an associate degree from Lincoln Technical Institute, a bachelor’s degree from Santa Clara University and a master’s degree from Stanford University. He holds eight patents in the areas of VLSI design, computer architecture and communications, is an IEEE Fellow, and serves as a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
Gelsinger is also a published author and speaks frequently on faith, work, and philanthropy.

The final AUS/NZ speaker lineup will be confirmed in September and is subject to change.




  • Join hundreds online
  • 1-day event in November
  • Digital Notebook
  • 7 Days V.O.D.
Book – 16 Nov (AUS) Book – 18 Nov (AUS) Book – 16 Nov (NZ) Book – 18 Nov (NZ)



  • Host your own with a group of 10+
  • Flexible delivery options
    (throughout Oct-Nov)
  • Digital Notebook
  • Event Toolkit
  • Ongoing Support
  • 7 Days V.O.D.
Book Now (AUS) Book Now (NZ)



  • Gather with leaders in your city
  • 1-day event in 9 cities
  • Printed Notebook
  • Extended networking
  • Fully catered
  • 7 Days V.O.D.
Perth 10 Oct Devonport 14 Oct Logan 14 Oct Geelong 17 Oct Melbourne 19 Oct Adelaide 27 Oct Gold Coast 28 Oct Newcastle 2 Nov Townsville 4 Nov
Invest in your leadership and develop your team.
**A portion of all GLS23 registrations go to resource other leaders through the Global Leadership Development Fund.**

Why Attend?

Your influence impacts those around you every day—for better or worse, in both big and small ways. During a season that may have depleted your energy, stunted your growth or left you in the dark, it’s time to rediscover a new hope for your future in order to amplify the positive difference you can make.

Your leadership matters. When you invest in developing your leadership skills, you also give back to everyone around you. You strengthen your relationships, build trust in your team, innovate toward a better future and face challenges head-on with fresh perspective—not only do you thrive, but your family, business, church and community thrives!

For more than 25 years, The Global Leadership Summit has delivered leadership insights with attendees reporting positive outcomes. (based on independent research by Excellence in Giving).



Does everyone attending GLS23 require their own ticket?

Yes. We ask that you honour our request that every person who attends GLS23 must be an individual ticketholder. This ensures our ongoing viability as a not-for-profit and allows us to continue to offer access to the Summit at a very affordable price. 

Do I get access to Video-on-Demand?

Yes, all who register for GLS23 (Online, Local or Premier) will receive 7-days VOD access provided they supply their email address in our registration system. This will be sent out to everyone at the same time in late November irrespective of which event they attend.

How do I update each person's details in my group booking?

When you purchased your registrations, you received a confirmation/receipt email. On this email there are links to manage and update your registrations.  

Please contact if you need this email to be resent.

Who informs my group?

The Group Leader will receive correspondence from GLNA which in turn they will communicate to their group.

Are concession rates available?

No. We have intentionally reduced the ticket price for GLS23 to enable more people than ever to experience the Summit.

Can I cancel my GLS ticket?

No, all GLS23 registrations are non-refundable.

What can I do to best support the GLS and the Global Leadership Network Australia and New Zealand?

Join us for GLS23, gift a ticket to a friend who has never attended before, and actively promote the Summit among your networks – it’s never been more affordable or easy to attend!

GLS Online

When will I receive my unique link to view GLS Online?

An email will be sent to the email address given at time of registration, in the days prior to the event date. Please make sure you update us with any change to you or your teams email addresses.

What are the start/finish and session times for GLS Online?

The exact schedule will be published in the GLS Notebook, which will be distributed to those registered prior to the start of the event.

What does my GLS Online registration include?

  • Unique event watch link for GLS Online. 
  • GLS23 Digital Notebook 
  • 7-days Video-on-Demand (end of November)

Can I transfer from one GLS Online date to another?

Yes, however, you must do so at least two weeks from the event date that you have registered for. Please email with the request. NOTE: All tickets in your group must attend the same event date and cannot be split up.

GLS Local

What are the start/finish and session times for GLS Local?

This will be up to your Local Host, and each site will vary on how they deliver the GLS Local. Most groups will want to host a one-day event however, you could choose to hold two half-days, several evenings (spread over multiple weeks), or take longer discussion times and host your Summit across two-days. 

As Group Leader, you’ll just need to communicate these details directly with those who’ve registered for your event. 


What does my GLS Local registration include?

GLS Local Group Leader receives:

  • Marketing, Event and Production Kits
  • GLS23 programming content to run your GLS Local
  • Real-time access to Brushfire ticketing updates
  • Ongoing Support from our GLNA team

Every individual registration includes:

  • GLS23 Digital Notebook
  • 7-days Video-on-Demand (end of November)

Will there be catering at the GLS Local?

This will be up to your GLS Local Host and they will communicate any details with you directly. GLS Local Hosts can choose to make catering arrangements direct with their group members, and accept payment on the day or beforehand through their own preferred payment gateway.

I'm interested in hosting a GLS Local!

We are so excited that you are considering this option. Learn more by clicking on the “Host A GLS LOCAL” tab at the top of the page

How long do I have to host my GLS Local?

Your Summit must be held during a 6-week period from 6 October – 19 November 2023.

When will I receive the programming content?

The GLS Local Group Leader will receive all pre-recorded speaker and event content (4 video session files) on 5 October 2023.

Can I invite others to register themselves and join my GLS Local? Can I communicate directly with my group members?

Yes! As a GLS Local host, we will provide you access to our Brushfire registration portal, allowing for greater automation and empowering you to communicate directly with your group delegates.
  • Access to your real-time registration list
  • Ability to email those in your group (e.g. for parking or catering requirements)
  • Share your group name (or unique URL) to have others join

Are there any minimum requirements to become a GLS Local Host?

  • Minimum group size of 10 people or more.
  • All participants need to register via our website.
  • Event must be held during a 6-week period from 6 October – 19 November 2022.
  • Large screen or method of projection is essential so your participants can comfortably watch and engage with the GLS speakers.
  • Standard broadband internet connection with sufficient bandwidth to stream large video files.
  • Start/finish/break times are fully flexible.
  • May be held as a one-day event or across multiple days or sessions.
  • Live music and catering are optional.

GLS Premier

What does my GLS Premier registration include?

  • Access to attend one of our GLS Premier Host Sites 
  • Gather with over 100 leaders from your community  
  • Printed GLS23 Notebook (and a digital version)  
  • Full catering for the 1-day event (lunch plus morning and afternoon teas) 
  • Extended Networking Opportunity  
  • 7-days Video-on-Demand (end of November) 

What are the start/finish and session times for GLS Premier?

The program will start at 9am and conclude by 5pm.

Can I transfer my GLS Online or GLS Local ticket to attend GLS Premier?

Please email with your request. NOTE: All tickets in your group must attend the same event date and cannot be split up.

With Thanks to our Partners

With Thanks to our Media Partners