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New Leadership Summit

New Leadership Summit is a unique opportunity in Northeast Florida targeted for CEO’s and senior level executives who are new or relatively new to the community. Participants learn about the region’s assets, issues, institutions and leadership from some of the area’s key corporate, civic, political, social, and educational leaders.

During the two day overnight summit participants have the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with a variety of top executives, community leaders, and political officials as well as with their fellow class members. Group size is limited to 20 to allow for meaningful interaction. The most recent Class of 2024 was held February 19 and 20 at The Lodge & Club Ponte Vedra.

New Leadership Summit 2025 date TBD.

Fee: $2,950 includes the two-day seminar, meals, and accommodation for one night. Spouses/significant others are invited to attend the Monday night dinner and Tuesday meals and program.

New Leadership Summit 2024

The Program Features:

  • Historical perspective
  • Regional Economic Development – Growth Management
  • Political Realities – Regional and Local Perspectives
  • Education
  • Culture and Leisure
  • Future Trends of the First Coast Region
  • The Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy

“The New Leadership Summit opened my eyes not only with respect to the various aspects of our community where I could contribute, but also opened my eyes to the fact that I needed to become a better steward of our community, and just be involved.”

“I learned more about Jacksonville in 48 hours than I ever thought possible. What a terrific introduction, and welcome to the river city!”