Greetings from the 2016 Best of Leadership Summit!


More than 450 of Louisville’s civic leaders found valuable takeaways from inspiring speakers and made new connections throughout the day. At the close of the event, Leadership Louisville Center announced an exciting opportunity coming to Louisville in Fall 2016. (Be sure to read till the end of this post…)


Our sincere thanks go out to presenting sponsor, PNC, all of the event sponsors, speakers and volunteers who made this extraordinary day of learning possible.

Here are some of the learnings attendees shared on the #BestSummit Twitter feed…

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Video highlights coming soon.

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Our friends from the Kentucky Science Center helped us end Luke Williams’ closing keynote with a bang!

Best Summit ends with a BANG_

Ping pong ball poll winner!

The lead bounced back and forth as attendees enjoyed the bourbon and beer reception, but the ultimate winner of a ticket to the upcoming Search Inside Yourself  training (learn more below) was  Gilda’s Club! 

Coming in Fall 2016: From Google to Louisville

At the Summit, the Leadership Louisville Center announced it is bringingSearch Inside Yourself – the leadership program born at Google – to Louisville in November 2016.

This two-day course provides science-based, practical tools for increasing your influence, improving your stress response and collaborating effectively with colleagues.

Learn moreRegister early for best rate

Thanks to the 2016 Summit sponsors!

Presenting sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Speaker Sponsor


VIP Sponsor

Northwestern Mutual

Silver Sponsors

Delta Dental of KentuckyInsider LouisvilleKosair Charities
Louisville Business First Louisville MagazineMPI Printing Outfront Media

Kosair CharitiesThe Lane Report University of Louisville College of BusinessParkerLane