2019 INSPIRE convention

INSPIRE Your Leadership Journey

INSPIRE brings together real stories from real leaders on the front lines—discovering new pathways, gaining perspective and forging their own leadership journeys. While our attendees gather from a wide variety of industries—our PEOPLE are what unite us.

Join us for INSPIRE, ADVISA’s annual leadership conference, at The Alexander filled with opportunities for learning, networking, inspiration and fun. Come hear some of the industry’s foremost thought leaders speak on leadership development, employee engagement, and more.

Predictive Index® clients can also register for pre-conference sessions at City Hardware focused on software updates, training and best practices for implementing the PI system. And don’t forget to celebrate with us at our INSPIRE Happy Hour after!

Event Details

Who Attends INSPIRE?

The INSPIRE conference brings together professionals in a variety of positions, including:

  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • HR Professionals
  • Leadership Development Consultants
How many will attend?

200+ business owners, executives, HR professionals, and consultants

What's on the agenda ?

Here’s a look at the INSPIRE 2019 agenda. 2020 dates and topics will be announced at a later date.

Keynote by Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company

As a successful business leader and international sports executive, Mark’s leadership journey is diverse. He  transformed the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) from a start-up league to an international world tour,  profitably led both the Pan Am Games and Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, and is now at the helm of Hulman & Company which is comprised of Clabber Girl, Georgetown Realty, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, INDYCAR, IMS Productions and various other business entities.

4 Levels of Leadership Development

Taking a systemic approach to leadership development with Aubrey Michael, Western Milling

Early Career Leaders:  What do they want and what do they need?

Tools and programs for identifying and developing emerging and front-line leaders presented by a panel of successful early career leaders including Kelli Jones of Givelify and Randall Nored of The Children’s Bureau.

Do Better Work:  Max Yoder, CEO of Lessonly

Max will be raffling off copies of his new book to a few lucky contributors to the “Do Better Work” dialogue wall.

Gender Balance Isn’t a Women’s Issue, It’s a Leadership Issue

Join us to discuss the importance of gender balance in leadership and its role in organizational success.

How to create an intentional culture that drives engagement

A positive, magnetic work culture can be a true competitive advantage in this tight labor market.  How can you define your desired culture and develop leaders to be “culture carriers?”

The Future of Work

How technology is improving the entire employee experience

  • Aman Brar, President & CEO of Canvas – geofencing and text-based interviews
  • Jessica Stephenson, VP of Marketing at ExactHire – Just-in-time (JIT) hiring
  • Chip House, CEO & Co-founder of Structural – app-based engagement and communication
  • Nick Smarelli, CEO of GadellNet Technology Solutions – powering a remote workforce

"My team learned great ways to incorporate inter-generational cohort views about engagement into company culture. This was one of the best workshops I have been to with regard to corporate culture and how to engage staff."

INSPIRE 2018 Attendee