ABOUT THE EVENT

Vistage Executive Summit – Edinburgh
Accelerate: Leadership-Performance-Results

Join over 150 business leaders at this full day, interactive event where you will gain new insights and perspectives, from world class speakers as well as a Vistage member panel discussion where the Vistage Scotland member award winners will discuss their achievements, leadership experiences and the impact they have made. There will be breakout sessions and networking time with other Vistage members and business leaders throughout the day, to explore current challenges and uncover new opportunities.


It’s no surprise that Vistage member companies grow 2.2x faster than the average business. We believe that success has no finish line. As a CEO, business owner or senior executive you’re driven to succeed. Simplify and accelerate your journey. Gain perspective, advance your leadership and push your business performance to the next level at this event.

Keynotes

LEADERSHIP: Leading with intent with David Marquet

David Marquet imagines a work place where everyone engages and contributes their full intellectual capacity, a place where people are healthier and happier because they have more control over their work–a place where everyone is a leader.

David will give attendees:
– A fresh perspective on leadership, exploring the negative impacts of what seems on the surface to be ‘good’ leadership.
– How to build empowerment and leaders at every level.
– How managers can delegate, train and drive flawless execution.
– How to set the right environment for people to achieve greatness.

PERFORMANCE: Managing in Uncertain Times with Alex Chausovsky

Alex Chausovsky will provide ITR Economics’ views of what to expect from the UK and global economies in 2019 and beyond, covering such topics as:
– Consumer and industry trends.
– BREXIT implications.
– Trade, inflation, interest rates and more.

Attendees will also learn about a method by which their company can take advantage of their own data to make better informed decisions based on the economic environment. Using leading indicators, the audience will find out how to identify where they are in the business cycle and which inputs should guide their business strategy to help them make the right decisions at the right time.

RESULTS: Seizing the Opportunity by Becoming Elite with Pete Wilkinson

In this interactive keynote presentation Pete Wilkinson will first share with you how the starting point of becoming Elite is to get control of some powerful habits.  Then he will take you through 3 Steps to Building, Leading and the On-Going Development of your own Elite Team.

Key Takeaways will be around:

– Creating a Team Charter.
– Clarifying what Elite looks like.
– The main areas to look for in Elite people.
– How to achieve ‘Clearly Defined Objectives’.
– Why ’The Pursuit of Excellence’ is your number 1 goal in the on-going development of your team.
– Finally what the difference is between ‘Macro and Micro Decisions’.

Pete will share real life examples and experiences to bring each of these takeaways alive so you have real actions to take back to your business the very next day.

Optional Lunchtime Breakout 
with

Entrepreneurial Wealth – how to protect it, keep it and pass it on
13:15 – 14:00

Chartered Financial Planner, Paul Gillen, will discuss the journey of a growing business and the value of the right advice at the right time. Paul will show how prudent planning can help develop wealth in growth phase and discuss how to manage it effectively in the lead up to a business sale and beyond.

Agenda

*Agenda timings may be subject to change

08.00-09.00Registration and breakfastThe Marketplace
09.00 – 09.20Welcome and introductions 

09.20 – 10.30

Alex ChausovskyManaging in an Uncertain Economy
Alex Chausovsky will provide ITR’s views of what to expect from the UK and global economies in 2019 and beyond.
10.30 – 10.50Refreshment break and networkingThe Marketplace
10.50 – 11.25Member awards and panel discussionVistage Scotland member award winners will discuss their achievements, leadership experiences and the impact they have made. 
11.25 – 12.45David Marquet

Leading with Intent: Part 1
David Marquet imagines a work place where everyone engages and contributes their full intellectual capacity, a place where people are healthier and happier because they have more control over their work–a place where everyone is a leader. 

12.45 – 13.45Lunch and networkingThe Marketplace
13.45 – 15.15David MarquetLeading with Intent: Part 2
15.15 – 16.30Pete WilkinsonSeizing the Opportunity by Becoming Elite
Pete Wilkinson will share with you how the starting point of becoming Elite is to get control of some powerful habits.  Then he will take you through 3 Steps to Building, Leading and the On-Going Development of your own Elite Team.

 

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Event Fees
This event is free to Vistage members.
Colleagues of Vistage members: £150+VAT*
*Groups of 3+ member’s colleagues can register at the discounted rate of £120+VAT
Vistage alumni: £295 +VAT
Vistage guests: £595 +VAT

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